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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Sep, 1900-2020

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Updated ~14 hr(s) ago.

243 species (+44 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose  
Brant  
Canada Goose  
Mute Swan  
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)  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mallard/American Black Duck  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
teal sp.  
dabbling duck sp.  
Canvasback  
Redhead  
Greater Scaup  
Lesser Scaup  
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
Surf Scoter  
Black Scoter  
Bufflehead  
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  
Horned Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
Mourning Dove  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  
Black-billed Cuckoo  
Common Nighthawk  
Chimney Swift  
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  
Clapper Rail  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Virginia Rail  
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  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
godwit sp.  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Red Knot  
Ruff  
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Stilt Sandpiper  
Curlew Sandpiper  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Little Stint  
Least Sandpiper  
White-rumped Sandpiper  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
Western Sandpiper  
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper  
peep 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  
Laughing Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
Herring 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  
Common Tern  
Forster's Tern  
Common/Forster's Tern  
Sterna sp.  
Royal Tern  
tern sp.  
Black Skimmer  
Common Loon  
Northern Gannet  
Great Cormorant  
Double-crested Cormorant  
cormorant sp.  
American White Pelican  
American Bittern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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  
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  
Glossy Ibis  
White-faced Ibis  
Glossy/White-faced Ibis  
Turkey Vulture  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Osprey  
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  
Cooper's Hawk  
Accipiter sp.  
Bald Eagle  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Swainson's Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
hawk sp.  
Short-eared Owl  
Belted Kingfisher  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  
Red-headed Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Downy Woodpecker  
Hairy Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
woodpecker sp.  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Peregrine Falcon  
Monk Parakeet  
Olive-sided Flycatcher  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
Yellow-bellied 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  
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.  
Blue Jay  
American Crow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fish Crow  
crow sp.  
Common Raven  
Black-capped Chickadee  
Tufted Titmouse  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  
Purple Martin  
Tree Swallow  
Bank Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Cliff Swallow  
swallow sp.  
Golden-crowned Kinglet  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Brown Creeper  
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
House Wren  
Winter Wren  
Marsh Wren  
Carolina Wren  
European Starling  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
Northern Mockingbird  
Veery  
Gray-cheeked Thrush  
Swainson's Thrush  
Hermit Thrush  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Catharus sp.  
Wood Thrush  
American Robin  
Cedar Waxwing  
House Sparrow  
American Pipit  
House Finch  
Purple Finch  
American Goldfinch  
finch sp.  
Chipping Sparrow  
Clay-colored Sparrow  
Field Sparrow  
Lark Bunting  
Dark-eyed Junco  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-crowned Sparrow  
White-throated Sparrow  
Seaside Sparrow  
Saltmarsh Sparrow  
Nelson's/Saltmarsh Sparrow (Sharp-tailed Sparrow)  
Savannah Sparrow  
Song Sparrow  
Lincoln's Sparrow  
Swamp Sparrow  
Lincoln's/Swamp Sparrow  
Eastern Towhee  
sparrow sp.  
Yellow-breasted Chat  
Bobolink  
Eastern Meadowlark  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Baltimore Oriole  
Red-winged Blackbird  
Brown-headed Cowbird  
Rusty Blackbird  
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  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Tennessee Warbler  
Nashville Warbler  
Connecticut Warbler  
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  
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-throated Blue Warbler  
Palm Warbler  
Pine Warbler  
Yellow-rumped Warbler  
Yellow-throated Warbler  
Prairie Warbler  
Black-throated Gray Warbler  
Black-throated Green Warbler  
Canada Warbler  
Wilson's Warbler  
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  
Scarlet Tanager  
Northern Cardinal  
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  
Indigo Bunting  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
passerine sp.  
bird sp.  

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

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