Bronx-Westchester Christmas bird Count

Summary of Bird Over the Last 93 Years

 

  Times Previous High Count Last Last   20 Year 20 Year 20 Year
Species Seen High Count Year Missed Seen MIN Average MAX MIN
                   
Pink-footed Goose 1 1 2016   2016 0 0 1 0
Greater White-fronted Goose 2 1 1981   2011 0 0 1 0
Snow Goose (white form) 41 169 2015 2013 2016 0 15 169 0
Snow Goose (blue form) 5 4 2015   2015 0 0 4 0
Brant 46 3919 2013 1986   0 1345 3919 91
Barnacle Goose 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Canada Goose 82 9080 2009 1942   0 6366 9080 3681
Canada Goose (small forms) 3 42 2004   2004 0 2 42 0
Cackling Goose 1 1 2016   2016 0 0 1 0
Mute Swan 69 274 1992 1951   0 111 170 28
Tundra Swan 1 1 1985   1985 0 0 0 0
Wood Duck 80 101 2001 1982   0 32 101 2
Gadwall 57 481 2014 1970   0 168 481 46
Eurasian Widgeon 26 3 1995   2014 0 1 2 0
American Widgeon 88 457 1964 1930   0 256 439 81
American Black Duck 93 3260 1947     6 904 1643 375
Mallard 92 3607 1986 1925   0 1634 2135 1097
mallard hybrid 31 27 1990 1985   0 9 23 2
Blue-winged Teal 5 2 1971   1985 0 0 0 0
Northern Shoveler 64 223 1982 1956   0 50 141 4
Northern Pintail 81 47 1979 2015   0 2 6 0
Green-winged Teal (Eu.) 2 1 2001     0 0 1 0
Green-winged Teal (Am.) 84 63 1990 2013   0 20 44 0
Canvasback 84 8749 1985 2016   0 31 123 0
Redhead 43 44 1999   2016 0 3 44 0
Ring-necked Duck 52 28 2012 2010   0 13 28 0
Tufted Duck 2 1 1993   1993 0 0 0 0
Greater Scaup 93 23700 1964     51 4882 12575 231
Lesser Scaup 74 1562 1999 1987   0 449 1562 12
scaup, sp. 10 8058       0 644 8058 0
King Eider 4 1 1956   2013 0 0 1 0
Surf Scoter 35 1200 2016 2013 2016 0 67 1200 0
White-winged Scoter 72 4000 1935 2008 2016 0 48 615 0
Black Scoter 37 81 2012 2011 2016 0 7 81 0
scoter, sp. 7 12000 1927     0 0 5 0
Long-tailed Duck 90 490 2012 1975   0 150 490 13
Bufflehead 89 1746 1987 1936   0 756 1189 323
Common Goldeneye 93 1200 1925     45 137 334 45
Barrow's Goldeneye 3 1 1991   2011 0 0 1 0
Hooded Merganser 89 310 2005 1927   0 201 310 84
Common Merganser 93 620 1930     1 46 396 1
Red-breasted Merganser 92 835 2002 1924   0 336 835 124
Ruddy Duck 76 2332 1999 1946   0 452 2332 22
Northern Bobwhite 18 80 1933   1964 0 0 0 0
Ring-necked Pheasant 88 290 1960 2016   0 7 29 0
Ruffed Grouse 20 4 1980   1998 0 0 1 0
Wild Turkey 24 75 2007 1992   0 31 75 2
Red-throated Loon 72 90 2012 1989   0 26 90 1
Pacific Loon 1 1 1940   1940 0 0 0 0
Common Loon 74 40 2011 1984   0 14 40 2
loon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
Pied-billed Grebe 63 18 1954 2010   0 3 13 0
Horned Grebe 86 182 1961 1944   0 12 27 4
Red-necked Grebe 30 4 2012 2016 2013 0 1 4 0
Eared Grebe  1 1 2007   2007 0 0 1 0
Northern Gannet 16 55 2011 2008 2016 0 5 55 0
Double-crested Cormorant 43 392 2015 1993   0 57 392 6
Great Cormorant 72 124 1988 1957   0 44 103 16
cormorant, sp. 10         0 1 15 0
American Bittern 28 3 1957   2001 0 0 1 0
Great Blue Heron 87 93 1991 1936   0 42 74 17
Great Egret 12 9 2011   2015 0 1 9 0
Snowy Egret 7 2 2001   2014 0 0 2 0
Tricolored Heron 1 1 1988   1988 0 0 0 0
