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2011 Results: Connecticut

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See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 5       2      
Brant 3,080       21      
Canada Goose 7,459       192      
Mute Swan 506       68      
Wood Duck 96       22      
Gadwall 394       14      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 266       18      
American Black Duck 2,050       77      
Mallard 3,692       149      
Northern Pintail 19       6      
Green-winged Teal 83       15      
Canvasback 172       6      
Redhead 14       5      
Ring-necked Duck 358       21      
Greater Scaup 4,354       11      
Lesser Scaup 428       8      
Common Eider 72       3      
Surf Scoter 28       5      
White-winged Scoter 218       4      
Long-tailed Duck 728       14      
Bufflehead 544       30      
Common Goldeneye 740       23      
Hooded Merganser 336       51      
Common Merganser 544       49      
Red-breasted Merganser 571       39      
Ruddy Duck 12       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 8       7      
Wild Turkey 1,007       100      
Red-throated Loon 14       5      
Common Loon 186       19      
Horned Grebe 36       12      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Great Cormorant 73       17      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 24       17      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 73       19      
Turkey Vulture 314       143      
Osprey 2       1      
Bald Eagle 68       34      
Northern Harrier 25       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 77       74      
Cooper's Hawk 85       67      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 63       53      
Red-tailed Hawk 325       235      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 9       5      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 7       6      
American Coot 62       9      
Killdeer 21       11      
Ruddy Turnstone 11       5      
Sanderling 203       9      
Purple Sandpiper 17       6      
Dunlin 75       6      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 8       5      
Bonaparte's Gull 129       7      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4,998       116      
Herring Gull 3,901       156      
Iceland Gull 2       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 385       54      
Razorbill 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,528       106      
Mourning Dove 4,180       851      
Monk Parakeet 133       18      
Eastern Screech-Owl 9       8      
Great Horned Owl 24       16      
Barred Owl 11       9      
Long-eared Owl 4       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 7       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 903       693      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 37       31      
Downy Woodpecker 1,794       936      
Hairy Woodpecker 568       408      
Northern Flicker 306       220      
Pileated Woodpecker 62       48      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 3,602       924      
American Crow 8,394       680      
Fish Crow 50       19      
Common Raven 74       35      
Horned Lark 325       10      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,447       1,159      
Tufted Titmouse 3,396       1,069      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 127       67      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,437       786      
Brown Creeper 75       62      
Carolina Wren 442       317      
Winter Wren 62       40      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 20       8      
Eastern Bluebird 395       103      
Hermit Thrush 10       9      
American Robin 1,537       220      
Gray Catbird 12       8      
Northern Mockingbird 106       88      
European Starling 6,874       411      
Cedar Waxwing 480       32      
Lapland Longspur 3       2      
Snow Bunting 40       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 7       2      
Eastern Towhee 50       30      
American Tree Sparrow 809       198      
Chipping Sparrow 26       26      
Field Sparrow 57       26      
Vesper Sparrow 2       2      
Savannah Sparrow 27       13      
Fox Sparrow 50       35      
Song Sparrow 766       307      
Swamp Sparrow 4       4      
White-throated Sparrow 3,053       599      
White-crowned Sparrow 43       22      
Dark-eyed Junco 8,434       1,096      
Northern Cardinal 3,494       1,061      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,302       214      
Eastern Meadowlark 5       1      
Rusty Blackbird 173       11      
Common Grackle 4,692       231      
Boat-tailed Grackle 6       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 401       84      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 292       85      
House Finch 2,083       495      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 473       65      
Pine Siskin 419       59      
American Goldfinch 2,729       501      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
House Sparrow 4,197       531      
Total 116,074             

A total of 136 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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