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Just returned from a week long trip to the NE US. We spent most of our time in MA. 

 

Here is a species list. Lifers in all-caps. 

May add photos later. 

 

  1. Brant 
  2. BARNACLE GOOSE- Two birds continuing in Bristol Co. Mass
  3. Canada Goose 
  4. Snow Goose 
  5. Mute Swan
  6. Gadwall 
  7. Eurasian Wigeon- a drake on Long Island 
  8. American Wigeon 
  9. Mallard 
  10. American Black Duck 
  11. Northern Pintail 
  12. Green-winged Teal 
  13. Canvasback
  14. Redhead 
  15. Ring-necked Duck 
  16. TUFTED DUCK- a male in Rhode Island 
  17. Greater Scaup
  18. Lesser Scaup 
  19. Common Eider 
  20. Harlequin Duck- many 
  21. Surf Scoter 
  22. White-winged Scoter 
  23. Black Scoter 
  24. Long-tailed Duck 
  25. Bufflehead 
  26. Common Goldeneye 
  27. Barrow’s Goldeneye- a pair at Great Herring Pond MA and a lone hen at Macmillan Wharf 
  28. Hooded Merganser 
  29. Common Merganser 
  30. Red-breasted Merganser 
  31. Ruddy Duck 
  32. Pied-billed Grebe 
  33. Horned Grebe 
  34. Rock Pigeon 
  35. Mourning Dove 
  36. American Coot 
  37. Killdeer 
  38. Sanderling 
  39. Dunlin 
  40. DOVEKIE- two days in a row at Macmillan Wharf and several fly-blys farther up the coast 
  41. THICK-BILLED MURRE- 4 at Macmillan Wharf, 2 at Jodrey Pier 
  42. Razorbill 
  43. Black Guillemot- including MA’s first Mandt’s subspecies 
  44. Ring-billed Gull 
  45. Herring Gull 
  46. Iceland Gull- several at Race Point. A couple more randomly found up the coast 
  47. Lesser Black-backed Gull 
  48. Great Black-backed Gull 
  49. Red-throated Loon 
  50. Common Loon 
  51. Great Cormorant 
  52. Great Blue Heron 
  53. Black Vulture 
  54. Turkey Vulture 
  55. Bald Eagle 
  56. Northern Harrier 
  57. Cooper’s Hawk 
  58. Red-shouldered Hawk 
  59. Red-tailed Hawk 
  60. Rough-legged Hawk- a couple on Plum Island 
  61. Eastern Screech-Owl
  62. Snowy Owl- Plum Island 
  63. Short-eared Owl- Cumberland Farms and Plum Island 
  64. Belted Kingfisher 
  65. Red-bellied Woodpecker 
  66. Northern Flicker 
  67. Pileated Woodpecker 
  68. NORTHERN SHRIKE- Plum Island 
  69. Blue Jay 
  70. American Crow 
  71. Fish Crow
  72. Horned Lark 
  73. Tree Swallow 
  74. Black-capped Chickadee 
  75. Tufted Titmouse 
  76. White-breasted Nuthatch 
  77. Carolina Wren 
  78. Golden-crowned Kinglet 
  79. Eastern Bluebird 
  80. American Robin 
  81. Northern Mockingbird 
  82. European Starling 
  83. House Sparrow 
  84. House Finch 
  85. American Goldfinch 
  86. AMERICAN TREE SPARROW- according to eBird, the #1 bird I needed in the US, many at different locations 
  87. Savannah Sparrow 
  88. Song Sparrow 
  89. White-throated Sparrow 
  90. Dark-eyed Junco 
  91. Red-winged Blackbird
  92. Yellow-rumped Warbler 
  93. Northern Cardinal 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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