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2012 Results: Sparks, Nevada

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 139       3      
Gadwall 2       2      
Mallard 30       4      
Cinnamon Teal 10       2      
Northern Shoveler 20       2      
Northern Pintail 2       2      
Canvasback 32       2      
Ring-necked Duck 8       2      
Lesser Scaup 6       2      
Bufflehead 60       2      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Barrow's Goldeneye 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Common Merganser 11       3      
Ruddy Duck 72       2      
Mountain Quail 8       1      
California Quail 447       23      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 6       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       7      
American Coot 32       3      
Killdeer 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 10       1      
California Gull 12       1      
Rock Pigeon 164       14      
Band-tailed Pigeon 4       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 18       4      
Mourning Dove 185       25      
Downy Woodpecker 6       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 8       4      
Northern Flicker 10       9      
American Kestrel 7       3      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Pinyon Jay 6       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 47       15      
Black-billed Magpie 7       2      
American Crow 36       2      
Common Raven 2       1      
Mountain Chickadee 16       3      
Bushtit 1       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 7       1      
Marsh Wren 12       2      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 12       3      
Mountain Bluebird 12       1      
American Robin 37       10      
Northern Mockingbird 5       3      
European Starling 311       16      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 31       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 42       14      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 14       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 18       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 28       6      
Western Meadowlark 3       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 17       5      
Cassin's Finch 15       4      
House Finch 130       20      
Pine Siskin 40       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 82       11      
American Goldfinch 25       3      
House Sparrow 225       25      
Total 2,542             

A total of 68 species were reported.

See a summary for Nevada.

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