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2000 Results: Columbia, Maryland

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 195       17      
Mute Swan 3       2      
Tundra Swan 2       1      
Mallard 221       14      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Canvasback 8       2      
Ring-necked Duck 32       4      
Greater Scaup 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 12       3      
Bufflehead 12       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 14       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 4       3      
Black Vulture 22       4      
Turkey Vulture 33       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       8      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 22       3      
Ring-billed Gull 122       7      
Herring Gull 20       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 9       2      
Mourning Dove 308       71      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 39       33      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 72       46      
Hairy Woodpecker 17       12      
Northern Flicker 9       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 16       3      
Blue Jay 66       37      
American Crow 273       77      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 159       65      
Black-capped Chickadee 64       23      
Tufted Titmouse 180       73      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       6      
White-breasted Nuthatch 65       45      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
Carolina Wren 66       46      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 7       2      
American Robin 143       21      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 15       13      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 342       41      
Cedar Waxwing 13       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 5       1      
Chipping Sparrow 8       5      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 77       25      
White-throated Sparrow 128       41      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 312       62      
Northern Cardinal 322       88      
Red-winged Blackbird 88       21      
Common Grackle 605       20      
Boat-tailed Grackle 6       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 57       7      
Purple Finch 17       6      
House Finch 253       61      
American Goldfinch 114       27      
House Sparrow 266       43      
Total 4,909             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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