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2009 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
Snow Goose 42       3      
Canada Goose 1,784       17      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 18       2      
American Wigeon 15       3      
American Black Duck 7       2      
Mallard 220       14      
Northern Shoveler 102       3      
Northern Pintail 63       3      
Green-winged Teal 75       3      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 13       3      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 20       2      
Common Merganser 188       4      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 26       4      
Great Cormorant 3       1      
Great Blue Heron 14       4      
Black Vulture 6       1      
Turkey Vulture 15       9      
Bald Eagle 12       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       10      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 27       1      
Ring-billed Gull 956       15      
Herring Gull 210       8      
Great Black-backed Gull 19       5      
Rock Pigeon 241       22      
Mourning Dove 213       47      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 16       11      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 61       31      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       10      
Northern Flicker 6       4      
Blue Jay 24       10      
American Crow 53       16      
Carolina Chickadee 78       26      
Tufted Titmouse 36       14      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 33       17      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 24       14      
Winter Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
American Robin 164       17      
Northern Mockingbird 24       18      
European Starling 511       30      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 121       8      
Field Sparrow 20       5      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 54       16      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 76       12      
Dark-eyed Junco 142       33      
Northern Cardinal 103       36      
Red-winged Blackbird 18       6      
Rusty Blackbird 12       2      
Common Grackle 15       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       3      
House Finch 84       17      
Pine Siskin 25       5      
American Goldfinch 159       31      
House Sparrow 654       47      
Total 6,901             

A total of 75 species were reported.

See a summary for Pennsylvania.

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