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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Aug, 1900-2020

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Updated ~20 hr(s) ago.

231 species (+35 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  
Snow Goose  
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)  
Brant  
Canada Goose  
Mute Swan  
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)  
Wood Duck  
Blue-winged Teal  
Northern Shoveler  
Gadwall  
American Wigeon  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
American Black Duck  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)  
Mallard/American Black Duck  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
teal sp.  
Canvasback  
Redhead  
Greater Scaup  
Lesser Scaup  
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
King Eider  
Bufflehead  
Common Goldeneye  
Hooded Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ruddy Duck  
duck sp.  
Northern Bobwhite  
Ring-necked Pheasant  
Pied-billed Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
Mourning Dove  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  
Black-billed Cuckoo  
Common Nighthawk  
Chimney Swift  
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  
Clapper Rail  
Virginia Rail  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sora  
Common Gallinule  
American Coot  
American Avocet  
American Oystercatcher  
Black-bellied Plover  
American Golden-Plover  
Semipalmated Plover  
Piping Plover  
Killdeer  
Upland Sandpiper  
Whimbrel  
Hudsonian Godwit  
Marbled Godwit  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red Knot  
Ruff  
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper  
Stilt Sandpiper  
Curlew Sandpiper  
Red-necked Stint  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Least Sandpiper  
White-rumped Sandpiper  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Western Sandpiper  
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper  
peep sp.  
Calidris sp.  
Short-billed Dowitcher  
Long-billed Dowitcher  
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  
American Woodcock  
Wilson's Snipe  
Wilson's Phalarope  
Red-necked Phalarope  
Spotted Sandpiper  
Solitary Sandpiper  
Greater Yellowlegs  
Willet  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Yellowlegs  
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs  
shorebird sp.  
Bonaparte's Gull  
Black-headed Gull  
Little Gull  
Laughing Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
Herring 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  
large tern sp.  
tern sp.  
Black Skimmer  
Common Loon  
Northern Gannet  
Double-crested Cormorant  
American White Pelican  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Bittern  
Least Bittern  
Great Blue Heron  
Great Egret  
Snowy Egret  
Little Blue Heron  
Tricolored Heron  
Cattle Egret  
Green Heron  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  
White Ibis  
Glossy Ibis  
White-faced Ibis  
Glossy/White-faced Ibis  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Turkey Vulture  
Osprey  
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  
Cooper's Hawk  
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk  
Bald Eagle  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
hawk sp.  
Great Horned Owl  
Short-eared Owl  
Belted Kingfisher  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hairy Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Peregrine Falcon  
Monk Parakeet  
Olive-sided Flycatcher  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  
Acadian Flycatcher  
Willow Flycatcher  
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)  
Least Flycatcher  
Empidonax sp.  
Eastern Phoebe  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Great Crested Flycatcher  
Western Kingbird  
Eastern Kingbird  
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)  
White-eyed Vireo  
Yellow-throated Vireo  
Blue-headed Vireo  
Philadelphia Vireo  
Warbling Vireo  
Red-eyed Vireo  
Blue Jay  
American Crow  
Fish Crow  
crow sp.  
Common Raven  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-capped Chickadee  
Tufted Titmouse  
Horned Lark  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  
Purple Martin  
Tree Swallow  
Bank Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Cliff Swallow  
swallow sp.  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
House Wren  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Marsh Wren  
Carolina Wren  
European Starling  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
Northern Mockingbird  
Veery  
Swainson's Thrush  
Wood Thrush  
American Robin  
Cedar Waxwing  
House Sparrow  
House Finch  
American Goldfinch  
Chipping Sparrow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Field Sparrow  
White-throated Sparrow  
Seaside Sparrow  
Saltmarsh Sparrow  
Savannah Sparrow  
Song Sparrow  
Swamp Sparrow  
Eastern Towhee  
sparrow sp.  
Yellow-breasted Chat  
Bobolink  
Eastern Meadowlark  
Orchard Oriole  
Baltimore Oriole  
Red-winged Blackbird  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Brown-headed Cowbird  
Common Grackle  
Boat-tailed Grackle  
grackle sp.  
blackbird sp.  
Ovenbird  
Worm-eating Warbler  
Louisiana Waterthrush  
Northern Waterthrush  
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush  
Blue-winged Warbler  
Black-and-white Warbler  
Prothonotary Warbler  
Tennessee Warbler  
Nashville Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mourning Warbler  
Common Yellowthroat  
American Redstart  
Cape May Warbler  
Northern Parula  
Magnolia Warbler  
Bay-breasted Warbler  
Blackburnian Warbler  
Yellow Warbler  
Chestnut-sided Warbler  
Blackpoll Warbler  
Black-throated Blue Warbler  
Palm Warbler  
Pine Warbler  
Yellow-rumped Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellow-throated Warbler  
Prairie Warbler  
Black-throated Green Warbler  
Canada Warbler  
Wilson's Warbler  
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  
Scarlet Tanager  
Northern Cardinal  
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  
Indigo Bunting  
passerine sp.  

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

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