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Totals Cape May Bird Observatory - Avalon Seawatch (NJ) 2020



 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
1.Pale-bellied Brent Goose011368594132408232484405 (31 Oct)57523 Oct22 Dec
2.Canada Goose052533326313489348811262 (6 Dec)34312 Oct22 Dec
3.Lesser Canada Goose00044403 (6 Dec)226 Dec7 Dec
4.Ross's Goose00617706 (17 Nov)2217 Nov15 Dec
5.Snow/Ross's Goose00101101 (2 Nov)112 Nov2 Nov
6.Snow Goose00815516326320379 (6 Dec)12112 Nov22 Dec
7.Tundra Swan0117148686037 (16 Nov)7630 Oct3 Dec
8.Wood Duck2220497147337321123 (9 Nov)393624 Sep19 Dec
9.Blue-winged Teal22510282805 (11 Oct)141322 Sep15 Nov
10.Shoveler13419715166166052 (25 Nov)282624 Sep22 Dec
11.Gadwall02125156161013 (8 Dec)11109 Oct22 Dec
12.American Wigeon017616217355355034 (4 Nov)35324 Oct22 Dec
13.Mallard04315880281275661 (2 Nov)37344 Oct22 Dec
14.Black Duck26796402191540151822267 (27 Oct)645924 Sep22 Dec
15.dabbling duck sp.633241193983980129 (9 Oct)242226 Sep22 Dec
16.duck sp.007443117117039 (16 Nov)1092 Nov22 Dec
17.Black Duck/Mallard011311221246246077 (19 Nov)18171 Oct22 Dec
18.Pintail1164921201862182636257 (25 Oct)373426 Sep25 Nov
19.Green-winged Teal67359828515765736530431278 (4 Nov)615624 Sep18 Dec
20.Canvasback00112201 (2 Nov)222 Nov22 Dec
21.Redhead010919110110042 (10 Nov)131224 Oct20 Dec
22.Aythya sp.0927446329328139 (19 Nov)242226 Oct7 Dec
23.Ring-necked Duck0136434111111024 (24 Nov)15145 Oct21 Dec
24.Scaup085550456806701091 (25 Nov)534910 Oct22 Dec
25.Greater / Lesser Scaup0252702431927940143 (12 Nov)242225 Oct22 Dec
26.Lesser Scaup0161572477807800115 (25 Nov)48446 Oct21 Dec
27.King Eider00101101 (17 Nov)1117 Nov17 Nov
28.Eider0655964171078855223149 (15 Nov)62573 Oct22 Dec
29.Harlequin Duck0077141312 (10 Nov)1097 Nov20 Dec
30.Surf Scoter28114195220053649139877138381149621264 (26 Oct)968824 Sep22 Dec
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
31.White-winged Scoter01474847971060710363 (4 Nov)67623 Oct22 Dec
32.Surf/Black Scoter1018104412610352327511304119716136 (25 Oct)736722 Sep22 Dec
33.Black Scoter16316099081862109982540132433571065633522 (31 Oct)989022 Sep22 Dec
34.scoter sp.1815658109913976306432480058435073 (31 Oct)666122 Sep22 Dec
35.Long-tailed Duck0102054196345983654 (15 Dec)585323 Oct22 Dec
36.Bufflehead0306731218248159153 (18 Nov)403722 Oct22 Dec
37.Goldeneye00122232038 (7 Dec)873 Nov18 Dec
38.Hooded Merganser0314449196193394 (18 Nov)242227 Oct22 Dec
39.Goosander00011101 (7 Dec)117 Dec7 Dec
40.Red-breasted Merganser055106426013791234145299 (25 Nov)645918 Oct22 Dec
41.Ruddy Duck0880161246 (10 Oct)4410 Oct7 Nov
42.Red-throated Diver47185725978806586165841208447 (16 Nov)878026 Sep22 Dec
43.Pacific Loon00101101 (2 Nov)112 Nov2 Nov
44.Great Northern Diver1263164368135413459223 (3 Nov)857822 Sep22 Dec
45.diver sp.03306602 (4 Nov)556 Oct6 Nov
46.Pied-billed Grebe10001101 (26 Sep)1126 Sep26 Sep
47.Red-necked Grebe00437702 (7 Dec)761 Nov19 Dec
48.Slavonian Grebe0042165858013 (3 Nov)20182 Nov22 Dec
49.White Ibis01001011 (9 Oct)119 Oct9 Oct
50.Glossy Ibis01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
