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2012 Results: Hamden, 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 411       5      
Mute Swan 19       5      
Gadwall 12       2      
American Black Duck 5       1      
Mallard 26       5      
Ring-necked Duck 9       2      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Common Merganser 40       5      
Wild Turkey 16       3      
Great Blue Heron 3       2      
Black Vulture 21       2      
Turkey Vulture 22       7      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
Ring-billed Gull 205       4      
Herring Gull 23       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 5       2      
Rock Pigeon 36       3      
Mourning Dove 50       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 4       4      
Downy Woodpecker 11       8      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Blue Jay 26       12      
American Crow 39       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 31       10      
Tufted Titmouse 21       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 12       10      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 8       2      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 39       4      
Song Sparrow 5       4      
White-throated Sparrow 14       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 26       5      
Northern Cardinal 29       9      
Red-winged Blackbird 9       4      
Rusty Blackbird 35       1      
Common Grackle 15       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
House Finch 19       5      
American Goldfinch 43       3      
House Sparrow 76       8      
Total 1,390             

A total of 47 species were reported.

See a summary for Connecticut.

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