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2011 Results: Des Moines, Iowa

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
Greater White-fronted Goose 16       1      
Snow Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 313       15      
Wood Duck 8       2      
Mallard 32       4      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Canvasback 5       1      
Redhead 3       1      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 22       2      
Bald Eagle 23       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 14       7      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 21       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 23       10      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 22       17      
Downy Woodpecker 47       20      
Hairy Woodpecker 17       8      
Northern Flicker 9       6      
Blue Jay 58       22      
American Crow 421       24      
Black-capped Chickadee 79       20      
Tufted Titmouse 14       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 6       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 39       20      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Carolina Wren 5       4      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
American Robin 210       16      
European Starling 308       14      
Cedar Waxwing 12       2      
American Tree Sparrow 78       4      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 9       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 106       14      
Northern Cardinal 68       23      
Red-winged Blackbird 301       2      
Common Grackle 2       1      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 21       4      
Pine Siskin 28       4      
American Goldfinch 57       12      
House Sparrow 91       17      
Total 2,524             

A total of 53 species were reported.

See a summary for Iowa.

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