Bronx-Westchester Christmas bird Count

Summary of Bird Over the Last 96 Years

    Times Previous High Count Last Last   20 Year 20 Year 20 Year
Num Species Seen High Count Year Missed Seen MIN Average MAX MIN
1 Snow Goose (white form) 43 169 2015 2018 2019 0 15 169 0
  Snow Goose (blue form) 5 4 2015   2015 0 0 4 0
2 Greater White-fronted Goose 4 1 1981   2019 0 0 1 0
3 Pink-footed Goose 1 1 2016     0 0 1 0
4 Brant 49 3919 2013 1986   0 1461 3919 437
5 Barnacle Goose 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
6 Cackling Goose 2 2 2017     0 0 2 0
7 Canada Goose 85 9080 2009 1942   0 6199 9080 3681
  Canada Goose (small forms) 3 42 2004   2004 0 2 42 0
8 Mute Swan 72 274 1992 1951   0 102 170 28
9 Tundra Swan 1 1 1985   1985 0 0 0 0
10 Wood Duck 83 101 2001 1982   0 32 101 2
11 Blue-winged Teal 5 2 1971   1985 0 0 0 0
12 Northern Shoveler 67 223 1982 1956   0 44 143 4
13 Gadwall 60 481 2014 1970   0 185 481 75
14 Eurasian Widgeon 26 3 1995   2014 0 1 2 0
15 American Widgeon 91 457 1964 1930   0 213 439 31
16 Mallard 95 3607 1986 1925   0 1575 1967 1097
  mallard hybrid 34 27 1990 1985   0 8 16 1
17 American Black Duck 96 3260 1947     6 814 1155 375
18 Northern Pintail 84 47 1979 2015   0 1 5 0
19 Green-winged Teal (Eu.) 1 1 2001     0 0 1 0
  Green-winged Teal (Am.) 87 63 1990 2018   0 15 44 0
20 Canvasback 85 8749 1985 2019   0 17 114 0
21 Redhead 43 44 1999   2016 0 0 3 0
22 Ring-necked Duck 55 28 2012 2010   0 12 28 0
23 Tufted Duck 2 1 1993   1993 0 0 0 0
24 Greater Scaup 96 23700 1964     51 4291 12575 231
25 Lesser Scaup 77 1562 1999 1987   0 315 1121 12
  scaup, sp. 12 8058       0 660 8058 0
26 King Eider 4 1 1956   2013 0 0 1 0
27 Surf Scoter 38 1200 2016 2013 2019 0 72 1200 0
28 White-winged Scoter 75 4000 1935 2008 2019 0 49 615 0
29 Black Scoter 38 81 2012 2019 2018 0 7 81 0
  scoter, sp. 8 12000 1927     0 1 8 0
30 Long-tailed Duck 93 490 2012 1975   0 160 490 13
31 Bufflehead 92 1746 1987 1936   0 795 1189 323
32 Common Goldeneye 96 1200 1925     45 136 334 45
33 Barrow's Goldeneye 3 1 1991   2011 0 0 1 0
34 Hooded Merganser 92 310 2005 1927   0 193 310 84
35 Common Merganser 96 620 1930     1 108 608 1
36 Red-breasted Merganser 95 835 2002 1924   0 330 835 128
37 Ruddy Duck 79 2332 1999 1946   0 297 2086 17
38 Northern Bobwhite 18 80 1933   1964 0 0 0 0
39 Ring-necked Pheasant 88 290 1960 2019 2014 0 5 29 0
40 Ruffed Grouse 20 4 1980   1998 0 0 0 0
41 Wild Turkey 27 75 2007 1992   0 37 75 19
42 Pied-billed Grebe 66 18 1954 2010   0 2 7 0
43 Horned Grebe 89 182 1961 1944   0 12 26 4
44 Red-necked Grebe 31 4 2012 2019 2018 0 1 4 0
45 Eared Grebe  1 1 2007   2007 0 0 1 0
46 Rock Pigeon 56 2287 2002 1972   0 1522 2287 893
47 Mourning Dove 88 1600 1974 1948   0 874 1282 512
48 Ruby-throatedHummingbird 1 1 2001   2001 0 0 1 0
49 Rufous Hummingbird 2 1 2001   2006 0 0 1 0
50 Clapper Rail 46 7 1962 2019 2016 0 1 3 0
51 King Rail 3 2 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
52 Virginia Rail 64 6 1959 2019   0 2 5 0
53 Sora 10 2 1951   1993 0 0 0 0
  rail, sp 1         0 0 0 0
54 Common Gallinule 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
55 American Coot 56 71 1966 2015   0 3 7 0
56 American Oystercatcher 2 3 2005   2005 0 0 3 0