51.Night Heron036003636035 (8 Oct)228 Oct15 Oct
52.Great Blue Heron1660665116986980111 (13 Oct)434023 Sep21 Dec
53.Great White Egret053813006686680205 (17 Oct)17164 Oct21 Nov
54.Tricolored Heron03003301 (5 Oct)335 Oct11 Oct
55.Snowy Egret012000120120038 (8 Oct)554 Oct27 Oct
56.Brown Pelican5773254084381330101 (23 Oct)434022 Sep10 Nov
57.Gannet294356662801414084805845692369141 (20 Nov)928522 Sep22 Dec
58.Brown Booby03003301 (5 Oct)335 Oct23 Oct
59.Sulid sp.12104221 (22 Sep)4422 Sep6 Nov
60.Double-crested Cormorant988106854301472627140616140615121015 (31 Oct)918422 Sep19 Dec
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
61.Cormorant (p. c. carbo)010152272612 (6 Oct)18175 Oct11 Dec
62.Turkey Vulture001701717012 (7 Nov)332 Nov7 Nov
63.Osprey83700454508 (13 Oct)201823 Sep27 Oct
64.Sharp-shinned Hawk10102201 (22 Sep)2222 Sep23 Nov
65.Cooper's Hawk11204401 (24 Sep)4424 Sep23 Nov
66.Northern Harrier01433201915 (27 Oct)11101 Oct10 Dec
67.Bald Eagle03508802 (4 Oct)764 Oct23 Nov
68.Red-shouldered Hawk00101101 (14 Nov)1114 Nov14 Nov
69.Red-tailed Hawk01708802 (7 Nov)7627 Oct24 Nov
70.Rough-legged Buzzard00011101 (7 Dec)117 Dec7 Dec
71.American Oystercatcher01558121257257052 (17 Nov)13122 Oct7 Dec
72.American Golden Plover10001101 (25 Sep)1125 Sep25 Sep
73.Grey Plover233003535021 (8 Oct)4430 Sep28 Oct
74.Semipalmated Plover226002828026 (7 Oct)3325 Sep7 Oct
75.Killdeer23106512 (26 Sep)5526 Sep2 Nov
76.Hudsonian Whimbrel23005503 (13 Oct)3326 Sep13 Oct
77.Turnstone04004404 (10 Oct)1110 Oct10 Oct
78.Knot45009904 (24 Sep)3324 Sep26 Oct
79.Sanderling012001212011 (21 Oct)2221 Oct28 Oct
80.Dunlin0616106176170291 (23 Oct)12118 Oct6 Nov
81.Purple Sandpiper00909907 (3 Nov)222 Nov3 Nov
82.Least Sandpiper01001101 (8 Oct)118 Oct8 Oct
83.Pectoral Sandpiper20002201 (29 Sep)2229 Sep30 Sep
84.American Woodcock00011101 (22 Dec)1122 Dec22 Dec
85.Solitary Sandpiper01001101 (8 Oct)118 Oct8 Oct
86.Greater Yellowlegs01304401 (27 Oct)4427 Oct12 Nov
87.Black Skimmer6612809593231 (16 Oct)111024 Sep5 Nov
88.Kittiwake00142161513 (3 Nov)982 Nov13 Dec
89.Bonaparte's Gull01512343912881008280392 (22 Nov)30284 Oct22 Dec
90.Little Gull01001101 (20 Oct)1120 Oct20 Oct
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
91.Laughing Gull523164686376182235492354722774 (5 Oct)928522 Sep20 Dec
92.Franklin's Gull00202202 (17 Nov)1117 Nov17 Nov
93.Ring-billed Gull540154691705758075800784 (2 Nov)878027 Sep22 Dec
94.Great Black-backed Gull6989336048137013700406 (12 Oct)746827 Sep22 Dec
95.Herring Gull389831805247307330730827 (2 Nov)898226 Sep22 Dec
96.Lesser Black-backed Gull1518397193143140116 (12 Oct)645927 Sep22 Dec
97.large gull sp.01001101 (10 Oct)1110 Oct10 Oct
98.Caspian Tern238003131012 (30 Sep)121125 Sep17 Oct
99.Royal Tern33111306684213321330191 (19 Oct)716525 Sep20 Dec
100.Common Tern7819109898021 (27 Sep)181722 Sep3 Nov
101.Forster's Tern557142232302302226339358 (28 Sep)514723 Sep22 Nov
102.Sterna spec.20406604 (8 Nov)2229 Sep8 Nov
103.Arctic Skua10622619978217 (15 Oct)464222 Sep13 Dec
104.skua sp.00101101 (7 Nov)117 Nov7 Nov
105.S. parasiticus / pomarinus01012111 (20 Oct)2220 Oct4 Dec
