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