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2009 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 1       1      
Snow Goose 12       3      
Brant 2,608       24      
Canada Goose 14,317       221      
Mute Swan 544       70      
Wood Duck 45       12      
Gadwall 76       13      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 125       13      
American Black Duck 1,198       84      
Mallard 4,306       165      
Northern Pintail 5       3      
Green-winged Teal 53       6      
Canvasback 78       5      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 314       21      
Greater Scaup 3,365       8      
Lesser Scaup 279       7      
Surf Scoter 319       3      
White-winged Scoter 3,740       5      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 591       10      
Bufflehead 399       25      
Common Goldeneye 817       22      
Hooded Merganser 456       62      
Common Merganser 830       42      
Red-breasted Merganser 282       28      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 7       5      
Wild Turkey 928       89      
Red-throated Loon 21       10      
Common Loon 19       9      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Horned Grebe 48       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 8       4      
Great Cormorant 85       15      
American Bittern 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 38       21      
Black Vulture 98       18      
Turkey Vulture 638       139      
Bald Eagle 75       38      
Northern Harrier 32       25      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 79       73      
Cooper's Hawk 97       93      
Northern Goshawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 63       52      
Red-tailed Hawk 426       273      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       7      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 7       7      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 10       8      
American Coot 26       7      
Black-bellied Plover 3       2      
Killdeer 22       5      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 59       4      
Sanderling 246       7      
Purple Sandpiper 73       4      
Dunlin 91       6      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4,467       129      
Herring Gull 4,461       138      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Iceland Gull 8       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Slaty-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 3       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 379       48      
Rock Pigeon 1,891       114      
White-winged Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 4,468       779      
Monk Parakeet 189       16      
Eastern Screech-Owl 35       13      
Great Horned Owl 13       10      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 12       9      
Long-eared Owl 9       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 16       14      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 647       497      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 34       25      
Downy Woodpecker 1,514       782      
Hairy Woodpecker 421       302      
Northern Flicker 266       173      
Pileated Woodpecker 49       46      
Blue Jay 1,965       584      
American Crow 8,708       621      
Fish Crow 77       21      
Common Raven 87       27      
Horned Lark 153       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,957       937      
Tufted Titmouse 2,771       870      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 69       37      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,233       674      
Brown Creeper 39       30      
Carolina Wren 369       271      
Winter Wren 40       22      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 40       20      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 358       95      
Hermit Thrush 12       12      
American Robin 1,169       188      
Gray Catbird 11       8      
Northern Mockingbird 117       88      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 16,014       323      
American Pipit 4       2      
Cedar Waxwing 277       31      
Snow Bunting 27       3      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 19       6      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 15       12      
American Tree Sparrow 765       148      
Chipping Sparrow 4       4      
Field Sparrow 66       26      
Savannah Sparrow 39       12      
Fox Sparrow 35       26      
Song Sparrow 595       242      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 24       9      
White-throated Sparrow 1,573       397      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,757       789      
Northern Cardinal 2,078       754      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,647       219      
Rusty Blackbird 103       9      
Common Grackle 4,711       216      
Boat-tailed Grackle 36       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 412       66      
Purple Finch 230       95      
House Finch 2,188       475      
White-winged Crossbill 3       2      
Common Redpoll 91       31      
Pine Siskin 5,920       452      
American Goldfinch 6,076       767      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 4,121       443      
Total 130,899             

A total of 141 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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