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2002 Results: New Jersey

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 6,034       24      
Ross's Goose 2       2      
Brant 5,028       21      
Canada Goose 26,144       400      
Mute Swan 503       57      
Tundra Swan 250       5      
Wood Duck 80       14      
Gadwall 162       15      
American Wigeon 356       21      
American Black Duck 1,271       54      
Mallard 4,649       253      
Northern Shoveler 82       12      
Northern Pintail 462       8      
Green-winged Teal 106       8      
Canvasback 593       17      
Redhead 172       8      
Ring-necked Duck 278       25      
Greater Scaup 1,639       15      
Lesser Scaup 245       9      
Common Eider 2       1      
Harlequin Duck 6       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 37       3      
Long-tailed Duck 60       8      
Bufflehead 581       29      
Common Goldeneye 118       7      
Hooded Merganser 585       61      
Common Merganser 129       26      
Red-breasted Merganser 306       22      
Ruddy Duck 100       14      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 21       12      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 305       27      
Red-throated Loon 21       7      
Common Loon 9       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 33       12      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 84       11      
Great Cormorant 9       6      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 158       86      
Great Egret 14       4      
Black Vulture 124       26      
Turkey Vulture 1,077       236      
Osprey 3       2      
Bald Eagle 19       15      
Northern Harrier 76       40      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 86       73      
Cooper's Hawk 36       36      
Northern Goshawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 352       234      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       2      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 14       14      
Merlin 6       6      
Peregrine Falcon 5       5      
Clapper Rail 5       1      
American Coot 244       18      
Sandhill Crane 6       1      
Black-bellied Plover 3       3      
Killdeer 34       16      
American Oystercatcher 56       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 8       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 33       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 3       2      
Sanderling 539       12      
Purple Sandpiper 3       2      
Dunlin 330       6      
Short-billed Dowitcher 7       1      
Common Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 14       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 37       6      
Laughing Gull 259       21      
Ring-billed Gull 3,970       137      
Herring Gull 2,585       159      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 52       5      
Glaucous Gull 20       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 189       40      
Rock Pigeon 2,666       216      
Mourning Dove 6,311       1,094      
Eastern Screech-Owl 8       7      
Great Horned Owl 17       14      
Snowy Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 6       5      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 40       38      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 727       542      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 22       18      
Downy Woodpecker 1,166       703      
Hairy Woodpecker 171       114      
Northern Flicker 147       101      
Pileated Woodpecker 24       16      
Eastern Phoebe 6       4      
Blue Jay 2,541       813      
American Crow 8,649       705      
Fish Crow 101       20      
Common Raven 46       16      
Horned Lark 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,002       314      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,619       687      
Tufted Titmouse 2,420       874      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 198       129      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,122       644      
Brown Creeper 99       68      
Carolina Wren 568       363      
Winter Wren 34       15      
Marsh Wren 20       10      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 11       7      
Eastern Bluebird 282       70      
Swainson's Thrush 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 14       10      
American Robin 4,263       375      
Gray Catbird 55       36      
Northern Mockingbird 357       273      
Brown Thrasher 16       9      
European Starling 13,023       629      
Cedar Waxwing 321       31      
Snow Bunting 60       1      
Pine Warbler 7       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 148       44      
Eastern Towhee 25       15      
American Tree Sparrow 220       61      
Chipping Sparrow 126       46      
Field Sparrow 55       14      
Savannah Sparrow 31       10      
Fox Sparrow 106       49      
Song Sparrow 835       230      
Swamp Sparrow 63       19      
White-throated Sparrow 2,594       495      
White-crowned Sparrow 66       20      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,784       846      
Northern Cardinal 2,429       869      
Dickcissel 4       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 4,995       269      
Eastern Meadowlark 19       5      
Rusty Blackbird 351       17      
Common Grackle 162,352       315      
Boat-tailed Grackle 236       21      
Brown-headed Cowbird 882       72      
Purple Finch 705       153      
House Finch 4,434       765      
Common Redpoll 20       7      
Pine Siskin 83       18      
American Goldfinch 3,541       593      
Evening Grosbeak 9       5      
House Sparrow 5,024       701      
Total 305,182             

A total of 153 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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