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2008 Results: Potomac, Maryland

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
Mallard 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 6       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Mourning Dove 75       17      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       7      
Downy Woodpecker 15       10      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Blue Jay 37       7      
American Crow 40       5      
Carolina Chickadee 59       18      
Tufted Titmouse 33       16      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 18       9      
Carolina Wren 18       9      
Eastern Bluebird 13       5      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 13       6      
Song Sparrow 8       6      
White-throated Sparrow 10       6      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 43       16      
Northern Cardinal 90       18      
Red-winged Blackbird 28       1      
Common Grackle 4       2      
House Finch 27       10      
American Goldfinch 62       10      
House Sparrow 93       14      
Total 715             

A total of 31 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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