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1999 Results: Ithaca, New York

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 2,296       17      
Mute Swan 2       2      
Wood Duck 10       5      
Gadwall 8       2      
American Black Duck 73       5      
Mallard 779       16      
Canvasback 10       4      
Ring-necked Duck 16       4      
Greater Scaup 268       3      
Lesser Scaup 356       7      
Bufflehead 30       1      
Common Goldeneye 97       2      
Hooded Merganser 3       3      
Common Merganser 29       4      
Wild Turkey 28       4      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 35       22      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       3      
American Coot 1,032       6      
Ring-billed Gull 618       7      
Herring Gull 45       8      
Great Black-backed Gull 27       4      
Rock Pigeon 365       11      
Mourning Dove 389       73      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 30       23      
Downy Woodpecker 138       78      
Hairy Woodpecker 48       31      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Blue Jay 192       79      
American Crow 1,141       111      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 663       133      
Tufted Titmouse 157       78      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 22       15      
White-breasted Nuthatch 102       66      
Brown Creeper 6       4      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 18       4      
Eastern Bluebird 20       2      
American Robin 31       12      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 575       33      
Cedar Waxwing 79       9      
American Tree Sparrow 342       53      
Field Sparrow 40       6      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 16       7      
White-throated Sparrow 43       23      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 416       96      
Northern Cardinal 441       109      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 35       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       2      
Purple Finch 57       12      
House Finch 301       37      
American Goldfinch 244       44      
House Sparrow 223       32      
Total 11,942             

A total of 64 species were reported.

See a summary for New York.

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