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2009 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
Snow Goose 8       1      
Canada Goose 15       3      
Wood Duck 5       1      
Mallard 46       1      
Green-winged Teal 8       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 25       5      
Turkey Vulture 12       4      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 127       2      
Mourning Dove 93       26      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 18       13      
Downy Woodpecker 32       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       10      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Blue Jay 43       16      
American Crow 109       19      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 63       27      
Tufted Titmouse 57       27      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 23       18      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
Carolina Wren 30       19      
Winter Wren 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 28       8      
American Robin 14       7      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 39       12      
Pine Warbler 4       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       1      
American Tree Sparrow 7       2      
Field Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 32       8      
White-throated Sparrow 39       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 85       19      
Northern Cardinal 128       27      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       2      
Common Grackle 11       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 11       5      
House Finch 53       15      
Pine Siskin 43       8      
American Goldfinch 54       17      
House Sparrow 22       9      
Total 1,355             

A total of 54 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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