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2008 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 25       4      
Snow Goose 22,833       35      
Ross's Goose 14       3      
Cackling Goose 27       5      
Canada Goose 31,816       379      
Mute Swan 52       12      
Trumpeter Swan 50       6      
Tundra Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 46       14      
Gadwall 45       2      
American Wigeon 2       1      
American Black Duck 4       3      
Mallard 4,238       147      
Northern Shoveler 10       1      
Northern Pintail 19       5      
Canvasback 67       5      
Redhead 25       5      
Ring-necked Duck 60       5      
Greater Scaup 61       3      
Lesser Scaup 122       7      
Bufflehead 38       7      
Common Goldeneye 395       18      
Hooded Merganser 41       10      
Common Merganser 338       21      
Red-breasted Merganser 69       7      
Ruddy Duck 24       1      
Northern Bobwhite 37       13      
Ring-necked Pheasant 81       18      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 18       2      
Wild Turkey 582       52      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       1      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 31       3      
American White Pelican 774       13      
Great Blue Heron 93       38      
Black Vulture 11       8      
Turkey Vulture 86       35      
Bald Eagle 358       68      
Northern Harrier 88       35      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 105       92      
Cooper's Hawk 209       195      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 21       14      
Red-tailed Hawk 430       268      
Rough-legged Hawk 35       13      
American Kestrel 101       65      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 109       7      
Killdeer 28       11      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 308       2      
Ring-billed Gull 4,952       64      
Herring Gull 644       38      
Thayer's Gull 4       2      
Glaucous Gull 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,924       94      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 76       22      
Mourning Dove 7,965       1,154      
Monk Parakeet 64       7      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       6      
Great Horned Owl 45       30      
Barred Owl 37       32      
Long-eared Owl 13       7      
Short-eared Owl 6       3      
Belted Kingfisher 19       16      
Red-headed Woodpecker 175       105      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,114       669      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 34       28      
Downy Woodpecker 2,348       1,069      
Hairy Woodpecker 598       377      
Northern Flicker 254       183      
Pileated Woodpecker 39       32      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       4      
Blue Jay 2,015       653      
American Crow 1,953       380      
Horned Lark 994       32      
Carolina Chickadee 287       96      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,887       880      
Tufted Titmouse 1,028       375      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 912       534      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,570       701      
Brown Creeper 63       50      
Carolina Wren 346       209      
Winter Wren 30       20      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 121       37      
Hermit Thrush 7       6      
American Robin 313       79      
Northern Mockingbird 65       57      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 11,107       663      
Cedar Waxwing 186       21      
Lapland Longspur 603       7      
Snow Bunting 203       24      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 39       29      
American Tree Sparrow 2,857       389      
Field Sparrow 49       25      
Savannah Sparrow 7       4      
Fox Sparrow 64       42      
Song Sparrow 730       194      
Swamp Sparrow 26       8      
White-throated Sparrow 1,042       265      
White-crowned Sparrow 387       86      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,002       1,214      
Northern Cardinal 7,570       1,409      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,484       73      
Eastern Meadowlark 57       13      
Rusty Blackbird 42       5      
Common Grackle 3,063       141      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,315       110      
Purple Finch 809       220      
House Finch 4,274       721      
Red Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 98       31      
Pine Siskin 460       78      
American Goldfinch 7,680       856      
House Sparrow 15,223       1,070      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 337       51      
Total 167,597             

A total of 121 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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