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2012 Results: Bowling Green, Kentucky

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

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 62       2      
Gadwall 8       1      
American Wigeon 10       1      
American Black Duck 3       1      
Mallard 34       1      
Northern Shoveler 15       1      
Northern Pintail 12       1      
Green-winged Teal 6       1      
Ruddy Duck 5       1      
Wild Turkey 79       3      
Black Vulture 6       2      
Turkey Vulture 15       4      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       4      
American Coot 39       1      
Killdeer 5       2      
Wilson's Snipe 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 11       2      
Rock Pigeon 17       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 6       2      
Mourning Dove 68       11      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 4       3      
Downy Woodpecker 7       7      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
American Kestrel 2       1      
Blue Jay 18       7      
American Crow 47       7      
Horned Lark 5       1      
Carolina Chickadee 29       9      
Tufted Titmouse 19       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 11       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 10       4      
American Robin 59       11      
Northern Mockingbird 7       3      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 344       7      
Cedar Waxwing 74       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 12       3      
Eastern Towhee 18       5      
Chipping Sparrow 7       1      
Field Sparrow 3       2      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 8       6      
White-throated Sparrow 11       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 15       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 57       7      
Northern Cardinal 120       12      
Red-winged Blackbird 507       4      
Eastern Meadowlark 6       3      
Common Grackle 720       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 82       3      
House Finch 9       5      
American Goldfinch 54       10      
House Sparrow 22       4      
Total 2,733             

A total of 66 species were reported.

See a summary for Kentucky.

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