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Jaegers to Alcids
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Species

Win Spr Sum EFa LFa

Arctic Tern

vr vr

Atlantic Puffin (p)

Black-header Gull

r

Black-legged Kittiwake (p)

r r r

Black Skimmer (**)

f c c

Black Tern

r r

Bonaparte's Gull

c f f

Caspian Tern

r s s

Common Murre (p)

Common Tern (*)

c c c s

Dovekie (p)

Forster's Tern (*)

c c c s

Glaucous Gull

vr

Great Black-backed Gull (*)

c c c c c

Gull-billed Tern

s r

Herring Gull (*)

c c c c c

Iceland Gull

r

Laughing Gull (*)

r c c c u

Least Tern (*)

u f f s

Lesser Black-backed Gull

r r

Little Gull

r

Parasitic Jaeger (p)

Pomarine Jaeger (p)

r r r

Razorbill (p)

Ring-billed Gull

c c c c c

Roseate Tern

r s s

Royal Tern

s s

Sabine's Gull (p)

vr

Sandwich Tern

vr

Thick-billed Murre (p)
















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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