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2011 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 8       4      
Snow Goose 218       20      
Brant 2,968       39      
Canada Goose 20,708       571      
Mute Swan 592       126      
Trumpeter Swan 9       4      
Tundra Swan 1,821       22      
Wood Duck 87       32      
Gadwall 545       35      
American Wigeon 109       18      
American Black Duck 1,642       112      
Mallard 8,458       388      
Northern Shoveler 602       22      
Northern Pintail 44       11      
Green-winged Teal 111       13      
Canvasback 3,327       21      
Redhead 8,091       29      
Ring-necked Duck 446       33      
Greater Scaup 13,426       20      
Lesser Scaup 837       17      
Common Eider 184       3      
Harlequin Duck 22       4      
Surf Scoter 31       8      
White-winged Scoter 30       13      
Black Scoter 12       6      
Long-tailed Duck 322       32      
Bufflehead 1,374       68      
Common Goldeneye 5,189       51      
Barrow's Goldeneye 3       3      
Hooded Merganser 431       70      
Common Merganser 4,013       85      
Red-breasted Merganser 2,352       78      
Ruddy Duck 177       22      
Ring-necked Pheasant 47       30      
Ruffed Grouse 50       34      
Wild Turkey 3,780       330      
Red-throated Loon 20       12      
Common Loon 66       28      
Pied-billed Grebe 32       10      
Horned Grebe 119       22      
Red-necked Grebe 5       3      
Northern Fulmar 7       2      
Northern Gannet 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 62       18      
Great Cormorant 12       9      
Great Blue Heron 83       52      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 9       5      
Black Vulture 84       29      
Turkey Vulture 293       105      
Bald Eagle 236       112      
Northern Harrier 65       44      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 184       171      
Cooper's Hawk 201       197      
Northern Goshawk 10       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 22       16      
Red-tailed Hawk 717       499      
Rough-legged Hawk 29       18      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 24       20      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 23       16      
American Coot 345       21      
Black-bellied Plover 102       7      
Killdeer 65       24      
American Oystercatcher 6       4      
Red Knot 1       1      
Sanderling 421       11      
Purple Sandpiper 2       1      
Dunlin 33       5      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
American Woodcock 5       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 306       36      
Ring-billed Gull 10,914       237      
Herring Gull 9,541       468      
Iceland Gull 3       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Glaucous Gull 6       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 735       117      
Razorbill 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 6,578       528      
Mourning Dove 17,483       2,806      
Monk Parakeet 214       19      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 40       22      
Great Horned Owl 40       27      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 42       39      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 6       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 27       22      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,359       1,837      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 64       44      
Downy Woodpecker 5,995       3,190      
Hairy Woodpecker 2,380       1,581      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 515       351      
Pileated Woodpecker 310       264      
Northern Shrike 10       8      
Gray Jay 2       1      
Blue Jay 10,632       2,778      
American Crow 61,220       2,506      
Fish Crow 65       14      
Common Raven 253       108      
Horned Lark 762       31      
Tree Swallow 48       7      
Black-capped Chickadee 19,447       4,058      
Tufted Titmouse 6,583       2,669      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,333       840      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4,229       2,566      
Brown Creeper 166       140      
Carolina Wren 962       631      
Winter Wren 114       60      
Marsh Wren 3       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 37       19      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 488       167      
Hermit Thrush 14       14      
American Robin 3,126       455      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Gray Catbird 23       19      
Northern Mockingbird 350       229      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 18,650       1,542      
American Pipit 16       5      
Bohemian Waxwing 12       1      
Cedar Waxwing 751       58      
Lapland Longspur 17       4      
Snow Bunting 1,557       44      
Pine Warbler 4       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 116       15      
Eastern Towhee 36       23      
American Tree Sparrow 8,696       1,331      
Chipping Sparrow 42       14      
Field Sparrow 186       49      
Savannah Sparrow 27       9      
Fox Sparrow 133       69      
Song Sparrow 1,735       563      
Swamp Sparrow 73       24      
White-throated Sparrow 5,251       1,077      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 250       95      
Dark-eyed Junco 20,458       3,302      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 13,076       3,450      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,991       309      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 136       16      
Common Grackle 2,924       347      
Boat-tailed Grackle 19       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 947       186      
Pine Grosbeak 11       6      
Purple Finch 1,381       380      
House Finch 6,709       1,467      
Red Crossbill 143       7      
White-winged Crossbill 14       8      
Common Redpoll 8,810       538      
Hoary Redpoll 3       2      
Pine Siskin 913       146      
American Goldfinch 15,247       2,142      
European Goldfinch 3       3      
Evening Grosbeak 622       39      
House Sparrow 16,588       1,797      
Total 381,355             

A total of 163 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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