Birding: Massachusetts

Here is my life list for birds in Massachusetts, comprising a subset of my worldwide list and my North-American list. Dates and locations of first sightings anywhere in the world are included where known.

Life count as of November, 2017: 22
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Ducks, Geese and Waterfowl - Eendachtigen - Anatidae (Anseriformes)
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
NL: Grote Canadese Gans
June 5, 2004 in Ghent, Belgium
Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
NL: Grote Tafeleend
December 12, 2013 at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
NL: Ringsnaveleend
March 8, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
NL: Kleine Topper
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
NL: Rosse Stekelstaart
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Grebes - Futen - Podicipedidae (Podicipediformes)
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
NL: Dikbekfuut
April 3, 2012 at Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, MI
 
Pigeons and Doves - Duiven - Columbidae (Columbiformes)
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
NL: Rotsduif
Long ago in the Netherlands
 
Woodpeckers - Spechten - Picidae (Piciformes)
Downy Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens
NL: Donsspecht
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Crows, Jays and Magpies - Kraaiachtigen - Corvidae (Passeriformes)
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata
NL: Blauwe Gaai
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Chickadees and Tits - Mezen - Paridae (Passeriformes)
Black-capped Chickadee
Poecile atricapillus
NL: Amerikaanse Matkop
January 30, 2011 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Tufted Titmouse
Baeolophus bicolor
NL: Tweekleurige Mees
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Nuthatches - Boomklevers - Sittidae (Passeriformes)
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
NL: Witborstboomklever
April 23, 2012 at County Farm Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Treecreepers - Echte Boomkruipers - Certhiidae (Passeriformes)
Brown Creeper
Certhia americana
NL: Amerikaanse Boomkruiper
December 12, 2013 at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA
Also known as American treecreeper
 
Wrens - Winterkoningen - Troglodytidae (Passeriformes)
Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus
NL: Carolinawinterkoning
April 3, 2013 at McCarty Woods, Gainesville, FL
 
Thrushes and Allies - Lijsters - Turdidae (Passeriformes)
American Robin
Turdus migratorius
NL: Roodborstlijster
February 13, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Starlings - Spreeuwen - Sturnidae (Passeriformes)
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
NL: Spreeuw
Long ago in the Netherlands
Also known as common starling
 
Buntings and New World Sparrows - Gorzen - Emberizidae (Passeriformes)
Dark-eyed Junco
Junco hyemalis
NL: Grijze Junco
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
Song Sparrow
Melospiza melodia
NL: Zanggors
April 13, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cardinals and Allies - Kardinaalachtigen - Cardinalidae (Passeriformes)
Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
NL: Rode Kardinaal
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Siskins, Crossbills and Allies - Vinkachtigen - Fringillidae (Passeriformes)
House Finch
Haemorhous mexicanus
NL: Mexicaanse Roodmus
April 6, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
American Goldfinch
Spinus tristis
NL: Goudsijs
September 24, 2012 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
 
Old World Sparrows - Mussen - Passeridae (Passeriformes)
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
NL: Huismus
Long ago in the Netherlands

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