Bronx-Westchester Christmas bird Count

Summary of Bird Over the Last 90 Years


Species
Times
Seen
Previous
High Count
High Count
Year
Last
Missed
Last
Seen
MIN 20 Year
Average
20 Year
MAX
20 Year
MIN
Greater White-fronted Goose 2 1 1981   2011 0 0 1 0
Snow Goose (white form) 38 71 2008 2013 2012 0 6 71 0
Snow Goose (blue form) 4 1 1975   1975 0 0 0 0
Brant 43 3919 2013 1986   0 1159 3919 91
Barnacle Goose 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Canada Goose 79 9080 2009 1942   0 6321 9080 3681
Canada Goose (small forms) 3 42 2004   2004 0 2 42 0
Mute Swan 66 274 1992 1951   0 129 237 84
Tundra Swan 1 1 1985   1985 0 0 0 0
Wood Duck 77 101 2001 1982   0 27 101 2
Gadwall 54 378 2013 1970   0 135 378 44
Eurasian Widgeon 25 3 1995   2013 0 1 3 0
American Widgeon 85 457 1964 1930   0 265 439 108
American Black Duck 90 3260 1947     6 945 1643 375
Mallard 89 3607 1986 1925   0 1752 2413 1175
mallard hybrid 28 27 1990 1985   0 10 23 2
Blue-winged Teal 5 2 1971   1985 0 0 0 0
Northern Shoveler 61 223 1982 1956   0 55 141 4
Northern Pintail 79 47 1979 2013   0 3 9 0
Green-winged Teal (Eu.) 1 1 2001     0 0 1 0
Green-winged Teal (Am.) 82 63 1990 2013   0 24 45 0
Canvasback 82 8749 1985 1946   0 65 462 4
Redhead 42 44 1999   2013 0 3 44 0
Ring-necked Duck 49 28 2012 2010   0 11 28 0
Tufted Duck 2 1 1993   1993 0 0 0 0
Greater Scaup 90 23700 1964     51 5207 12575 231
Lesser Scaup 71 1562 1999 1987   0 450 1562 12
scaup, sp. 7 1500       0 111 1500 0
King Eider 4 1 1956   2013 0 0 1 0
Surf Scoter 32 70 2010   2012 0 7 70 0
White-winged Scoter 69 4000 1935   2013 0 43 615 0
Black Scoter 34 81 2012   2013 0 5 81 0
scoter, sp. 6 12000 1927     0 0 2 0
Long-tailed Duck 87 490 2012 1975   0 150 490 13
Bufflehead 86 1746 1987 1936   0 727 1189 323
Common Goldeneye 90 1200 1925     45 158 334 45
Barrow's Goldeneye 3 1 1991   2011 0 0 1 0
Hooded Merganser 86 310 2005 1927   0 200 310 84
Common Merganser 90 620 1930     1 38 396 1
Red-breasted Merganser 89 835 2002 1924   0 378 835 124
Ruddy Duck 73 2332 1999 1946   0 503 2332 68
Northern Bobwhite 18 80 1933   1964 0 0 0 0
Ring-necked Pheasant 87 290 1960 2012   0 12 36 0
Ruffed Grouse 20 4 1980   1998 0 0 1 0
Wild Turkey 21 75 2007 1992   0 26 75 2
Red-throated Loon 69 90 2012 1989   0 24 90 1
Pacific Loon 1 1 1940   1940 0 0 0 0
Common Loon 71 40 2011 1984   0 12 40 2
loon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
Pied-billed Grebe 60 18 1954 2010   0 3 13 0
Horned Grebe 83 182 1961 1944   0 16 38 5
Red-necked Grebe 30 4 2012 2011 2013 0 1 4 0
Eared Grebe  1 1 2007   2007 0 0 1 0
Northern Gannet 13 55 2011 2008 2013 0 5 55 0
Double-crested Cormorant 40 103 2013 1993   0 33 103 6
Great Cormorant 69 124 1988 1957   0 52 106 16
cormorant, sp. 9         0 1 7 0
American Bittern 28 3 1957   2001 0 0 1 0
Great Blue Heron 84 93 1991 1936   0 43 74 17
Great Egret 10 9 2011   2012 0 1 9 0
Snowy Egret 6 2 2001   2008 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 2011   0 2 7 0
Black Vulture 5 7 2011 2008 2013 0 1 7 0
Turkey Vulture 20 45 2011 2007 2013 0 10 45 0
Osprey 1 1 2008   2008 0 0 1 0
Bald Eagle 26 8 2011 2007 2013 0 1 8 0
eagle, sp 2 1 2004   2011 0 0 1 0
Northern Harrier 63 14 1989 2012   0 3 7 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 63 30 2001 1978   0 14 30 8
Cooper's Hawk 72 26 2001 1981   0 14 26 6
Northern Goshawk 42 3 1993 2013 2009 0 1 2 0
accipiter, sp. 10 2 2005     0 1 2 0
Harris' Hawk 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 79 12 1957 2005 2013 0 2 9 0
