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2002 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
Emperor Goose 200       1      
Canada Goose 554       11      
American Wigeon 32       3      
Mallard 1,234       35      
Green-winged Teal 4       2      
Greater Scaup 11       3      
Lesser Scaup 23       3      
Steller's Eider 15       1      
Harlequin Duck 139       15      
Surf Scoter 261       8      
White-winged Scoter 18       2      
Black Scoter 44       3      
Long-tailed Duck 16       2      
Bufflehead 123       26      
Common Goldeneye 273       13      
Barrow's Goldeneye 672       26      
Hooded Merganser 13       3      
Common Merganser 42       15      
Red-breasted Merganser 129       16      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Spruce Grouse 2       2      
Pacific Loon 2       2      
Common Loon 2       1      
Horned Grebe 15       7      
Double-crested Cormorant 8       1      
Pelagic Cormorant 20       10      
Great Blue Heron 25       13      
Bald Eagle 455       105      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Northern Goshawk 11       6      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 53       4      
Mew Gull 96       14      
Herring Gull 117       12      
Glaucous-winged Gull 820       34      
Common Murre 16       3      
Pigeon Guillemot 7       1      
Rock Pigeon 325       16      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 7       7      
Great Spotted Woodpecker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 83       61      
Hairy Woodpecker 66       51      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 5       3      
Black-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Gray Jay 80       34      
Steller's Jay 189       70      
Black-billed Magpie 670       202      
Northwestern Crow 837       37      
Common Raven 1,730       279      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,305       307      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 349       42      
Boreal Chickadee 241       78      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 329       170      
Brown Creeper 7       6      
Pacific Wren 4       4      
American Dipper 12       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 22       8      
American Robin 10       8      
Varied Thrush 101       20      
European Starling 32       3      
Bohemian Waxwing 326       24      
Snow Bunting 42       4      
McKay's Bunting 63       3      
American Tree Sparrow 8       1      
Fox Sparrow 21       15      
Song Sparrow 73       10      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 19       3      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 8       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 300       60      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 47       5      
Pine Grosbeak 619       104      
Red Crossbill 147       16      
White-winged Crossbill 5       1      
Common Redpoll 11,899       367      
Hoary Redpoll 69       16      
Pine Siskin 2,041       70      
Total 27,560             

A total of 82 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.

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