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1999 Results: Silver Spring, 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
Canada Goose 102       3      
Mallard 6       1      
Turkey Vulture 12       9      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       5      
Ring-billed Gull 2       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 18       6      
Mourning Dove 274       42      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 28       25      
Downy Woodpecker 70       36      
Hairy Woodpecker 12       7      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Blue Jay 17       11      
American Crow 235       40      
Carolina Chickadee 65       19      
Black-capped Chickadee 127       29      
Tufted Titmouse 100       32      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 11       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 57       14      
Brown Creeper 4       2      
Carolina Wren 36       23      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 4       1      
American Robin 117       13      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 7       6      
European Starling 275       25      
Cedar Waxwing 9       1      
Eastern Towhee 4       1      
American Tree Sparrow 19       4      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 17       11      
White-throated Sparrow 43       12      
Dark-eyed Junco 113       24      
Northern Cardinal 120       40      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       3      
Common Grackle 22       5      
Purple Finch 12       2      
House Finch 168       27      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 154       24      
House Sparrow 156       26      
Total 2,452             

A total of 46 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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