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2009 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 506       15      
Snow Goose 32,365       36      
Ross's Goose 12       3      
Cackling Goose 81       9      
Canada Goose 37,016       563      
Mute Swan 81       17      
Trumpeter Swan 13       6      
Tundra Swan 7       3      
Wood Duck 73       17      
Gadwall 75       9      
American Wigeon 14       4      
American Black Duck 22       9      
Mallard 3,466       218      
Northern Shoveler 65       7      
Northern Pintail 120       5      
Green-winged Teal 17       3      
Canvasback 780       12      
Redhead 201       8      
Ring-necked Duck 226       10      
Greater Scaup 80       2      
Lesser Scaup 569       16      
Harlequin Duck 4       2      
White-winged Scoter 11       6      
Black Scoter 3       3      
Long-tailed Duck 2       2      
Bufflehead 72       13      
Common Goldeneye 625       34      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 76       20      
Common Merganser 629       36      
Red-breasted Merganser 25       3      
Ruddy Duck 693       8      
Northern Bobwhite 20       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 44       20      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 17       1      
Wild Turkey 520       49      
Red-throated Loon 4       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       1      
American White Pelican 1,053       6      
Great Blue Heron 106       49      
Black Vulture 7       4      
Turkey Vulture 149       60      
Bald Eagle 345       76      
Northern Harrier 46       23      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 59       56      
Cooper's Hawk 247       225      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 17       15      
Red-tailed Hawk 625       364      
Rough-legged Hawk 18       14      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 131       80      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 6       5      
American Coot 73       7      
Sandhill Crane 3       1      
Killdeer 101       33      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
American Woodcock 5       4      
Ring-billed Gull 5,310       92      
Herring Gull 1,154       44      
Thayer's Gull 2       2      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,931       125      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 132       30      
Mourning Dove 5,680       1,113      
Monk Parakeet 79       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       6      
Great Horned Owl 40       32      
Barred Owl 34       22      
Long-eared Owl 14       7      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 21       19      
Red-headed Woodpecker 112       78      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,198       703      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 36       28      
Downy Woodpecker 2,266       1,113      
Hairy Woodpecker 452       312      
Northern Flicker 287       187      
Pileated Woodpecker 45       38      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Blue Jay 1,679       630      
American Crow 3,596       538      
Horned Lark 330       58      
Carolina Chickadee 267       108      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,105       947      
Tufted Titmouse 936       388      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 301       134      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,705       739      
Brown Creeper 174       125      
Carolina Wren 244       153      
Winter Wren 14       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 20       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 331       105      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 7       5      
American Robin 3,284       447      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 104       83      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 12,741       624      
Cedar Waxwing 779       60      
Lapland Longspur 79       2      
Snow Bunting 20       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 59       11      
Eastern Towhee 32       26      
American Tree Sparrow 2,757       347      
Chipping Sparrow 4       3      
Field Sparrow 45       20      
Savannah Sparrow 10       5      
Fox Sparrow 45       25      
Song Sparrow 463       157      
Swamp Sparrow 39       8      
White-throated Sparrow 762       226      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 248       72      
Dark-eyed Junco 9,533       1,267      
Northern Cardinal 6,514       1,432      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 4,406       233      
Eastern Meadowlark 89       29      
Rusty Blackbird 107       15      
Common Grackle 2,877       192      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,410       83      
Pine Grosbeak 1       1      
Purple Finch 439       158      
House Finch 3,910       773      
Red Crossbill 7       2      
White-winged Crossbill 141       22      
Common Redpoll 1,220       100      
Hoary Redpoll 4       4      
Pine Siskin 774       154      
American Goldfinch 7,608       940      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 14,954       1,094      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 426       45      
Total 188,966             

A total of 139 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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