106.Little Auk00011101 (15 Dec)1115 Dec15 Dec
107.Razorbill03211161604 (22 Dec)8723 Oct22 Dec
108.Razorbill/Guillemot000303030025 (16 Dec)2216 Dec18 Dec
109.Yellow-billed Cuckoo10001101 (23 Sep)1123 Sep23 Sep
110.Snowy Owl00011101 (14 Dec)1114 Dec14 Dec
111.Ruby-throated Hummingbird10001101 (28 Sep)1128 Sep28 Sep
112.hummingbird sp10001101 (29 Sep)1129 Sep29 Sep
113.Belted Kingfisher12104402 (9 Oct)3325 Sep19 Nov
114.Red-headed Woodpecker10001101 (23 Sep)1123 Sep23 Sep
115.Red-bellied Woodpecker02002201 (3 Oct)223 Oct4 Oct
116.Hairy Woodpecker01001101 (27 Oct)1127 Oct27 Oct
117.Northern Flicker22004402 (5 Oct)3323 Sep5 Oct
118.Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)01620181809 (3 Oct)873 Oct14 Nov
119.American Kestrel12003301 (22 Sep)3322 Sep27 Oct
120.Merlin52110272706 (5 Oct)141322 Sep17 Nov
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
121.Peregrine92331363605 (13 Oct)232122 Sep1 Dec
122.Eastern Phoebe1900101004 (3 Oct)7630 Sep29 Oct
123.Least Flycatcher01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
124.Blue Jay05005505 (1 Oct)111 Oct1 Oct
125.American Crow00101101 (23 Nov)1123 Nov23 Nov
126.Cedar Waxwing15208802 (6 Oct)8723 Sep24 Nov
127.Tufted Titmouse00303122 (10 Nov)226 Nov10 Nov
128.Shore Lark0010010736 (24 Nov)551 Nov28 Nov
129.Tree Swallow0830111108 (2 Oct)222 Oct2 Nov
130.Northern Rough-winged Swallow01001101 (27 Oct)1127 Oct27 Oct
131.Swallow10001101 (25 Sep)1125 Sep25 Sep
132.Swallow spec.10001101 (29 Sep)1129 Sep29 Sep
133.Cave Swallow00101101 (2 Nov)112 Nov2 Nov
134.Golden-crowned Kinglet0920111103 (9 Oct)768 Oct8 Nov
135.Golden-/Ruby-crowned Kinglet01001101 (28 Oct)1128 Oct28 Oct
136.Ruby-crowned Kinglet04004401 (3 Oct)443 Oct14 Oct
137.Marsh Wren01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
138.Winter Wren01001101 (9 Oct)119 Oct9 Oct
139.House Wren02002201 (3 Oct)223 Oct8 Oct
140.Red-breasted Nuthatch04206602 (7 Nov)552 Oct7 Nov
141.Brown Creeper04206511 (3 Oct)763 Oct13 Nov
142.Grey Catbird02002202 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
143.Starling0021902192190174 (2 Nov)222 Nov3 Nov
144.Hermit Thrush00101101 (7 Nov)117 Nov7 Nov
145.American Robin014504646040 (2 Nov)7628 Oct24 Nov
146.Buff-bellied Pipit010170272343 (9 Oct)16152 Oct19 Nov
147.finch sp.003303333030 (21 Nov)333 Nov23 Nov
148.Evening Grosbeak00101101 (24 Nov)1124 Nov24 Nov
149.Purple Finch00303303 (3 Nov)113 Nov3 Nov
150.House Finch02002202 (27 Oct)1127 Oct27 Oct
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
151.Mealy Redpoll00213301 (3 Nov)333 Nov8 Dec
152.Crossbill000181818018 (21 Dec)1121 Dec21 Dec
153.American Goldfinch091834196195123 (12 Nov)25233 Oct10 Dec
154.Pine Siskin018563911422612044217738 (8 Oct)38352 Oct3 Dec
155.Lapland Bunting00101101 (2 Nov)112 Nov2 Nov
156.Snow Bunting008311474 (3 Nov)873 Nov11 Dec
157.Song Sparrow02103301 (3 Oct)333 Oct9 Nov
158.Swamp Sparrow01001101 (8 Oct)118 Oct8 Oct
159.White-throated Sparrow01102201 (9 Oct)229 Oct8 Nov
160.Dark-eyed Junco01102201 (27 Oct)2227 Oct3 Nov
161.Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)022412727016 (7 Nov)878 Oct3 Dec