57 Black-bellied Plover 11 6 1984   2016 0 0 2 0
58 Semipalmated Plover 2 1 1998   1998 0 0 0 0
59 Killdeer 93 123 1953 2017   0 10 27 0
60 Ruddy Turnstone 39 53 1992 2019   0 2 15 0
61 Sanderling 31 80 1976 2019 2002 0 0 3 0
62 Dunlin 43 120 1986 2019 2017 0 6 23 0
63 Purple Sandpiper 79 287 1995 1975   0 36 92 3
64 White-rumped Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
65 Western Sandpiper 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
66 American Woodcock 47 3 2014 2018 2019 0 1 3 0
67 Wilson's Snipe 67 17 1973 2019 2018 0 0 3 0
68 Lesser Yellowlegs 9 3 1946   2006 0 0 1 0
69 Greater Yellowlegs 40 17 2011 2019 2017 0 2 17 0
  Dovekie 0       CW51 0 0 0 0
70 Thick-billed Murre 3 1 1938   1938 0 0 0 0
71 Razorbill 5 116 2002   2018 0 7 116 0
  alcid, sp. 1 2 1960   1960 0 0 0 0
72 Black-leggedKittiwake 2 3 1956   1956 0 0 0 0
73 Bonaparte's Gull 69 1235 1964 2019   0 15 102 0
74 Black-headed Gull 5 1 1985   2017 0 0 1 0
75 Laughing Gull 32 27 1974   2017 0 1 15 0
76 Ring-billed Gull 93 6262 1982 1948   0 3350 5980 1416
77 Herring Gull 96 36500 1964     409 1193 3159 409
78 Iceland Gull 32 4 1963   2016 0 0 1 0
79 Lesser Black-backed Gull 19 3 1989   2019 0 0 1 0
80 Glaucous Gull 15 2 1967   2014 0 0 1 0
81 Great Black-backed Gull 96 8250 1971     2 140 302 85
  gull, sp 1         0 19 370 0
82 Red-throated Loon 75 90 2012 1989   0 30 90 1
83 Pacific Loon 1 1 1940   1940 0 0 0 0
84 Common Loon 77 45 2018 1984   0 19 45 2
  loon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
85 Northern Gannet 16 55 2011 2019 2016 0 5 55 0
86 Double-crested Cormorant 46 392 2015 1993   0 59 392 9
87 Great Cormorant 75 124 1988 1957   0 37 103 15
  cormorant, sp. 13         0 2 15 0
88 American White Pelican 1 1 2017   2017 0 0 1 0
89 American Bittern 28 3 1957   2001 0 0 1 0
90 Great Blue Heron 90 93 1991 1936   0 42 74 17
91 Great Egret 12 9 2011   2015 0 1 9 0
92 Snowy Egret 7 2 2001   2014 0 0 2 0
93 Tricolored Heron 1 1 1988   1988 0 0 0 0
94 Cattle Egret 1 1 1976   1976 0 0 0 0
95 Green Heron 3 2 1986   1991 0 0 0 0
96 Black-crowned Night-Heron 83 160 1932 2017   0 1 7 0
97 Black Vulture 9 13 2018 2017 2019 0 3 13 0
98 Turkey Vulture 25 65 2018 2017 2019 0 16 65 0
99 Osprey 1 1 2008   2008 0 0 1 0
100 Bald Eagle 32 11 2018 2007 2019 0 3 11 0
  eagle, sp 2 1 2004   2011 0 0 1 0
101 Northern Harrier 68 14 1989 2017   0 2 7 0
102 Sharp-shinned Hawk 69 30 2001 1978   0 13 30 4
103 Cooper's Hawk 78 27 2016 1981   0 16 27 7
104 Northern Goshawk 44 3 1993 2019 2018 0 0 1 0
  accipiter, sp. 14 2 2005     0 1 2 0
105 Harris' Hawk 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
106 Red-shouldered Hawk 84 12 1957 2015 2019 0 2 9 0
107 Broad-winged Hawk 4 1 1970   1970 0 0 0 0
108 Red-tailed Hawk 96 160 1995     1 92 122 36
109 Rough-legged Hawk 53 10 1980   2013 0 0 2 0
  buteo, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
110 Golden Eagle 2 1 1941   1941 0 0 0 0
111 Barn Owl 41 7 1934   2004 0 0 1 0
112 Eastern Screech-Owl 87 15 2001 1986   0 9 15 3
113 Great Horned Owl 81 18 1987 1955   0 10 16 5
114 Snowy Owl 11 4 1949   2015 0 0 1 0
115 Barred Owl 46 11 2018 2016 2019 0 1 11 0
116 Long-eared Owl 54 21 1960 2019 2014 0 1 7 0
117 Short-eared Owl 49 24 1961   2004 0 0 1 0
