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2002 Results: Sparta, New Jersey

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 47       4      
Mute Swan 34       3      
Tundra Swan 4       2      
Wood Duck 30       2      
Gadwall 4       2      
American Black Duck 2       2      
Mallard 36       4      
Canvasback 6       1      
Ring-necked Duck 81       3      
Greater Scaup 129       3      
Lesser Scaup 27       3      
Common Goldeneye 66       3      
Hooded Merganser 44       3      
Ruddy Duck 24       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 6       3      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 17       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 11       3      
Black Vulture 12       3      
Turkey Vulture 64       4      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       4      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 2       2      
Killdeer 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 150       4      
Herring Gull 23       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 12       3      
Rock Pigeon 47       3      
Mourning Dove 82       6      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5       4      
Downy Woodpecker 15       6      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 4       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       3      
Blue Jay 54       6      
American Crow 139       6      
Carolina Chickadee 2       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 110       7      
Tufted Titmouse 89       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 7       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 47       7      
Brown Creeper 10       2      
Carolina Wren 6       4      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 28       4      
American Robin 131       3      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 5       3      
European Starling 50       3      
Cedar Waxwing 4       2      
Eastern Towhee 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 4       3      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 4       2      
Fox Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 12       5      
Swamp Sparrow 2       2      
White-throated Sparrow 39       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 99       5      
Northern Cardinal 31       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 73       3      
Rusty Blackbird 14       2      
Common Grackle 32       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4       2      
Purple Finch 11       3      
House Finch 27       6      
Pine Siskin 30       2      
American Goldfinch 33       3      
House Sparrow 66       5      
Total 2,226             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See a summary for New Jersey.

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