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2012 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 1,890       25      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 2       1      
Mallard 394       15      
Redhead 4       2      
Greater Scaup 23       3      
Lesser Scaup 22       2      
Harlequin Duck 2       2      
White-winged Scoter 2       2      
Bufflehead 15       2      
Common Goldeneye 263       12      
Common Merganser 158       10      
Red-breasted Merganser 240       7      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Coot 35       4      
Ring-billed Gull 879       18      
Herring Gull 147       8      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 352       29      
Mourning Dove 82       29      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 6       6      
Downy Woodpecker 24       18      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       4      
Monk Parakeet 9       1      
Blue Jay 16       7      
American Crow 182       24      
Black-capped Chickadee 68       25      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 3       2      
American Robin 19       7      
European Starling 685       35      
Cedar Waxwing 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 5       1      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 5       1      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 64       25      
Northern Cardinal 76       37      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 1       1      
Purple Finch 2       2      
House Finch 151       24      
Common Redpoll 8       2      
American Goldfinch 110       25      
House Sparrow 1,124       61      
Total 7,097             

A total of 51 species were reported.

See a summary for Illinois.

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