Birding: New York

Here is my life list for birds in New York, comprising a subset of my worldwide list and my North-American list. Dates and locations of first sightings anywhere in the world are included where known.

Life count as of May, 2017: 54
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Ducks, Geese and Waterfowl - Eendachtigen - Anatidae (Anseriformes)
Snow Goose
Chen caerulescens
NL: Sneeuwgans
November 28, 2013 in Lansing, NY
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
NL: Grote Canadese Gans
June 5, 2004 in Ghent, Belgium
Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
NL: Knobbelzwaan
Long ago in the Netherlands
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
NL: Carolina-eend
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
American Black Duck
Anas rubripes
NL: Amerikaanse Zwarte Eend
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
NL: Wilde Eend
Long ago in the Netherlands
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
NL: Pijlstaart
March 30, 2013 at Trinkle Marsh in Washtenaw County, MI
Redhead
Aythya americana
NL: Amerikaanse Tafeleend
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
NL: Ringsnaveleend
March 8, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
NL: Kleine Topper
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
NL: Buffelkopeend
March 6, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
NL: Grote Zaagbek
February 18, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Also known as goosander
 
Loons - Duikers - Gaviidae (Gaviiformes)
Common Loon
Gavia immer
NL: IJsduiker
March 30, 2013 at Four Mile Lake in Chelsea SGA, MI
Also known as great northern diver
 
New World Vultures - Gieren van de Nieuwe Wereld - Cathartidae (Accipitriformes)
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
NL: Roodkopgier
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Hawks, Eagles and Kites - Havikachtigen - Accipitridae (Accipitriformes)
Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
NL: Amerikaanse Zeearend
April 27, 2012 near Fort Myers, FL
Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis
NL: Roodstaartbuizerd
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Rails, Gallinules and Coots - Rallen, Koeten en Waterhoentjes - Rallidae (Gruiformes)
American Coot
Fulica americana
NL: Amerikaanse Meerkoet
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
 
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers - Meeuwen en Sternen - Laridae (Charadriiformes)
Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
NL: Ringsnavelmeeuw
January 28, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
NL: Zilvermeeuw
Long ago in the Netherlands
Sometimes split into two species: American and European Herring Gull; I've seen both
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
NL: Grote Mantelmeeuw
January 1, 2010 in Cobh, Ireland
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
NL: Visdief
May 5, 2013 at Four Mile Creek SP, NY
 
Pigeons and Doves - Duiven - Columbidae (Columbiformes)
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
NL: Treurduif
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Hummingbirds - Kolibries - Trochilidae (Apodiformes)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Archilochus colubris
NL: Robijnkeelkolibrie
August 2011 in Lansing, NY
 
Woodpeckers - Spechten - Picidae (Piciformes)
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Melanerpes carolinus
NL: Roodbuikspecht
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Downy Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens
NL: Donsspecht
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Hairy Woodpecker
Picoides villosus
NL: Haarspecht
December 29, 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
Northern Flicker
Colaptes auratus
NL: Gouden Grondspecht
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Falcons and Caracaras - Valkachtigen - Falconidae (Falconiformes)
American Kestrel
Falco sparverius
NL: Amerikaanse Torenvalk
March 17, 2014 at White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
 
Tyrant Flycatchers - Tirannen - Tyrannidae (Passeriformes)
Eastern Phoebe
Sayornis phoebe
NL: Phoebe
April 19, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
 
Crows, Jays and Magpies - Kraaiachtigen - Corvidae (Passeriformes)
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata
NL: Blauwe Gaai
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
NL: Amerikaanse Kraai
April 23, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Swallows - Zwaluwen - Hirundinidae (Passeriformes)
Tree Swallow
Tachycineta bicolor
NL: Boomzwaluw
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
NL: Boerenzwaluw
April 24, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Chickadees and Tits - Mezen - Paridae (Passeriformes)
Black-capped Chickadee
Poecile atricapillus
NL: Amerikaanse Matkop
January 30, 2011 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Tufted Titmouse
Baeolophus bicolor
NL: Tweekleurige Mees
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Nuthatches - Boomklevers - Sittidae (Passeriformes)
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
NL: Witborstboomklever
April 23, 2012 at County Farm Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Wrens - Winterkoningen - Troglodytidae (Passeriformes)
Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus
NL: Carolinawinterkoning
April 3, 2013 at McCarty Woods, Gainesville, FL
 
Kinglets - Goudhaantjes - Regulidae (Passeriformes)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Regulus calendula
NL: Roodkroonhaan
April 19, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
 
Thrushes and Allies - Lijsters - Turdidae (Passeriformes)
Eastern Bluebird
Sialia sialis
NL: Roodkeelsialia
January 30, 2011 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
American Robin
Turdus migratorius
NL: Roodborstlijster
February 13, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers - Spotlijsters - Mimidae (Passeriformes)
Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
NL: Rosse Spotlijster
April 8, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
 
Starlings - Spreeuwen - Sturnidae (Passeriformes)
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
NL: Spreeuw
Long ago in the Netherlands
Also known as common starling
 
New World Warblers - Amerikaanse Zangers - Parulidae (Passeriformes)
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Setophaga coronata
NL: Geelstuitzanger
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Buntings and New World Sparrows - Gorzen - Emberizidae (Passeriformes)
American Tree Sparrow
Spizella arborea
NL: Toendragors
February 15, 2013 near Furstenburg Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Field Sparrow
Spizella pusilla
NL: Veldgors
April 20, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
Dark-eyed Junco
Junco hyemalis
NL: Grijze Junco
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
White-throated Sparrow
Zonotrichia albicollis
NL: Witkeelgors
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Song Sparrow
Melospiza melodia
NL: Zanggors
April 13, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cardinals and Allies - Kardinaalachtigen - Cardinalidae (Passeriformes)
Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
NL: Rode Kardinaal
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Troupials and Allies - Troepialen - Icteridae (Passeriformes)
Red-winged Blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus
NL: Epauletspreeuw
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Common Grackle
Quiscalus quiscula
NL: Glanstroepiaal
April 23, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Siskins, Crossbills and Allies - Vinkachtigen - Fringillidae (Passeriformes)
House Finch
Haemorhous mexicanus
NL: Mexicaanse Roodmus
April 6, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
American Goldfinch
Spinus tristis
NL: Goudsijs
September 24, 2012 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
 
Old World Sparrows - Mussen - Passeridae (Passeriformes)
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
NL: Huismus
Long ago in the Netherlands

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