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2012 Results: Bay Shore, New York

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Herring Gull 2,445       275      
Canada Goose 1,934       173      
American Crow 1,273       228      
Rock Pigeon 1,101       161      
House Sparrow 920       135      
Common Grackle 719       73      
Mallard 575       82      
Black-capped Chickadee 448       85      
Blue Jay 289       128      
European Starling 272       49      
Mute Swan 257       77      
Bonaparte's Gull 252       33      
Mourning Dove 229       65      
Northern Cardinal 209       78      
American Robin 192       74      
Red-winged Blackbird 150       17      
Dark-eyed Junco 119       28      
Northern Mockingbird 116       24      
Downy Woodpecker 105       41      
Red-tailed Hawk 70       11      
Ring-billed Gull 38       2      
Wild Turkey 38       10      
Northern Harrier 36       11      
Tufted Titmouse 32       16      
Great Blue Heron 29       10      
Song Sparrow 26       8      
American Black Duck 25       8      
Northern Flicker 22       12      
Green-winged Teal 12       1      
American Wigeon 10       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 10       2      
Wood Duck 10       3      
American Woodcock 9       3      
Ruddy Duck 9       3      
Harlequin Duck 8       2      
House Finch 7       3      
Tree Swallow 7       2      
Great Horned Owl 6       3      
Long-tailed Duck 6       3      
Dunlin 5       1      
Eastern Bluebird 5       4      
Swamp Sparrow 5       2      
American Tree Sparrow 4       2      
Snow Goose 4       3      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Brown Thrasher 3       1      
Bufflehead 3       1      
Sanderling 3       1      
American Goldfinch 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Gadwall 2       1      
Great Cormorant 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       2      
American Pipit 1       1      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Brant 1       1      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Total 12,081             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for New York.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.