[CT Birds] CT Cumulative 2012 Bird List - October

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 3 07:40:50 EDT 2012

Hi all,
Sorry for the delay (due to storm-related internet problems) on posting this CT 
Cumulative 2012 Bird List.  It includes through Oct. 31.  An amazing 17 species 
(9 as a result of Hurricane Sandy) were added for the month:  Ross's Goose, 
Pacific Loon, Eared Grebe, Great Shearwater, Cory's Shearwater, Leach's 
Storm-Petrel, American White Pelican, Brown Pelican, Pomarine Jaeger, Sooty 
Tern, Bridled Tern, Red Phalarope, Western Kingbird, Cave Swallow, Bicknell's 
Thrush, Le Conte's Sparrow, and Painted Bunting.

As reported to the CT birding listserve and eBird.  
335 species as of  October 31, 2012 (compared to 330 in 2011).
Seventeen species added during the month of October.
Hurricane Sandy on 10/29-30 resulted in adding 9 species.
Trumpeter Swan has not yet been accepted to the official CT list.
* CT Review Species (written details requested). 
Compiled by Frank Mantlik
Pink-footed Goose*
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Ross’s Goose*
Barnacle Goose*
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Mute Swan 
(Trumpeter Swan)
Tundra Swan
Wood Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
(Mallard X Northern Pintail hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
(Eurasian Green-winged Teal)
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Common Eider
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Northern Bobwhite
Ring-necked Pheasant 
Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon*
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe*
Cory’s Shearwater*
Great Shearwater*
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel
Leach’s Storm-Petrel*
Northern Gannet
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
American White Pelican*
Brown Pelican*
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*
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Swallow-tailed Kite
Mississippi Kite
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Clapper Rail
Virginia Rail
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
American Oystercatcher
American Avocet
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Upland Sandpiper
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Semipalmated Sandpiper 
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper*
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Ruff *
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope*
Black-legged Kittiwake*
Bonaparte’s Gull
Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer’s Gull*
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
(“Nelson’s” Gull)
Great Black-backed Gull
Sooty Tern*
Bridled Tern*
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern *
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Forster’s Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern *
Black Skimmer
Pomarine Jaeger*
Parasitic Jaeger
Dovekie *
Common Murre*
Thick-billed Murre*
Rock Pigeon 
Mourning Dove
Monk Parakeet 
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Barred Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Chuck-will’s-widow *
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher*
Northern Shrike
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
Common Raven
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Cave Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire *
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Bicknell’s Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling 
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Blue-winged Warbler
 (Lawrence’s Warbler)
(Brewster’s Warbler)
Golden-winged Warbler
Black & White Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean 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
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler 
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Lark Bunting *
Savannah Sparrow
(“Ipswich” Sparrow)
Grasshopper Sparrow
Le Conte’s Sparrow*
Nelson’s Sparrow
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Harris’s Sparrow*
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Western Tanager*
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting*
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
Boat-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
(European Goldfinch)
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow 
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