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2012 Results: Traverse City, Michigan

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 1       1      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 2,009       17      
Mute Swan 119       14      
Trumpeter Swan 28       4      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 29       4      
American Wigeon 5       2      
American Black Duck 27       4      
Mallard 958       19      
Northern Pintail 31       2      
Green-winged Teal 3       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 8,335       11      
Ring-necked Duck 3       2      
Greater Scaup 687       10      
Lesser Scaup 16       3      
White-winged Scoter 18       4      
Bufflehead 300       14      
Common Goldeneye 337       14      
Hooded Merganser 29       6      
Common Merganser 112       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 60       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       1      
Ruffed Grouse 8       2      
Wild Turkey 78       9      
Horned Grebe 27       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Bald Eagle 28       17      
Red-tailed Hawk 25       8      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       2      
American Coot 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 288       9      
Herring Gull 283       12      
Rock Pigeon 80       6      
Mourning Dove 481       57      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Snowy Owl 9       5      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 43       32      
Downy Woodpecker 98       55      
Hairy Woodpecker 57       39      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 38       21      
Merlin 1       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 134       41      
American Crow 931       40      
Common Raven 13       5      
Horned Lark 44       5      
Black-capped Chickadee 320       71      
Tufted Titmouse 121       51      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 41       24      
White-breasted Nuthatch 100       48      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 3       2      
American Robin 44       7      
European Starling 906       26      
Cedar Waxwing 200       7      
Snow Bunting 30       1      
American Tree Sparrow 6       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 93       27      
Northern Cardinal 151       51      
Purple Finch 34       4      
House Finch 97       18      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
White-winged Crossbill 12       1      
Common Redpoll 871       40      
Pine Siskin 894       42      
American Goldfinch 454       53      
House Sparrow 44       5      
Total 20,223             

A total of 74 species were reported.

See a summary for Michigan.

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