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2002 Results: Cape May, New Jersey

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
Snow Goose 21       2      
Brant 10       1      
Canada Goose 460       7      
Mute Swan 8       1      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 6       1      
American Wigeon 10       2      
American Black Duck 10       1      
Mallard 60       2      
Northern Shoveler 8       1      
Northern Pintail 6       1      
Green-winged Teal 5       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Red-throated Loon 4       1      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 34       8      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       6      
American Woodcock 7       3      
Laughing Gull 8       1      
Ring-billed Gull 10       1      
Herring Gull 69       8      
Glaucous Gull 15       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 23       2      
Rock Pigeon 63       10      
Mourning Dove 130       17      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 15       12      
Downy Woodpecker 10       6      
Hairy Woodpecker 7       3      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Blue Jay 55       15      
American Crow 61       13      
Common Raven 7       2      
Carolina Chickadee 27       12      
Black-capped Chickadee 14       4      
Tufted Titmouse 34       11      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 14       6      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       8      
Brown Creeper 5       4      
Carolina Wren 15       9      
Winter Wren 15       4      
Marsh Wren 9       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 7       4      
American Robin 171       14      
Gray Catbird 7       4      
Northern Mockingbird 18       15      
Brown Thrasher 5       4      
European Starling 522       16      
Cedar Waxwing 13       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 7       3      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Field Sparrow 7       2      
Fox Sparrow 18       7      
Song Sparrow 18       5      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 92       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 34       6      
Northern Cardinal 61       15      
Red-winged Blackbird 116       12      
Eastern Meadowlark 3       2      
Rusty Blackbird 42       3      
Common Grackle 52       12      
Boat-tailed Grackle 36       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 31       6      
House Finch 121       13      
Pine Siskin 4       3      
American Goldfinch 46       8      
House Sparrow 79       15      
Total 2,840             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for New Jersey.

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