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2004 Results: Indianapolis, Indiana

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 774       42      
Gadwall 2       1      
American Black Duck 4       2      
Mallard 290       19      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 3       2      
Common Goldeneye 5       3      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Turkey Vulture 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 20       14      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 5       2      
Ring-billed Gull 23       1      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Rock Pigeon 71       6      
Mourning Dove 388       68      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Barred Owl 11       8      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 50       40      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 111       53      
Hairy Woodpecker 30       17      
Northern Flicker 13       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       6      
Blue Jay 181       65      
American Crow 358       34      
Horned Lark 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 172       43      
Black-capped Chickadee 45       17      
Tufted Titmouse 106       38      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 73       33      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 60       31      
Eastern Bluebird 17       6      
American Robin 280       28      
Northern Mockingbird 18       16      
European Starling 418       52      
Cedar Waxwing 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 5       5      
American Tree Sparrow 83       19      
Field Sparrow 25       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 56       24      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 60       25      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 216       52      
Northern Cardinal 347       74      
Common Grackle 37       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 108       6      
Purple Finch 18       9      
House Finch 282       60      
Pine Siskin 25       3      
American Goldfinch 153       41      
House Sparrow 411       46      
Total 5,428             

A total of 65 species were reported.

See a summary for Indiana.

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