118 Northern Saw-whet Owl 43 7 1961 2019 2018 0 1 3 0
  owl, sp. 1         0 0 0 0
119 Belted Kingfisher 94 35 1987 1928   0 17 31 6
120 Red-headed Woodpecker 19 7 2013   2018 0 1 7 0
121 Red-bellied Woodpecker 51 345 2019 1972   0 194 345 91
122 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 49 46 2013 1979   0 17 46 3
123 Downy Woodpecker 96 286 1986     12 191 255 79
124 Hairy Woodpecker 96 142 1961     2 51 90 16
125 Black-backed Woodpecker 1 1 1926   1926 0 0 0 0
126 Northern Flicker 96 62 2013     1 23 62 7
127 Pileated Woodpecker 42 7 2012 2014 2019 0 2 7 0
128 American Kestrel 96 35 1960     1 4 11 1
129 Merlin 34 11 2016 2009 2019 0 3 11 0
130 Peregrine Falcon 61 14 2008 1994   0 6 14 1
  falcon, sp. 3         0 0 1 0
131 Rose-ringed Parakeet 7 46 1974   1987 0 0 0 0
132 Monk Parakeet 26 70 2013 1999   0 19 70 2
133 Black-hooded Parakeet 1 2 1982   1982 0 0 0 0
  empidonax, sp. 0       CW40 0 0 0 0
134 Eastern Phoebe 12 4 2018   2018 0 0 4 0
135 Western Kingbird 1 1 1991   1991 0 0 0 0
136 Loggerhead Shrike 6 2 1958   1961 0 0 0 0
137 Northern Shrike 8 3 1995   1995 0 0 0 0
  shrike, sp. 1         0 0 0 0
138 Blue Jay 96 1334 1971     12 676 1241 177
139 Black-billed Magpie 1 1 1935   1935 0 0 0 0
140 American Crow 96 3547 1998     40 513 1758 129
141 Fish Crow 78 373 2018 1993   0 109 373 14
  crow, sp. 4   2005     0 3 51 0
142 Common Raven 14 16 2016 2008   0 5 16 0
143 Horned Lark 60 204 1967 2019 2013 0 5 67 0
144 Tree Swallow 3 6 1933   1957 0 0 0 0
  swallow,sp. 1   2005     0 0 1 0
145 Black-capped Chickadee 96 1279 2001     12 514 1279 167
146 Boreal Chickadee 3 2 1975   1975 0 0 0 0
147 Tufted Titmouse 84 1317 1995 1950   0 407 888 130
148 Red-breasted Nuthatch 84 36 2018 2017   0 12 36 0
149 White-breasted Nuthatch 96 382 2016     5 190 382 86
150 Brown Creeper 94 46 1946 1976   0 9 23 2
151 House Wren 31 4 1968   2019 0 1 3 0
152 Winter Wren 95 75 2012 1963   0 28 75 10
153 Sedge Wren 8 2 1933   1999 0 0 0 0
154 Marsh Wren 60 9 1933 2019   0 2 5 0
155 Carolina Wren 67 232 2019 1980   0 142 232 72
  wren, sp 1         0 0 4 0
156 Golden-crowned Kinglet 89 137 1984 1999   0 15 42 1
157 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 66 28 1984 1988   0 7 20 1
  kinglet, sp 1 1 2010   2010 0 0 1 0
158 Eastern Bluebird 58 48 1934 2017 2019 0 3 14 0
159 Gray-cheeked Thrush 1 1 1962   1962 0 0 0 0
160 Swainson's Thrush 3 1 1982   1982 0 0 0 0
161 Hermit Thrush 86 46 2001 1958   0 17 46 3
162 Wood Thrush 2 1 1981   1981 0 0 0 0
163 American Robin 95 1729 2009 1950   0 760 1729 364
164 Gray Catbird 77 54 1991 1965   0 15 34 5
165 Brown Thrasher 66 18 1970 2016   0 2 9 0
166 Northern Mockingbird 60 243 2001 1964   0 121 243 65
167 European Starling 96 15750 1933     550 3354 9090 1973
168 Cedar Waxwing 80 566 1995 1977   0 55 155 1
169 House Sparrow 95 2810 1963 1924   0 1749 2650 1147
170 American Pipit 48 61 1931 2019 2017 0 1 4 0
171 Evening Grosbeak 24 93 1978   2003 0 0 5 0
172 Pine Grosbeak 6 31 1968   1977 0 0 0 0
173 House Finch 64 1615 1991 1957   0 289 620 72
174 Purple Finch 82 56 1968 2019 2018 0 4 11 0
175 Common Redpoll 25 54 1977   2012 0 4 46 0
176 Red Crossbill 10 14 1973   2016 0 0 4 0
177 White-winged Crossbill 9 78 2012   2012 0 5 78 0
