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2010 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 11,078       32      
Brant 1,580       37      
Canada Goose 36,916       437      
Mute Swan 303       45      
Tundra Swan 1,333       8      
Wood Duck 13       5      
Gadwall 53       11      
American Wigeon 14       3      
American Black Duck 459       53      
Mallard 3,317       182      
Northern Shoveler 34       7      
Northern Pintail 37       6      
Green-winged Teal 14       3      
Canvasback 752       6      
Redhead 16       3      
Ring-necked Duck 455       20      
Greater Scaup 343       6      
Lesser Scaup 77       10      
Common Eider 6       2      
Harlequin Duck 23       1      
Surf Scoter 17       3      
White-winged Scoter 6       1      
Black Scoter 46       4      
Long-tailed Duck 311       12      
Bufflehead 795       50      
Common Goldeneye 203       10      
Hooded Merganser 544       66      
Common Merganser 579       61      
Red-breasted Merganser 76       21      
Ruddy Duck 50       11      
Ring-necked Pheasant 14       9      
Wild Turkey 587       60      
Common Loon 33       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 19       9      
Horned Grebe 8       2      
Northern Gannet 34       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 49       14      
Great Cormorant 12       3      
Great Blue Heron 81       63      
Great Egret 10       4      
Snowy Egret 4       1      
Black Vulture 138       61      
Turkey Vulture 1,116       415      
Bald Eagle 65       45      
Northern Harrier 69       42      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 95       87      
Cooper's Hawk 119       113      
Red-shouldered Hawk 27       24      
Red-tailed Hawk 437       305      
Rough-legged Hawk 6       6      
American Kestrel 17       12      
Merlin 5       5      
Peregrine Falcon 19       16      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 168       8      
Killdeer 11       4      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Sanderling 91       5      
Purple Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 79       3      
American Woodcock 22       11      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 5,762       179      
Herring Gull 5,333       183      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Glaucous Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 498       75      
Rock Pigeon 2,187       219      
Mourning Dove 7,549       1,564      
Monk Parakeet 9       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       7      
Great Horned Owl 11       10      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 26       23      
Red-headed Woodpecker 53       45      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,308       988      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 55       51      
Downy Woodpecker 2,237       1,323      
Hairy Woodpecker 403       313      
Northern Flicker 272       193      
Pileated Woodpecker 47       34      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Northern Shrike 3       3      
Blue Jay 4,999       1,517      
American Crow 25,454       740      
Fish Crow 325       54      
Common Raven 38       15      
Horned Lark 330       12      
Tree Swallow 37       7      
Carolina Chickadee 1,604       577      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,606       853      
Tufted Titmouse 4,023       1,465      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 130       76      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,579       905      
Brown Creeper 93       65      
Carolina Wren 1,132       782      
Winter Wren 96       49      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 26       16      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       11      
Eastern Bluebird 383       106      
Hermit Thrush 52       36      
American Robin 8,613       702      
Gray Catbird 40       25      
Northern Mockingbird 377       319      
Brown Thrasher 20       17      
European Starling 13,629       1,033      
American Pipit 12       7      
Cedar Waxwing 339       24      
Snow Bunting 98       4      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 367       131      
Yellow-breasted Chat 5       5      
Eastern Towhee 69       40      
American Tree Sparrow 1,316       326      
Chipping Sparrow 284       91      
Field Sparrow 371       73      
Savannah Sparrow 212       41      
Seaside Sparrow 6       2      
Fox Sparrow 301       112      
Song Sparrow 2,234       805      
Swamp Sparrow 94       27      
White-throated Sparrow 8,154       1,242      
White-crowned Sparrow 201       75      
Dark-eyed Junco 17,948       1,993      
Northern Cardinal 5,447       1,861      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,754       330      
Eastern Meadowlark 34       6      
Rusty Blackbird 31       11      
Common Grackle 16,770       612      
Boat-tailed Grackle 78       13      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,940       173      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 617       182      
House Finch 4,474       1,005      
Pine Siskin 186       53      
American Goldfinch 4,503       881      
House Sparrow 8,560       1,066      
Total 231,576             

A total of 141 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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