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2012 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 220       2      
Canada Goose 1,494       10      
Mute Swan 91       9      
Wood Duck 4       2      
American Black Duck 50       4      
Mallard 216       10      
Canvasback 5       2      
Ring-necked Duck 99       6      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 86       5      
Common Goldeneye 8       2      
Hooded Merganser 133       8      
Common Merganser 13       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 19       4      
Wild Turkey 36       7      
Common Loon 9       2      
Horned Grebe 5       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 10       2      
Great Cormorant 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Turkey Vulture 9       4      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 4       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       4      
American Coot 100       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 9       2      
Sanderling 17       2      
American Woodcock 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 194       6      
Herring Gull 128       9      
Great Black-backed Gull 5       3      
Mourning Dove 61       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 10       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 12       7      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 6       4      
Hairy Woodpecker 12       5      
Northern Flicker 7       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 25       6      
American Crow 89       9      
Common Raven 14       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 96       9      
Tufted Titmouse 47       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 33       7      
Brown Creeper 8       5      
Carolina Wren 12       4      
Eastern Bluebird 11       4      
American Robin 62       5      
Gray Catbird 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 12       6      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 367       4      
Cedar Waxwing 20       3      
Eastern Towhee 14       5      
American Tree Sparrow 12       3      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 24       5      
White-throated Sparrow 26       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 57       7      
Northern Cardinal 24       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 34       4      
Common Grackle 245       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       3      
Purple Finch 9       4      
House Finch 37       6      
American Goldfinch 23       3      
House Sparrow 23       3      
Total 4,461             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for Connecticut.

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