162.Savannah Sparrow04004402 (3 Oct)333 Oct28 Oct
163.Vesper Sparrow01001101 (27 Oct)1127 Oct27 Oct
164.Yellow-breasted Chat11002201 (24 Sep)2224 Sep4 Oct
165.Bobolink11002201 (23 Sep)2223 Sep4 Oct
166.Eastern Meadowlark02103301 (3 Oct)333 Oct9 Nov
167.Red-winged Blackbird01252201471434110 (14 Oct)12119 Oct24 Nov
168.Brown-headed Cowbird01102201 (31 Oct)2231 Oct7 Nov
169.Northern Waterthrush13004402 (3 Oct)3323 Sep3 Oct
170.Common Yellowthroat01100111108 (3 Oct)332 Oct8 Oct
171.American Redstart26008806 (3 Oct)2223 Sep3 Oct
172.Cape May Warbler20002022 (24 Sep)1124 Sep24 Sep
173.Northern Parula021002121014 (3 Oct)222 Oct3 Oct
174.Magnolia Warbler03003302 (3 Oct)222 Oct3 Oct
175.Blackburnian Warbler01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
176.Blackpoll Warbler11010121205 (3 Oct)5527 Sep17 Nov
177.Black-throated Blue Warbler11000111109 (3 Oct)3327 Sep3 Oct
178.Palm Warbler231003332114 (3 Oct)9823 Sep15 Oct
179.Palm Warbler (Yellow)01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
180.Palm Warbler (Western)02002201 (7 Oct)227 Oct14 Oct
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
181.Pine Warbler01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
182.Myrtle Warbler01570222209 (3 Oct)1093 Oct17 Nov
183.Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)065607168335 (8 Oct)13122 Oct8 Nov
184.Black-throated Green Warbler01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
185.Indigo Bunting01001101 (3 Oct)113 Oct3 Oct
186.passerine sp.02002201 (4 Oct)224 Oct25 Oct
187.warbler sp. 241004342130 (3 Oct)10922 Sep29 Oct
Other species
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
1.Bottle-Nosed Dolphin307232107107030 (7 Dec)121125 Sep15 Dec
2.Humpback whale01506601 (8 Oct)768 Oct24 Nov
3.Common Seal00101101 (19 Nov)1119 Nov19 Nov
4.bat sp.2800101005 (8 Oct)4423 Sep25 Oct
5.Eastern Red Bat2800101002 (9 Oct)9823 Sep29 Oct
Other species
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
1.Orange Sulphur 01001101 (5 Oct)115 Oct5 Oct
2.Orange/Clouded Sulphur32005502 (23 Sep)3322 Sep3 Oct
3.Clouded Sulphur14005414 (9 Oct)2222 Sep9 Oct
4.Monarch4686089099592273345 (5 Oct)504622 Sep29 Nov
5.Common Buckeye 37119901651531247 (3 Oct)262422 Sep16 Nov
6.Camberwell Beauty162001818014 (22 Sep)4422 Sep7 Oct
7.Cloudless Sulphur 47288083651826 (22 Sep)201822 Sep9 Nov
8.Small White30104402 (23 Sep)3323 Sep9 Nov
9.Question Mark/Eastern Comma01102201 (5 Oct)225 Oct3 Nov
10.Red Admiral0480121206 (3 Nov)555 Oct24 Nov
11.Painted Lady00404311 (3 Nov)443 Nov23 Nov
12.American Lady00101101 (5 Nov)115 Nov5 Nov
Other species
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
1.Common Green Darner015110262609 (5 Oct)555 Oct23 Nov
2.Wandering Glider3700101005 (24 Oct)5528 Sep24 Oct
3.Spot-winged Glider10001101 (29 Sep)1129 Sep29 Sep
4.Black Saddlebags10001101 (29 Sep)1129 Sep29 Sep
 SpeciesSepOctNovDecTotalsSNMaximumPresence
(%)
Presence
(days)
FirstLast 
  Totals 33064587493026075248181714378540731736 10092  
  Observation hours 107:55350:28307:56209:06975:25


 
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