Broad-winged Hawk 4 1 1970   1970 0 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 90 160 1995     1 98 160 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 44 7 1962 2012 2013 0 1 3 0
King Rail 3 2 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
Virginia Rail 63 6 1959 2013   0 2 5 0
Sora 10 2 1951   1993 0 0 0 0
rail, sp 1         0 0 1 0
Common Gallinule 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
American Coot 51 71 1966 2010   0 7 32 0
Black-bellied Plover 10 6 1984   2001 0 0 2 0
Semipalmated Plover 2 1 1998   1998 0 0 1 0
Killdeer 88 123 1953 1942   0 13 37 3
American Oystercatcher 2 3 2005   2005 0 0 3 0
Greater Yellowlegs 37 17 2011 2010 2013 0 2 17 0
Lesser Yellowlegs 9 3 1946   2006 0 0 1 0
Ruddy Turnstone 36 53 1992 2013   0 7 48 0
Sanderling 31 80 1976 2013 2002 0 1 3 0
Western Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
White-rumped Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
Purple Sandpiper 73 287 1995 1975   0 59 287 3
Dunlin 41 120 1986 2011 2013 0 22 87 0
Wilson's Snipe 65 17 1973 2013 2011 0 1 3 0
American Woodcock 44 3 1990 2012 2013 0 1 3 0
Black-leggedKittiwake 2 3 1956   1956 0 0 0 0
Bonaparte's Gull 66 1235 1964 2013   0 36 255 0
Black-headed Gull 3 1 1985   2000 0 0 1 0
Laughing Gull 30 27 1974   2010 0 0 3 0
Ring-billed Gull 87 6262 1982 1948   0 3693 5980 1416
Herring Gull 90 36500 1964     409 1627 3172 409
Iceland Gull 31 4 1963   2008 0 0 1 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 18 3 1989   2013 0 0 2 0
Glaucous Gull 14 2 1967   1979 0 0 0 0
Great Black-backed Gull 90 8250 1971     2 162 318 85
gull, sp 1         0 19 370 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
Rock Pigeon 50 2287 2002 1972   0 1555 2287 1110
Mourning Dove 82 1600 1974 1948   0 782 1282 478
Barn Owl 41 7 1934   2004 0 0 1 0
Eastern Screech-Owl 81 15 2001 1986   0 8 15 2
Great Horned Owl 75 18 1987 1955   0 10 16 6
Snowy Owl 10 4 1949   1987 0 0 0 0
Barred Owl 41 9 2012   2013 0 1 9 0
Long-eared Owl 53 21 1960 2012 2013 0 1 7 0
Short-eared Owl 49 24 1961   2004 0 0 1 0
Northern Saw-whet Owl 41 7 1961 2011 2013 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 88 35 1987 1928   0 18 31 6
Red-headed Woodpecker 17 7 2013   2013 0 0 7 0
Red-bellied Woodpecker 45 303 2013 1972   0 163 303 61
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 43 46 2013 1979   0 14 46 3
Downy Woodpecker 90 286 1986     12 203 265 128
Hairy Woodpecker 90 142 1961     2 51 90 28
Black-backed Woodpecker 1 1 1926   1926 0 0 0 0
Northern Flicker 90 62 2013     1 27 62 7
Pileated Woodpecker 37 7 2012 2009 2013 0 2 7 0
American Kestrel 90 35 1960     1 3 6 1
Merlin 28 4 02/05 2009 2013 0 2 4 0
Peregrine Falcon 55 14 2008 1994   0 4 14 0
falcon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
Rose-ringed Parakeet 7 46 1974   1987 0 0 0 0
Monk Parakeet 20 70 2013 1999   0 14 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 3 0
shrike, sp. 1         0 0 0 0
Blue Jay 90 1334 1971     12 601 1241 177
Black-billed Magpie 1 1 1935   1935 0 0 0 0
American Crow 90 3547 1998     40 1151 3547 231
Fish Crow 72 168 2013 1993   0 47 168 14
crow, sp. 1   2005     0 0 2 0
Common Raven 8 10 2012 2008 2013 0 1 10 0
Horned Lark 60 204 1967 2012 2013 0 8 67 0
Tree Swallow 3 6 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
swallow,sp. 1   2005     0 0 1 0
Black-capped Chickadee 90 1279 2001     12 588 1279 167
Boreal Chickadee 3 2 1975   1975 0 0 0 0
Tufted Titmouse 78 1317 1995 1950   0 482 1317 209
Red-breasted Nuthatch 79 33 2012 1979   0 10 33 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 90 299 2001     5 175 299 112
