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2012 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 [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Bittern 1       1      
American Black Duck 2,678       163      
American Coot 3,436       74      
American Crow 24,414       2,949      
American Goldfinch 21,555       2,480      
American Kestrel 43       31      
American Oystercatcher 5       3      
American Pipit 3       2      
American Robin 5,661       725      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 4       2      
American Tree Sparrow 4,018       768      
American Wigeon 633       47      
American Woodcock 21       9      
Bald Eagle 240       151      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Barn Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 33       24      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 63       56      
Black Scoter 656       5      
Black Vulture 90       24      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Black-bellied Plover 117       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 17,545       4,200      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 46       6      
Blue Jay 11,434       3,097      
Boat-tailed Grackle 27       3      
Bohemian Waxwing 256       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 7,430       50      
Brant 17,517       54      
Brown Creeper 196       164      
Brown Thrasher 4       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,024       105      
Bufflehead 2,645       160      
Canada Goose 78,809       1,265      
Canvasback 2,357       30      
Carolina Wren 623       397      
Cedar Waxwing 576       59      
Chipping Sparrow 66       28      
Common Eider 259       12      
Common Goldeneye 2,981       105      
Common Grackle 3,722       408      
Common Loon 209       71      
Common Merganser 2,239       158      
Common Raven 342       129      
Common Redpoll 187       50      
Common Tern 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 169       155      
Dark-eyed Junco 17,412       3,033      
Double-crested Cormorant 145       48      
Downy Woodpecker 5,776       3,211      
Dunlin 365       3      
Eastern Bluebird 963       330      
Eastern Meadowlark 14       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 40       29      
Eastern Towhee 39       29      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
European Starling 28,116       1,640      
Evening Grosbeak 235       23      
Field Sparrow 318       69      
Fish Crow 137       27      
Fox Sparrow 51       23      
Gadwall 787       72      
Glaucous Gull 2       2      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 55       27      
Gray Catbird 63       45      
Gray Jay 16       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 1,112       168      
Great Blue Heron 180       122      
Great Cormorant 99       29      
Great Egret 9       9      
Great Horned Owl 66       43      
Greater Scaup 5,424       38      
Greater White-fronted Goose 5       4      
Green-winged Teal 127       23      
Hairy Woodpecker 2,330       1,619      
Harlequin Duck 26       7      
Hermit Thrush 17       13      
Herring Gull 13,462       690      
Hooded Merganser 519       96      
Horned Grebe 252       41      
Horned Lark 131       15      
House Finch 8,243       1,683      
House Sparrow 19,461       2,020      
Iceland Gull 12       5      
Killdeer 53       14      
King Eider 3       3      
Lapland Longspur 3       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 23       8      
Lesser Scaup 722       28      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 4,801       63      
Mallard 14,191       706      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Merlin 6       6      
Monk Parakeet 206       14      
Mourning Dove 18,621       3,317      
Mute Swan 1,125       286      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 7,753       3,041      
Northern Flicker 417       275      
Northern Gannet 10       4      
Northern Goshawk 4       4      
Northern Harrier 104       61      
Northern Mockingbird 565       299      
Northern Pintail 161       26      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 691       38      
Northern Shrike 31       23      
Peregrine Falcon 28       23      
Pied-billed Grebe 61       28      
Pileated Woodpecker 347       283      
Pine Grosbeak 3       2      
Pine Siskin 1,120       159      
Pine Warbler 5       5      
Purple Finch 1,731       521      
Purple Sandpiper 49       7      
Razorbill 9       8      
Red Crossbill 11       5      
Red Knot 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,493       1,911      
Red-breasted Merganser 3,005       115      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 751       434      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       8      
Red-necked Grebe 12       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 53       42      
Red-tailed Hawk 1,352       811      
Red-throated Loon 90       40      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,867       303      
Redhead 19,065       19      
Ring-billed Gull 27,720       403      
Ring-necked Duck 270       45      
Ring-necked Pheasant 99       38      
Rock Pigeon 8,586       785      
Rough-legged Hawk 49       30      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 29       7      
Ruddy Duck 2,219       45      
Ruddy Turnstone 10       4      
Ruffed Grouse 82       56      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 65       14      
Sanderling 215       10      
Savannah Sparrow 36       10      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 139       128      
Short-eared Owl 11       5      
Snow Bunting 282       15      
Snow Goose 39,695       78      
Snowy Owl 10       9      
Song Sparrow 1,442       489      
Surf Scoter 622       18      
Swamp Sparrow 63       25      
Thayer's Gull 2       1      
Tree Swallow 13       5      
Trumpeter Swan 33       5      
Tufted Titmouse 5,787       2,427      
Tundra Swan 525       16      
Turkey Vulture 934       218      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Western Grebe 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4,210       2,404      
White-crowned Sparrow 111       52      
White-throated Sparrow 3,228       697      
White-winged Crossbill 82       6      
White-winged Scoter 546       24      
Wild Turkey 2,531       214      
Winter Wren 101       50      
Wood Duck 65       25      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 55       46      
Yellow-breasted Chat 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 102       34      
Total 501,891             

A total of 172 species were reported.

See list of localities in New York with reports.

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