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2011 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 3,123       32      
Snow Goose 65,631       63      
Ross's Goose 13       3      
Cackling Goose 156       10      
Canada Goose 39,093       738      
Mute Swan 101       14      
Trumpeter Swan 42       10      
Tundra Swan 6       1      
Wood Duck 110       24      
Gadwall 352       21      
American Wigeon 37       4      
American Black Duck 100       16      
Mallard 7,511       281      
Northern Shoveler 79       9      
Northern Pintail 536       9      
Green-winged Teal 162       11      
Canvasback 1,344       12      
Redhead 337       16      
Ring-necked Duck 602       19      
Greater Scaup 124       12      
Lesser Scaup 1,534       19      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 21       3      
Long-tailed Duck 6       3      
Bufflehead 41       13      
Common Goldeneye 1,385       48      
Hooded Merganser 214       27      
Common Merganser 1,548       54      
Red-breasted Merganser 105       10      
Ruddy Duck 460       9      
Northern Bobwhite 53       15      
Ring-necked Pheasant 33       17      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 22       2      
Wild Turkey 494       40      
Pied-billed Grebe 16       5      
Horned Grebe 4       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 16       3      
American White Pelican 503       11      
Great Blue Heron 83       49      
Black Vulture 17       6      
Turkey Vulture 309       102      
Bald Eagle 470       91      
Northern Harrier 48       28      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 59       59      
Cooper's Hawk 225       205      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 22       16      
Red-tailed Hawk 547       336      
Rough-legged Hawk 10       8      
American Kestrel 115       63      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 5       5      
American Coot 484       24      
Sandhill Crane 287       14      
Killdeer 128       65      
Wilson's Snipe 3       1      
American Woodcock 13       7      
Ring-billed Gull 8,811       101      
Herring Gull 2,192       94      
Thayer's Gull 10       3      
Iceland Gull 4       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 7       6      
Rock Pigeon 1,330       102      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 110       39      
Mourning Dove 4,673       1,129      
Monk Parakeet 97       7      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 53       35      
Barred Owl 49       35      
Long-eared Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 7       4      
Belted Kingfisher 30       29      
Red-headed Woodpecker 114       76      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,128       756      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 26       25      
Downy Woodpecker 2,436       1,222      
Hairy Woodpecker 488       366      
Northern Flicker 244       182      
Pileated Woodpecker 37       28      
Eastern Phoebe 6       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Northern Shrike 6       5      
Blue Jay 1,633       650      
American Crow 2,394       527      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Horned Lark 151       34      
Carolina Chickadee 566       228      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,619       1,116      
Tufted Titmouse 955       434      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 262       185      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,581       780      
Brown Creeper 119       95      
Carolina Wren 265       158      
Winter Wren 15       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 268       91      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 4,017       547      
Northern Mockingbird 71       60      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 16,510       679      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 298       39      
Lapland Longspur 44       3      
Snow Bunting 7       4      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 13       8      
Eastern Towhee 43       25      
American Tree Sparrow 2,962       451      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 93       41      
Savannah Sparrow 10       4      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 63       36      
Song Sparrow 728       212      
Swamp Sparrow 51       14      
White-throated Sparrow 555       175      
White-crowned Sparrow 270       104      
Dark-eyed Junco 8,380       1,362      
Northern Cardinal 6,302       1,557      
Red-winged Blackbird 14,310       379      
Eastern Meadowlark 107       20      
Rusty Blackbird 152       15      
Brewer's Blackbird 25       5      
Common Grackle 110,073       278      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,853       117      
Purple Finch 773       242      
House Finch 5,134       987      
Common Redpoll 40       14      
Pine Siskin 527       92      
American Goldfinch 8,114       985      
House Sparrow 12,890       1,136      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 207       38      
Total 359,084             

A total of 135 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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