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2007 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 53,013       32      
Brant 2,660       34      
Barnacle Goose 3       3      
Cackling Goose 3       3      
Canada Goose 39,599       411      
Mute Swan 207       51      
Tundra Swan 23       8      
Wood Duck 15       6      
Gadwall 84       8      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 188       17      
American Black Duck 3,315       74      
Mallard 4,338       204      
Northern Shoveler 69       14      
Northern Pintail 1,077       15      
Green-winged Teal 41       11      
Canvasback 76       14      
Redhead 110       14      
Ring-necked Duck 1,162       29      
Greater Scaup 2,580       11      
Lesser Scaup 887       13      
Harlequin Duck 9       1      
White-winged Scoter 22       6      
Long-tailed Duck 183       10      
Bufflehead 1,354       51      
Common Goldeneye 278       16      
Hooded Merganser 672       62      
Common Merganser 328       53      
Red-breasted Merganser 157       28      
Ruddy Duck 184       24      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 20       11      
Wild Turkey 616       60      
Red-throated Loon 14       6      
Common Loon 86       21      
Pied-billed Grebe 19       16      
Horned Grebe 12       6      
Red-necked Grebe 10       8      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       12      
Great Cormorant 18       4      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 143       78      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13       5      
Black Vulture 210       46      
Turkey Vulture 961       331      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 67       41      
Northern Harrier 74       48      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 103       94      
Cooper's Hawk 157       143      
Northern Goshawk 5       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 35       27      
Red-tailed Hawk 407       276      
Rough-legged Hawk 7       7      
American Kestrel 13       12      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 8       8      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 1,166       44      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 25       1      
Killdeer 17       11      
American Oystercatcher 31       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Sanderling 12       2      
Western Sandpiper 4       1      
Dunlin 98       8      
Short-billed Dowitcher 2       1      
Wilson's Snipe 4       2      
American Woodcock 16       10      
Black-legged Kittiwake 4       2      
Black-headed Gull 18       5      
Little Gull 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 6,284       185      
Herring Gull 3,808       158      
Iceland Gull 13       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 906       65      
Rock Pigeon 3,385       209      
Mourning Dove 9,606       1,469      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       6      
Great Horned Owl 19       16      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 40       31      
Red-headed Woodpecker 78       54      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,333       982      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 78       69      
Downy Woodpecker 2,322       1,242      
Hairy Woodpecker 435       299      
Northern Flicker 228       157      
Pileated Woodpecker 33       26      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Northern Shrike 3       2      
Blue Jay 4,174       1,295      
American Crow 4,393       596      
Fish Crow 81       23      
Common Raven 47       17      
Horned Lark 33       3      
Tree Swallow 22       8      
Carolina Chickadee 970       332      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,024       915      
Tufted Titmouse 4,375       1,294      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 122       62      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,606       905      
Brown Creeper 108       88      
Carolina Wren 1,075       676      
Winter Wren 208       63      
Marsh Wren 16       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 21       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       7      
Eastern Bluebird 470       103      
Hermit Thrush 67       59      
American Robin 4,445       435      
Gray Catbird 52       30      
Northern Mockingbird 468       383      
Brown Thrasher 15       13      
European Starling 10,469       895      
American Pipit 4       3      
Cedar Waxwing 194       26      
Lapland Longspur 13       4      
Snow Bunting 69       6      
Pine Warbler 18       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 205       73      
Eastern Towhee 48       24      
American Tree Sparrow 1,060       211      
Chipping Sparrow 346       111      
Field Sparrow 225       40      
Savannah Sparrow 37       14      
Nelson's Sparrow 2       1      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 164       96      
Song Sparrow 1,332       535      
Swamp Sparrow 26       14      
White-throated Sparrow 6,105       1,031      
White-crowned Sparrow 229       62      
Dark-eyed Junco 13,690       1,605      
Northern Cardinal 5,748       1,625      
Dickcissel 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,997       226      
Eastern Meadowlark 5       1      
Rusty Blackbird 351       14      
Common Grackle 14,440       445      
Boat-tailed Grackle 63       10      
Brown-headed Cowbird 853       146      
Baltimore Oriole 12       8      
Purple Finch 868       192      
House Finch 4,978       980      
Common Redpoll 16       8      
Pine Siskin 109       32      
American Goldfinch 3,658       677      
Evening Grosbeak 7       3      
House Sparrow 8,240       949      
Total 247,069             

A total of 160 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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