Brown Creeper 88 46 1946 1976   0 8 23 2
House Wren 30 4 1968   2012 0 1 3 0
Winter Wren 89 75 2012 1963   0 31 75 13
Sedge Wren 8 2 1933   1999 0 0 1 0
Marsh Wren 55 9 1933 1998   0 2 5 0
Carolina Wren 61 218 2002 1980   0 126 218 45
wren, sp 1         0 0 4 0
Golden-crowned Kinglet 83 137 1984 1999   0 14 42 0
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 60 28 1984 1988   0 7 23 1
kinglet, sp 1 1 2010   2010 0 0 1 0
Eastern Bluebird 53 48 1934 2013 2012 0 3 19 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 80 46 2001 1958   0 23 46 5
Wood Thrush 2 1 1981   1981 0 0 0 0
American Robin 89 1729 2009 1950   0 615 1729 114
Gray Catbird 71 54 1991 1965   0 19 36 5
Northern Mockingbird 54 243 2001 1964   0 140 243 76
Brown Thrasher 62 18 1970 2010   0 3 9 0
European Starling 90 15750 1933     550 3414 9090 1973
American Pipit 45 61 1931 2013 2012 0 1 4 0
Cedar Waxwing 74 566 1995 1977   0 80 566 1
Lapland Longspur 17 16 1965   2007 0 0 2 0
Snow Bunting 42 156 2007   2013 0 12 156 0
Ovenbird 2 1 1998   2004 0 0 1 0
Northern Waterthrush 1 1 1994   1994 0 0 1 0
Tennessee Warbler 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
Orange-crowned Warbler 8 3 1984   2012 0 0 2 0
Nashville Warbler 6 3 2001   2006 0 0 3 0
Common Yellowthroat 25 5 1986   2013 0 1 2 0
American Redstart 2 1 1931   2006 0 0 1 0
Magnolia Warbler 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
Palm Warbler 22 4 1981   2012 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 77 178 1934 2012 2013 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 1 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 79 58 1971 1952   0 16 57 2
American Tree Sparrow 90 1300 1933     49 139 444 49
Chipping Sparrow 33 21 2000 2010 2013 0 2 21 0
Clay-colored Sparrow 1 2 2012   2012 0 0 2 0
Field Sparrow 84 170 1956 2011   0 7 36 0
Vesper Sparrow 34 62 1970   1986 0 0 0 0
Savannah Sparrow 77 205 1976 2012   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" 29 7 1935   1999 0 0 1 0
Seaside Sparrow 5 1 1982   2001 0 0 1 0
Fox Sparrow 89 167 1975 1927   0 62 155 14
Song Sparrow 90 870 1961     34 410 664 236
Lincoln's Sparrow 4 1 1963   2000 0 0 1 0
Swamp Sparrow 90 67 1991     2 27 58 8
White-throated Sparrow 90 3294 2001     14 1805 3294 1034
White-crowned Sparrow 26 13 1980   2011 0 1 3 0
Dark-eyed (Slate col.) Junco 90 1775 2002     55 1070 1775 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 85 569 2001 1937   0 375 569 258
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 3 1 1987   1987 0 0 0 0
Black-headed Grosbeak 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
Indigo Bunting 3 1 1975   2007 0 0 1 0
Dickcissel 7 2 1969   2008 0 0 1 0
Red-winged Blackbird 88 1338 1973 1928   0 316 987 61
Eastern Meadowlark 62 165 1930   1999 0 0 3 0
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1 1 1974   1974 0 0 0 0
Rusty Blackbird 72 332 1970 1994   0 25 113 0
Common Grackle 80 7109 2009 1952   0 1216 7109 1
Brown-headed Cowbird 83 1212 1964 2011   0 33 183 0
blackbird, sp. 1         0 0 3 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
Purple Finch 79 56 1968 2013 2012 0 3 11 0
House Finch 58 1615 1991 1957   0 420 1075 119
Red Crossbill 9 14 1973   2012 0 0 1 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 5 46 0
Pine Siskin 61 617 1969 2013 2012 0 9 138 0
American Goldfinch 90 803 1995     1 451 803 213
European Goldfinch 1 1 1938   1938 0 0 0 0
Evening Grosbeak 24 93 1978   2003 0 0 5 0
House Sparrow 89 2810 1963 1924   0 1866 2650 1165

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