The Birds of Eastern New York

Ok, I’ve decided to change this up a bit. 1/14/10.

* Breeds in Region 8

(N) A New York State Avian Records Committee Review Species

(D) Rare for the Region and should be documented, but is not a NYSARC Review Species

(I)  Introduced Species

(E) Extinct

(EX) Extirpated, a species which once occurred in the region, but no longer does.

  • Greater White-fronted Goose (D)
  • Snow Goose
  • Ross’s Goose (D)
  • Brant
  • Barnacle Goose
  • Cackling Goose (D)
  • Canada Goose*
  • Mute Swan*
  • Tundra Swan
  • Wood Duck*
  • Gadwall*
  • Eurasian Wigeon (D)
  • American Wigeon
  • American Black Duck*
  • Mallard*
  • Blue-winged Teal*
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Northern Pintail
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Canvasback
  • Redhead*
  • Ring-necked Duck*
  • Tufted Duck (N)
  • Greater Scaup
  • Lesser Scaup
  • King Eider (D)
  • Harlequin Duck (D)
  • Surf Scoter
  • White-winged Scoter
  • Black Scoter
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Goldeneye*
  • Barrow’s Goldeneye (D)
  • Hooded Merganser*
  • Common Merganser*
  • Red-breasted Merganser*
  • Ruddy Duck
  • Ring-necked Pheasant* (I)
  • Ruffed Grouse* 
  • Greater Prairie-Chicken* (E) (Heath Hen)
  • Wild Turkey*
  • Northern Bobwhite* (EX)
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Pacific Loon (N)
  • Common Loon*
  • Pied-billed Grebe*
  • Horned Grebe*
  • Red-necked Grebe
  • Eared Grebe (N)
  • Great Shearwater (N)
  • White-tailed Tropicbird (N)
  • Northern Gannet (D)
  • American White Pelican
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant
  • Magnificent Frigatebird (N)
  • American Bittern*
  • Least Bittern*
  • Great Blue Heron*
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Little Blue Heron (D)
  • Tricolored Heron (D)
  • Cattle Egret (D)
  • Green Heron*
  • Black-crowned Nightheron
  • Yellow-crowned Nightheron (D)
  • Glossy Ibis (D)
  • Wood Stork (N)
  • Black Vulture*
  • Turkey Vulture*
  • Osprey*
  • Swallow-tailed Kite (N)
  • Mississippi Kite* (N)
  • Bald Eagle*
  • Northern Harrier*
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk*
  • Cooper’s Hawk*
  • Northern Goshawk*
  • Red-shouldered Hawk*
  • Broad-winged Hawk*
  • Swainson’s Hawk (N)
  • Red-tailed Hawk*
  • Rough-Legged Hawk
  • Golden Eagle
  • American Kestrel*
  • Merlin*
  • Gyrfalcon
  • Peregrine Falcon*
  • Yellow Rail (N)
  • Corn Crake (N)
  • King Rail* (D)
  • Virginia Rail*
  • Sora*
  • Common Moorhen*
  • American Coot*
  • Sandhill Crane
  • Northern Lapwing (N)
  • Black-bellied Plover
  • American Golden-Plover
  • Semipalmated Plover
  • Killdeer*
  • Spotted Sandpiper*
  • Solitary Sandpiper
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Willet (D)
  • Lesser Yellowlegs
  • Upland Sandpiper
  • Whimbrel (D)
  • Hudsonian Godwit (D)
  • Marbled Godwit (D)
  • Ruddy Turnstone
  • Red Knot
  • Sanderling
  • Semipalmated Sandpiper
  • Western Sandpiper
  • Least Sandpiper
  • White-rumped Sandpiper
  • Baird’s Sandpiper (D)
  • Pectoral Sandpiper
  • Purple Sandpiper (D)
  • Dunlin
  • Stilt Sandpiper (D)
  • Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  • Ruff (N)
  • Short-billed Dowitcher
  • Long-billed Dowitcher (D)
  • Wilson’s Snipe*
  • American Woodcock*
  • Red-necked Phalarope (D)
  • Red Phalarope (D)
  • Laughing Gull (D)
  • Franklin’s Gull (N)
  • Bonaparte’s Gull
  • Ring-billed Gull*
  • Herring Gull*
  • Thayer’s Gull (N)
  • Iceland Gull
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Glaucous Gull
  • Great Black-backed Gull
  • Ivory Gull (N)
  • Sooty Tern (N)
  • Least Tern (N)
  • Caspian Tern
  • Black Tern*
  • Common Tern
  • Forster’s Tern (D)
  • Royal Tern (N)
  • Black Skimmer (N)
  • Pomarine Jaeger (D)
  • Parasitic Jaeger (D)
  • Dovekie (N)
  • Thick-billed Murre (N)
  • Rock Pigeon* (I)
  • Mourning Dove*
  • Passenger Pigeon* (E)
  • Monk Parakeet* (D)
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo*
  • Black-billed Cuckoo*
  • Barn Owl* (D)
  • Eastern Screech-Owl*
  • Great Horned Owl*
  • Snowy Owl
  • Northern Hawk Owl (N)
  • Barred Owl*
  • Great Gray Owl (N)
  • Long-eared Owl* (D)
  • Short-eared Owl* (D)
  • Northern Saw-Whet Owl*
  • Common Nighthawk*
  • Whip-poor-will*
  • Chimney Swift*
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird*
  • Rufous Hummingbird
