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2012 Results: Elgin, 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Cackling Goose 5       1      
Canada Goose 3,420       14      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 133       13      
Common Goldeneye 15       3      
Hooded Merganser 20       1      
Common Merganser 25       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Bald Eagle 18       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       7      
Sandhill Crane 115       2      
Ring-billed Gull 34       3      
Herring Gull 92       9      
Rock Pigeon 6       1      
Mourning Dove 71       13      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 13       8      
Downy Woodpecker 50       17      
Hairy Woodpecker 12       8      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Blue Jay 17       6      
American Crow 41       9      
Black-capped Chickadee 97       16      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 53       12      
Brown Creeper 6       4      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
American Robin 56       6      
European Starling 69       8      
American Tree Sparrow 49       10      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 198       16      
Northern Cardinal 58       19      
Red-winged Blackbird 12       2      
Purple Finch 13       6      
House Finch 43       13      
Pine Siskin 15       5      
American Goldfinch 59       14      
House Sparrow 115       18      
Total 4,979             

A total of 45 species were reported.

See a summary for Illinois.

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