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Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York

Map of Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

Wildlife refuge is on the outskirts of New York City, and you can reach it by subway and a long walk. It is fairly close to JFK airport, only a couple of stops between the reserve and the airport tram.

Species Recorded (12)

Birds ( 12 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Great Crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus crinitus

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Eastern Towhee - Pipilo erythrophthalmus


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