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2005 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 36,462       25      
Brant 2,767       18      
Canada Goose 49,573       368      
Mute Swan 585       59      
Tundra Swan 20       1      
Wood Duck 43       12      
Gadwall 122       14      
American Wigeon 266       28      
American Black Duck 3,805       68      
Mallard 3,366       179      
Northern Shoveler 64       8      
Northern Pintail 200       17      
Green-winged Teal 172       9      
Canvasback 68       8      
Redhead 6       4      
Ring-necked Duck 221       18      
Greater Scaup 5,566       10      
Lesser Scaup 95       7      
King Eider 1       1      
Harlequin Duck 48       4      
Surf Scoter 392       8      
White-winged Scoter 16       4      
Black Scoter 810       7      
Long-tailed Duck 269       11      
Bufflehead 400       33      
Common Goldeneye 62       7      
Hooded Merganser 355       46      
Common Merganser 278       36      
Red-breasted Merganser 130       22      
Ruddy Duck 51       8      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       1      
Wild Turkey 720       50      
Red-throated Loon 73       10      
Common Loon 79       13      
Pied-billed Grebe 15       8      
Horned Grebe 6       3      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 50       18      
Great Cormorant 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 93       48      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 21       10      
Black Vulture 255       33      
Turkey Vulture 795       205      
Bald Eagle 41       24      
Northern Harrier 70       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 85       82      
Cooper's Hawk 109       92      
Northern Goshawk 5       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 19       14      
Red-tailed Hawk 290       209      
American Kestrel 16       15      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 9       8      
American Coot 109       9      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 18       2      
Semipalmated Plover 5       1      
Killdeer 12       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 13       2      
Sanderling 30       3      
Western Sandpiper 1       1      
Purple Sandpiper 146       4      
Dunlin 796       9      
American Woodcock 5       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 78       3      
Black-headed Gull 68       14      
Little Gull 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 3,088       125      
Herring Gull 3,937       150      
Iceland Gull 31       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 69       4      
Glaucous Gull 19       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 456       44      
Razorbill 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,861       148      
Mourning Dove 7,558       1,125      
Eastern Screech-Owl 8       8      
Great Horned Owl 15       12      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 12       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 62       47      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 910       677      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 28       26      
Downy Woodpecker 1,601       877      
Hairy Woodpecker 292       204      
Northern Flicker 146       112      
Pileated Woodpecker 15       13      
Eastern Phoebe 11       4      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,923       640      
American Crow 3,051       420      
Fish Crow 346       26      
Common Raven 45       19      
Tree Swallow 20       5      
Carolina Chickadee 985       315      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,299       734      
Tufted Titmouse 2,521       888      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 153       110      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,293       741      
Brown Creeper 70       63      
Carolina Wren 631       408      
Winter Wren 78       35      
Marsh Wren 8       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 23       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 21       11      
Eastern Bluebird 222       60      
Hermit Thrush 28       20      
American Robin 2,587       345      
Gray Catbird 45       29      
Northern Mockingbird 342       235      
Brown Thrasher 9       8      
European Starling 8,039       589      
Cedar Waxwing 87       10      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 202       106      
Eastern Towhee 20       16      
American Tree Sparrow 805       169      
Chipping Sparrow 198       65      
Field Sparrow 364       56      
Savannah Sparrow 28       16      
Seaside Sparrow 8       1      
Fox Sparrow 163       93      
Song Sparrow 641       304      
Swamp Sparrow 36       13      
White-throated Sparrow 3,744       623      
White-crowned Sparrow 172       37      
Dark-eyed Junco 9,556       1,106      
Northern Cardinal 3,954       1,137      
Dickcissel 3       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,795       259      
Eastern Meadowlark 7       3      
Rusty Blackbird 78       13      
Common Grackle 4,619       305      
Boat-tailed Grackle 323       17      
Brown-headed Cowbird 771       117      
Purple Finch 691       165      
House Finch 4,085       759      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 3       2      
Pine Siskin 199       35      
American Goldfinch 3,768       613      
Evening Grosbeak 47       4      
House Sparrow 4,816       591      
Total 197,323             

A total of 148 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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