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2008 Results: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

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 118       5      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 37       5      
Hooded Merganser 3       2      
Common Merganser 25       2      
Great Blue Heron 3       2      
Black Vulture 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 29       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 25       9      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4       1      
Herring Gull 28       2      
Rock Pigeon 252       3      
Mourning Dove 295       35      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 19       15      
Downy Woodpecker 41       25      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 7       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       2      
Blue Jay 33       16      
American Crow 266       21      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 10       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 113       30      
Tufted Titmouse 69       29      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 50       20      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 15       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 9       5      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 190       11      
Northern Mockingbird 12       9      
European Starling 542       20      
Cedar Waxwing 18       1      
American Tree Sparrow 5       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 26       14      
Swamp Sparrow 4       1      
White-throated Sparrow 79       21      
Dark-eyed Junco 188       29      
Northern Cardinal 110       30      
Red-winged Blackbird 3       2      
Common Grackle 103       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 9       3      
House Finch 104       23      
American Goldfinch 32       10      
House Sparrow 89       17      
Total 3,015             

A total of 57 species were reported.

See a summary for Pennsylvania.

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