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1999 Results: Olympia, Washington

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 199       14      
Wood Duck 29       5      
American Wigeon 59       2      
Mallard 125       17      
Green-winged Teal 9       2      
Greater Scaup 3       2      
Lesser Scaup 8       2      
Surf Scoter 40       3      
White-winged Scoter 42       2      
Black Scoter 5       1      
Bufflehead 71       10      
Common Goldeneye 33       6      
Barrow's Goldeneye 61       3      
Hooded Merganser 11       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 5       2      
Ruddy Duck 11       1      
California Quail 19       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 6       6      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Red-throated Loon 2       2      
Pacific Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 6       3      
Red-necked Grebe 5       1      
Western Grebe 6       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 9       4      
Great Blue Heron 25       10      
Bald Eagle 45       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 8       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       8      
American Kestrel 6       1      
Merlin 2       2      
American Coot 40       3      
Killdeer 2       1      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 66       6      
Glaucous-winged Gull 68       7      
Rock Pigeon 8       2      
Band-tailed Pigeon 28       6      
Mourning Dove 37       8      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 31       15      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       2      
Northern Flicker 60       33      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 208       62      
American Crow 367       30      
Northwestern Crow 354       24      
Common Raven 1       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 220       56      
Mountain Chickadee 5       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 154       50      
Bushtit 2       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 51       36      
White-breasted Nuthatch 8       2      
Pygmy Nuthatch 4       2      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Bewick's Wren 7       4      
Pacific Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
American Robin 325       47      
Varied Thrush 99       49      
European Starling 427       23      
Cedar Waxwing 7       3      
Spotted Towhee 108       47      
California Towhee 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 4       3      
Chipping Sparrow 12       4      
Fox Sparrow 23       16      
Song Sparrow 126       55      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 5       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 149       15      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 77       26      
Dark-eyed Junco 762       79      
Red-winged Blackbird 75       13      
Brewer's Blackbird 30       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
Purple Finch 12       7      
House Finch 174       41      
Pine Siskin 160       32      
American Goldfinch 8       2      
Evening Grosbeak 8       2      
House Sparrow 93       18      
Total 5,316             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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