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2003 Results: Illinois

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 151       2      
Snow Goose 1,189       9      
Canada Goose 19,432       197      
Mute Swan 54       5      
Trumpeter Swan 6       1      
Wood Duck 6       4      
Gadwall 77       5      
American Wigeon 4       2      
American Black Duck 122       11      
Mallard 2,606       70      
Northern Pintail 12       1      
Canvasback 100       1      
Redhead 3       2      
Ring-necked Duck 46       5      
Lesser Scaup 35       4      
Bufflehead 27       4      
Common Goldeneye 219       13      
Hooded Merganser 30       8      
Common Merganser 1,093       11      
Northern Bobwhite 35       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 38       9      
Wild Turkey 317       23      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 19       11      
Turkey Vulture 11       4      
Bald Eagle 145       27      
Northern Harrier 27       15      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 32       30      
Cooper's Hawk 80       76      
Northern Goshawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 250       161      
Rough-legged Hawk 7       7      
American Kestrel 57       38      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 15       6      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Killdeer 2       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 935       21      
Herring Gull 218       16      
Rock Pigeon 1,808       117      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       5      
Mourning Dove 5,630       855      
Monk Parakeet 18       6      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       3      
Great Horned Owl 16       11      
Barred Owl 19       17      
Long-eared Owl 11       5      
Short-eared Owl 10       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 10       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 65       49      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 715       475      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 20       19      
Downy Woodpecker 1,401       690      
Hairy Woodpecker 230       159      
Northern Flicker 213       150      
Pileated Woodpecker 17       13      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,280       483      
American Crow 1,758       330      
Horned Lark 106       17      
Carolina Chickadee 164       70      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,231       429      
Tufted Titmouse 792       317      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 7       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 776       420      
Brown Creeper 85       60      
Carolina Wren 178       130      
Winter Wren 41       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 86       28      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 781       123      
Gray Catbird 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 109       92      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
European Starling 7,790       604      
Cedar Waxwing 205       12      
Snow Bunting 7       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 38       20      
American Tree Sparrow 788       170      
Field Sparrow 64       19      
Fox Sparrow 32       23      
Song Sparrow 450       153      
Swamp Sparrow 21       8      
White-throated Sparrow 1,434       271      
White-crowned Sparrow 108       48      
Dark-eyed Junco 7,290       903      
Northern Cardinal 6,296       973      
Red-winged Blackbird 160       45      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       2      
Rusty Blackbird 66       12      
Common Grackle 2,193       148      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,254       70      
Purple Finch 72       21      
House Finch 3,657       566      
Pine Siskin 33       10      
American Goldfinch 5,665       620      
House Sparrow 12,612       884      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 430       33      
Total 95,700             

A total of 106 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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