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2011 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 191       9      
Eurasian Wigeon 7       2      
American Wigeon 546       6      
Mallard 251       13      
Green-winged Teal 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 8       1      
Surf Scoter 23       3      
Bufflehead 19       4      
Common Goldeneye 12       5      
Barrow's Goldeneye 37       3      
Hooded Merganser 5       1      
Common Merganser 8       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 19       4      
Red-necked Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 21       3      
Pelagic Cormorant 34       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Bald Eagle 12       7      
Northern Harrier 3       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       8      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 47       2      
Killdeer 1       1      
Black Turnstone 30       1      
Mew Gull 40       3      
Ring-billed Gull 73       3      
Western Gull 68       8      
California Gull 5       3      
Herring Gull 7       3      
Glaucous-winged Gull 135       11      
Pigeon Guillemot 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 127       7      
Band-tailed Pigeon 18       2      
Mourning Dove 3       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 41       24      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Flicker 43       19      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Gray Jay 4       1      
Steller's Jay 71       19      
Western Scrub-Jay 5       3      
American Crow 510       37      
Common Raven 21       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 166       43      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 76       24      
Bushtit 153       12      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 19       13      
Bewick's Wren 22       12      
Pacific Wren 9       3      
Marsh Wren 3       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       2      
American Robin 182       18      
Varied Thrush 9       8      
European Starling 416       22      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       4      
Townsend's Warbler 12       10      
Spotted Towhee 58       26      
Savannah Sparrow 11       3      
Fox Sparrow 12       7      
Song Sparrow 67       25      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       3      
White-throated Sparrow 6       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 19       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 27       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 402       41      
Red-winged Blackbird 17       6      
Brewer's Blackbird 40       1      
Purple Finch 12       4      
House Finch 90       32      
Pine Siskin 26       8      
American Goldfinch 24       4      
Evening Grosbeak 145       9      
House Sparrow 155       22      
Total 4,697             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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