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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2020

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Updated ~10 hr(s) ago.

320 species (+82 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Brant
Canada Goose
Cackling/Canada Goose
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Tundra Swan
swan sp.
Egyptian Goose
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
American Black Duck
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
Mallard/American Black Duck
Northern Pintail
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
waterfowl sp.
Northern Bobwhite
Ring-necked Pheasant
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
grebe sp.
Rock Pigeon
African Collared-Dove (Domestic type or Ringed Turtle-Dove)
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus sp.
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Clapper Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
moorhen/coot/gallinule sp.
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
American Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Bar-tailed Godwit
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
godwit sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Sanderling
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Little Stint
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Dunlin x White-rumped Sandpiper (hybrid)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
large shorebird sp.
shorebird sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Common/Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
Common/Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
large tern sp.
tern sp.
Black Skimmer
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
loon sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
cormorant sp.
American White Pelican
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Swallow-tailed Kite
Golden Eagle
Mississippi Kite
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
Great Horned Owl
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snowy Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
owl sp.
Belted Kingfisher
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
woodpecker sp.
American Kestrel
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
large falcon sp.
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Monk Parakeet
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Least Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eastern Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia/Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
vireo sp.
Loggerhead Shrike
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Shrike
shrike sp.
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
crow sp.
Common Raven
crow/raven sp.
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
swallow sp.
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
kinglet sp.
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper