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2008 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 1,282       9      
Brant 446       7      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,019       15      
Trumpeter Swan 19       5      
Tundra Swan 6       3      
Gadwall 31       5      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       1      
American Wigeon 283       10      
Mallard 1,953       65      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 97       7      
Green-winged Teal 18       3      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 161       15      
Lesser Scaup 5       2      
Steller's Eider 316       12      
King Eider 11       6      
Common Eider 63       5      
Harlequin Duck 503       39      
Surf Scoter 1,728       31      
White-winged Scoter 750       26      
Black Scoter 434       19      
Long-tailed Duck 1,043       23      
Bufflehead 388       41      
Common Goldeneye 544       35      
Barrow's Goldeneye 980       36      
Hooded Merganser 3       2      
Common Merganser 189       36      
Red-breasted Merganser 264       42      
Ruffed Grouse 2       2      
Spruce Grouse 15       5      
Willow Ptarmigan 3       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Pacific Loon 72       7      
Common Loon 85       22      
Horned Grebe 104       27      
Red-necked Grebe 32       10      
Western Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 73       6      
Pelagic Cormorant 155       34      
Great Blue Heron 12       10      
Bald Eagle 969       153      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       8      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Killdeer 4       2      
Black Turnstone 130       7      
Surfbird 35       4      
Sanderling 83       3      
Rock Sandpiper 3,247       10      
Dunlin 2,505       2      
Mew Gull 1,974       37      
Herring Gull 117       10      
Thayer's Gull 249       11      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2,236       78      
Glaucous Gull 6       5      
Common Murre 78       6      
Thick-billed Murre 2       2      
Pigeon Guillemot 51       13      
Marbled Murrelet 92       13      
Rock Pigeon 323       19      
Great Horned Owl 10       6      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 5       4      
Boreal Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 7       4      
Belted Kingfisher 7       7      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 68       49      
Hairy Woodpecker 43       36      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       1      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       1      
Northern Flicker 9       5      
Northern Shrike 5       5      
Gray Jay 94       29      
Steller's Jay 132       52      
Black-billed Magpie 527       136      
Northwestern Crow 2,724       58      
Common Raven 1,568       224      
Black-capped Chickadee 978       164      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 349       54      
Boreal Chickadee 245       80      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 282       105      
Brown Creeper 22       15      
Pacific Wren 7       4      
American Dipper 15       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 15       7      
American Robin 40       12      
Varied Thrush 52       18      
European Starling 228       15      
Bohemian Waxwing 157       16      
Snow Bunting 661       15      
McKay's Bunting 22       7      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 33       15      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 15       11      
Song Sparrow 211       46      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 3       3      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 44       13      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 12       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,013       90      
Rusty Blackbird 8       2      
Brambling 3       3      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 285       6      
Pine Grosbeak 670       85      
Red Crossbill 100       6      
White-winged Crossbill 16       2      
Common Redpoll 11,457       227      
Hoary Redpoll 115       30      
Pine Siskin 4,694       99      
Total 52,178             

A total of 116 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.

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