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2011 Results: Springfield, Missouri

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
Snow Goose 7       1      
Cackling Goose 10       3      
Canada Goose 606       23      
Wood Duck 21       5      
Gadwall 121       6      
American Wigeon 3       2      
Mallard 216       15      
Northern Shoveler 49       7      
Northern Pintail 8       2      
Green-winged Teal 13       2      
Redhead 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 73       4      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Common Goldeneye 15       1      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Wild Turkey 23       6      
Pied-billed Grebe 32       7      
Double-crested Cormorant 26       4      
American White Pelican 19       4      
Great Blue Heron 7       5      
Black Vulture 14       4      
Turkey Vulture 98       18      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 6       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 21       15      
American Kestrel 8       5      
American Coot 865       7      
Killdeer 1       1      
American Woodcock 5       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 45       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 13       2      
Mourning Dove 284       62      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 41       35      
Downy Woodpecker 61       45      
Hairy Woodpecker 8       6      
Northern Flicker 32       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 71       37      
American Crow 458       52      
Carolina Chickadee 85       45      
Tufted Titmouse 79       36      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 13       9      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Carolina Wren 26       19      
Winter Wren 8       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 60       16      
American Robin 565       67      
Northern Mockingbird 16       10      
European Starling 2,257       59      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       3      
Eastern Towhee 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 19       5      
Field Sparrow 5       3      
Fox Sparrow 7       6      
Song Sparrow 6       4      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 145       38      
Harris's Sparrow 4       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 423       59      
Northern Cardinal 309       71      
Red-winged Blackbird 113       14      
Rusty Blackbird 17       4      
Common Grackle 33       7      
Great-tailed Grackle 68       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 94       7      
Purple Finch 19       7      
House Finch 221       56      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 252       50      
House Sparrow 437       58      
Total 8,655             

A total of 82 species were reported.

See a summary for Missouri.

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