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2012 Results: Brooklyn, 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
Brant 1,507       10      
Canada Goose 976       20      
Mute Swan 79       11      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 109       9      
American Wigeon 60       4      
American Black Duck 126       12      
Mallard 653       26      
Northern Shoveler 66       9      
Ring-necked Duck 5       4      
Greater Scaup 105       5      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 106       3      
Bufflehead 120       10      
Common Goldeneye 23       2      
Hooded Merganser 22       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 726       5      
Ruddy Duck 149       11      
Red-throated Loon 9       2      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       4      
Horned Grebe 31       3      
Red-necked Grebe 7       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 20       8      
Great Cormorant 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 6       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 21       16      
American Coot 128       11      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 5       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2,518       27      
Herring Gull 298       20      
Great Black-backed Gull 42       12      
Rock Pigeon 414       42      
Mourning Dove 195       37      
Great Horned Owl 10       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 26       16      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       2      
Downy Woodpecker 51       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
American Kestrel 11       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Monk Parakeet 158       12      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 68       22      
American Crow 85       15      
Horned Lark 23       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 41       11      
Tufted Titmouse 23       11      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 25       12      
Winter Wren 5       4      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 24       6      
Gray Catbird 5       4      
Northern Mockingbird 40       18      
European Starling 334       29      
Lapland Longspur 2       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 22       9      
White-throated Sparrow 152       19      
Dark-eyed Junco 49       8      
Northern Cardinal 106       26      
Red-winged Blackbird 69       9      
Common Grackle 59       10      
Brown-headed Cowbird 30       1      
House Finch 191       20      
American Goldfinch 17       4      
House Sparrow 612       48      
Total 10,819             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See a summary for New York.

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