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2007 Results: Alton, Illinois

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 95       3      
Trumpeter Swan 78       1      
Gadwall 2       1      
Mallard 29       2      
Canvasback 31       2      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Common Goldeneye 30       1      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 54       4      
American White Pelican 103       2      
Great Blue Heron 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 7       2      
Bald Eagle 79       5      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Ring-billed Gull 2,600       4      
Herring Gull 1,750       2      
Thayer's Gull 6       2      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 8       2      
Glaucous Gull 3       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 13       2      
Mourning Dove 36       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       2      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 7       4      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 4       3      
Blue Jay 5       1      
American Crow 73       5      
Black-capped Chickadee 6       1      
Tufted Titmouse 4       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 3       3      
European Starling 123       4      
American Tree Sparrow 3       1      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 15       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 13       3      
Northern Cardinal 76       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
House Finch 4       3      
American Goldfinch 6       1      
House Sparrow 5       1      
Total 5,308             

A total of 53 species were reported.

See a summary for Illinois.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.