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2012 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
Snow Goose 14       1      
Canada Goose 1,185       12      
Mute Swan 5       1      
American Black Duck 7       2      
Mallard 232       8      
Canvasback 207       3      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 76       9      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 20       8      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 5       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       7      
Killdeer 9       3      
Ring-billed Gull 91       6      
Herring Gull 214       12      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 15       2      
Mourning Dove 228       35      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 14       13      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 42       23      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Blue Jay 126       25      
American Crow 130       15      
Carolina Chickadee 78       28      
Tufted Titmouse 49       25      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 24       16      
Brown Creeper 5       3      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Carolina Wren 26       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 3       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 507       19      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 8       4      
European Starling 202       18      
Cedar Waxwing 11       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       8      
American Tree Sparrow 5       4      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Field Sparrow 5       2      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 79       16      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 58       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 117       21      
Northern Cardinal 97       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 54       12      
Common Grackle 119       12      
Purple Finch 20       6      
House Finch 114       29      
Pine Siskin 30       6      
American Goldfinch 122       21      
House Sparrow 97       18      
Total 4,526             

A total of 72 species were reported.

See a summary for New Jersey.

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