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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Oct, 1900-2022

Cape May

Updated ~18 hr(s) ago.

372 species (+118 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fulvous Whistling-Duck  
Snow Goose  
Ross's Goose  
Snow/Ross's Goose  
Greater White-fronted Goose  
Brant  
Cackling Goose  
Canada Goose  
Graylag Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)  
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)  
goose sp.  
Mute Swan  
Black Swan  
Tundra Swan  
swan sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)  
Wood Duck  
Blue-winged Teal  
Northern Shoveler  
Gadwall  
Eurasian Wigeon  
American Wigeon  
Eurasian/American Wigeon  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
American Black Duck  
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)  
Mallard/American Black Duck  
Northern Pintail  
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  
Greater Scaup  
Lesser Scaup  
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
Aythya sp.  
King Eider  
Common Eider  
King/Common Eider  
eider sp.  
Harlequin Duck  
Surf Scoter  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
White-winged Scoter  
Black Scoter  
Surf/Black Scoter  
scoter sp.  
Long-tailed Duck  
Bufflehead  
Common Goldeneye  
Hooded Merganser  
Common Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser  
Ruddy Duck  
duck sp.  
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)  
Northern Bobwhite  
Wild Turkey  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ruffed Grouse  
Ring-necked Pheasant  
Pied-billed Grebe  
Horned Grebe  
Red-necked Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Horned/Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
Common Ground Dove  
White-winged Dove  
Mourning Dove  
pigeon/dove sp.  
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  
Black-billed Cuckoo  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo  
cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.)  
Common Nighthawk  
Eastern Whip-poor-will  
Antrostomus sp.  
nightjar sp.  
Chimney Swift  
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  
Black-chinned Hummingbird  
Calliope Hummingbird  
Rufous Hummingbird  
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird  
Selasphorus sp.  
hummingbird sp.  
King Rail  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Clapper Rail  
King/Clapper Rail  
large rail sp.  
Virginia Rail  
Rallus sp.  
Sora  
Common Gallinule  
American Coot  
Purple Gallinule  
Yellow Rail  
Black Rail  
rail/crake sp.  
Sandhill Crane  
American Avocet  
American Oystercatcher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Plover  
American Golden-Plover  
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.  
Semipalmated Plover  
Piping Plover  
Killdeer  
Upland Sandpiper  
Whimbrel  
Long-billed Curlew  
Hudsonian Godwit  
Marbled Godwit  
godwit sp.  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Red Knot  
Ruff  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper  
Stilt Sandpiper  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Purple Sandpiper  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Least Sandpiper  
White-rumped Sandpiper  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
Western Sandpiper  
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper  
peep sp.  
Calidris sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Short-billed Dowitcher  
Long-billed Dowitcher  
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  
American Woodcock  
Wilson's Snipe  
Wilson's Phalarope  
Red-necked Phalarope  
Red Phalarope  
Spotted Sandpiper  
Solitary Sandpiper  
Greater Yellowlegs  
Willet  
Lesser Yellowlegs  
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs  
large shorebird sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
shorebird sp.  
Pomarine Jaeger  
Parasitic Jaeger  
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger  
Long-tailed Jaeger  
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger  
jaeger sp.  
Razorbill  
alcid sp.  
Black-legged Kittiwake  
Sabine's Gull  
Bonaparte's Gull  
Black-headed Gull  
Little Gull  
Laughing Gull  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Franklin's Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
Herring Gull  
Iceland Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull (hybrid)  
Great Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Sooty Tern  
Sooty/Bridled Tern  
Least Tern  
Gull-billed Tern  
Caspian Tern  
Black Tern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Tern  
Arctic Tern  
Common/Arctic Tern  
Forster's Tern  
Common/Forster's Tern  
Sterna sp.  
Royal Tern  
Sandwich Tern  
large tern sp.  
tern sp.  
Black Skimmer  
gull/tern sp.  
Red-throated Loon  
Pacific Loon  
Arctic/Pacific Loon  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Loon  
loon sp.  
Wilson's Storm-Petrel  
Leach's Storm-Petrel  
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  
Northern Fulmar  
Cory's Shearwater  
Great Shearwater  
Manx Shearwater  
black-and-white shearwater sp.  
shearwater sp.  
Wood Stork  
Magnificent Frigatebird  
frigatebird sp.  
Masked Booby  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Brown Booby  
Northern Gannet  
sulid sp.  
Anhinga  
Great Cormorant  
Double-crested Cormorant  
Great/Double-crested Cormorant  
Neotropic Cormorant  
cormorant sp.  
American White Pelican  
Brown Pelican  
American Bittern  
Least Bittern  
Great Blue Heron  
Great Egret  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snowy Egret  
Little Blue Heron  
Tricolored Heron  
Cattle Egret  
white egret sp.  
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  
Roseate Spoonbill  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Vulture  
Turkey Vulture  
new world vulture sp.  
Osprey  
Swallow-tailed Kite  
Golden Eagle  
Mississippi Kite  
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  
Cooper's Hawk  
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk  
Northern Goshawk  
Accipiter sp.  
Bald Eagle  
Harris's Hawk  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-shouldered Hawk  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Swainson's Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
Rough-legged Hawk  
Buteo sp.  
hawk sp.  
Barn Owl  
Eastern Screech-Owl  
Great Horned Owl  
Barred Owl  
Long-eared Owl  
Short-eared Owl  
Long-eared/Short-eared Owl  
Asio sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Saw-whet Owl  
owl sp.  
Belted Kingfisher  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  
Red-headed Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Black-backed Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Hairy Woodpecker  
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker  
Pileated Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
woodpecker sp.  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Peregrine Falcon  
small falcon sp.  
falcon sp.  
diurnal raptor sp.  
Budgerigar  
Orange-fronted Parakeet  
Olive-sided Flycatcher  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
pewee sp. (Contopus sp.)  
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher  
Acadian Flycatcher  
Alder Flycatcher  
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)  
Least Flycatcher