  • Belted Kingfisher*
  • Lewis’s Woodpecker
  • Red-headed Woodpecker* (EX)
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker*
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker*
  • Downy Woodpecker*
  • Hairy Woodpecker*
  • American Three-toed Woodpecker (N)
  • Black-backed Woodpecker (N)
  • Northern Flicker*
  • Pileated Woodpecker*
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher*
  • Eastern Wood-Pewee*
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatcher*
  • Acadian Flycatcher* (D)
  • Alder Flycatcher*
  • Willow Flycatcher*
  • Least Flycatcher*
  • Eastern Phoebe*
  • Say’s Phoebe (N)
  • Great Crested Flycatcher*
  • Western Kingbird (N)
  • Eastern Kingbird*
  • Gray Kingbird (N)
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (N)
  • Fork-tailed Flycatcher (N)
  • Loggerhead Shrike* (EX)
  • Northern Shrike
  • White-eyed Vireo* (D)
  • Yellow-throated Vireo*
  • Blue-headed Vireo*
  • Warbling Vireo*
  • Philadelphia Vireo
  • Red-eyed Vireo*
  • Gray Jay (N)
  • Blue Jay*
  • Black-billed Magpie (I?)
  • American Crow*
  • Fish Crow*
  • Common Raven*
  • Horned Lark*
  • Purple Martin* (D)
  • Tree Swallow*
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow*
  • Bank Swallow*
  • Cliff Swallow*
  • Barn Swallow*
  • Black-capped Chickadee*
  • Boreal Chickadee (N)
  • Tufted Titmouse*
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch*
  • White-breasted Nuthatch*
  • Brown Creeper*
  • Carolina Wren*
  • House Wren*
  • Winter Wren*
  • Sedge Wren* (D)
  • Marsh Wren*
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet*
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*
  • Northern Wheatear (N)
  • Eastern Bluebird*
  • Mountain Bluebird (N)
  • Townsend’s Solitaire (N)
  • Veery*
  • Gray-cheeked Thrush (D)
  • Bicknell’s Thrush* (D)
  • Swainson’s Thrush*
  • Hermit Thrush*
  • Wood Thrush*
  • American Robin*
  • Varied Thrush (N)
  • Gray Catbird*
  • Northern Mockingbird*
  • Brown Thrasher*
  • European Starling* (I)
  • American Pipit
  • Bohemian Waxwing (D)
  • Cedar Waxwing*
  • Blue-winged Warbler*
  • Golden-winged Warbler* (D)
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Orange-crowned Warbler
  • Nashville Warbler*
  • Northern Parula*
  • Yellow Warbler*
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler*
  • Magnolia Warbler*
  • Cape May Warbler*
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler*
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler*
  • Black-throated Green Warbler*
  • Blackburnian Warbler*
  • Yellow-throated Warbler* (D)
  • Pine Warbler*
  • Prairie Warbler*
  • Palm Warbler
  • Bay-breasted Warbler
  • Blackpoll Warbler*
  • Cerulean Warbler (D, away from known areas)
  • Black-and-white Warbler*
  • American Redstart*
  • Prothonotary Warbler (D)
  • Worm-eating Warbler*
  • Ovenbird*
  • Northern Waterthrush*
  • Louisiana Waterthrush*
  • Kentucky Warbler (N)
  • Connecticut Warbler (D)
  • Mourning Warbler*
  • Common Yellowthroat*
  • Hooded Warbler*
  • Wilson’s Warbler
  • Canada Warbler*
  • Yellow-breasted Chat* (EX)
  • Scarlet Tanager*
  • Western Tanager (N)
  • Eastern Towhee*
  • American Tree Sparrow
  • Chipping Sparrow*
  • Clay-colored Sparrow* (D)
  • Field Sparrow*
  • Vesper Sparrow*
  • Savannah Sparrow*
  • Grasshopper Sparrow*
  • Henslow’s Sparrow* (D)
  • Nelson’s Sparrow (D)
  • Fox Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow*
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow
  • Swamp Sparrow*
  • White-throated Sparrow*
  • Harris’s Sparrow (N)
  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco*
  • Lapland Longspur
  • Smith’s Longspur (N)
  • Snow Bunting
  • Northern Cardinal*
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak*
  • Blue Grosbeak (D)
  • Indigo Bunting*
  • Painted Bunting (N)
  • Dickcissel* (D)
  • Bobolink*
  • Red-winged Blackbird*
  • Eastern Meadowlark*
  • Western Meadowlark (N)
  • Yellow-headed Blackbird (N)
  • Rusty Blackbird*
  • Common Grackle*
  • Brown-headed Cowbird*
  • Orchard Oriole*
  • Bullock’s Oriole (N)
  • Baltimore Oriole*
  • Pine Grosbeak
  • Purple Finch*
  • House Finch* (I)
  • Red Crossbill*
  • White-winged Crossbill*
  • Common Redpoll
  • Hoary Redpoll (D)
  • Pine Siskin*
  • American Goldfinch*
  • Evening Grosbeak* (D)
  • House Sparrow* (I)

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