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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Oct, 1900-2020

Fort Tilden--Battery Harris Platform

Updated ~12 hr(s) ago.

149 species (+25 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose  
Greater White-fronted Goose  
Brant  
Cackling Goose  
Canada Goose  
Mute Swan  
Wood Duck  
Northern Shoveler  
Gadwall  
Mallard  
American Black Duck  
Mallard/American Black Duck  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
Greater Scaup  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
Common Eider  
Surf Scoter  
White-winged Scoter  
Black Scoter  
Surf/Black Scoter  
scoter sp.  
Long-tailed Duck  
Red-breasted Merganser  
duck sp.  
Rock Pigeon  
Mourning Dove  
Common Nighthawk  
Chimney Swift  
American Oystercatcher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Plover  
American Golden-Plover  
Killdeer  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Red Knot  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Least Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Wilson's Snipe  
Greater Yellowlegs  
shorebird sp.  
Parasitic Jaeger  
jaeger sp.  
Black-legged Kittiwake  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bonaparte's Gull  
Laughing Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
Herring Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Great Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Caspian Tern  
Black Tern  
Common Tern  
Forster's Tern  
Common/Forster's Tern  
Sterna sp.  
Royal Tern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Skimmer  
Red-throated Loon  
Common Loon  
loon sp.  
Northern Gannet  
Great Cormorant  
Double-crested Cormorant  
cormorant sp.  
Brown Pelican  
Great Blue Heron  
Great Egret  
Snowy Egret  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Turkey Vulture  
Osprey  
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  
Bald Eagle  
Red-shouldered Hawk  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
Buteo sp.  
Great Horned Owl  
Belted Kingfisher  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  
Red-headed Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Flicker  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Peregrine Falcon  
falcon sp.  
Eastern Phoebe  
Blue-headed Vireo  
Philadelphia Vireo  
Red-eyed Vireo  
Blue Jay  
American Crow  
Fish Crow  
crow sp.  
Common Raven  
Black-capped Chickadee  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Horned Lark  
Tree Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Golden-crowned Kinglet  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  
kinglet sp.  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Brown Creeper  
House Wren  
Winter Wren  
Carolina Wren  
European Starling  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Mockingbird  
Eastern Bluebird  
Swainson's Thrush  
Hermit Thrush  
American Robin  
Cedar Waxwing  
House Sparrow  
American Pipit  
House Finch  
Purple Finch  
Pine Siskin  
American Goldfinch  
finch sp.  
Chipping Sparrow  
Field Sparrow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Spizella sp.  
Dark-eyed Junco  
White-crowned Sparrow  
White-throated Sparrow  
Savannah Sparrow  
Song Sparrow  
Lincoln's Sparrow  
Swamp Sparrow  
Eastern Towhee  
sparrow sp.  
Bobolink  
Eastern Meadowlark  
Baltimore Oriole  
Red-winged Blackbird  
Brown-headed Cowbird  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rusty Blackbird  
Common Grackle  
blackbird sp.  
Black-and-white Warbler  
Tennessee Warbler  
Orange-crowned Warbler  
Connecticut/MacGillivray's/Mourning Warbler  
Common Yellowthroat  
American Redstart  
Cape May Warbler  
Northern Parula  
Blackburnian Warbler  
Blackpoll Warbler  
Black-throated Blue Warbler  
Palm Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pine Warbler  
Yellow-rumped Warbler  
Black-throated Green Warbler  
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  
Scarlet Tanager  
Northern Cardinal  
Indigo Bunting  
Dickcissel  
passerine sp.  

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

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