Cattle Egret 1 1 1976   1976 0 0 0 0
Green Heron 3 2 1986   1991 0 0 0 0
Black-crowned Night-Heron 81 160 1932 2016   0 1 7 0
Black Vulture 7 7 2016 2014 2016 0 2 7 0
Turkey Vulture 23 45 2011 2007 2016 0 12 45 0
Osprey 1 1 2008   2008 0 0 1 0
Bald Eagle 29 8 2011 2007 2016 0 2 8 0
eagle, sp 2 1 2004   2011 0 0 1 0
Northern Harrier 66 14 1989 2012   0 3 7 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 66 30 2001 1978   0 14 30 4
Cooper's Hawk 75 27 2016 1981   0 15 27 7
Northern Goshawk 43 3 1993 2015 2016 0 0 2 0
accipiter, sp. 13 2 2005     0 1 2 0
Harris' Hawk 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 81 12 1957 2015 2016 0 2 9 0
Broad-winged Hawk 4 1 1970   1970 0 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 93 160 1995     1 94 122 65
Rough-legged Hawk 53 10 1980   2013 0 0 2 0
buteo, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
Golden Eagle 2 1 1941   1941 0 0 0 0
Clapper Rail 46 7 1962 2015 2016 0 1 3 0
King Rail 3 2 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
Virginia Rail 64 6 1959 2016   0 2 5 0
Sora 10 2 1951   1993 0 0 0 0
rail, sp 1         0 0 0 0
Common Gallinule 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
American Coot 53 71 1966 2015   0 4 17 0
Black-bellied Plover 11 6 1984   2016 0 0 2 0
Semipalmated Plover 2 1 1998   1998 0 0 1 0
Killdeer 91 123 1953 1942   0 13 37 2
American Oystercatcher 2 3 2005   2005 0 0 3 0
Greater Yellowlegs 39 17 2011 2014 2016 0 2 17 0
Lesser Yellowlegs 9 3 1946   2006 0 0 1 0
Ruddy Turnstone 37 53 1992 2016   0 3 15 0
Sanderling 31 80 1976 2016 2002 0 0 3 0
Dunlin 42 120 1986 2016 2015 0 11 67 0
Purple Sandpiper 76 287 1995 1975   0 44 105 3
White-rumped Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
Western Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
Wilson's Snipe 66 17 1973 2016 2014 0 1 3 0
American Woodcock 46 3 2014 2015 2016 0 1 3 0
Dovekie 0       CW51 0 0 0 0
Thick-billed Murre 3 1 1938   1938 0 0 0 0
Razorbill 4 116 2002   2013 0 7 116 0
alcid, sp. 1 2 1960   1960 0 0 0 0
Black-leggedKittiwake 2 3 1956   1956 0 0 0 0
Bonaparte's Gull 69 1235 1964 2013   0 31 255 0
Black-headed Gull 4 1 1985   2016 0 0 1 0
Laughing Gull 31 27 1974   2015 0 1 15 0
Ring-billed Gull 90 6262 1982 1948   0 3587 5980 1416
Herring Gull 93 36500 1964     409 1431 3172 409
Iceland Gull 32 4 1963   2016 0 0 1 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 18 3 1989   2013 0 0 1 0
Glaucous Gull 15 2 1967   2014 0 0 1 0
Great Black-backed Gull 93 8250 1971     2 148 302 85
gull, sp 1         0 19 370 0
Rock Pigeon 53 2287 2002 1972   0 1558 2287 1110
Mourning Dove 85 1600 1974 1948   0 852 1282 478
Barn Owl 41 7 1934   2004 0 0 1 0
Eastern Screech-Owl 84 15 2001 1986   0 9 15 3
Great Horned Owl 78 18 1987 1955   0 10 16 6
Snowy Owl 11 4 1949   2015 0 0 1 0
Barred Owl 43 9 2012   2015 0 1 9 0
Long-eared Owl 54 21 1960 2016 2014 0 1 7 0
Short-eared Owl 49 24 1961   2004 0 0 1 0
Northern Saw-whet Owl 42 7 1961 2016 2015 0 1 3 0
owl, sp. 1         0 0 0 0
Ruby-throatedHummingbird 1 1 2001   2001 0 0 1 0
Rufous Hummingbird 2 1 2001   2006 0 0 1 0
