New York State
Ornithological Association

For the birders and birds of the Empire State

ChecklistsLast Updated 7/19/16

 Checklist of the Birds of New York State   

This is the official checklist for New York state, maintained by NYSOA's avian records committee (NYSARC).
        Order pocket-sized NYS checklist booklet  Download/Print NYS field checklist
 NEW 7/19/16

For the most recent local or regional checklists, it is suggested that you visit the website(s) of club(s) that are located in the area that interests you. A complete list of NYSOA member clubs/organizations, with links to their websites, is available at

The local checklists listed below may be helpful but may be outdated. NYSOA has no part in the creation or distribution of these checklists and their inclusion on this page does not imply endorsement by NYSOA.
Niagara Frontier Genesee Oneida Basin St. Lawrence Adirondack-Champlain Hudson-Mohawk Finger Lakes Susquehanna title= Hudson-Delaware Marine 5 - Oneida Basin 3 - Finger Lakes 2 - Genesee 1 - Niagara Frontier 4 - Susquehanna 10 - Marine 9 - Hudson-Delaware 8 - Hudson-Mohawk 7 - Adirondack-Champlain 6 - St. Lawrence St. Lawrence Adirondack-Champlain 1 - Niagara Frontier 2 - Genesee 3 - Finger Lakes 4 - Susquehanna 5 - Oneida Basin 6 - St. Lawrence 7 - Adirondack-Champlain 8 - Hudson-Mohawk 9 - Hudson-Delaware 10 - Marine


Region 1 - Niagara Frontier

Iroquois NWR - Alabama

Pfeiffer Nature Center - Portville

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Region 2 - Genesee

Rochester Area  - pdf format

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Region 3 - Finger Lakes

Cayuga Lake Basin - pdf file for printing

Chemung County

Montezuma NWR - Seneca Falls

Schuyler County

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Region 4 - Susquehanna


Region 5 - Oneida Basin

Central New York hotspots - Sangerfield Quadrangle, Sherrill Brook Park, Sulphur Springs Road, Utica Marsh, Woodman Pond (Kirkland Bird Club)

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Region 6 - St. Lawrence

Region 7 - Adirondack-Champlain

Region 8 - Hudson-Mohawk


Emma Thacher Nature Center


John Boyd Thacher & Thompson's Lake State Parks
Prints on two sides of a single sheet of a format:

MS Word, 194Krtf, 967Krtf, zipped 398Kpdf, 1.2MB


Mine Kill State Park    NEW 12/8/12
Folding both ends in with the cover to center, the list proceeds in taxonomic order with some lumped categories ending with Finches on the back.

pdf, 356K


Saratoga Spa State Park
Prints on two sides of a single sheet of a format)

MS Word, 184K rtf, 2.3MBrtf, zipped 383K

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Region 9 - Hudson-Delaware

Dutchess County

Rockland County (pdf format)

Sullivan County

Westchester County

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Region 10 - Marine

Long Island NWR Complex:

Amagansett NWR

Conscience Point NWR

Lido Beach WMA
Morton NWR
Oyster Bay NWR

Sayville NWR
Seatuck NWR
Target Rock NWR

Wertheim NWR
Wertheim, Target Rock, and Morton NWRs

New York City - New York City Audubon Society

Prospect Park - Brooklyn (pdf format)

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary - Oyster Bay (Long Island)

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