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