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2009 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 981       7      
Canada Goose 566       4      
Trumpeter Swan 7       3      
Gadwall 21       7      
Eurasian Wigeon 28       3      
American Wigeon 196       7      
Mallard 2,840       64      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Northern Pintail 208       3      
Green-winged Teal 146       8      
Canvasback 1       1      
Greater Scaup 567       24      
Lesser Scaup 28       7      
Steller's Eider 392       4      
Common Eider 357       5      
Harlequin Duck 663       39      
Surf Scoter 274       26      
White-winged Scoter 170       20      
Black Scoter 854       24      
Long-tailed Duck 1,732       40      
Bufflehead 293       51      
Common Goldeneye 616       45      
Barrow's Goldeneye 607       37      
Hooded Merganser 3       1      
Common Merganser 504       52      
Red-breasted Merganser 138       41      
Ruffed Grouse 9       6      
Spruce Grouse 11       5      
Willow Ptarmigan 12       2      
Rock Ptarmigan 55       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Pacific Loon 19       9      
Common Loon 46       31      
Yellow-billed Loon 5       4      
Horned Grebe 114       21      
Red-necked Grebe 41       14      
Double-crested Cormorant 27       12      
Red-faced Cormorant 22       2      
Pelagic Cormorant 427       44      
Great Blue Heron 11       11      
Bald Eagle 844       139      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
Black Oystercatcher 63       2      
Black Turnstone 99       3      
Surfbird 13       2      
Rock Sandpiper 3,106       11      
Dunlin 90       2      
Black-legged Kittiwake 41       2      
Mew Gull 4,496       30      
Herring Gull 354       8      
Thayer's Gull 131       6      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2,559       78      
Glaucous Gull 4       3      
Common Murre 284       15      
Thick-billed Murre 1       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 38       14      
Marbled Murrelet 1,282       24      
Rock Pigeon 93       15      
Great Horned Owl 7       7      
Northern Hawk Owl 19       13      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 99       73      
Hairy Woodpecker 75       56      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       2      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Northern Shrike 4       3      
Gray Jay 132       54      
Steller's Jay 212       60      
Black-billed Magpie 532       163      
Northwestern Crow 1,754       54      
Common Raven 1,467       253      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,251       204      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 203       50      
Boreal Chickadee 283       96      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 367       143      
Brown Creeper 13       9      
Pacific Wren 13       10      
American Dipper 8       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 50       14      
Townsend's Solitaire 2       2      
American Robin 76       16      
Varied Thrush 515       41      
European Starling 69       10      
Bohemian Waxwing 415       29      
Snow Bunting 627       14      
McKay's Bunting 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 35       13      
Fox Sparrow 135       30      
Song Sparrow 71       42      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       2      
White-throated Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 121       16      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 25       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 678       88      
Rusty Blackbird 91       6      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 730       15      
Pine Grosbeak 810       126      
Red Crossbill 82       12      
White-winged Crossbill 707       32      
Common Redpoll 8,764       240      
Hoary Redpoll 34       9      
Pine Siskin 6,366       125      
Total 53,368             

A total of 111 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alaska with reports.

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