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2001 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 6       1      
Snow Goose 3       3      
Brant 518       4      
Canada Goose 3,528       107      
Mute Swan 268       31      
Wood Duck 8       4      
Gadwall 53       3      
American Wigeon 113       7      
American Black Duck 489       22      
Mallard 1,768       76      
Northern Pintail 4       2      
Green-winged Teal 36       2      
Canvasback 211       6      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 11       3      
Greater Scaup 160       4      
Common Eider 2       1      
Surf Scoter 2       1      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 88       4      
Bufflehead 120       11      
Common Goldeneye 62       11      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 90       11      
Common Merganser 326       20      
Red-breasted Merganser 195       16      
Ruddy Duck 8       1      
Northern Bobwhite 9       6      
Ring-necked Pheasant 15       7      
Ruffed Grouse 3       1      
Wild Turkey 326       46      
Red-throated Loon 16       5      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       1      
Horned Grebe 10       3      
Great Cormorant 163       9      
Great Blue Heron 15       12      
Turkey Vulture 110       40      
Bald Eagle 133       14      
Northern Harrier 25       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 22       22      
Cooper's Hawk 24       22      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 24       20      
Red-tailed Hawk 129       81      
Rough-legged Hawk 13       7      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
American Kestrel 9       9      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 7       4      
Black-bellied Plover 22       2      
Killdeer 3       2      
Sanderling 22       2      
Purple Sandpiper 60       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 44       2      
Ring-billed Gull 2,024       38      
Herring Gull 1,489       70      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 321       31      
Rock Pigeon 876       75      
Mourning Dove 2,542       467      
Monk Parakeet 376       29      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 382       301      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       5      
Downy Woodpecker 887       461      
Hairy Woodpecker 184       133      
Northern Flicker 111       85      
Pileated Woodpecker 30       22      
Blue Jay 1,676       459      
American Crow 5,348       480      
Fish Crow 103       3      
Common Raven 31       11      
Horned Lark 173       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,777       523      
Tufted Titmouse 1,672       522      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 14       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 603       342      
Brown Creeper 10       6      
Carolina Wren 125       105      
Winter Wren 9       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       8      
Eastern Bluebird 174       45      
American Robin 561       100      
Gray Catbird 13       9      
Northern Mockingbird 99       71      
European Starling 3,573       292      
Cedar Waxwing 402       20      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 58       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 18       4      
Eastern Towhee 28       16      
American Tree Sparrow 531       105      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 10       6      
Savannah Sparrow 9       2      
Fox Sparrow 50       26      
Song Sparrow 440       152      
Swamp Sparrow 40       8      
White-throated Sparrow 1,387       276      
White-crowned Sparrow 30       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,362       442      
Northern Cardinal 1,426       469      
Red-winged Blackbird 653       64      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       1      
Rusty Blackbird 3       3      
Common Grackle 1,090       65      
Brown-headed Cowbird 450       26      
Purple Finch 415       106      
House Finch 1,670       334      
Pine Siskin 29       7      
American Goldfinch 1,713       283      
Evening Grosbeak 9       5      
House Sparrow 2,161       294      
Total 50,503             

A total of 119 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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