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2012 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 7,299       23      
Snow Goose 4,666       21      
Ross's Goose 11       4      
Cackling Goose 154       6      
Canada Goose 36,082       345      
Trumpeter Swan 157       18      
Tundra Swan 61       2      
Wood Duck 8       3      
Gadwall 1       1      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 6,352       77      
Blue-winged Teal 50       1      
Northern Pintail 131       7      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 22       6      
Redhead 5       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Greater Scaup 5       1      
Lesser Scaup 45       3      
Common Goldeneye 221       10      
Hooded Merganser 5       3      
Common Merganser 33       6      
Northern Bobwhite 6       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 74       24      
Wild Turkey 536       59      
American White Pelican 6       2      
Great Blue Heron 7       3      
Turkey Vulture 7       3      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 25       18      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 35       34      
Cooper's Hawk 40       38      
Bald Eagle 953       271      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 497       259      
Rough-legged Hawk 6       6      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 8       4      
Ring-billed Gull 1,472       20      
Herring Gull 82       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,224       95      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 110       47      
Mourning Dove 1,131       296      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 23       16      
Snowy Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 31       22      
Long-eared Owl 3       3      
Short-eared Owl 3       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 65       43      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 521       355      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 15       8      
Downy Woodpecker 1,123       564      
Hairy Woodpecker 347       235      
Northern Flicker 96       73      
Pileated Woodpecker 18       15      
American Kestrel 109       59      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,054       417      
American Crow 3,943       522      
Horned Lark 228       27      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,410       656      
Tufted Titmouse 286       151      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 56       35      
White-breasted Nuthatch 985       460      
Brown Creeper 53       36      
Winter Wren 11       7      
Carolina Wren 8       8      
Eastern Bluebird 35       17      
American Robin 344       95      
Northern Mockingbird 3       2      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 4,111       327      
Cedar Waxwing 409       15      
Snow Bunting 11       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       4      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 1,111       126      
Fox Sparrow 5       4      
Song Sparrow 175       25      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 56       26      
Harris's Sparrow 36       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 18       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,083       672      
Northern Cardinal 2,526       712      
Red-winged Blackbird 407       25      
Western Meadowlark 30       2      
Rusty Blackbird 24       2      
Common Grackle 211       36      
Brown-headed Cowbird 19       4      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 381       119      
House Finch 1,817       356      
Common Redpoll 37       1      
Pine Siskin 129       29      
American Goldfinch 3,345       413      
House Sparrow 6,202       602      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 84       17      
Total 98,574             

A total of 104 species were reported.

See list of localities in Iowa with reports.

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