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*89. Ammodromus caudacutus Swain. SIARP-TAILED FINCH. More or less common in the salt marshes along the coast, especially in those of Charles River.
90. Ammodromus maritimus Swain. SEASIDE FIncii. Rare or accidental in the salt marshes along the coast. Only onc recent record of its capture in the state. (Nahant, Aug., 1877, taken by Mr. G. O. Welch, Brewer, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, III, Jan., 1878, 48 ) Mr. Merriam gives it as a common summer resident in the salt and brackish water marshes of Connecticut (Rev. Bds. Coon., 38).
91. Melospiza lincolni Baird. LINCOLN'S Fixcl. Known only as a rare or casual visitor in spring. Mr. E. I. Shores considers it as not rare at Suffield, Conn., where he believes a few pairs breed (see Merriam's Rev. Bds. Conn., p. 38).
*92. Melospiza palustris Baird. SWAMP SPARROW. A not very common summer resident, of rather local distribution.
*93. Melospiza melodia Baird. Soxo Sparrow. Abundant summer resident; a few sometimes remain in winter in sheltered localities.
*94. Junco hyemalis Scl. Sxow BIRD. Mainly a spring and autumu visitant; a few are sometimes observed in winter. Breeds abundantly in the more elevated parts of Berkshire County
95. Junco oregonus Scl. OREGON SNOW BIRD. Accidental. (Watertown, March 25, 1874, Brewster, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, 1876, 19.)
98. Spizella monticola Baird. TREE SPARROW. Common winter visitant.
*97. Spizella socialis Bon. CHIPPING SPARROW. Abundant summer resident.
*98. Spizella pusilla Bon. FIELD SPARROW. Common summer resident.
99. Spizella pallida var. breweri Coues. CLAY-COLORED SPARROW. Accidental. (Watertown, Dec. 15, 1873, Brewster, Am. Nat., VIII, 366.)
*100. Zonotrichia albicollis Bon. WHITE-TUROATED SPARROW. Abundant spring and autumn migrant. Marked as breeding by Dr. Emmons.
101. Zonotrichia leucophrys Swain. WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW. Rather rare spring and antuin migrant.
102. Chondestes grammaca Bon. LARK FIXCII. Accidental. Two instances only of its occurrence recorded. (Gloucester, about 1815, Putnam, Proc. Essex Inst., I, 1856, 224; Newtonville, Nov. 25, 1877, Purdie, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, III, Jan., 1878, 44.)
103. Passerella iliaca Sırain. Fox-COLORED SPARROW. Abundant spring and autuma migrant.
73. Pinicola enucleator Vieill. PINE GROSBEAK. Irregular winter visitant, occurring sometimes in abundance, but generally not common.
*74. Carpodacus purpureus Gray. PURPLE Finch. Rather common summer resident; a few probably remain at some localities during winter.
75. Loxia leucoptera Gmel. WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL. Irregular winter visitant.
76. Loxia curvirostra var. americana Coues. COMMON CROSSBILL. Irregular winter visitor, but a much more frequent and abundant visitor than the preceding species. A few often occur in summer.
77. Ægiothus linaria Cah. RED-POLL LINNET. An irregular but often abundant winter visitor.
78. Linota flavirostris var. brewsteri Coues. BREWSTER'S LINNET. Rare or accidental. One specimen taken in Cambridge by Mr. W. Brewster (Ridgway, Am. Nat., VI, 433; see also Baird, Brewer and Ridgway, Hist. Birds N. Amer., I, 1874, 501). *79. Chrysomitris pinus Bon. PINE Finca. Chiefly spring. and autumn migrant; occasionally remains through the winter, and has been known to occur in summer. Marked as breeding by Dr. Emmons.
*80. Chrysomitris tristis Bon. YELLOW-BIRD; GOLDFINCH. Common throughout the year, but of gregarious and nomadic habits in winter.
81. Plectrophanes nivalis Meyer. Snow BUNTING. Regular and rather common winter visitant.
82. Plectrophanes lapponicus Selby. LAPLAND LONGSPUR. Winter visitant, mainly near the coast; not common.
83. Plectrophanes ornatus Touns. CHESTNUT-COLLARED BUNTING. Accidental. (Magnolia, near Gloucester, taken by Mr. C. W. Townsend, July 28, 1876, Brewer, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, II, 1877, 78.)
