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1999 Results: Connecticut

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 4,081       116      
Mute Swan 110       34      
Wood Duck 5       2      
American Wigeon 28       3      
American Black Duck 491       20      
Mallard 670       82      
Ring-necked Duck 80       2      
Greater Scaup 125       5      
Bufflehead 99       13      
Common Goldeneye 91       5      
Hooded Merganser 50       15      
Common Merganser 552       14      
Red-breasted Merganser 127       12      
Ring-necked Pheasant 34       21      
Wild Turkey 455       31      
Common Loon 5       2      
Horned Grebe 5       2      
Great Cormorant 3       1      
Great Blue Heron 17       14      
Bald Eagle 11       2      
Northern Harrier 17       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27       26      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 132       99      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 385       33      
Herring Gull 947       61      
Great Black-backed Gull 100       12      
Rock Pigeon 490       49      
Mourning Dove 2,953       435      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       2      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 9       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 324       256      
Downy Woodpecker 842       414      
Hairy Woodpecker 177       121      
Northern Flicker 113       76      
Pileated Woodpecker 13       11      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,336       360      
American Crow 2,939       428      
Common Raven 18       5      
Horned Lark 60       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,913       478      
Tufted Titmouse 1,444       470      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 49       27      
White-breasted Nuthatch 662       342      
Brown Creeper 16       11      
Carolina Wren 57       49      
Winter Wren 8       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 14       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 81       29      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 952       94      
Gray Catbird 9       6      
Northern Mockingbird 74       53      
European Starling 4,211       242      
Cedar Waxwing 85       12      
Snow Bunting 4       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       4      
Eastern Towhee 35       17      
American Tree Sparrow 351       67      
Field Sparrow 190       26      
Savannah Sparrow 6       3      
Fox Sparrow 36       18      
Song Sparrow 333       116      
White-throated Sparrow 765       192      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,705       450      
Northern Cardinal 1,109       400      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,478       123      
Common Grackle 895       110      
Brown-headed Cowbird 288       44      
Purple Finch 372       70      
House Finch 1,487       259      
Common Redpoll 22       7      
Pine Siskin 7       5      
American Goldfinch 2,065       325      
Evening Grosbeak 5       3      
House Sparrow 1,847       216      
Total 42,530             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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