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2012 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
 
Black-capped Chickadee 3,259       940      
Tufted Titmouse 3,006       926      
Mourning Dove 3,914       871      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,386       850      
Northern Cardinal 2,186       840      
Downy Woodpecker 1,520       816      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,469       752      
Blue Jay 2,010       674      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 780       590      
American Crow 12,178       572      
House Sparrow 4,909       487      
House Finch 1,974       483      
White-throated Sparrow 1,495       386      
European Starling 5,515       339      
American Goldfinch 1,630       331      
Red-tailed Hawk 498       322      
Hairy Woodpecker 467       318      
Canada Goose 20,957       303      
Mallard 2,949       244      
Song Sparrow 579       237      
Carolina Wren 312       217      
Turkey Vulture 429       186      
American Robin 1,320       177      
Herring Gull 6,367       165      
Northern Flicker 201       156      
Common Grackle 4,345       149      
Red-winged Blackbird 881       147      
Eastern Bluebird 448       145      
Ring-billed Gull 5,337       127      
Rock Pigeon 1,481       103      
Mute Swan 536       102      
Purple Finch 243       92      
Northern Mockingbird 120       90      
Common Merganser 638       79      
Red-shouldered Hawk 98       75      
American Black Duck 1,299       74      
Hooded Merganser 442       70      
Wild Turkey 617       64      
American Tree Sparrow 217       62      
Great Black-backed Gull 1,050       59      
Brown Creeper 68       55      
Pileated Woodpecker 68       55      
Bald Eagle 104       52      
Great Blue Heron 69       52      
Brown-headed Cowbird 259       51      
Cooper's Hawk 55       48      
Red-breasted Merganser 362       44      
Common Raven 80       42      
Bufflehead 506       41      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 103       37      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 40       36      
Field Sparrow 90       35      
Belted Kingfisher 44       34      
Common Goldeneye 557       30      
Common Loon 141       30      
Cedar Waxwing 424       29      
Fish Crow 301       28      
Great Cormorant 99       27      
Ring-necked Duck 634       27      
Brant 1,514       26      
Gadwall 262       25      
Red-throated Loon 99       25      
Gray Catbird 36       21      
Northern Harrier 24       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 33       19      
Black Vulture 55       18      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 21       18      
American Wigeon 415       17      
Double-crested Cormorant 39       17      
Fox Sparrow 40       17      
Eastern Towhee 31       16      
Horned Grebe 59       16      
Long-tailed Duck 1,389       15      
Peregrine Falcon 17       15      
Wood Duck 40       15      
Monk Parakeet 94       14      
Sanderling 461       14      
American Coot 403       13      
Swamp Sparrow 22       13      
Eastern Screech-Owl 15       12      
Great Horned Owl 17       12      
Rusty Blackbird 204       11      
Barred Owl 10       9      
Savannah Sparrow 30       9      
Winter Wren 11       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 21       9      
Canvasback 152       8      
Greater Scaup 791       8      
Lesser Scaup 35       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 13       8      
Surf Scoter 52       8      
Northern Pintail 14       7      
Purple Sandpiper 59       7      
American Woodcock 11       6      
Chipping Sparrow 6       6      
Great Egret 6       6      
Horned Lark 140       6      
Pine Siskin 18       6      
Ruddy Turnstone 105       6      
Dunlin 178       5      
Killdeer 9       5      
Northern Gannet 10       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 4       4      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       4      
White-winged Scoter 168       4      
Black-bellied Plover 22       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 6       3      
Common Eider 8       3      
Eurasian Wigeon 3       3      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       3      
Green-winged Teal 49       3      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
Iceland Gull 5       3      
Merlin 3       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Razorbill 7       3      
American Pipit 5       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       2      
Black-headed Gull 2       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 12       2      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
Palm Warbler 8       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Snow Bunting 4       2      
Snow Goose 18       2      
Virginia Rail 3       2      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Common Murre 2       1      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Pink-footed Goose 1       1      
Red-necked Grebe 5       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 42       1      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Total 114,474             

A total of 151 species were reported.

See list of localities in Connecticut with reports.

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