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Bitterns to Vultures
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Species

Win Spr Sum EFa LFa

American Bittern (**)

r r vr r

Black-crowned Night-Heron (*)

s c c f s

Black Vulture

vr vr

Cattle Egret (*)

u u u

Glossy Ibis (*)

f c c

Great Blue Heron

s u u f f

Great Egret (*)

r c c f u

Green Heron (*)

u u u

Least Bittern (*)

vr

Little Blue Heron (*)

r r r vr

Snowy Egret (*)

vr c c c u

Tricolored Heron (*)

r s r

Turkey Vulture

s u u s u

White-faced Ibis

vr vr

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (*)

u u u
















Seasonal Occurrence

Winter (Win)
December to February

Spring (Spr)
March to May

Summer (Sur)
June to mid-July

Early Fall (EFa)
mide-July to mid-September

Late Fall (LFa)
mid-September to November

Abundance and Status

c
common - easily seen; more than 12 individuals per day in season in habitat

f
fairly common - usually seen; 3-12 individuals per day in season in habitat

u
uncommon - seen, but in small numbers; 1-3 individuals per day in season in habitat

s
scarce - seen in habitat, but not daily

r
rare - seen, but only a few times per season

vr
very rare - not seen every season

i
introduced - not native to North America/an alien species

p
pelagic - Atlantic Ocean off of New York City, not normally or only rarely seen from shore

?
nesting unconfirmed

*
nests within city limits

**
formerly nested within city limits

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