Newton Bird List

photo by Cris Criscitiello

The birds listed below have been seen in Newton.

Click on a bird’s name to learn more about it at Nature of New England.

The “Sibley Page” column in the list indicates where the bird appears in The Sibley Guide to Birds.

More resources:

Download a printable Newton bird list
Download a Newton bird list in Excel spreadsheet format
Go to a list of birding websites
Winter owls
Winter ducks
Learn about the Christmas Bird Count
The Birds at My Feeder
Cedar waxwings in Newton
More about birds

Family and Name
Seen in Newton
Sibley Page

Loons

Occasionally
25

Grebes

Regularly
28

Cormorants, etc.

Regularly
51

Wading Birds

Occasionally
58
Regularly
60
Occasionally
61
Occasionally
61
Regularly
64
Regularly
65

Swans, Geese, and Ducks

Regularly
72
Regularly
74
Regularly
81
Regularly
82
Regularly
83
Occasionally
84
Occasionally
85
Occasionally
86
Occasionally
87
Regularly
88
Regularly
91
Occasionally
92
Occasionally
92
Regularly
101
Regularly
101
Regularly
102
Regularly
103
Photo by Jane Sender

Diurnal Raptors

Regularly
107
Occasionally
108
Occasionally
112
Regularly
112
Occasionally
113
Occasionally
117
Occasionally
118
Regularly
122
Occasionally
127
Occasionally
128
Regularly
130
Regularly
131

Upland Game Birds

Occasionally
141
Occasionally
146
Regularly
149

Coots, Cranes, etc.

Regularly
151
Occasionally
151
Occasionally
154

Shorebirds

Regularly
167
Sandpiper, Solitary
Occasionally
171
Regularly
173
Sandpiper, Least
Regularly
187
Regularly
192
Occasionally
193

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

Regularly
214
Regularly
216
Regularly
226

Pigeons and Doves

Regularly
255
Regularly
260

Cuckoos and Their Allies

Occasionally
268
Occasionally
268

Owls

Occasionally
272
Regularly
274
Occasionally
276
Rarely
277
Regularly
281
Barred Owl, photo by Dan Brody

Goatsuckers and Swifts

Regularly
288
Regularly
290

Hummingbirds

Regularly
299

Kingfishers

Regularly
304

Woodpeckers

Rarely
307
Regularly
309
Occasionally
311
Regularly
312
Regularly
313
Rarely
315
Regularly
318
Occasionally
319
Northern Flicker, photo by Dan Brody

Tyrant Flycatchers

Occasionally
322
Regularly
323
Occasionally
326
Regularly
327
Regularly
330
Regularly
333
Regularly
335

Shrikes and Vireos

Regularly
342
Regularly
344
Regularly
349

Jays, Crows, and Their Allies

Regularly
351
Regularly
360
Regularly
361

Larks

Occasionally
363

Swallows

Occasionally
366
Regularly
366
Regularly
367
Occasionally
368
Regularly
370

Chickadees and Their Allies

Regularly
373
Regularly
374

Nuthatches and Creepers

Regularly
380
Regularly
381
Regularly
383

Wrens

Regularly
384
Regularly
386
Occasionally
387
Regularly
389

Old World Warblers, Thrushes, and Their Allies

Regularly
394
Regularly
394
Regularly
397
Regularly
401
Regularly
403
Regularly
406
Regularly
406
Regularly
407
Thrush, Gray-cheeked
Occasionally
408
Regularly
409

Catbirds, Mockingbirds, Thrashers

Regularly
410
Regularly
411
Regularly
412

Starlings and Mynahs

Regularly
416

Waxwings

Regularly
423
Cedar waxwing, feasting on crabapples (Photo by Pete Gilmore)

Wood-Warblers

Regularly
426
Warbler, Orange-crowned
Occasionally
427
Regularly
428
Regularly
429
Regularly
430
Regularly
432
Regularly
433
Regularly
433
Regularly
434
Occasionally
434
Regularly
435
Regularly
436
Regularly
439
Regularly
440
Regularly
441
Regularly
442
Occasionally
443
Regularly
443
Warbler, Prothonotary
Rarely
445
Regularly
446
Regularly
446
Regularly
448
Occasionally
449
Regularly
449
Warbler, Connecticut
Rarely
450
Regularly
452
Regularly
454
Regularly
455
Occasionally
455
Occasionally
457

Tanagers, Cardinals, and Their Allies

Regularly
463
Regularly
464
Regularly
466
Grosbeak, Blue
Occasionally
467
Regularly
468

Emberizine Sparrows and Their Allies

Regularly
475
Regularly
483
Regularly
483
Regularly
485
Sparrow, Henslow’s
Rarely
487
Regularly
490
Occasionally
491
Regularly
494
Occasionally
495
Regularly
496
Regularly
498
Occasionally
499
Regularly
499
Regularly
500
Occasionally
506

Icterids

Occasionally
508
Regularly
510
Regularly
513
Occasionally
514
Regularly
515
Regularly
519
Occasionally
520

Finches and Old World Sparrows

Occasionally
524
Regularly
528
Regularly
529
Occasionally
532
Regularly
534
Regularly
535
Regularly
536

Bird Observer
Birdzilla.com
Boston Birds Google Group
Brookline Bird Club
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
E-Bird from Mass Audubon Society
Eastern Massachusetts Hawk Watch
Massachusetts Birding Website
Nature of New England
Newburyport Birders

An Unusual Visitor


A Northern Bobwhite on Lincoln Street in Newton Highlands in 2015.

An Imposter