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2012 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 212       8      
American Wigeon 6       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 39       7      
Northern Pintail 4       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 62       1      
Bufflehead 10       1      
Hooded Merganser 15       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 10       3      
Turkey Vulture 13       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 8       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 1       1      
Mourning Dove 316       74      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 54       40      
Downy Woodpecker 94       54      
Hairy Woodpecker 22       14      
Northern Flicker 4       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       6      
Blue Jay 60       27      
American Crow 179       36      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Common Raven 2       1      
Tree Swallow 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 155       67      
Tufted Titmouse 107       52      
White-breasted Nuthatch 78       50      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Winter Wren 3       2      
Carolina Wren 43       37      
Eastern Bluebird 9       3      
American Robin 190       31      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 18       9      
European Starling 315       24      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 36       23      
White-throated Sparrow 102       28      
Dark-eyed Junco 200       42      
Northern Cardinal 242       76      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       2      
Common Grackle 157       23      
Brown-headed Cowbird 9       3      
Purple Finch 13       5      
House Finch 120       42      
American Goldfinch 154       28      
House Sparrow 360       58      
Total 3,475             

A total of 55 species were reported.

See a summary for Maryland.

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