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2000 Results: New York

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in New York with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 121       4      
Brant 371       4      
Canada Goose 32,947       332      
Mute Swan 115       30      
Tundra Swan 47       4      
Wood Duck 32       11      
Gadwall 30       8      
American Wigeon 148       12      
American Black Duck 1,844       69      
Mallard 6,423       212      
Northern Shoveler 225       5      
Northern Pintail 6       4      
Green-winged Teal 15       4      
Canvasback 2,004       14      
Redhead 12,148       10      
Ring-necked Duck 186       10      
Greater Scaup 1,506       12      
Lesser Scaup 2,346       7      
King Eider 1       1      
Common Eider 25       1      
Harlequin Duck 10       1      
Surf Scoter 40       1      
White-winged Scoter 254       2      
Black Scoter 15       1      
Long-tailed Duck 228       9      
Bufflehead 811       34      
Common Goldeneye 999       24      
Hooded Merganser 104       19      
Common Merganser 519       33      
Red-breasted Merganser 255       26      
Ruddy Duck 110       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 67       49      
Ruffed Grouse 43       24      
Wild Turkey 3,103       207      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 319       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       5      
Horned Grebe 26       8      
Northern Gannet 37       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 8       3      
Great Cormorant 12       4      
Great Blue Heron 65       41      
Great Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 10       3      
Turkey Vulture 68       28      
Bald Eagle 117       40      
Northern Harrier 37       29      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 123       119      
Cooper's Hawk 93       89      
Northern Goshawk 19       17      
Red-shouldered Hawk 13       13      
Red-tailed Hawk 558       366      
Rough-legged Hawk 32       25      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 31       29      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 6       6      
American Coot 926       18      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 20       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Common Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2,924       79      
Herring Gull 2,796       112      
Iceland Gull 3       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 43       5      
Glaucous Gull 5       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 426       45      
Razorbill 7       1      
Rock Pigeon 5,968       350      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 16,883       2,230      
Eastern Screech-Owl 20       20      
Great Horned Owl 45       31      
Snowy Owl 4       3      
Barred Owl 9       7      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 22       8      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 8       6      
Belted Kingfisher 10       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 56       45      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,044       814      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30       25      
Downy Woodpecker 3,916       2,048      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,379       929      
Northern Flicker 161       135      
Pileated Woodpecker 141       113      
Eastern Phoebe 4       2      
Northern Shrike 27       27      
Blue Jay 7,262       2,033      
American Crow 23,064       1,961      
Fish Crow 27       6      
Common Raven 21       4      
Horned Lark 1,397       28      
Black-capped Chickadee 14,445       2,793      
Tufted Titmouse 4,218       1,534      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,110       697      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3,324       1,805      
Brown Creeper 192       159      
Carolina Wren 283       217      
Winter Wren 88       33      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       5      
Eastern Bluebird 281       79      
Hermit Thrush 16       13      
American Robin 4,449       294      
Gray Catbird 23       14      
Northern Mockingbird 240       174      
European Starling 17,527       1,197      
Bohemian Waxwing 98       3      
Cedar Waxwing 2,242       89      
Lapland Longspur 4       2      
Snow Bunting 4,252       56      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 37       3      
Eastern Towhee 16       11      
American Tree Sparrow 6,219       902      
Field Sparrow 141       30      
Savannah Sparrow 11       3      
Fox Sparrow 100       46      
Song Sparrow 1,502       401      
Swamp Sparrow 38       7      
White-throated Sparrow 2,025       520      
White-crowned Sparrow 108       39      
Dark-eyed Junco 12,304       2,193      
Northern Cardinal 7,277       2,196      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,025       69      
Eastern Meadowlark 5       4      
Rusty Blackbird 34       8      
Common Grackle 1,962       144      
Brown-headed Cowbird 460       53      
Pine Grosbeak 7       3      
Purple Finch 1,479       302      
House Finch 9,342       1,309      
Red Crossbill 13       3      
White-winged Crossbill 4       3      
Common Redpoll 13,656       646      
Hoary Redpoll 4       3      
Pine Siskin 233       54      
American Goldfinch 9,513       1,280      
Evening Grosbeak 1,784       109      
House Sparrow 14,097       1,357      
Total 273,558             

A total of 143 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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