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2011 Results: New Jersey

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See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 56,134       71      
Brant 3,948       39      
Canada Goose 37,208       637      
Mute Swan 667       67      
Tundra Swan 349       15      
Wood Duck 236       39      
Gadwall 202       22      
American Wigeon 376       16      
American Black Duck 4,193       72      
Mallard 4,883       254      
Blue-winged Teal 10       3      
Northern Shoveler 333       23      
Northern Pintail 1,713       23      
Green-winged Teal 772       23      
Canvasback 1,047       19      
Redhead 20       6      
Ring-necked Duck 746       39      
Greater Scaup 4,264       11      
Lesser Scaup 47       9      
Common Eider 21       1      
Harlequin Duck 36       2      
Surf Scoter 76       5      
Black Scoter 134       9      
Long-tailed Duck 65       10      
Bufflehead 768       70      
Common Goldeneye 40       6      
Hooded Merganser 807       92      
Common Merganser 987       70      
Red-breasted Merganser 232       36      
Ruddy Duck 276       26      
Northern Bobwhite 4       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 553       61      
Red-throated Loon 11       2      
Common Loon 13       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       5      
Horned Grebe 7       4      
Northern Gannet 21       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 39       15      
Great Cormorant 48       16      
Great Blue Heron 101       81      
Great Egret 2       2      
Snowy Egret 3       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       2      
Black Vulture 351       97      
Turkey Vulture 1,514       429      
Bald Eagle 77       48      
Northern Harrier 69       43      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 108       104      
Cooper's Hawk 171       153      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 21       20      
Red-tailed Hawk 489       323      
Rough-legged Hawk 9       6      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 6       6      
Merlin 12       9      
Peregrine Falcon 8       8      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 130       14      
Black-bellied Plover 3       2      
Killdeer 73       21      
American Oystercatcher 7       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 12       1      
Sanderling 453       5      
Purple Sandpiper 34       2      
Dunlin 595       5      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 16       7      
Bonaparte's Gull 7       3      
Black-headed Gull 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 6,986       226      
Herring Gull 4,046       187      
Iceland Gull 10       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       2      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 706       91      
Rock Pigeon 1,912       189      
Mourning Dove 6,012       1,251      
Monk Parakeet 26       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 12       9      
Great Horned Owl 12       11      
Barred Owl 7       6      
Long-eared Owl 4       2      
Short-eared Owl 10       6      
Belted Kingfisher 28       27      
Red-headed Woodpecker 62       53      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,027       811      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 23       21      
Downy Woodpecker 1,773       1,071      
Hairy Woodpecker 433       327      
Northern Flicker 149       123      
Pileated Woodpecker 32       28      
Blue Jay 2,915       982      
American Crow 2,818       605      
Fish Crow 667       50      
Common Raven 33       16      
Horned Lark 1       1      
Tree Swallow 8       3      
Carolina Chickadee 1,233       439      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,044       729      
Tufted Titmouse 2,822       1,114      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 145       106      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,372       855      
Brown Creeper 77       66      
Carolina Wren 599       444      
Winter Wren 37       28      
Marsh Wren 13       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 23       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       4      
Eastern Bluebird 267       76      
Hermit Thrush 8       8      
American Robin 4,395       312      
Gray Catbird 28       21      
Northern Mockingbird 333       261      
Brown Thrasher 5       5      
European Starling 11,724       699      
American Pipit 2       1      
Cedar Waxwing 11       4      
Snow Bunting 7       3      
Pine Warbler 6       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 62       42      
Eastern Towhee 22       14      
American Tree Sparrow 666       156      
Chipping Sparrow 68       21      
Field Sparrow 217       62      
Savannah Sparrow 27       15      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 178       83      
Song Sparrow 801       375      
Swamp Sparrow 34       10      
White-throated Sparrow 3,521       827      
White-crowned Sparrow 131       57      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,312       1,387      
Northern Cardinal 4,437       1,415      
Red-winged Blackbird 7,784       520      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       2      
Rusty Blackbird 33       15      
Common Grackle 27,072       616      
Boat-tailed Grackle 84       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,278       171      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 364       121      
House Finch 3,660       799      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 5       5      
Pine Siskin 412       49      
American Goldfinch 3,641       711      
House Sparrow 7,162       849      
Total 252,447             

A total of 149 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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