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2002 Results: Seattle, Washington

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
Brant 20       1      
Canada Goose 778       22      
Gadwall 256       12      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 407       14      
Mallard 334       24      
Northern Shoveler 34       5      
Green-winged Teal 57       7      
Canvasback 48       4      
Ring-necked Duck 152       9      
Greater Scaup 66       6      
Lesser Scaup 633       6      
Harlequin Duck 11       1      
Surf Scoter 43       3      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Bufflehead 224       21      
Common Goldeneye 99       19      
Barrow's Goldeneye 60       9      
Hooded Merganser 15       8      
Common Merganser 22       8      
Red-breasted Merganser 49       6      
Ruddy Duck 26       5      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Common Loon 10       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 32       13      
Horned Grebe 28       5      
Red-necked Grebe 17       3      
Eared Grebe 3       3      
Western Grebe 59       10      
Brandt's Cormorant 28       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 111       16      
Great Blue Heron 26       8      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 10       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       6      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 1,419       17      
Killdeer 25       5      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Sanderling 4       1      
Dunlin 6       1      
Mew Gull 96       1      
Ring-billed Gull 195       8      
Western Gull 43       12      
California Gull 6       1      
Thayer's Gull 2       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 403       28      
Pigeon Guillemot 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 313       40      
Band-tailed Pigeon 16       5      
Western Screech-Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 80       48      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 23       14      
Northern Flicker 133       77      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 115       46      
Western Scrub-Jay 7       4      
American Crow 2,391       113      
Northwestern Crow 450       9      
Common Raven 2       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 445       125      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 49       24      
Bushtit 806       54      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 81       47      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Pygmy Nuthatch 6       1      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 41       31      
Pacific Wren 12       9      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 54       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13       8      
American Robin 530       93      
Varied Thrush 15       11      
European Starling 1,198       86      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11       5      
Townsend's Warbler 6       5      
Spotted Towhee 51       37      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 116       57      
White-throated Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 65       17      
Dark-eyed Junco 482       102      
Red-winged Blackbird 67       11      
Purple Finch 19       7      
Cassin's Finch 31       3      
House Finch 552       96      
Common Redpoll 4       1      
Pine Siskin 487       57      
American Goldfinch 103       16      
House Sparrow 695       93      
Total 15,380             

A total of 98 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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