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2009 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
Brant 38       1      
Canada Goose 145       20      
Wood Duck 10       6      
Gadwall 10       3      
Eurasian Wigeon 5       3      
American Wigeon 343       17      
Mallard 478       37      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 228       8      
Green-winged Teal 16       3      
Canvasback 22       3      
Ring-necked Duck 68       10      
Greater Scaup 179       8      
Lesser Scaup 160       10      
Surf Scoter 444       11      
White-winged Scoter 36       3      
Long-tailed Duck 5       1      
Bufflehead 643       31      
Common Goldeneye 168       13      
Barrow's Goldeneye 18       6      
Hooded Merganser 35       15      
Common Merganser 39       8      
Red-breasted Merganser 113       6      
Ruddy Duck 2       2      
California Quail 72       9      
Common Loon 11       6      
Pied-billed Grebe 41       6      
Horned Grebe 63       9      
Red-necked Grebe 29       4      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Western Grebe 64       8      
Brandt's Cormorant 45       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,141       16      
Pelagic Cormorant 5       1      
Great Blue Heron 109       26      
Green Heron 1       1      
Bald Eagle 50       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 16       12      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 75       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 9       2      
Dunlin 2,440       6      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Mew Gull 9       2      
Ring-billed Gull 15       2      
Western Gull 24       5      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 9       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 566       12      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 34       4      
Marbled Murrelet 4       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 112       14      
Mourning Dove 67       16      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 73       43      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 20       16      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 8       7      
Downy Woodpecker 43       33      
Hairy Woodpecker 14       11      
Northern Flicker 131       72      
Pileated Woodpecker 13       10      
Hutton's Vireo 3       2      
Steller's Jay 276       108      
Western Scrub-Jay 35       21      
American Crow 774       78      
Common Raven 12       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 549       141      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 343       102      
Bushtit 241       22      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 144       79      
Brown Creeper 5       4      
Bewick's Wren 23       21      
Pacific Wren 4       2      
American Dipper 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 29       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 33       18      
Hermit Thrush 7       5      
American Robin 680       87      
Varied Thrush 102       47      
European Starling 372       33      
Cedar Waxwing 10       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       3      
Townsend's Warbler 49       34      
Spotted Towhee 388       136      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 64       39      
Song Sparrow 308       102      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 47       12      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 132       36      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,245       160      
Red-winged Blackbird 76       26      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Purple Finch 50       18      
House Finch 223       58      
Red Crossbill 3       3      
Pine Siskin 601       52      
American Goldfinch 95       18      
Evening Grosbeak 37       7      
House Sparrow 82       23      
Total 15,604             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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