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NYC Birds

The following are species that can be seen in the five boroughs (Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island). Meant as a tool for birders, it provides a relative measure of seeing a specific species when birding in an appropriate habitat in New York City.

  Loons to Cormorants
  Bitterns to Vultures
  Waterfowl
  Diurnal Raptors
  Pheasant to Rails
  Shorebirds
  Jaegers to Alcids
  Pigeons to Owls to Woodpeckers
  Flycatchers
  Shrikes to Vireos to Wrens
  Kinglets to Thrushes to Waxwings
  Warblers
  Tanagers to Sparrows to Grosbeaks
  Blackbirds, Grackle to Orioles, Finches, Old World Sparrows


The above information is taken from the New York City Audubon Society Guide to Finding Birds in the Metropolitan Area.







Note

Species not included in the list because they have been seen only once or twice include:
 
Pacific Loon
Magnificent Frigatebird
Wood Stork
Sandhill Crane
Reddish Egret
Roseate Spoonbill
Fulvous Whistling Duck
Cinnamon Teal
Wilson's Plover
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Sooty Tern
Cave Swallow
Sage Thrasher
Townsend's Solitaire
Townsend's Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Swainson's Warbler
Lark Bunting
Painted Bunting
 
Nested indicators are not provided for species that have not nested since the 1970s.

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