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2004 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 125       9      
Wood Duck 7       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 67       4      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Bufflehead 4       1      
Common Merganser 6       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 5       2      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 143       9      
Rock Pigeon 157       6      
Mourning Dove 165       28      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 23       17      
Downy Woodpecker 44       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Blue Jay 27       10      
American Crow 152       13      
Fish Crow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 42       20      
Tufted Titmouse 18       13      
White-breasted Nuthatch 25       15      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 23       15      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 259       11      
Northern Mockingbird 17       9      
European Starling 629       17      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Song Sparrow 55       23      
White-throated Sparrow 64       21      
Dark-eyed Junco 83       18      
Northern Cardinal 90       27      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 22       5      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 83       20      
Common Redpoll 4       1      
American Goldfinch 53       19      
House Sparrow 288       28      
Total 2,717             

A total of 50 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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