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2010 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 2,640       28      
Brant 5,627       60      
Canada Goose 72,537       492      
Mute Swan 1,208       117      
Trumpeter Swan 2       1      
Tundra Swan 157       12      
Wood Duck 53       21      
Gadwall 682       20      
American Wigeon 157       26      
American Black Duck 7,001       182      
Mallard 44,280       426      
Northern Shoveler 252       19      
Northern Pintail 7       2      
Green-winged Teal 12       4      
Canvasback 527       21      
Redhead 11,715       25      
Ring-necked Duck 518       24      
Greater Scaup 9,094       36      
Lesser Scaup 178       18      
Common Eider 1,016       12      
Harlequin Duck 6       2      
Surf Scoter 62       8      
White-winged Scoter 217       15      
Black Scoter 14       2      
Long-tailed Duck 452       24      
Bufflehead 1,690       116      
Common Goldeneye 1,491       46      
Hooded Merganser 1,460       87      
Common Merganser 1,182       131      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,240       91      
Ruddy Duck 1,225       35      
Gray Partridge 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 49       37      
Ruffed Grouse 73       44      
Wild Turkey 5,717       391      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Common Loon 84       24      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       5      
Horned Grebe 103       20      
Red-necked Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 78       43      
Great Cormorant 169       37      
Great Blue Heron 155       90      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       4      
Black Vulture 14       8      
Turkey Vulture 248       126      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 349       149      
Northern Harrier 43       36      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 174       172      
Cooper's Hawk 229       216      
Northern Goshawk 12       12      
Red-shouldered Hawk 29       27      
Red-tailed Hawk 1,094       702      
Rough-legged Hawk 58       41      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
American Kestrel 25       23      
Merlin 15       14      
Peregrine Falcon 29       25      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 291       37      
Black-bellied Plover 173       8      
Killdeer 100       33      
American Oystercatcher 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 4       2      
Sanderling 464       9      
Purple Sandpiper 22       2      
Dunlin 252       6      
American Woodcock 6       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 159       25      
Ring-billed Gull 49,008       285      
Herring Gull 35,156       302      
Iceland Gull 14       10      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 24       12      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 5,816       152      
Rock Pigeon 9,474       503      
Mourning Dove 25,033       2,918      
Monk Parakeet 140       12      
Eastern Screech-Owl 30       16      
Great Horned Owl 50       35      
Barred Owl 14       12      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 20       19      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3,306       1,930      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 78       67      
Downy Woodpecker 7,729       3,420      
Hairy Woodpecker 3,013       1,807      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 3       2      
Black-backed Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 450       343      
Pileated Woodpecker 325       268      
Northern Shrike 11       11      
Gray Jay 4       2      
Blue Jay 14,392       3,093      
American Crow 54,895       2,554      
Fish Crow 86       35      
Common Raven 410       131      
Horned Lark 689       31      
Tree Swallow 7       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 20,459       4,210      
Boreal Chickadee 8       2      
Tufted Titmouse 7,987       2,820      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,079       663      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4,943       2,725      
Brown Creeper 179       143      
Carolina Wren 1,723       595      
Winter Wren 142       63      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 79       31      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       5      
Eastern Bluebird 626       159      
Hermit Thrush 15       11      
American Robin 6,932       486      
Gray Catbird 35       22      
Northern Mockingbird 452       247      
Brown Thrasher 14       13      
European Starling 41,041       1,516      
American Pipit 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 3       2      
Cedar Waxwing 1,268       68      
Lapland Longspur 40       6      
Snow Bunting 3,175       62      
Pine Warbler 3       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 166       30      
Eastern Towhee 38       24      
American Tree Sparrow 7,091       1,123      
Chipping Sparrow 130       49      
Field Sparrow 194       46      
Savannah Sparrow 30       17      
Fox Sparrow 179       112      
Song Sparrow 2,155       628      
Swamp Sparrow 16       10      
White-throated Sparrow 7,420       1,061      
White-crowned Sparrow 207       77      
Dark-eyed Junco 23,665       3,413      
Northern Cardinal 12,843       3,474      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,375       165      
Rusty Blackbird 29       7      
Common Grackle 3,744       185      
Boat-tailed Grackle 17       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 912       134      
Baltimore Oriole 4       4      
Pine Grosbeak 26       4      
Purple Finch 1,999       473      
House Finch 8,378       1,467      
Red Crossbill 13       6      
White-winged Crossbill 10       7      
Common Redpoll 134       35      
Pine Siskin 345       86      
American Goldfinch 21,049       2,344      
Evening Grosbeak 212       21      
House Sparrow 18,571       1,855      
Total 588,305             

A total of 157 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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