Worcester County Checklists

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Worcester County Birdlist
This list of birds recorded in Worcester County was created by Robert Bradbury in 1992, based on data collected over many years and recorded in the yearly publication of the Forbush Bird Club, The Chickadee. The list has been updated regularly by Paul Meleski, and the most recent version (which is posted here) is current as of April 2014.

Worcester County Checklist
This checklist showing the seasonal occurence of Worcester County birds was created by Fran McMenemy, based largely on data collected over many years and recorded in the yearly publication of the Forbush Bird Club, The Chickadee. The checklist was converted to HTML format by Rick Quimby, and is current as of May 1999.

Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
This new checklist was created by John Liller, based on extensive data collected at the sanctuary over the past decade. The list includes line graphs showing the likelyhood of seeing a particular bird at different times of the year. The list became available in April 1999.

Institute Park, Worcester
This annotated checklist lists the 135 species of birds that Rick Quimby observed at Institute Park during the years 1993 - 2002. Information provided includes frequency of occurrence, breeding status, location in the park, and behavior, as well as bar charts which show the pattern of annual occurence in a quantitative fashion. An annotated map is provided for information about birding locations within the park.