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2002 Results: Tacoma, Washington

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 154       9      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 5       3      
American Wigeon 339       5      
Mallard 293       11      
Redhead 1       1      
Surf Scoter 16       3      
Black Scoter 5       1      
Bufflehead 14       6      
Common Goldeneye 28       8      
Barrow's Goldeneye 31       6      
Hooded Merganser 9       3      
Common Merganser 7       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 10       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 21       8      
Red-necked Grebe 6       3      
Eared Grebe 7       2      
Western Grebe 73       6      
Brandt's Cormorant 60       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 100       5      
Pelagic Cormorant 12       1      
Great Blue Heron 7       4      
Bald Eagle 15       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 47       3      
Killdeer 14       4      
Black Turnstone 13       1      
Western Sandpiper 3       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 6       2      
Mew Gull 91       3      
Ring-billed Gull 5       2      
Western Gull 9       4      
California Gull 3       2      
Herring Gull 4       1      
Thayer's Gull 3       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 167       13      
Glaucous Gull 2       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 6       3      
Rhinoceros Auklet 12       4      
Rock Pigeon 184       7      
Band-tailed Pigeon 3       2      
Mourning Dove 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 15       7      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 27       16      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Northern Flicker 30       19      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Gray Jay 10       1      
Steller's Jay 41       18      
Western Scrub-Jay 1       1      
American Crow 394       39      
Northwestern Crow 16       4      
Common Raven 5       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 142       36      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 52       20      
Bushtit 231       12      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 33       20      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 15       10      
Pacific Wren 10       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 59       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 29       4      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 154       31      
Varied Thrush 18       8      
European Starling 258       23      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       1      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 35       22      
Fox Sparrow 5       5      
Song Sparrow 28       12      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 23       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 226       39      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 12       4      
Purple Finch 6       2      
Cassin's Finch 8       3      
House Finch 227       31      
Pine Siskin 274       25      
American Goldfinch 6       4      
House Sparrow 167       23      
Total 4,373             

A total of 87 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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