Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2012 Results: Kansas City, Missouri

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
Snow Goose 200       1      
Canada Goose 1,303       30      
Gadwall 20       1      
Mallard 85       8      
Ring-necked Duck 8       1      
Common Goldeneye 6       1      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Wild Turkey 23       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 4       2      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 36       21      
Killdeer 7       1      
Ring-billed Gull 107       6      
Rock Pigeon 229       12      
Mourning Dove 527       109      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 9       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 87       64      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 188       96      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       12      
Northern Flicker 78       49      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Blue Jay 149       61      
American Crow 381       33      
Black-capped Chickadee 302       112      
Tufted Titmouse 162       67      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 15       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 61       42      
Brown Creeper 8       6      
Winter Wren 4       3      
Carolina Wren 50       36      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 23       7      
American Robin 154       44      
Northern Mockingbird 16       13      
European Starling 794       79      
American Tree Sparrow 69       11      
Field Sparrow 26       5      
Fox Sparrow 6       1      
Song Sparrow 58       18      
White-throated Sparrow 51       16      
Harris's Sparrow 25       9      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 574       122      
Northern Cardinal 579       132      
Red-winged Blackbird 14       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 191       15      
Great-tailed Grackle 9       1      
Purple Finch 45       21      
House Finch 338       82      
Pine Siskin 4       2      
American Goldfinch 408       73      
House Sparrow 722       105      
Total 8,218             

A total of 64 species were reported.

See a summary for Missouri.

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