Meadowlands Bird List for January

Chris Takacs has compiled a list of birds seen in the Meadowlands last month, and with bird walks scheduled for the next two Sundays, we thought it might be instructive to post the list here. (Thanks, Chris!)

   E-mail us here if you have birds you would like to add.

Canada Goose    
Mute Swan
Wood Duck
American Black Duck
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Common Moorhen (KM)
American Coot (KM)
Wilson's Snipe
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull  
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Northern Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Marsh Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Common Yellowthroat
American Tree Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
Plus other birds seen by someone else
American Pipit
Horned Lark
Rough-legged hawk
Great-horned Owl
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Raven
Brant (LSP)
American Wigeon (LSP)
Greater Scaup (LSP)
Horned Grebe (LSP)
Hairy Woodpecker (SW)
Tufted Titmouse (LSP)
White-breasted Nuthatch (SW)
Carolina Wren (LSP)
Snow Bunting (LSP)
Sanderling (LSP)
Dunlin (LSP)
Eastern Towhee (SM)

2 thoughts on “Meadowlands Bird List for January

  1. julie mccall

    I would guess:
    LSP – Liberty State Park
    SM – possibly Skeetkill Creek Marsh (not sure, but it’s one of the locations listed on the left-hand navigation column on this blog.)
    SW – possibly Schmidt’s Woods (same as above.)


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