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Massachusetts 2007-2011 (published!)

Rare Species Lists

Rare Species
Common Name Bad Code(s)
 ENDANGERED - submit map & rare bird form.
  Pied-billed Grebe
(B)
  Leach's Storm-Petrel
(B)
  American Bittern
(B)
  Least Bittern
(B)
  Bald Eagle
(B),(CF)
  Peregrine Falcon
(B),(CF)
  Upland Sandpiper
(B)
  Roseate Tern
(B),(CF)
  Short-eared Owl
(B)
  Sedge Wren
(NB)
  Golden-winged Warbler
(B)
  Henslow's Sparrow
(B)
 THREATENED - submit map & rare bird form.
  Northern Harrier
(B),(CF)
  King Rail
(B)
  Piping Plover
(B)
  Northern Parula
(B)
  Vesper Sparrow
(B)
  Grasshopper Sparrow
(B)
 Spec.concern - submit map & rare bird form.
  Common Loon
(B)
  Sharp-shinned Hawk
(B),(CF)
  Common Gallinule
(B)
  Common Tern
(B),(CF)
  Arctic Tern
(B),(CF)
  Least Tern
(B),(CF)
  Barn Owl
(B)
  Long-eared Owl
(B)
  Blackpoll Warbler
(B)
  Mourning Warbler
(B)
 Local and/or rare - submit map.
  American Wigeon
(B)
  Northern Shoveler
(B)
  Ring-necked Duck
(B)
  Common Eider
(B)
  Red-breasted Merganser
(B)
  Ruddy Duck
(B)
  Great Cormorant
(B)
  Tricolored Heron
(B)
  Cattle Egret
(B)
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
(B)
  Black Vulture
(B)
  American Kestrel
(B),(CF)
  Sora
(B)
  Least Sandpiper
(B)
  Wilson's Snipe
(B)
  Wilson's Phalarope
(B)
  Ring-billed Gull
(B),(CF)
  Forster's Tern
(B),(CF)
  Olive-sided Flycatcher
(B)
  Loggerhead Shrike
(B)
  Purple Martin
(B)
  Cliff Swallow
(B)
  Bicknell's Thrush
(B)
  Cerulean Warbler
(B)
  Hooded Warbler
(B)
  Clay-colored Sparrow
(B)
  Lincoln's Sparrow
(B)
  Rusty Blackbird
(B)
  Red Crossbill
(B)
  White-winged Crossbill
(B)
 No prev. nesting rec - submit map.
  Merlin
(B),(CF)
  Lesser Black-backed Gull
(B),(CF)
  Black Guillemot
(B)
  Monk Parakeet
(CN),(NB)
  Chuck-will's-widow
(B)
  Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
(B)
  Tennessee Warbler
(B)
  Kentucky Warbler
(B)
  Summer Tanager
  Nelson's Sparrow
(B)
  Blue Grosbeak
  Dickcissel
 Local and/or rare.
  Gadwall
(B)
  Blue-winged Teal
(B)
  Northern Pintail
(B)
  Green-winged Teal
(B)
  Northern Bobwhite
(B)
  Manx Shearwater
  Little Blue Heron
(B)
  Glossy Ibis
(B)
  Clapper Rail
(B)
  Virginia Rail
(B)
  American Coot
(B)
  Black Skimmer
(B)
  Northern Saw-whet Owl
(B)
  Red-headed Woodpecker
(NB)
  Acadian Flycatcher
(B)
  White-eyed Vireo
(B)
  Common Raven
(B)
  Marsh Wren
(NB)
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet
(B)
  Swainson's Thrush
(B)
  Brewster's Warbler (Golden-winged x Blue-winged)
(B)
  Lawrence's Warbler (Golden-winged x Blue-winged)
(B)
  Prothonotary Warbler
(B)
  Worm-eating Warbler
(B)
  Yellow-breasted Chat
(B)
  Eastern Meadowlark
(B)
  Pine Siskin
(B)
  Evening Grosbeak
(B)
 Uncommon or locally common.
  Mute Swan
(B)
  Wood Duck
(B)
  American Black Duck
(B)
  Hooded Merganser
(B)
  Common Merganser
(B)
  Ring-necked Pheasant
(B)
  Ruffed Grouse
(B)
  Wild Turkey
(B)
  Double-crested Cormorant
(B)
  Great Blue Heron
(B)
  Great Egret
(B)
  Snowy Egret
(B)
  Green Heron
(B)
  Black-crowned Night-Heron
(B)
  Turkey Vulture
(B)
  Osprey
(B),(CF)
  Cooper's Hawk
(B),(CF)
  Northern Goshawk
(B),(CF)
  Red-shouldered Hawk
(B),(CF)
  Broad-winged Hawk
(B),(CF)
  Red-tailed Hawk
(B),(CF)
  Killdeer
(B)
  American Oystercatcher
(B)
  Willet
(B)
  Spotted Sandpiper
(B)
  American Woodcock
(B)
  Laughing Gull
(B),(CF)
  Herring Gull
(B),(CF)
  Great Black-backed Gull
(B),(CF)
  Black-billed Cuckoo
(B)
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
(B)
  Eastern Screech-Owl
(B)
  Great Horned Owl
(B)
  Barred Owl
(B)
  Common Nighthawk
(B)
  unid. Mexican / Eastern Whip-poor-will
(B)
  Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(B)
  Belted Kingfisher
(B)
  Red-bellied Woodpecker
(NB)
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
(NB)
  Hairy Woodpecker
(NB)
  Pileated Woodpecker
(NB)
  Alder Flycatcher
(B)
  Willow Flycatcher
(B)
  Least Flycatcher
(B)
  Eastern Phoebe
(B)
  Great Crested Flycatcher
(B)
  Yellow-throated Vireo
(B)
  Blue-headed Vireo
(B)
  Warbling Vireo
(B)
  Fish Crow
(B)
  Horned Lark
(B)
  Tree Swallow
(B)
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow
(B)
  Bank Swallow
(B)
  Barn Swallow
(B)
  Red-breasted Nuthatch
(B)
  Brown Creeper
(B)
  Carolina Wren
(NB)
  House Wren
(NB)
  unid. Pacific Wren / Winter Wren
(NB)
  Golden-crowned Kinglet
(B)
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
(B)
  Veery
(B)
  Hermit Thrush
(B)
  Wood Thrush
(B)
  Brown Thrasher
(B)
  Cedar Waxwing
(B)
  Blue-winged Warbler
(B)
  Nashville Warbler
(B)
  Chestnut-sided Warbler
(B)
  Magnolia Warbler
(B)
  Black-throated Blue Warbler
(B)
  (Myrtle Warbler) Yellow-rumped Warbler
(B)
  Black-throated Green Warbler
(B)
  Blackburnian Warbler
(B)
  Pine Warbler
(B)
  Prairie Warbler
(B)
  Black-and-white Warbler
(B)
  Northern Waterthrush
(B)
  Louisiana Waterthrush
(B)
  Canada Warbler
(B)
  Scarlet Tanager
(B)
  Eastern Towhee
(B)
  Field Sparrow
(B)
  Savannah Sparrow
(B)
  Saltmarsh Sparrow
(B)
  Seaside Sparrow
(B)
  Swamp Sparrow
(B)
  White-throated Sparrow
(B)
  (Slate-colored Junco) Dark-eyed Junco
(B)
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak
(B)
  Indigo Bunting
(B)
  Bobolink
(B)
  Orchard Oriole
(B)
  Purple Finch
(B)
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