  crossbill, sp. 1         0 0 6 0
178 Pine Siskin 64 617 1969 2019 2018 0 8 138 0
179 American Goldfinch 96 803 1995     1 417 745 89
180 European Goldfinch 1 1 1938   1938 0 0 0 0
181 Lapland Longspur 17 16 1965   2007 0 0 2 0
182 Snow Bunting 44 156 2007   2019 0 13 156 0
183 Spotted Towhee 1 1 1958   1958 0 0 0 0
184 Eastern Towhee 85 58 1971 1952   0 19 57 5
185 American Tree Sparrow 96 1300 1933     24 115 444 24
186 Chipping Sparrow 39 21 2000 2010 2019 0 4 21 0
187 Clay-colored Sparrow 1 2 2012   2012 0 0 2 0
188 Field Sparrow 90 170 1956 2011   0 9 36 0
189 Vesper Sparrow 34 62 1970   1986 0 0 0 0
190 Savannah Sparrow 81 205 1976 2018   0 2 10 0
  Savannah (Ipswich) Sparrow 6 2 1970   1999 0 0 0 0
191 Grasshopper Sparrow 1 1 1988   1988 0 0 0 0
192 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
193 Saltmarsh Sparrow 3 5 1935   2011 0 0 1 0
  "Sharp-tailed Sparrow" 30 7 1935   2014 0 0 1 0
194 Seaside Sparrow 5 1 1982   2001 0 0 1 0
195 Fox Sparrow 95 167 1975 1927   0 69 155 18
196 Song Sparrow 96 870 1961     34 417 760 236
197 Lincoln's Sparrow 5 1 1963   2018 0 0 1 0
198 Swamp Sparrow 96 67 1991     2 26 56 8
199 White-throated Sparrow 96 3294 2001     14 1829 3294 1034
200 White-crowned Sparrow 29 13 1980   2019 0 1 4 0
201 Dark-eyed (Slate col.) Junco 96 1852 2016     55 1098 1852 471
  Dark-eyed (Pink-sided) Junco 1 1 1999   1999 0 0 0 0
  Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco 1 1 1961   1961 0 0 0 0
  Dark-eyed Junco 1       2006 0 0 1 0
202 Yellow-breasted Chat 19 2 2002   2019 0 0 2 0
203 Yellow-headed Blackbird 1 1 1974   1974 0 0 0 0
204 Eastern Meadowlark 62 165 1930   1999 0 0 0 0
205 Bullock's Oriole 1 1 1978   1978 0 0 0 0
206 Baltimore Oriole 13 4 2009   2009 0 1 4 0
207 Red-winged Blackbird 94 1338 1973 1928   0 305 987 86
208 Brown-headed Cowbird 89 1212 1964 2011   0 32 183 0
209 Rusty Blackbird 78 332 1970 1994   0 37 195 4
210 Common Grackle 86 7109 2009 1952   0 1673 7109 1
  blackbird, sp. 2         0 3 50 0
211 Ovenbird 2 1 1998   2004 0 0 1 0
212 Northern Waterthrush 1 1 1994   1994 0 0 0 0
213 Black-and-white Warbler 2 1 2015   2017 0 0 1 0
214 Tennessee Warbler 1 1 1990   1990 0 0 0 0
215 Orange-crowned Warbler 11 3 84,'15   2019 0 1 3 0
216 Nashville Warbler 9 3 2001   2019 0 0 3 0
217 Common Yellowthroat 27 5 1986   2019 0 1 3 0
218 American Redstart 2 1 1931   2006 0 0 1 0
219 Magnolia Warbler 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
220 Palm Warbler 23 4 1981   2014 0 0 2 0
  Palm Warbler (westren) 1 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
221 Pine Warbler 7 6 2004 / 19   2019 0 1 6 0
222 Yellow-rumped Warbler 81 178 1934 2017 2019 0 2 12 0
223 Praire Warbler 2 1 2012   2012 0 0 1 0
224 Black-throated Green Warbler 1 1 1943   1943 0 0 0 0
225 Wilson's Warbler 2 1 1987   1994 0 0 0 0
  warbler, sp. 1       1981 0 0 0 0
226 Scarlet Tanager 1 1 1964   1964 0 0 0 0
227 Northern Cardinal 91 569 2001 1937   0 369 569 233
228 Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5 1 2014   2019 0 0 1 0
229 Black-headed Grosbeak 1 1 1971   1971 0 0 0 0
230 Indigo Bunting 4 1 2014   2014 0 0 1 0
231 Dickcissel 7 2 1969   2008 0 0 1 0

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