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