Belted Kingfisher 91 35 1987 1928   0 18 31 6
Red-headed Woodpecker 18 7 2013   2016 0 1 7 0
Red-bellied Woodpecker 48 303 2013 1972   0 184 303 108
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 46 46 2013 1979   0 18 46 3
Downy Woodpecker 93 286 1986     12 201 255 128
Hairy Woodpecker 93 142 1961     2 54 90 28
Black-backed Woodpecker 1 1 1926   1926 0 0 0 0
Northern Flicker 93 62 2013     1 26 62 7
Pileated Woodpecker 39 7 2012 2014 2016 0 2 7 0
American Kestrel 93 35 1960     1 3 11 1
Merlin 31 11 2016 2009 2016 0 3 11 0
Peregrine Falcon 58 14 2008 1994   0 5 14 1
falcon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
Rose-ringed Parakeet 7 46 1974   1987 0 0 0 0
Monk Parakeet 23 70 2013 1999   0 15 70 0
Black-hooded Parakeet 1 2 1982   1982 0 0 0 0
empidonax, sp. 0       CW40 0 0 0 0
Eastern Phoebe 10 1 1992   2002 0 0 1 0
Western Kingbird 1 1 1991   1991 0 0 0 0
Loggerhead Shrike 6 2 1958   1961 0 0 0 0
Northern Shrike 8 3 1995   1995 0 0 0 0
shrike, sp. 1         0 0 0 0
Blue Jay 93 1334 1971     12 628 1241 177
Black-billed Magpie 1 1 1935   1935 0 0 0 0
American Crow 93 3547 1998     40 853 3547 168
Fish Crow 75 339 2016 1993   0 75 339 14
crow, sp. 2   2005     0 0 2 0
Common Raven 11 16 2016 2008 2016 0 3 16 0
Horned Lark 60 204 1967 2016 2013 0 6 67 0
Tree Swallow 3 6 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
swallow,sp. 1   2005     0 0 1 0
Black-capped Chickadee 93 1279 2001     12 578 1279 167
Boreal Chickadee 3 2 1975   1975 0 0 0 0
Tufted Titmouse 81 1317 1995 1950   0 468 888 209
Red-breasted Nuthatch 82 33 2012 1979   0 11 33 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 93 382 2016     5 194 382 112
Brown Creeper 91 46 1946 1976   0 8 23 2
House Wren 30 4 1968   2012 0 1 3 0
Winter Wren 92 75 2012 1963   0 29 75 10
Sedge Wren 8 2 1933   1999 0 0 1 0
Marsh Wren 58 9 1933 1998   0 2 5 0
Carolina Wren 64 218 2002 1980   0 131 218 68
wren, sp 1         0 0 4 0
Golden-crowned Kinglet 86 137 1984 1999   0 13 42 0
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 63 28 1984 1988   0 7 20 1
kinglet, sp 1 1 2010   2010 0 0 1 0
Eastern Bluebird 56 48 1934 2013 2016 0 3 14 0
Gray-cheeked Thrush 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
Swainson's Thrush 3 1 1982   1982 0 0 0 0
Hermit Thrush 83 46 2001 1958   0 20 46 3
Wood Thrush 2 1 1981   1981 0 0 0 0
American Robin 92 1729 2009 1950   0 734 1729 162
Gray Catbird 74 54 1991 1965   0 17 34 5
Brown Thrasher 63 18 1970 2016   0 2 9 0
Northern Mockingbird 57 243 2001 1964   0 128 243 76
European Starling 93 15750 1933     550 3435 9090 1973
American Pipit 47 61 1931 2015 2016 0 1 4 0
Cedar Waxwing 77 566 1995 1977   0 60 155 1
Lapland Longspur 17 16 1965   2007 0 0 2 0
Snow Bunting 43 156 2007   2016 0 13 156 0
Ovenbird 2 1 1998   2004 0 0 1 0
Northern Waterthrush 1 1 1994   1994 0 0 0 0
Black-and-white Warbler 1 1 2015   2015 0 0 1 0
Tennessee Warbler 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
Orange-crowned Warbler 9 3 84,'15   2015 0 1 3 0
Nashville Warbler 8 3 2001   2016 0 0 3 0
Common Yellowthroat 26 5 1986   2014 0 1 3 0
American Redstart 2 1 1931   2006 0 0 1 0
