[CT Birds] CT Cumulative 2013 Bird List

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jan 8 05:53:30 EST 2014


Greetings,
Here is the final list for the 2013 year, through Dec. 31. One new species for the month: Black Guillemot. The overall species total was down compared to last year, in part to no hurricane-birds this year.

CONNECTICUT CUMULATIVE 2013 BIRD LIST
As reported to the CT birding listserve and/or eBird.  
Rare species in CAPS.
Compiled by Frank Mantlik

322 species as of  December 31, 2013.
(compared to 341 in 2012).
* denotes first state record

GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
Snow Goose 
Brant
BARNACLE GOOSE
CACKLING GOOSE
Canada Goose
(Egyptian Goose – exotic)
Mute Swan
(Trumpeter Swan – not yet accepted) 
TUNDRA SWAN
(Black Swan - exotic)
Wood Duck
(Mandarin Duck – exotic)
Gadwall
EURASIAN WIGEON
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard
(American Black Duck X Mallard hybrid)
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
(MALLARD X NORTHERN PINTAIL hybrid)
Green-winged Teal
(EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL)
Canvasback
REDHEAD
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
KING EIDER
Common Eider
HARLEQUIN DUCK
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
BARROW’S GOLDENEYE
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey
(Northern Bobwhite-probably released)
Red-throated Loon
PACIFIC LOON
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
WESTERN GREBE
BROWN BOOBY *
Northern Gannet
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
TRICOLORED HERON 
(LITTLE BLUE X TRICOLORED HERON hybrid)
CATTLE EGRET
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
WHITE IBIS 
Glossy Ibis
WHITE-FACED IBIS
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
SWALLOW-TAILED KITE
MISSISSIPPI KITE 
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
SWAINSON’S HAWK
Red-tailed Hawk
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
YELLOW RAIL
Clapper Rail
KING RAIL
Virginia Rail
Sora
COMMON GALLINULE
American Coot
SANDHILL CRANE
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
American Oystercatcher
BLACK-NECKED STILT
AMERICAN AVOCET
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
MARBLED GODWIT
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Dunlin
Stilt Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
Wilson’s Snipe
American Woodcock
WILSON’S PHALAROPE
BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE
Bonaparte’s Gull
BLACK-HEADED GULL
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
GLAUCOUS GULL
Great Black-backed Gull
Least Tern
CASPIAN TERN
Black Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Forster’s Tern
ROYAL TERN
SANDWICH TERN
Black Skimmer
JAEGER, SP.
COMMON MURRE 
THICK-BILLED MURRE
Razorbill
BLACK GUILLEMOT
Rock Pigeon
WHITE-WINGED DOVE
Mourning Dove
Monk Parakeet
(Peach-faced Lovebird - escaped)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
SNOWY OWL
Barred Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
BLACK-CHINNED 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
FORK-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
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
CAVE SWALLOW
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
VARIED THRUSH
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Blue-winged Warbler
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER
(LAWRENCE’S WARBLER – hybrid)
(BREWSTER’S WARBLER – hybrid)
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
Worm-eating Warbler
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush
KENTUCKY WARBLER
CONNECTICUT WARBLER
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
LARK SPARROW
Savannah Sparrow
(“Ipswich” race also)
Grasshopper Sparrow
HENSLOW’S SPARROW
Nelson’s Sparrow
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
SUMMER TANAGER
Scarlet Tanager
WESTERN TANAGER (probable)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
BLUE GROSBEAK
Indigo Bunting
PAINTED BUNTING
Dickcissel
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
BOAT-TAILED GRACKLE
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
BULLOCK’S ORIOLE
Baltimore Oriole
PINE GROSBEAK
Purple Finch
House Finch
RED CROSSBILL
WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL
Common Redpoll
HOARY REDPOLL
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
(European Goldfinch - escape?)
EVENING GROSBEAK
House Sparrow


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