2013 NYS Region 8 Big Year

Region 8 in New York State is defined by the New York State Ornithological Association as the Following Counties:  Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington and Warren.  Any birds currently on the NYS Checklist are eligible to be counted.

2013 Species Goal: 200

Current 2013 Total: 58 (1/10/13)

2013 Species List (Species, Date, County)

  1. Snow Goose (1/5/13), Rensselaer
  2. Canada Goose (1/1/13) Greene
  3. Wood Duck (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  4. American Black Duck (1/1/13) Albany
  5. Mallard (1/1/13) Greene
  6. Ring-necked Duck (1/1/13) Albany
  7. Common Goldeneye (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  8. Hooded Merganser (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  9. Common Merganser (1/1/13) Greene
  10. Great Blue Heron (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  11. Northern Harrier (1/1/13) Greene
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  13. Bald Eagle (1/1/13) Greene
  14. Red-tailed Hawk (1/1/13) Greene
  15. Rough-Legged Hawk (1/1/13) Greene
  16. Sandhill Crane (1/10/13) Saratoga
  17. Ring-billed Gull (1/1/13) Greene
  18. Herring Gull (1/1/13) Greene
  19. Great Black-backed Gull (1/1/13) Greene
  20. Rock Pigeon (1/1/13) Greene
  21. Mourning Dove (1/1/13) Greene
  22. Barred Owl (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  23. Belted Kingfisher (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker (1/1/13) Greene
  25. Downy Woodpecker (1/1/13) Albany
  26. Hairy Woodpecker (1/1/13) Greene
  27. Northern Flicker (1/10/13) Saratoga
  28. Pileated Woodpecker (1/1/13) Greene
  29. American Kestrel (1/10/13) Washington
  30. Merlin (1/5/13) Rensselear
  31. Blue Jay (1/1/13) Greene
  32. American Crow (1/1/13) Greene
  33. Fish Crow (1/1/13) Albany
  34. Common Raven (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  35. Horned Lark (1/1/13) Greene
  36. Black-capped Chickadee (1/1/13) Greene
  37. Tufted Titmouse (1/1/13) Greene
  38. Red-breasted Nuthatch (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  39. White-breasted Nuthatch (1/1/13) Greene
  40. Carolina Wren (1/3/13) Albany
  41. Golden-crowned Kinglet (1/1/13) Greene
  42. Eastern Bluebird (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  43. American Robin (1/1/13) Greene
  44. Northern Mockingbird (1/1/13) Greene
  45. European Starling (1/1/13) Greene
  46. Lapland Longspur (1/1/13) Greene
  47. Snow Bunting (1/1/13) Greene
  48. American Tree Sparrow (1/1/13)  Greene
  49. Song Sparrow (1/1/13) Greene
  50. White-throated Sparrow (1/1/13) Greene
  51. Dark-eyed Junco (1/1/13) Greene
  52. Northern Cardinal (1/1/13) Greene
  53. Red-winged Blackbird (1/1/13) Greene
  54. Pine Grosbeak (1/10/13) Warren
  55. House Finch (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  56. Common Redpoll (1/1/13) Greene
  57. American Goldfinch (1/5/13) Rensselaer
  58. House Sparrow (1/1/13) Albany

100 Species Mark in All 11 Counties:

  1. Rensselaer (52)
  2. Greene (34)
  3. Albany (15)
  4. Saratoga (14)
  5. Washington (10)
  6. Warren (8)
  7. Columbia (n/a)
  8. Fulton (n/a)
  9. Montgomery (n/a)
  10. Schenectady (n/a)
  11. Schoharie (n/a)

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