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2012 Results: Reading, 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 1,528       9      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Mallard 5       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 17       3      
Black Vulture 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 53       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 5       5      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       6      
Killdeer 7       1      
Ring-billed Gull 56       4      
Rock Pigeon 59       3      
Mourning Dove 147       32      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 19       17      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 41       26      
Hairy Woodpecker 13       9      
Northern Flicker 4       4      
Blue Jay 29       15      
American Crow 184       22      
Carolina Chickadee 15       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 57       20      
Tufted Titmouse 62       26      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       11      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Winter Wren 3       1      
Carolina Wren 11       7      
Eastern Bluebird 28       9      
American Robin 5       2      
Northern Mockingbird 8       6      
European Starling 178       17      
Cedar Waxwing 4       2      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 23       13      
White-throated Sparrow 31       15      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 160       30      
Northern Cardinal 73       23      
Red-winged Blackbird 9       4      
Common Grackle 26       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 10       2      
Purple Finch 17       6      
House Finch 150       30      
American Goldfinch 75       19      
House Sparrow 110       13      
Total 3,267             

A total of 48 species were reported.

See a summary for Pennsylvania.

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