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2000 Results: Alaska

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 293       6      
Gadwall 50       1      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 1,223       29      
Northern Pintail 86       6      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Redhead 3       2      
Greater Scaup 156       5      
Lesser Scaup 111       1      
Steller's Eider 20       2      
Common Eider 6       1      
Harlequin Duck 127       14      
Surf Scoter 240       10      
White-winged Scoter 226       5      
Black Scoter 37       5      
Long-tailed Duck 360       5      
Bufflehead 214       14      
Common Goldeneye 382       11      
Barrow's Goldeneye 263       13      
Hooded Merganser 8       4      
Common Merganser 138       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 38       6      
Spruce Grouse 22       11      
Willow Ptarmigan 47       10      
Rock Ptarmigan 1       1      
Pacific Loon 11       3      
Common Loon 8       6      
Horned Grebe 11       6      
Red-necked Grebe 4       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 42       3      
Pelagic Cormorant 9       6      
Great Blue Heron 36       7      
Bald Eagle 366       78      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Black Oystercatcher 1       1      
Rock Sandpiper 4       1      
Dunlin 79       1      
Common Snipe 1       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 25       1      
Mew Gull 172       11      
Herring Gull 16       4      
Glaucous-winged Gull 551       19      
Common Murre 157       3      
Pigeon Guillemot 15       2      
Rock Pigeon 98       7      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 11       8      
Northern Hawk Owl 3       3      
Great Gray Owl 2       2      
Boreal Owl 5       5      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 72       51      
Hairy Woodpecker 76       49      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 9       3      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 129       49      
Steller's Jay 177       31      
Black-billed Magpie 486       119      
Northwestern Crow 1,201       37      
Common Raven 844       186      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,828       175      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 220       25      
Boreal Chickadee 419       88      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 216       77      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Pacific Wren 3       3      
American Dipper 8       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 15       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       1      
American Robin 9       4      
Varied Thrush 4       2      
European Starling 84       4      
Bohemian Waxwing 12       1      
Snow Bunting 23       1      
American Tree Sparrow 22       4      
Song Sparrow 18       7      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       2      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 425       50      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 2       1      
Pine Grosbeak 798       91      
Common Redpoll 3,098       114      
Hoary Redpoll 47       21      
Pine Siskin 425       12      
Total 16,392             

A total of 92 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.

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