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2011 Results: Iowa

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See list of localities in Iowa with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 603       6      
Snow Goose 372       17      
Cackling Goose 32       4      
Canada Goose 18,977       264      
Trumpeter Swan 44       11      
Wood Duck 13       3      
Gadwall 3       1      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 14,075       54      
Northern Shoveler 17       2      
Northern Pintail 43       4      
Green-winged Teal 5       1      
Canvasback 725       13      
Redhead 12       4      
Ring-necked Duck 22       5      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 2,296       15      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 7       5      
Common Goldeneye 651       15      
Hooded Merganser 12       5      
Common Merganser 206       12      
Ruddy Duck 23       3      
Northern Bobwhite 3       3      
Gray Partridge 3       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 230       61      
Wild Turkey 511       66      
American White Pelican 18       2      
Great Blue Heron 10       5      
Turkey Vulture 3       2      
Bald Eagle 507       181      
Northern Harrier 8       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 26       26      
Cooper's Hawk 64       48      
Red-tailed Hawk 268       150      
Rough-legged Hawk 13       7      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 19       18      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 13       7      
Ring-billed Gull 361       14      
Herring Gull 70       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 590       69      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 108       40      
Mourning Dove 833       245      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 20       18      
Barred Owl 45       36      
Short-eared Owl 2       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 95       41      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 513       353      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       5      
Downy Woodpecker 1,228       547      
Hairy Woodpecker 457       264      
Northern Flicker 170       97      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       6      
Northern Shrike 6       4      
Blue Jay 1,133       408      
American Crow 5,216       379      
Horned Lark 797       24      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,197       552      
Tufted Titmouse 227       118      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 128       66      
White-breasted Nuthatch 975       467      
Brown Creeper 43       30      
Carolina Wren 31       19      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 91       32      
American Robin 3,609       312      
European Starling 5,656       332      
Cedar Waxwing 637       37      
Lapland Longspur 441       3      
Snow Bunting 134       5      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 851       125      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 308       55      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 71       36      
Harris's Sparrow 40       19      
White-crowned Sparrow 27       13      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,429       613      
Northern Cardinal 2,359       606      
Red-winged Blackbird 742       47      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 17       1      
Common Grackle 277       45      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18       7      
Purple Finch 598       131      
House Finch 1,932       355      
Pine Siskin 443       89      
American Goldfinch 3,346       395      
House Sparrow 4,584       496      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 23       8      
Total 85,760             

A total of 101 species were reported.

See list of localities in Iowa with reports.

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