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2002 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 225       14      
Brant 301       8      
Barnacle Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 56,952       509      
Mute Swan 305       75      
Trumpeter Swan 10       3      
Tundra Swan 1,724       11      
Wood Duck 34       12      
Gadwall 235       22      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 148       18      
American Black Duck 1,949       105      
Mallard 8,661       313      
Northern Shoveler 180       11      
Northern Pintail 18       3      
Green-winged Teal 8       4      
Canvasback 694       13      
Redhead 500       9      
Ring-necked Duck 341       23      
Greater Scaup 666       18      
Lesser Scaup 494       17      
King Eider 2       1      
Common Eider 538       1      
Surf Scoter 7,045       6      
White-winged Scoter 5,106       8      
Black Scoter 272       2      
Long-tailed Duck 399       10      
Bufflehead 681       58      
Common Goldeneye 2,688       50      
Hooded Merganser 272       44      
Common Merganser 2,738       73      
Red-breasted Merganser 448       40      
Ruddy Duck 1,212       17      
Ring-necked Pheasant 46       28      
Ruffed Grouse 81       34      
Wild Turkey 3,118       163      
Red-throated Loon 35       8      
Common Loon 104       18      
Pied-billed Grebe 42       21      
Horned Grebe 43       9      
Northern Gannet 45       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 232       24      
Great Cormorant 22       9      
Great Blue Heron 84       60      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       2      
Black Vulture 14       5      
Turkey Vulture 218       61      
Osprey 2       1      
Bald Eagle 86       41      
Northern Harrier 109       37      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 95       95      
Cooper's Hawk 94       85      
Northern Goshawk 16       16      
Red-shouldered Hawk 19       13      
Red-tailed Hawk 714       455      
Rough-legged Hawk 44       19      
Golden Eagle 5       2      
American Kestrel 45       37      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 6       5      
American Coot 1,536       31      
Black-bellied Plover 21       3      
Killdeer 14       8      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 610       6      
Dunlin 156       2      
American Woodcock 13       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 912       10      
Ring-billed Gull 13,997       208      
Herring Gull 11,845       210      
Iceland Gull 10       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 7       6      
Glaucous Gull 3       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 1,097       85      
Razorbill 7       2      
Rock Pigeon 6,899       388      
Mourning Dove 13,707       2,060      
Monk Parakeet 38       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       6      
Great Horned Owl 29       22      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 16       14      
Short-eared Owl 20       6      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 22       21      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,127       859      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30       25      
Downy Woodpecker 3,507       1,915      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,297       891      
Northern Flicker 238       156      
Pileated Woodpecker 139       115      
Eastern Phoebe 21       7      
Northern Shrike 3       3      
Gray Jay 8       5      
Blue Jay 8,229       1,820      
American Crow 15,410       1,811      
Fish Crow 37       13      
Common Raven 142       57      
Horned Lark 109       13      
Black-capped Chickadee 12,464       2,503      
Tufted Titmouse 3,986       1,482      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,019       642      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3,313       1,745      
Brown Creeper 160       123      
Carolina Wren 300       211      
Winter Wren 31       18      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 43       24      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 399       131      
Hermit Thrush 10       9      
American Robin 2,952       321      
Gray Catbird 15       11      
Northern Mockingbird 228       174      
European Starling 34,357       1,049      
Bohemian Waxwing 92       3      
Cedar Waxwing 1,276       80      
Snow Bunting 353       16      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 68       12      
Eastern Towhee 46       11      
American Tree Sparrow 3,468       612      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Field Sparrow 76       25      
Savannah Sparrow 9       5      
Fox Sparrow 66       34      
Song Sparrow 1,103       290      
Swamp Sparrow 28       17      
White-throated Sparrow 2,420       478      
White-crowned Sparrow 109       43      
Dark-eyed Junco 8,290       1,549      
Northern Cardinal 5,553       1,874      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,119       230      
Eastern Meadowlark 9       5      
Rusty Blackbird 24       8      
Common Grackle 1,610       94      
Boat-tailed Grackle 12       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 691       61      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 67       12      
Purple Finch 1,334       272      
House Finch 7,603       1,196      
Red Crossbill 11       4      
White-winged Crossbill 162       19      
Common Redpoll 6,424       286      
Hoary Redpoll 5       5      
Pine Siskin 456       70      
American Goldfinch 7,878       1,170      
Evening Grosbeak 1,954       96      
House Sparrow 11,510       1,099      
Total 305,573             

A total of 151 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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