Magnolia Warbler 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Palm Warbler 23 4 1981   2014 0 0 2 0
Palm Warbler (westren) 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Pine Warbler 5 6 2004   2009 0 0 6 0
Yellow-rumped Warbler 79 178 1934 2016 2015 0 3 12 0
Praire Warbler 2 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Black-throated Green Warbler 1 1 1943   1943 0 0 0 0
Wilson's Warbler 2 1 1987   1994 0 0 0 0
Yellow-breasted Chat 17 2 2002   2012 0 0 2 0
warbler, sp. 1       1981 0 0 0 0
Spotted Towhee 1 1 1958   1958 0 0 0 0
Eastern Towhee 82 58 1971 1952   0 17 57 2
American Tree Sparrow 93 1300 1933     26 131 444 26
Chipping Sparrow 36 21 2000 2010 2016 0 2 21 0
Clay-colored Sparrow 1 2 2012   2012 0 0 2 0
Field Sparrow 87 170 1956 2011   0 6 36 0
Vesper Sparrow 34 62 1970   1986 0 0 0 0
Savannah Sparrow 79 205 1976 2015   0 2 10 0
Savannah (Ipswich) Sparrow 6 2 1970   1999 0 0 1 0
Grasshopper Sparrow 1 1 1988   1988 0 0 0 0
Nelson's Sparrow 1 1 2010   2010 0 0 1 0
Nelson's  Sparrow (arcadian) 2 1 1953   1953 0 0 0 0
Nelson's  Sparrow (nelsoni) 1 1 1935   1935 0 0 0 0
Saltmarsh Sparrow 3 5 1935   2011 0 0 1 0
"Sharp-tailed Sparrow" 30 7 1935   2014 0 0 1 0
Seaside Sparrow 5 1 1982   2001 0 0 1 0
Fox Sparrow 92 167 1975 1927   0 67 155 18
Song Sparrow 93 870 1961     34 404 664 236
Lincoln's Sparrow 4 1 1963   2000 0 0 1 0
Swamp Sparrow 93 67 1991     2 26 58 8
White-throated Sparrow 93 3294 2001     14 1831 3294 1034
White-crowned Sparrow 27 13 1980   2014 0 1 3 0
Dark-eyed (Slate col.) Junco 93 1852 2016     55 1146 1852 471
Dark-eyed (Pink-sided) Junco 1 1 1999   1999 0 0 1 0
Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco 1 1 1961   1961 0 0 0 0
Dark-eyed Junco 1       2006 0 0 1 0
Scarlet Tanager 1 1 1964   1964 0 0 0 0
Northern Cardinal 88 569 2001 1937   0 371 569 258
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4 1 2014   2014 0 0 1 0
Black-headed Grosbeak 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
Indigo Bunting 4 1 2014   2014 0 0 1 0
Dickcissel 7 2 1969   2008 0 0 1 0
Red-winged Blackbird 91 1338 1973 1928   0 322 987 86
Eastern Meadowlark 62 165 1930   1999 0 0 3 0
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1 1 1974   1974 0 0 0 0
Rusty Blackbird 75 332 1970 1994   0 28 113 4
Common Grackle 83 7109 2009 1952   0 1444 7109 1
Brown-headed Cowbird 86 1212 1964 2011   0 34 183 0
blackbird, sp. 2         0 3 50 0
Bullock's Oriole 1 1 1978   1978 0 0 0 0
Baltimore Oriole 13 4 2009   2009 0 1 4 0
Pine Grosbeak 6 31 1968   1977 0 0 0 0
House Finch 61 1615 1991 1957   0 350 681 119
Purple Finch 81 56 1968 2016 2015 0 3 11 0
Red Crossbill 10 14 1973   2016 0 0 4 0
White-winged Crossbill 9 78 2012   2012 0 5 78 0
crossbill, sp. 1         0 0 6 0
Common Redpoll 25 54 1977   2012 0 4 46 0
Pine Siskin 63 617 1969 2016 2015 0 9 138 0
American Goldfinch 93 803 1995     1 442 745 213
European Goldfinch 1 1 1938   1938 0 0 0 0
Evening Grosbeak 24 93 1978   2003 0 0 5 0
House Sparrow 92 2810 1963 1924   0 1875 2650 1165

 

 

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