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2006 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 5,021       30      
Brant 998       14      
Barnacle Goose 1       1      
Cackling Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 35,480       441      
Mute Swan 496       76      
Tundra Swan 312       8      
Wood Duck 39       14      
Gadwall 260       13      
Eurasian Wigeon 4       2      
American Wigeon 357       25      
American Black Duck 1,783       84      
Mallard 7,940       301      
Northern Shoveler 507       20      
Northern Pintail 20       10      
Green-winged Teal 16       4      
Canvasback 394       15      
Redhead 2,557       18      
Ring-necked Duck 362       28      
Greater Scaup 151       11      
Lesser Scaup 365       16      
Common Eider 58       1      
Surf Scoter 368       6      
White-winged Scoter 257       5      
Black Scoter 274       4      
Long-tailed Duck 666       22      
Bufflehead 589       44      
Common Goldeneye 970       44      
Hooded Merganser 289       58      
Common Merganser 706       72      
Red-breasted Merganser 335       28      
Ruddy Duck 490       20      
Northern Bobwhite 7       1      
Gray Partridge 7       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 34       23      
Ruffed Grouse 50       31      
Wild Turkey 4,014       222      
Red-throated Loon 11       5      
Common Loon 58       14      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       8      
Horned Grebe 28       6      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 11       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 9       8      
Great Cormorant 18       6      
Great Blue Heron 56       36      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 7       3      
Black Vulture 30       12      
Turkey Vulture 139       54      
Bald Eagle 106       52      
Northern Harrier 39       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 128       125      
Cooper's Hawk 133       128      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 35       27      
Red-tailed Hawk 662       442      
Rough-legged Hawk 28       23      
Golden Eagle 4       3      
American Kestrel 26       24      
Merlin 9       9      
Peregrine Falcon 14       12      
American Coot 843       20      
Killdeer 6       4      
Sanderling 209       6      
Dunlin 31       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 80       5      
Ring-billed Gull 11,748       174      
Herring Gull 4,665       165      
Iceland Gull 9       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 17       9      
Glaucous Gull 14       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 535       69      
Rock Pigeon 4,558       313      
Mourning Dove 13,867       2,161      
Monk Parakeet 237       15      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 19       9      
Great Horned Owl 18       13      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Northern Hawk Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 21       16      
Long-eared Owl 6       6      
Short-eared Owl 4       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 16       16      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,451       1,120      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 25       23      
Downy Woodpecker 5,054       2,482      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,834       1,205      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 222       156      
Pileated Woodpecker 145       128      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Gray Jay 7       4      
Blue Jay 7,463       1,960      
American Crow 18,395       1,690      
Fish Crow 22       9      
Common Raven 66       32      
Horned Lark 232       16      
Black-capped Chickadee 16,217       3,088      
Boreal Chickadee 16       5      
Tufted Titmouse 4,652       1,857      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,109       695      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3,724       2,097      
Brown Creeper 207       170      
Carolina Wren 316       242      
Winter Wren 11       11      
Marsh Wren 14       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 24       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Eastern Bluebird 279       93      
Hermit Thrush 9       8      
American Robin 2,608       264      
Gray Catbird 26       21      
Northern Mockingbird 182       146      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 16,253       961      
American Pipit 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 75       2      
Cedar Waxwing 1,717       85      
Lapland Longspur 58       3      
Snow Bunting 487       25      
Pine Warbler 14       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       6      
Eastern Towhee 22       20      
American Tree Sparrow 4,673       882      
Chipping Sparrow 7       4      
Field Sparrow 57       43      
Savannah Sparrow 30       9      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 33       28      
Song Sparrow 1,304       425      
Swamp Sparrow 71       22      
White-throated Sparrow 2,699       667      
White-crowned Sparrow 220       82      
Dark-eyed Junco 12,970       2,200      
Northern Cardinal 7,132       2,272      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,032       182      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       1      
Rusty Blackbird 29       6      
Common Grackle 1,238       158      
Boat-tailed Grackle 6       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 539       94      
Pine Grosbeak 3       2      
Purple Finch 1,429       319      
House Finch 5,785       1,076      
Red Crossbill 14       2      
Common Redpoll 1,988       147      
Pine Siskin 888       125      
American Goldfinch 14,519       1,710      
Evening Grosbeak 984       41      
House Sparrow 11,916       1,239      
Total 257,180             

A total of 154 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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