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2009 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 5       3      
Snow Goose 11,120       46      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Brant 3,606       37      
Canada Goose 70,176       623      
Mute Swan 861       121      
Trumpeter Swan 23       4      
Tundra Swan 238       7      
Wood Duck 32       18      
Gadwall 575       25      
Eurasian Wigeon 5       2      
American Wigeon 492       20      
American Black Duck 2,454       122      
Mallard 10,291       400      
Northern Shoveler 143       14      
Northern Pintail 146       8      
Green-winged Teal 77       16      
Canvasback 2,855       27      
Redhead 14,362       36      
Ring-necked Duck 663       30      
Greater Scaup 1,287       27      
Lesser Scaup 1,189       26      
Common Eider 4       2      
Harlequin Duck 8       2      
Surf Scoter 34       8      
White-winged Scoter 744       21      
Black Scoter 127       5      
Long-tailed Duck 814       44      
Bufflehead 740       80      
Common Goldeneye 2,163       59      
Barrow's Goldeneye 4       4      
Hooded Merganser 574       84      
Common Merganser 2,638       123      
Red-breasted Merganser 685       58      
Ruddy Duck 630       14      
Gray Partridge 6       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 105       39      
Ruffed Grouse 94       58      
Spruce Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 6,262       416      
Red-throated Loon 35       12      
Common Loon 86       33      
Pied-billed Grebe 14       7      
Horned Grebe 128       21      
Red-necked Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 31       16      
Great Cormorant 19       8      
Great Blue Heron 102       72      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 15       5      
Black Vulture 104       30      
Turkey Vulture 342       126      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 299       145      
Northern Harrier 74       61      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 193       184      
Cooper's Hawk 231       205      
Northern Goshawk 16       16      
Red-shouldered Hawk 43       32      
Red-tailed Hawk 1,115       712      
Rough-legged Hawk 100       51      
Golden Eagle 9       7      
American Kestrel 31       29      
Merlin 20       18      
Peregrine Falcon 38       29      
Clapper Rail 2       2      
American Coot 385       28      
Black-bellied Plover 125       7      
Killdeer 17       7      
American Oystercatcher 4       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       1      
Sanderling 636       13      
Purple Sandpiper 44       3      
Dunlin 324       5      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 36       8      
Little Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 16,262       264      
Herring Gull 6,504       241      
Thayer's Gull 3       1      
Iceland Gull 15       10      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       7      
Glaucous Gull 20       7      
Great Black-backed Gull 622       112      
Rock Pigeon 6,309       519      
Mourning Dove 18,188       2,812      
Monk Parakeet 289       24      
Barn Owl 10       7      
Eastern Screech-Owl 68       31      
Great Horned Owl 45       33      
Snowy Owl 16       15      
Northern Hawk Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 43       29      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 13       8      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 12       8      
Belted Kingfisher 27       25      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,145       1,675      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 76       60      
Downy Woodpecker 5,876       3,141      
Hairy Woodpecker 2,380       1,584      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 1       1      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 450       320      
Pileated Woodpecker 366       294      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Northern Shrike 15       14      
Gray Jay 10       6      
Blue Jay 11,310       2,796      
American Crow 30,466       2,496      
Fish Crow 138       29      
Common Raven 364       146      
Horned Lark 419       23      
Tree Swallow 44       12      
Black-capped Chickadee 20,715       4,030      
Boreal Chickadee 17       9      
Tufted Titmouse 6,621       2,614      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 990       598      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4,469       2,472      
Brown Creeper 194       138      
Carolina Wren 657       439      
Winter Wren 154       62      
Marsh Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 92       37      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       5      
Eastern Bluebird 794       278      
Hermit Thrush 6       5      
American Robin 2,832       490      
Gray Catbird 37       24      
Northern Mockingbird 375       256      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
European Starling 21,481       1,401      
Bohemian Waxwing 402       8      
Cedar Waxwing 717       76      
Lapland Longspur 27       5      
Snow Bunting 1,810       40      
Common Yellowthroat 4       1      
Pine Warbler 40       15      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 114       22      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 29       24      
American Tree Sparrow 5,133       986      
Chipping Sparrow 66       27      
Field Sparrow 292       72      
Savannah Sparrow 115       27      
Fox Sparrow 99       51      
Song Sparrow 1,983       559      
Swamp Sparrow 32       17      
White-throated Sparrow 3,607       838      
White-crowned Sparrow 187       64      
Dark-eyed Junco 14,228       2,733      
Western Tanager 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 9,243       3,032      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,850       402      
Eastern Meadowlark 21       7      
Rusty Blackbird 18       9      
Common Grackle 9,932       281      
Boat-tailed Grackle 22       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 928       174      
Pine Grosbeak 204       40      
Purple Finch 2,239       597      
House Finch 7,725       1,575      
Red Crossbill 72       14      
White-winged Crossbill 560       69      
Common Redpoll 2,030       296      
Hoary Redpoll 2       2      
Pine Siskin 30,308       1,745      
American Goldfinch 26,333       2,843      
Evening Grosbeak 425       45      
House Sparrow 15,831       1,745      
Total 440,467             

A total of 171 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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