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2007 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 154       13      
Brant 3,793       21      
Canada Goose 48,203       401      
Mute Swan 1,376       77      
Tundra Swan 196       21      
Wood Duck 28       9      
Gadwall 263       18      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 803       16      
American Black Duck 2,170       120      
Mallard 11,469       326      
Northern Shoveler 566       12      
Northern Pintail 19       12      
Green-winged Teal 86       11      
Canvasback 771       32      
Redhead 3,470       44      
Ring-necked Duck 1,425       36      
Greater Scaup 3,034       24      
Lesser Scaup 651       25      
King Eider 2       1      
Common Eider 555       6      
Surf Scoter 2,060       11      
White-winged Scoter 1,600       20      
Black Scoter 667       8      
Long-tailed Duck 2,437       31      
Bufflehead 791       63      
Common Goldeneye 2,255       46      
Hooded Merganser 271       55      
Common Merganser 3,335       100      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,041       54      
Ruddy Duck 288       20      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 74       43      
Ruffed Grouse 70       48      
Wild Turkey 2,827       263      
Red-throated Loon 38       10      
Common Loon 172       25      
Pied-billed Grebe 37       13      
Horned Grebe 53       18      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 6       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 154       13      
Great Cormorant 50       7      
Great Blue Heron 91       55      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 7       4      
Turkey Vulture 141       66      
Bald Eagle 237       78      
Northern Harrier 75       47      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 162       156      
Cooper's Hawk 216       207      
Northern Goshawk 22       21      
Red-shouldered Hawk 34       21      
Red-tailed Hawk 699       497      
Rough-legged Hawk 62       35      
Golden Eagle 9       4      
American Kestrel 27       24      
Merlin 14       12      
Peregrine Falcon 18       15      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
American Coot 819       39      
Black-bellied Plover 94       5      
Killdeer 3       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 25       1      
Sanderling 114       6      
Purple Sandpiper 8       1      
Dunlin 11       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 7       1      
Wilson's Snipe 6       3      
American Woodcock 3       3      
Black-legged Kittiwake 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 90       11      
Ring-billed Gull 13,576       240      
Herring Gull 7,523       209      
Iceland Gull 8       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       5      
Slaty-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 10       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 1,321       114      
Rock Pigeon 5,724       427      
Mourning Dove 20,906       2,864      
Monk Parakeet 641       47      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 36       16      
Great Horned Owl 27       22      
Snowy Owl 6       6      
Barred Owl 23       16      
Long-eared Owl 5       4      
Short-eared Owl 79       14      
Belted Kingfisher 21       20      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,177       1,687      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 59       56      
Downy Woodpecker 6,302       3,158      
Hairy Woodpecker 2,399       1,609      
Black-backed Woodpecker 5       3      
Northern Flicker 315       251      
Pileated Woodpecker 238       201      
Northern Shrike 17       11      
Gray Jay 27       9      
Blue Jay 14,282       3,154      
American Crow 24,186       2,110      
Fish Crow 41       14      
Common Raven 270       118      
Horned Lark 1,592       48      
Tree Swallow 88       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 18,184       3,796      
Boreal Chickadee 25       7      
Tufted Titmouse 6,218       2,436      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 802       510      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4,378       2,441      
Brown Creeper 200       172      
Carolina Wren 807       597      
Winter Wren 77       48      
Marsh Wren 5       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 31       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 345       109      
Hermit Thrush 39       33      
American Robin 2,225       366      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Gray Catbird 18       13      
Northern Mockingbird 318       257      
Brown Thrasher 8       8      
European Starling 16,883       1,676      
American Pipit 8       4      
Bohemian Waxwing 63       2      
Cedar Waxwing 433       52      
Lapland Longspur 102       17      
Smith's Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 2,529       101      
Pine Warbler 11       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 102       18      
Yellow-breasted Chat 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 48       38      
American Tree Sparrow 9,911       1,505      
Chipping Sparrow 59       29      
Field Sparrow 199       53      
Savannah Sparrow 41       12      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 136       61      
Song Sparrow 1,916       604      
Swamp Sparrow 64       27      
White-throated Sparrow 4,957       967      
White-crowned Sparrow 266       94      
Dark-eyed Junco 25,158       3,370      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 11,488       3,322      
Red-winged Blackbird 765       98      
Eastern Meadowlark 17       6      
Rusty Blackbird 20       7      
Common Grackle 2,387       210      
Brown-headed Cowbird 947       178      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 6       1      
Purple Finch 1,884       476      
House Finch 7,578       1,469      
Red Crossbill 79       6      
White-winged Crossbill 115       8      
Common Redpoll 161       43      
Pine Siskin 242       46      
American Goldfinch 16,846       1,947      
Evening Grosbeak 245       25      
House Sparrow 16,035       1,758      
Total 357,579             

A total of 166 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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