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2012 Results: Philadelphia, 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 640       15      
Mute Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 3       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 155       13      
Northern Shoveler 6       1      
Bufflehead 4       2      
Hooded Merganser 6       3      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Great Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 4       3      
Black Vulture 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 25       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 10       10      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 18       15      
American Coot 25       1      
Ring-billed Gull 474       8      
Herring Gull 24       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 144       10      
Mourning Dove 185       49      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 55       21      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 64       30      
Hairy Woodpecker 17       9      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Blue Jay 69       23      
American Crow 91       12      
Fish Crow 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 84       25      
Tufted Titmouse 50       21      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 52       25      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Winter Wren 3       2      
Carolina Wren 26       14      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Eastern Bluebird 9       2      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 351       30      
Northern Mockingbird 18       12      
European Starling 543       17      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       2      
Eastern Towhee 3       2      
American Tree Sparrow 21       5      
Chipping Sparrow 5       1      
Field Sparrow 16       4      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 42       17      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 77       24      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 141       30      
Northern Cardinal 87       43      
Red-winged Blackbird 19       4      
Common Grackle 3,524       10      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 168       28      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
American Goldfinch 46       12      
House Sparrow 575       40      
Total 7,941             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for Pennsylvania.

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