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2009 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 197       10      
Gadwall 26       2      
Eurasian Wigeon 5       3      
American Wigeon 468       7      
Mallard 292       9      
Northern Pintail 5       1      
Green-winged Teal 7       1      
Ring-necked Duck 3       1      
Surf Scoter 12       3      
Bufflehead 41       7      
Common Goldeneye 13       5      
Barrow's Goldeneye 30       4      
Hooded Merganser 11       2      
Common Merganser 16       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 7       3      
Ruddy Duck 6       1      
Pacific Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       3      
Horned Grebe 8       4      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 4       1      
Western Grebe 41       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 66       8      
Pelagic Cormorant 30       2      
Great Blue Heron 14       6      
Bald Eagle 11       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       6      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 74       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       1      
Mew Gull 52       4      
Ring-billed Gull 3       1      
Western Gull 10       4      
Herring Gull 74       4      
Thayer's Gull 5       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 577       12      
Pigeon Guillemot 9       2      
Rock Pigeon 220       11      
Band-tailed Pigeon 70       3      
Mourning Dove 4       3      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 49       26      
Rufous Hummingbird 6       3      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 9       7      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 30       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Hutton's Vireo 6       4      
Steller's Jay 44       15      
Western Scrub-Jay 2       1      
American Crow 336       23      
Common Raven 6       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 202       43      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 90       21      
Bushtit 295       16      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 23       15      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 15       12      
Pacific Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       4      
American Robin 286       34      
Varied Thrush 15       5      
European Starling 265       17      
Cedar Waxwing 5       1      
Townsend's Warbler 7       5      
Spotted Towhee 29       13      
Savannah Sparrow 5       1      
Fox Sparrow 10       7      
Song Sparrow 64       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 13       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 3       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 298       35      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 7       3      
Purple Finch 21       4      
House Finch 96       16      
Red Crossbill 18       1      
Pine Siskin 54       9      
American Goldfinch 2       2      
House Sparrow 195       22      
Total 4,980             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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