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2012 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
 
Mourning Dove 7,726       1,640      
Northern Cardinal 4,191       1,573      
Dark-eyed Junco 8,439       1,404      
Tufted Titmouse 3,389       1,307      
Downy Woodpecker 2,147       1,251      
Blue Jay 3,749       1,203      
House Finch 6,023       1,153      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,407       1,035      
House Sparrow 7,647       926      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,637       914      
European Starling 14,730       870      
White-throated Sparrow 3,656       869      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,761       726      
American Robin 13,014       725      
American Crow 6,093       712      
Canada Goose 38,699       646      
Common Grackle 59,448       642      
American Goldfinch 2,544       635      
Turkey Vulture 2,359       594      
Carolina Chickadee 1,621       580      
Carolina Wren 754       520      
Song Sparrow 1,282       434      
Red-tailed Hawk 679       419      
Red-winged Blackbird 15,246       415      
Mallard 5,448       364      
Hairy Woodpecker 444       330      
Northern Mockingbird 429       325      
Ring-billed Gull 10,129       243      
Herring Gull 10,778       240      
Rock Pigeon 2,038       220      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2,287       169      
Eastern Bluebird 647       165      
Northern Flicker 200       141      
Purple Finch 409       139      
Mute Swan 885       121      
Hooded Merganser 775       111      
Cooper's Hawk 124       108      
Black Vulture 374       107      
Great Blue Heron 241       104      
Bufflehead 1,805       96      
American Tree Sparrow 540       95      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 290       94      
Great Black-backed Gull 1,303       90      
Bald Eagle 144       88      
American Black Duck 3,748       84      
Brown Creeper 91       76      
Belted Kingfisher 80       72      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 72       67      
Fish Crow 682       66      
Field Sparrow 311       63      
Common Merganser 763       60      
Ring-necked Duck 1,567       57      
Brant 5,670       54      
Wild Turkey 679       54      
Pileated Woodpecker 65       53      
American Coot 1,156       51      
Red-headed Woodpecker 53       50      
Northern Harrier 90       48      
Chipping Sparrow 110       44      
Snow Goose 46,106       44      
White-crowned Sparrow 144       44      
Red-breasted Merganser 321       40      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 56       39      
Pine Siskin 104       34      
Northern Pintail 2,198       32      
Cedar Waxwing 333       31      
Gadwall 383       30      
Double-crested Cormorant 106       28      
Hermit Thrush 29       28      
Common Loon 139       26      
Winter Wren 34       25      
American Wigeon 941       24      
Northern Shoveler 836       24      
Pied-billed Grebe 41       23      
Red-shouldered Hawk 31       23      
Great Horned Owl 28       22      
Green-winged Teal 529       22      
Peregrine Falcon 22       22      
Ruddy Duck 262       22      
Fox Sparrow 38       21      
Killdeer 53       21      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 21       21      
Gray Catbird 26       20      
Boat-tailed Grackle 160       19      
Wood Duck 88       18      
Great Egret 27       16      
Eastern Towhee 48       15      
Greater Scaup 511       14      
Tundra Swan 303       14      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28       13      
Lesser Scaup 819       13      
Long-tailed Duck 272       13      
Swamp Sparrow 43       13      
Canvasback 430       12      
Common Raven 87       12      
Great Cormorant 20       12      
Red-throated Loon 145       12      
Baltimore Oriole 10       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       10      
American Kestrel 9       9      
Common Goldeneye 191       8      
Marsh Wren 11       8      
Northern Gannet 35       8      
American Pipit 97       7      
American Woodcock 10       7      
Dunlin 624       7      
Purple Sandpiper 50       7      
Ring-necked Pheasant 12       7      
Savannah Sparrow 17       7      
Surf Scoter 68       7      
Black Scoter 48       6      
Bonaparte's Gull 21       6      
Brown Thrasher 6       6      
Horned Grebe 22       6      
Snowy Owl 6       6      
Razorbill 5       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 25       4      
Merlin 4       4      
Rusty Blackbird 20       4      
American Oystercatcher 7       3      
Barred Owl 5       3      
Common Eider 38       3      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 10       3      
Harlequin Duck 62       3      
Redhead 24       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 53       3      
Sandhill Crane 20       3      
Tricolored Heron 4       3      
Blue-winged Teal 5       2      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       2      
Horned Lark 4       2      
Ovenbird 2       2      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       2      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 5       2      
Sanderling 6       2      
Seaside Sparrow 3       2      
White-winged Scoter 141       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 10       1      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Common Redpoll 2       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Monk Parakeet 22       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Snow Bunting 2       1      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Tree Swallow 6       1      
White-eyed Vireo 2       1      
Total 320,199             

A total of 157 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Jersey with reports.

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