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2000 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 4,949       107      
Mute Swan 204       34      
Wood Duck 4       2      
Gadwall 34       3      
American Wigeon 65       4      
American Black Duck 401       33      
Mallard 2,348       73      
Canvasback 26       3      
Ring-necked Duck 7       3      
Greater Scaup 260       5      
Common Eider 2       1      
Surf Scoter 3       1      
Long-tailed Duck 5       2      
Bufflehead 85       12      
Common Goldeneye 208       9      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 54       14      
Common Merganser 80       15      
Red-breasted Merganser 115       16      
Northern Bobwhite 8       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       5      
Ruffed Grouse 4       1      
Wild Turkey 451       38      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Common Loon 11       4      
Horned Grebe 17       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Cormorant 17       4      
Great Blue Heron 15       13      
Turkey Vulture 124       37      
Bald Eagle 37       10      
Northern Harrier 16       12      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 30       26      
Cooper's Hawk 19       19      
Northern Goshawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 25       21      
Red-tailed Hawk 114       82      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       7      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 7       4      
Killdeer 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Sanderling 40       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       2      
Laughing Gull 4       1      
Ring-billed Gull 554       31      
Herring Gull 967       99      
Great Black-backed Gull 133       26      
Rock Pigeon 1,255       90      
Mourning Dove 3,513       561      
Monk Parakeet 136       7      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 5       5      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 414       339      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       4      
Downy Woodpecker 944       518      
Hairy Woodpecker 228       167      
Northern Flicker 131       96      
Pileated Woodpecker 18       17      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Blue Jay 1,998       551      
American Crow 4,890       532      
Fish Crow 8       1      
Common Raven 54       16      
Horned Lark 142       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,471       644      
Tufted Titmouse 1,979       626      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 134       90      
White-breasted Nuthatch 882       483      
Brown Creeper 35       30      
Carolina Wren 196       150      
Winter Wren 35       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 83       30      
Hermit Thrush 5       3      
American Robin 589       59      
Gray Catbird 9       6      
Northern Mockingbird 82       72      
European Starling 3,981       296      
Cedar Waxwing 169       14      
Snow Bunting 2       2      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       1      
Eastern Towhee 4       3      
American Tree Sparrow 646       109      
Field Sparrow 45       11      
Savannah Sparrow 53       8      
Fox Sparrow 44       26      
Song Sparrow 538       180      
Swamp Sparrow 27       6      
White-throated Sparrow 1,088       254      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,275       618      
Northern Cardinal 2,049       602      
Red-winged Blackbird 186       40      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       1      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 2       2      
Common Grackle 1,356       90      
Brown-headed Cowbird 125       25      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 1       1      
Purple Finch 390       101      
House Finch 1,702       322      
Common Redpoll 114       17      
Pine Siskin 196       15      
American Goldfinch 1,279       250      
Evening Grosbeak 11       7      
House Sparrow 2,862       339      
Total 52,899             

A total of 115 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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