84. Passerculus princeps Maynard. IPSWICH SPARROW. Rare winter visitant, occurring chiefly near the coast. Has been met with from Prince Edward's Island and New Hampshire to Long Island.
*85. Passerculus savanna Bon. SAVANNA SPARROW. Abundant summer resident along the coast; much less common in the in, terior.
*86. Poæcetes gramineus Baird. Grass FINCH; BAY-WINGED SPARROW. Abundant summer resident.
*87. Coturniculus passerinus Bon. YELLOW-WINGED SPARROW. Common and even abundant summer resident at favorable localities, especially in the Connecticut Valley and near the sea coast.
*88. Coturniculus henslowi Bon. HENSLOW'S BUNTING. Rare
57. Pyranga æstiva Vieill. SUMMER REDBIRD. Accidental summer visitor. Several instances of its capture are on record. Mr. N. Vickary informs me that a specimen (hitherto unrecorded) was taken in Swampscot in June, 1866.
*58. Hirundo horreorum Barton. BARN SWALLOW. Common summer resident.
*59. Tachycineta bicolor Cab. WHITE-BELLIED SWALLOW. Com. mon summer resident.
*60. Petrochelidon lunifrons Cab. EAVE SWALLOW; CLIFF SWALLOW. Common summer resident. *61. Cotyle riparia Boie. BANK SWALLOW. Common summer resident. *82. Progne purpurea Boie. PURPLE Martin. Common summer resident.
63. Ampelis garrulus Linn. BOHEMIAN WAXWING. Accidental in winter. To the few previous records of its capture I here add another, a female, taken by Mr. N. Vickary at Lynn, Feb. 18, 1877. . *64. Ampelis cedrorum Baird. CEDAR BIRD; Cherry Bird. Common summer resident; frequently seen in winter in roving flocks, and at localities where it finds food.
*65. Vireo olivaceus Vieill. RED-EYED VIREO. Abundant summer resident.
66. Vireo philadelphicus Cass. PHILADELPHIA Vireo. Very rare. Only one instance of its capture thus far recorded. (Cambridge, Sept., 7, 1875, Breroster, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, 1876, 19. For a record of its occurrence in New England prior to Sept., 1876, see Deane, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, 74; see further, Fox, ibid, II, 78.)
*67. Vireo gilvus Bon. WARBLING VIREO. Common summer resident.
*68. Vireo flavifrons Vieill. YELLOW-THROATED Vireo. Rather common summer resident.
*69. Vireo solitarius Vieill. SOLITARY VIREO; BLUE-HEADED VIREO. Common spring and autumn migrant; a few pass the summer here and breed.
*70. Vireo noveboracensis Bon. WHITE-EYED VIREO. More or less common summer resident at certain localites.
71. Collurio borealis Baird. BUTCHER BIRD; GREAT NORTHERN SARIKE. Rather common winter visitant.
72. Collurio ludovicianus Baird (C. ludovicianus et excubitoroides auct.). LOGGER-IIEAD SHRIKE. Accidental. Several recent records of its occurrence. West Newton, Oct. 21, 1872 (Purdie, Am. Nat., VII, 1873, 115; first authentic record for the state); Newtonville, 1874 (Maynard, Am. Sports., V, 313, Feb. 13, 1875). A specimen (now first recorded) was also taken in Lynn, Nov., 1877, by Mr. N.
Common spring and autumn migrant. Has been observed a few times in summer, and may breed in the higher parts of Berkshire County.
42. Dendræca tigrina Baird. CAPE MAY WARBLER. Rather rare spring and autumn migrant.
*43. Dendræca discolor Baird. PRAIRIE WARBLER. Common summer resident near the sea-board; less common in the interior.
44. Dendroca palmarum Baird. YELLOW RED-POLL WARBLER. Abundant spring and autumn migrant; a few have been observed at favorable localities in winter.
*45 Dendræca pinus Baird. PINE WARBLER. Common summer resident.
*46. Siurus auricapillus Swain. GOLDEN-CROWNED WAGTAIL; "OVEX-BIRD." Abundant summer resident.
47. Siurus nævius Coues (S. noveboracensis auct.). WATER WAGTAIL; “WATER Thrush." Rather common spring and autumn migrant.
