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2008 Results: Toms River, 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 538       5      
American Black Duck 4       1      
Mallard 19       3      
Turkey Vulture 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Killdeer 6       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 10       1      
Herring Gull 12       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Mourning Dove 142       29      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 19       17      
Downy Woodpecker 33       22      
Hairy Woodpecker 10       7      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Blue Jay 67       16      
American Crow 6       3      
Carolina Chickadee 44       13      
Tufted Titmouse 46       23      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 26       17      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 9       7      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 24       3      
American Robin 246       13      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
European Starling 50       6      
Cedar Waxwing 11       2      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 13       6      
American Tree Sparrow 20       6      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 50       12      
Swamp Sparrow 6       1      
White-throated Sparrow 51       11      
White-crowned Sparrow 20       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 141       18      
Northern Cardinal 80       27      
Red-winged Blackbird 29       10      
Rusty Blackbird 100       1      
Common Grackle 123       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 26       2      
Purple Finch 19       10      
House Finch 88       15      
Common Redpoll 14       3      
American Goldfinch 106       18      
House Sparrow 65       9      
Total 2,311             

A total of 54 species were reported.

See a summary for New Jersey.

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