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2009 Results: Chicago, 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 820       14      
Trumpeter Swan 4       1      
Wood Duck 4       1      
American Black Duck 2       2      
Mallard 268       8      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 8       2      
Common Goldeneye 68       4      
Hooded Merganser 5       2      
Common Merganser 17       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
American Coot 6       1      
Ring-billed Gull 77       8      
Herring Gull 59       6      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 144       16      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 23       5      
Mourning Dove 160       25      
Monk Parakeet 36       3      
Long-eared Owl 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 9       6      
Downy Woodpecker 45       22      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       4      
Blue Jay 12       5      
American Crow 137       20      
Black-capped Chickadee 22       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
American Robin 72       8      
European Starling 243       28      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 8       3      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 29       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 117       20      
Northern Cardinal 105       29      
Red-winged Blackbird 4       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
House Finch 135       22      
White-winged Crossbill 15       3      
Common Redpoll 200       1      
Pine Siskin 30       1      
American Goldfinch 153       17      
House Sparrow 1,047       37      
Total 4,112             

A total of 49 species were reported.

See a summary for Illinois.

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