48. Siurus motacilla Bon. LARGE-BILLED WATER WAGTAIL. Rare or accidental. One record of its captare (Mount Tom, April 28, 1869, Allen, Am. Nat., III, 557). Was found breeding near Norwich, Conn., by Mr. Ernest Ingersoll, in June, 1873 (Am. Nat., VIII, 238). (The nest and eggs found by Mr. Ingersoll are in Mus. Comp. Zoöl., Cambridge.) Mr. Merriam gives it as “not rare in Southern Connecticut, where it breeds regularly, and probably in considerable numbers" (Rev. Birds Conn., 1877, 20).
49. Oporornis agilis Baird. CONNECTICUT WARBLER. Generally a rare spring and autumn migrant; sometimes abundant in aqtumn in the vicinity of Cambridge. Probably more common in other parts of the state in autumn than is generally supposed.
*50. Geothlypis trichas Cab. MARYLAND YELLOW-THROAT. Abundant summer resident.
51. Geothlypis philadelphia Baird. MOURNING WARBLER. Rare spring and autumn migrant.
*52. Icteria virens Baird. YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT. Rare summer resident. Several records of its nesting in the eastern part of the state.
53. Myiodioctes pusillus Bon. GREEN BLACK-CAPPED WARBLER: Rather rare spring and autumn migrant.
54. Myiodioctes canadensis Aud. CANADIAN WARBLER. Common spring and autumn migrant. Occasionally seen in summer, and probably breeds sparingly in Berkshire County.
*55. Setophaga ruticilla Swain. REvstart. Rather common Bummer resident.
*56. Pyranga rubra Vieill. SCARLET TANAGER. Common summer resident.
far on record. (Springfield, May 15, 1863, Allen, Proc. Essex Inst., IV, 1864, 60; Lynn, Jan. 1, 1875, Brewer, Proc. Bost. Soc. Nat. Hist.; XVII, 439; Concord, Oct. 2, 1876, Breroster, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, Nov., 1876, 94. The only other New England records are Hollis, N. H., May 16, 1876, Fox, Forest and Stream, VI, 354; Isles of Shoals, Murdoch, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, III, Apr., 1878, —.)
29. Helminthophaga peregrina Cab. TENNESSEE WARBLER. Rare.
*30. Helminthophaga chrysoptera Baird. GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER. Summer resident. Not generally common.
31. Helminthophaga leucobronchialis Brewster. WHITETHROATED WARBLER. Rare. One instance of its capture in the state thus far on record. Taken at Newtonville, May 18, 1870. (Brewster, Amer. Sportsman, V, 33, Oct. 17, 1874; Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, 1876, 1. Original type of the species.) Three other specimens have thus far been recorded. (Trotter, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, II, 1877, 79; III, 1878, 79; Connecticut, Brewster, ibid, III, Apr., 1878, -.)
*32. Dendroca æstiva Baird. YELLOW WARBLER; SUMMER YELLow Bird. Abundant summer resident. *33. Dendreca virens Baird. BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER. Common summer resident.
*34. Dendroca cærulescens Baird. BLACK-THROATED BLCE WARBLER. Spring and fall migrant. Has been observed in summer in different portions of the state, and has been found nesting in Con- , pecticut (two instances, June, 1874, Jones, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, I, 1876, 11). Also reported breeding in the Catskills (Trippe, Åm. Nat.,' VI, 47).
35. Dendroca coronata Gray. YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER; MYRTLE BIRD. Abundant spring and autumn migrant. A few known to winter on Cape Cod. May breed in portions of Berkshire County.
36. Dendroca auduboni Baird. AUDUbox's WARBLER. Accidental. (Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 15, 1876, Frazar, Bull. Nutt. Orn. Club, II, 1877, 27.)
*37. Dendroca blackburniæ Baird. BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER. Common spring and autumn visitant, some remaining through the summer.
38. Dendroca striata Baird. BLACK-POLL WARBLER. Abun. dant spring and autumn migrant.
39. Dendroca castanea Baird. BAY-BREASTED WARBLER. Common spring and autumn migrant, varying greatly in abundance in different years..
*40. Dendroca pennsylvanica Baird. CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER. Common summer resident. 41. Dendroca maculosa Baird. BLACK-AND-YELLOW WARBLER.