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2011 Results: Groton, 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
Brant 480       4      
Canada Goose 727       7      
Mute Swan 50       8      
Wood Duck 4       2      
American Black Duck 36       6      
Mallard 129       7      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 7       3      
Canvasback 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 25       1      
Greater Scaup 8       2      
Lesser Scaup 23       3      
Common Eider 6       2      
Surf Scoter 16       2      
Long-tailed Duck 24       3      
Bufflehead 78       7      
Hooded Merganser 80       7      
Common Merganser 32       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 9       2      
Wild Turkey 40       5      
Common Loon 5       2      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Great Cormorant 14       5      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Turkey Vulture 27       4      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       5      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 7       2      
Sanderling 22       3      
Purple Sandpiper 3       1      
Dunlin 19       3      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 192       7      
Herring Gull 280       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 24       5      
Razorbill 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 20       2      
Mourning Dove 54       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 10       7      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       4      
Downy Woodpecker 17       7      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       3      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Blue Jay 53       9      
American Crow 57       6      
Common Raven 8       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 88       10      
Tufted Titmouse 45       9      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 21       9      
Brown Creeper 6       4      
Carolina Wren 24       7      
Winter Wren 8       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       2      
Eastern Bluebird 15       6      
American Robin 104       6      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 6       3      
European Starling 740       6      
Cedar Waxwing 4       3      
Snow Bunting 6       2      
Eastern Towhee 17       7      
American Tree Sparrow 12       6      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 25       5      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 52       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 72       8      
Northern Cardinal 27       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 30       6      
Rusty Blackbird 8       2      
Common Grackle 33       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 13       5      
House Finch 46       8      
Common Redpoll 4       2      
Pine Siskin 33       6      
American Goldfinch 71       7      
House Sparrow 27       6      
Total 4,192             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for Connecticut.

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