- A-Z Animals
The state of New York has around 495 birds belonging to 23 orders and 67 families according to the January 2021 records as per the Checklist of New York State Birds that the New York State Avian Records Committee has published. The hawks, eagles, and falcons are a few of the largest birds found in New York. The smaller birds found here include the finches and sparrows.
The eastern bluebird has been designated as New York’s state bird since 1970.
In Summer: Piping Plover, Chimney Swift, Cerulean Warbler, Wood Thrush, Osprey
In Winter: Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Cardinal, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Downy Woodpecker
Birds of Prey: Red-tailed Hawk,American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Screech Owl, Bald Eagle
Water Birds: Mallard, Blue-Winged Teal, Wood Duck, Green-Winged Teal, Canvasback