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2009 Results: Essex, Connecticut

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
Canada Goose 20       2      
Mute Swan 10       2      
American Black Duck 44       2      
Mallard 144       4      
Ring-necked Duck 6       1      
Hooded Merganser 6       1      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 6       1      
Wild Turkey 12       2      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Turkey Vulture 5       2      
Bald Eagle 4       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
Ring-billed Gull 50       1      
Rock Pigeon 25       1      
Mourning Dove 8       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3       2      
Downy Woodpecker 8       3      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Blue Jay 10       3      
American Crow 17       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 19       4      
Tufted Titmouse 17       4      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 8       3      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 2       1      
Winter Wren 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 6       1      
American Robin 9       2      
European Starling 11       2      
Cedar Waxwing 10       1      
White-throated Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 13       3      
Northern Cardinal 12       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 9       2      
House Finch 2       1      
American Goldfinch 19       3      
Total 543             

A total of 40 species were reported.

See a summary for Connecticut.

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