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2012 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
Snow Goose 87,841       48      
Canada Goose 53,794       821      
European Starling 23,576       780      
Common Grackle 20,477       187      
House Sparrow 15,862       1,263      
Red-winged Blackbird 9,873       289      
Mallard 9,547       407      
Northern Cardinal 7,294       1,659      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6,845       90      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,740       1,300      
American Goldfinch 6,356       962      
Ring-billed Gull 6,120       139      
Greater White-fronted Goose 5,623       36      
Mourning Dove 5,406       1,291      
House Finch 4,453       985      
American Crow 4,305       677      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,941       1,224      
Common Goldeneye 3,528       63      
Downy Woodpecker 2,344       1,246      
Herring Gull 2,175       87      
Common Merganser 2,045       54      
American Tree Sparrow 1,945       311      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,773       862      
Blue Jay 1,728       650      
American Robin 1,621       368      
American Coot 1,546       33      
Rock Pigeon 1,526       139      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,280       796      
Tufted Titmouse 1,223       475      
Sandhill Crane 851       37      
Red-tailed Hawk 784       439      
Pine Siskin 771       176      
Bald Eagle 710       125      
Gadwall 704       16      
Cackling Goose 656       19      
Song Sparrow 638       190      
White-throated Sparrow 616       142      
Carolina Chickadee 601       179      
Northern Pintail 577       22      
Wild Turkey 565       52      
Lesser Scaup 520       16      
Purple Finch 457       176      
Hairy Woodpecker 447       327      
Cedar Waxwing 443       31      
Canvasback 435       16      
Turkey Vulture 421       109      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow 382       39      
Green-winged Teal 375       9      
Northern Shoveler 316       14      
Eastern Bluebird 313       115      
Ring-necked Duck 279       21      
White-crowned Sparrow 268       82      
Red-breasted Merganser 267       12      
Horned Lark 246       44      
Cooper's Hawk 234       209      
Carolina Wren 227       149      
Northern Flicker 206       148      
American Kestrel 181       106      
Trumpeter Swan 177       13      
Common Redpoll 166       23      
Great Blue Heron 162       78      
Red-headed Woodpecker 154       93      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 136       51      
Rusty Blackbird 121       8      
Killdeer 120       49      
Brown Creeper 118       89      
Tundra Swan 117       9      
Greater Scaup 115       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 110       77      
Mute Swan 98       20      
Ruddy Duck 94       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 89       21      
American White Pelican 87       7      
Northern Mockingbird 82       64      
White-winged Crossbill 80       5      
Lapland Longspur 79       4      
Monk Parakeet 77       6      
Barred Owl 74       49      
Great Horned Owl 72       56      
Northern Harrier 72       29      
Redhead 70       16      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 65       61      
Hooded Merganser 62       15      
Wood Duck 56       22      
Field Sparrow 50       26      
Pileated Woodpecker 49       36      
Swamp Sparrow 46       18      
Ring-necked Pheasant 45       24      
American Black Duck 43       15      
Belted Kingfisher 40       37      
Bufflehead 39       13      
Fox Sparrow 38       21      
Red-shouldered Hawk 31       23      
Eastern Towhee 30       16      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 28       13      
Rough-legged Hawk 27       14      
Savannah Sparrow 27       5      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 27       21      
Pied-billed Grebe 22       7      
Northern Bobwhite 21       5      
Ross's Goose 21       5      
White-winged Scoter 20       3      
American Wigeon 19       7      
American Woodcock 18       11      
Short-eared Owl 17       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 14       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 13       6      
Winter Wren 13       9      
Black Vulture 11       5      
Snow Bunting 10       3      
Snowy Owl 9       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 8       1      
Eastern Phoebe 6       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
Common Loon 4       1      
Long-eared Owl 4       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       4      
Northern Shrike 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Thayer's Gull 4       3      
Brown Thrasher 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       3      
European Goldfinch 2       2      
Harlequin Duck 2       2      
Le Conte's Sparrow 2       2      
Surf Scoter 2       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Mountain Bluebird 1       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
Total 317,731             

A total of 136 species were reported.

See list of localities in Illinois with reports.

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