Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2008 Results: Anchorage, Alaska

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 2       1      
Mallard 278       5      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Barrow's Goldeneye 3       1      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Bald Eagle 17       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 23       3      
Short-eared Owl 3       2      
Downy Woodpecker 14       13      
Hairy Woodpecker 9       8      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       1      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Gray Jay 7       2      
Steller's Jay 41       16      
Black-billed Magpie 113       35      
Common Raven 327       41      
Black-capped Chickadee 380       56      
Boreal Chickadee 68       23      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 102       33      
Brown Creeper 10       5      
Pacific Wren 5       2      
American Robin 35       8      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 2       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 103       5      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Song Sparrow 84       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 11       4      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 15       1      
Pine Grosbeak 53       10      
Red Crossbill 15       1      
Common Redpoll 3,254       59      
Hoary Redpoll 24       9      
Pine Siskin 20       6      
Total 5,032             

A total of 38 species were reported.

See a summary for Alaska.

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