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2003 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 651       7      
Brant 690       9      
Canada Goose 15,095       215      
Mute Swan 156       12      
Tundra Swan 49       4      
Wood Duck 11       6      
Gadwall 24       3      
American Wigeon 33       3      
American Black Duck 532       35      
Mallard 2,368       97      
Northern Shoveler 10       1      
Northern Pintail 159       3      
Green-winged Teal 3       1      
Canvasback 34       4      
Ring-necked Duck 39       6      
Greater Scaup 34       5      
Lesser Scaup 186       3      
Black Scoter 12       1      
Long-tailed Duck 7       1      
Bufflehead 272       25      
Common Goldeneye 18       3      
Hooded Merganser 112       17      
Common Merganser 79       14      
Red-breasted Merganser 130       10      
Ruddy Duck 19       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 9       5      
Wild Turkey 472       34      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 11       4      
Horned Grebe 3       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Great Cormorant 4       3      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 50       27      
Great Egret 5       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 53       28      
Turkey Vulture 376       125      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 11       10      
Northern Harrier 24       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 86       83      
Cooper's Hawk 62       60      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 240       168      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       2      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 32       20      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 44       3      
American Oystercatcher 6       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 4       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 42       2      
Dunlin 175       1      
American Woodcock 3       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       1      
Laughing Gull 135       10      
Ring-billed Gull 1,004       63      
Herring Gull 876       81      
Great Black-backed Gull 160       21      
Rock Pigeon 2,009       200      
Mourning Dove 7,282       1,108      
Monk Parakeet 14       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 12       11      
Great Horned Owl 9       9      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 14       13      
Red-headed Woodpecker 17       16      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 890       708      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 44       40      
Downy Woodpecker 1,474       847      
Hairy Woodpecker 208       148      
Northern Flicker 129       84      
Pileated Woodpecker 17       15      
Eastern Phoebe 8       4      
Blue Jay 2,884       932      
American Crow 3,162       509      
Fish Crow 24       11      
Common Raven 14       2      
Horned Lark 15       1      
Carolina Chickadee 793       320      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,061       414      
Tufted Titmouse 2,735       981      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 21       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,035       589      
Brown Creeper 57       48      
Carolina Wren 719       524      
Winter Wren 35       30      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       13      
Eastern Bluebird 158       40      
Hermit Thrush 37       32      
American Robin 1,731       201      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Gray Catbird 13       12      
Northern Mockingbird 408       348      
Brown Thrasher 8       7      
European Starling 6,104       729      
Cedar Waxwing 679       48      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Snow Bunting 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 110       63      
Eastern Towhee 64       37      
American Tree Sparrow 472       143      
Chipping Sparrow 186       46      
Field Sparrow 59       19      
Savannah Sparrow 4       4      
Fox Sparrow 220       126      
Song Sparrow 1,498       502      
Swamp Sparrow 18       9      
White-throated Sparrow 5,973       864      
White-crowned Sparrow 93       43      
Dark-eyed Junco 15,068       1,286      
Northern Cardinal 4,636       1,223      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,705       217      
Eastern Meadowlark 15       5      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 14       3      
Common Grackle 6,255       334      
Boat-tailed Grackle 64       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,033       151      
House Finch 4,411       707      
American Goldfinch 3,700       595      
House Sparrow 5,614       740      
Total 110,700             

A total of 132 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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