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2012 Results: Old Lyme, 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 18       2      
Mute Swan 4       2      
American Black Duck 29       2      
Mallard 35       6      
Bufflehead 4       1      
Common Merganser 47       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Coot 12       1      
Purple Sandpiper 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 29       1      
Herring Gull 43       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 23       2      
Mourning Dove 41       9      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 9       9      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 13       10      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Blue Jay 7       5      
American Crow 6       4      
Common Raven 2       1      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 24       12      
Tufted Titmouse 46       11      
White-breasted Nuthatch 7       6      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
American Robin 67       3      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 38       5      
Song Sparrow 8       4      
White-throated Sparrow 16       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 24       4      
Northern Cardinal 13       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 8       3      
Common Grackle 7       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
House Finch 8       4      
American Goldfinch 18       5      
House Sparrow 12       5      
Total 648             

A total of 50 species were reported.

See a summary for Connecticut.

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