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2006 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 699       14      
Snow Goose 19,275       23      
Ross's Goose 31       9      
Cackling Goose 153       12      
Canada Goose 31,246       313      
Mute Swan 95       10      
Trumpeter Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 18       7      
Gadwall 21       5      
American Wigeon 16       2      
American Black Duck 38       11      
Mallard 4,288       146      
Northern Shoveler 14       2      
Northern Pintail 12       3      
Canvasback 102       7      
Redhead 159       10      
Ring-necked Duck 20       4      
Greater Scaup 68       6      
Lesser Scaup 191       17      
Harlequin Duck 6       2      
Surf Scoter 3       2      
White-winged Scoter 3       1      
Bufflehead 72       11      
Common Goldeneye 574       28      
Hooded Merganser 25       8      
Common Merganser 1,622       19      
Red-breasted Merganser 39       6      
Ruddy Duck 4       2      
Northern Bobwhite 43       7      
Ring-necked Pheasant 19       12      
Wild Turkey 207       20      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       4      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 68       4      
American White Pelican 7       3      
Great Blue Heron 91       25      
Turkey Vulture 25       12      
Bald Eagle 366       49      
Northern Harrier 21       17      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 52       51      
Cooper's Hawk 163       155      
Northern Goshawk 6       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 11       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 440       258      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       3      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 104       67      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 11       9      
American Coot 192       17      
Sandhill Crane 5       1      
Killdeer 25       15      
Wilson's Snipe 2       1      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4,284       61      
Herring Gull 4,759       56      
Thayer's Gull 4       2      
Iceland Gull 5       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Glaucous Gull 6       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 6       4      
Rock Pigeon 1,995       88      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 10       5      
Mourning Dove 6,040       1,022      
Monk Parakeet 66       6      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       5      
Great Horned Owl 26       21      
Snowy Owl 5       4      
Barred Owl 27       19      
Long-eared Owl 3       1      
Belted Kingfisher 27       22      
Red-headed Woodpecker 117       84      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 899       588      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 47       41      
Downy Woodpecker 1,806       866      
Hairy Woodpecker 416       278      
Northern Flicker 287       202      
Pileated Woodpecker 30       23      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Blue Jay 1,686       660      
American Crow 3,566       426      
Horned Lark 170       17      
Carolina Chickadee 278       79      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,553       795      
Tufted Titmouse 748       353      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 239       152      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,006       536      
Brown Creeper 79       68      
Carolina Wren 315       179      
Winter Wren 52       27      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       5      
Eastern Bluebird 191       56      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
American Robin 2,459       327      
Northern Mockingbird 95       76      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 13,721       727      
Cedar Waxwing 114       19      
Lapland Longspur 54       3      
Snow Bunting 38       13      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 28       12      
Eastern Towhee 17       11      
American Tree Sparrow 1,145       159      
Field Sparrow 302       76      
Savannah Sparrow 19       12      
Fox Sparrow 85       42      
Song Sparrow 463       129      
Swamp Sparrow 59       8      
White-throated Sparrow 947       207      
White-crowned Sparrow 343       89      
Dark-eyed Junco 8,376       1,052      
Northern Cardinal 5,758       1,166      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,451       107      
Eastern Meadowlark 23       7      
Rusty Blackbird 109       19      
Common Grackle 22,408       101      
Brown-headed Cowbird 593       67      
Purple Finch 807       171      
House Finch 4,725       743      
Common Redpoll 20       8      
Pine Siskin 116       28      
American Goldfinch 6,047       768      
House Sparrow 13,006       920      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 286       46      
Total 176,066             

A total of 126 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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