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2009 Results: West Lafayette, Indiana

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 9       1      
Cackling Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 952       13      
Mute Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 4       2      
Mallard 197       8      
Northern Shoveler 3       2      
Redhead 14       2      
Bufflehead 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 6       3      
Common Merganser 5       1      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       3      
Bald Eagle 7       5      
Cooper's Hawk 10       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 20       11      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 2       1      
Sandhill Crane 109       3      
Killdeer 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 28       3      
Mourning Dove 120       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 28       17      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 43       18      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Northern Flicker 9       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       5      
Blue Jay 29       11      
American Crow 215       19      
Horned Lark 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 31       14      
Tufted Titmouse 26       12      
White-breasted Nuthatch 17       13      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Carolina Wren 7       6      
Eastern Bluebird 10       3      
American Robin 101       12      
European Starling 182       10      
American Tree Sparrow 49       6      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 20       10      
White-throated Sparrow 21       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 9       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 164       23      
Northern Cardinal 116       22      
Red-winged Blackbird 61       5      
Common Grackle 2       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
House Finch 125       21      
Pine Siskin 4       1      
American Goldfinch 91       12      
House Sparrow 114       9      
Total 3,008             

A total of 58 species were reported.

See a summary for Indiana.

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