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Birds of Massachusetts

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Andrews, E.F. and K.T. Blackshaw. 1984. Birding Nantucket. Privately printed. 

Bagg, A.C. and S.A. Eliot, Jr. 1937. Birds of the Connecticut Valley in 
     Massachusetts. Hampshire Bookshop, Northhampton, Mass. 813pp.

Bailey, W. 1955. Birds in Massachusetts: When and Where to Find Them. Mass. 
     Aud. Soc. 234pp.

Bailey, W. 1968. Birds of the Cape Cod National Seashore and Adjacent Areas. 
     Eastern National Parks Monument Assoc. 120pp.

Brewer, T.M. 1875. Catalogue of the birds of New England, with brief note 
     indicating the manner and character of their presence; with a list of 
     species included in previous catalogues believed to have been wrongly 
     classed as birds of New England. Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.   

Brewster, W. 1906. The Birds of the Cambridge Region of Massachusetts. Memoirs 
     of the Nuttall Ornithological Club 4, 426pp.

Chapman, F.M. 1912. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America. D. Appleton & 
     Co., New York.  xxx+530pp.

DeGraaf, R.M. and D.D. Rudis. 1986. Birds. Pages 111-383 in New England 
     Wildlife: habitat, natural history, and distribution. Gen. Tech. Rep. 
     NE-108. Broomall, PA: U.S. Dept. Agric., Forest Service, Northeastern 
     Forest Experiment Station. 491pp.

Emmons, E. 1833. A catalogue of the animals and plants in Massachusetts. II. 
     Birds. Pages 545-551 In E. Hitchcock. A report on the geology, 
     mineralogy, botany and zoology of Massachusetts. J.S. & C. Adams, Amherst, 
     Mass. 702pp.

Essex County Ornithological Club of Massachusetts, Inc. 1988. Field list of the 
     birds of Essex County, Massachusetts. [6th ed. 1988, J. MacDougall (comp)]. 
     Peabody Mus., Salem, Mass.

Forbush, Edward H. 1925-29. Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States 
     (3 vols.). Comm. of Mass., Dept. of Agric. xxi+481pp., 1+461pp., 
     xlviii+466pp. and 93pl.

Griscom, L. 1949. The Birds of Concord. Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge. 340pp.

Griscom, L. 1955. Plum Island and its Bird Life. Mass. Aud. Soc. 24pp.

Griscom, L. and G. Emerson. 1959. Birds of Martha's Vineyard. Privately 
     printed. 164pp.

Griscom, L. and E.V. Folger. 1948. The Birds of Nantucket. Harvard Univ. Press, 
     Cambridge. 156pp.

Griscom, L. and D.E. Snyder. 1955. The Birds of Massachusetts. Peabody Museum, 
     Salem, Mass. 77pp.

Hendricks, B. 1994. Birds of Berkshire County. The Berkshire Museum, 
     Pittsfield, Mass. 71pp.

Heppner, F.H. and L.L. Gould. 1973. Birds of the Atlantic seaboard from Cape 
     Hatteras to Cape Cod. Pp. 8-1 to 8-138 in Coastal and Offshore 
     Environmental Inventory. Cape Hatteras to Nantucket Shoals. Vol. 1. 
     Univ. R.I., Kingston, Marine Publ. Series No. 2.

Hill, N.P. 1965. The Birds of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. W. Morrow and Co., New 
     York. 364pp.

Howe, R.H., Jr. and G.M. Allen. 1901. The Birds of Massachusetts. Publ. by 
     subscription, Cambridge, Mass. 154pp.

McMenemy, F.X. and B.G. Blodget. 1993. Worcester County Checklist and Reporting 
     Rom. [lightly annotated giving estimated periods of occurrence.] Forbush 
     Bird Club, Worcester, Mass.

Pease, R. 1985. The Birds of Sandwich & Barnstable on Cape Cod Bay. Wayside 
     Studio. unpaged.

Samuels, E.A. 1870. The Birds of New England. Noyes, Holmes & Co., Boston. 

Townsend, C.W. 1905. The Birds of Essex County, Mass. Memoirs of the Nuttall 
     Ornithological Club 3. 352pp.

Townsend, C.W. 1920. Supplement to the Birds of Essex County, Mass. Memoirs of 
     the Nuttall Ornithological Club. 5. 196pp.

Veit, R.R. and W.R. Peterson. 1993. Birds of Massachusetts. Mass. Aud. Soc., 
     Lincoln. xv.+514pp.

Walton, R.K. 1984. Birds of the Sudbury River Valley-An Historical Perspective. 
     Mass. Aud. Soc., Lincoln. 220pp.

Ward, N. 1995. Stellwagen Bank: A Guide to the Whales, Sea Birds, and Marine 
     Life of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Down East Books, 

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