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2012 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 1       1      
Snow Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 166       14      
Eurasian Wigeon 3       1      
American Wigeon 178       5      
Mallard 420       20      
Northern Shoveler 80       2      
Northern Pintail 3       2      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Surf Scoter 33       4      
White-winged Scoter 5       2      
Bufflehead 30       5      
Common Goldeneye 70       8      
Barrow's Goldeneye 25       6      
Hooded Merganser 7       3      
Common Merganser 12       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 13       2      
Ruddy Duck 16       2      
California Quail 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       2      
Horned Grebe 16       5      
Red-necked Grebe 5       2      
Western Grebe 6       3      
Brandt's Cormorant 99       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 167       8      
Pelagic Cormorant 52       4      
Great Blue Heron 45       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 5       4      
Bald Eagle 19       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 11       9      
American Coot 74       2      
Killdeer 3       2      
Black Turnstone 2       1      
Dunlin 12       1      
Mew Gull 126       7      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Western Gull 25       8      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 40       8      
Glaucous-winged Gull 311       18      
Pigeon Guillemot 6       2      
Rhinoceros Auklet 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 148       15      
Band-tailed Pigeon 25       1      
Mourning Dove 3       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 80       43      
Belted Kingfisher 2       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 4       3      
Downy Woodpecker 19       14      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 77       36      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       8      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Steller's Jay 49       19      
Western Scrub-Jay 23       10      
American Crow 458       44      
Common Raven 5       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 237       60      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 93       31      
Bushtit 310       21      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 69       32      
Pacific Wren 4       4      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 12       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 14       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 17       4      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 196       38      
Varied Thrush 27       19      
European Starling 290       26      
Cedar Waxwing 6       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       5      
Townsend's Warbler 8       7      
Spotted Towhee 53       26      
Fox Sparrow 8       5      
Song Sparrow 75       27      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       4      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 54       15      
Dark-eyed Junco 575       64      
Red-winged Blackbird 11       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 6       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       2      
Purple Finch 40       13      
House Finch 114       30      
Red Crossbill 2       2      
Pine Siskin 331       23      
American Goldfinch 70       13      
Evening Grosbeak 46       2      
House Sparrow 118       28      
Total 5,831             

A total of 96 species were reported.

See a summary for Washington.

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