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Tanagers to Sparrows to Grosbeaks
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Species

Win Spr Sum EFa LFa

American Tree Sparrow

f u u

Blue Grosbeak (*)

r r r r

Chipping Sparrow (*)

r u u f f

Clay-colored Sparrow

f

Dark-eyed Junco

c s c

Dickcissel

vr r r

Eastern Towhee (*)

s f c c f

Field Sparrow (*)

s u u u u

Fox Sparrow

s u

Grasshopper Sparrow (**)

r r r r

Henslow's Sparrow

Indigo Bunting (*)

s u u s

Lapland Longspur

vr

Lark Sparrow

r vr

LeConte's Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

r r

Northern Cardinal (*)

f f f f f

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (*)

u r u s

Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow (*)

u u u u f

Savannah Sparrow (*)

u f u f c

Scarlet Tanager (*)

u s u

Seaside Sparrow (*)

r s s s s

Snow Bunting

u u

Song Sparrow (*)

c c c c c

Summer Tanager

r

Swamp Sparrow (*)

u f f f c

Vesper Sparrow

r vr vr r

White-crowned Sparrow

r u u

White-throated Sparrow

c c c
















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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