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2008 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
Snow Goose 8       5      
Brant 456       5      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 8,759       193      
Mute Swan 335       67      
Wood Duck 24       10      
Gadwall 33       6      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 190       5      
American Black Duck 524       48      
Mallard 3,105       153      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 16       3      
Canvasback 38       3      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 327       23      
Greater Scaup 77       6      
Lesser Scaup 2       2      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 34       5      
Black Scoter 6       1      
Long-tailed Duck 533       4      
Bufflehead 369       18      
Common Goldeneye 267       11      
Hooded Merganser 439       57      
Common Merganser 1,214       59      
Red-breasted Merganser 221       18      
Ruddy Duck 16       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       4      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 709       70      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Common Loon 21       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 11       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 6       5      
Great Cormorant 57       8      
American Bittern 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 24       19      
Black Vulture 41       14      
Turkey Vulture 349       115      
Bald Eagle 75       32      
Northern Harrier 24       16      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 64       56      
Cooper's Hawk 69       57      
Northern Goshawk 10       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 59       43      
Red-tailed Hawk 313       194      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       7      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 16       7      
American Coot 10       6      
Killdeer 10       4      
Ruddy Turnstone 110       1      
Sanderling 6       1      
Dunlin 77       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 5       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4,609       93      
Herring Gull 1,964       104      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 376       40      
Rock Pigeon 1,803       94      
Mourning Dove 4,329       660      
Monk Parakeet 307       20      
Eastern Screech-Owl 32       18      
Great Horned Owl 20       13      
Barred Owl 13       10      
Long-eared Owl 5       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 6       4      
Belted Kingfisher 14       14      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 658       458      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 29       24      
Downy Woodpecker 1,330       637      
Hairy Woodpecker 418       265      
Northern Flicker 230       161      
Pileated Woodpecker 54       44      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 2,924       665      
American Crow 11,630       568      
Fish Crow 34       7      
Common Raven 34       18      
Horned Lark 237       7      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,063       840      
Tufted Titmouse 2,764       741      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 223       141      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,296       600      
Brown Creeper 44       38      
Carolina Wren 373       244      
Winter Wren 45       20      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 30       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Eastern Bluebird 261       88      
Hermit Thrush 4       3      
American Robin 3,258       241      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Gray Catbird 11       6      
Northern Mockingbird 95       69      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 6,081       247      
Cedar Waxwing 565       32      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Snow Bunting 77       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 5       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 55       7      
Eastern Towhee 16       12      
American Tree Sparrow 758       143      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Field Sparrow 40       19      
Savannah Sparrow 34       10      
Fox Sparrow 29       19      
Song Sparrow 533       214      
Swamp Sparrow 12       6      
White-throated Sparrow 1,896       370      
White-crowned Sparrow 42       15      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,972       734      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 1,869       667      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,474       129      
Rusty Blackbird 49       7      
Common Grackle 2,974       98      
Brown-headed Cowbird 403       45      
Pine Grosbeak 28       3      
Purple Finch 324       94      
House Finch 1,683       394      
Red Crossbill 31       3      
Common Redpoll 367       31      
Pine Siskin 61       19      
American Goldfinch 2,305       425      
Evening Grosbeak 19       5      
House Sparrow 2,661       358      
Total 93,002             

A total of 138 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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