State of the Birds
Documenting Changes in Massachusetts Birdlife

Search by Group
Select categories to group birds on which we have breeding or wintering data.


  Coastal   Forest
  Forested Wetland   Grassland
  Open Freshwater Marsh   Pelagic
  Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds   Saltmarsh
  Shrubland   Urban and Suburban
  Breeds   Winters   Either

Listing Status

  Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) Listed
  State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) Listed

State of the Birds - Conservation Status

  No action - Strong increase
  No action at present - Likely increase
  Monitor to ensure stability
  Continued action / monitoring needed
  Conservation action urgent


  Ground/Low Nesting   Cavity Nesting
  Human Stucture Nesters   Colonial Nesters
  Common Feeder Birds   Aerial Insectivores

Area of Breeding Range

  Southern Edge
  Northern Edge

Migration Strategy

  Permanent Resident


  Game Species
  Introduced Species
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