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1999 Results: Maryland

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Maryland with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 684       23      
Canada Goose 7,873       173      
Mute Swan 129       18      
Tundra Swan 99       5      
Wood Duck 46       13      
American Wigeon 96       3      
American Black Duck 67       13      
Mallard 1,733       115      
Canvasback 540       11      
Ring-necked Duck 82       14      
Lesser Scaup 73       6      
Bufflehead 73       11      
Common Goldeneye 15       3      
Hooded Merganser 49       10      
Common Merganser 23       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 24       5      
Ruddy Duck 37       4      
Northern Bobwhite 8       3      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 90       14      
Common Loon 6       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 9       1      
Great Blue Heron 124       66      
Black Vulture 151       44      
Turkey Vulture 679       173      
Bald Eagle 19       17      
Northern Harrier 6       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25       23      
Cooper's Hawk 32       24      
Red-shouldered Hawk 54       41      
Red-tailed Hawk 112       85      
American Kestrel 20       14      
American Coot 298       11      
Killdeer 53       22      
Common Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,658       56      
Herring Gull 390       37      
Great Black-backed Gull 26       8      
Rock Pigeon 281       56      
Mourning Dove 3,128       613      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 9       4      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 29       24      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 440       320      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18       18      
Downy Woodpecker 690       398      
Hairy Woodpecker 122       91      
Northern Flicker 142       80      
Pileated Woodpecker 54       44      
Eastern Phoebe 6       2      
Blue Jay 851       309      
American Crow 5,381       507      
Fish Crow 1,174       15      
Horned Lark 20       3      
Carolina Chickadee 942       318      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,060       310      
Tufted Titmouse 1,543       538      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 53       24      
White-breasted Nuthatch 385       215      
Brown Creeper 33       31      
Carolina Wren 413       263      
Winter Wren 15       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 20       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 20       9      
Eastern Bluebird 386       107      
Hermit Thrush 10       10      
American Robin 979       143      
Gray Catbird 15       10      
Northern Mockingbird 316       213      
Brown Thrasher 6       5      
European Starling 4,145       269      
Cedar Waxwing 265       25      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 112       21      
Eastern Towhee 36       21      
American Tree Sparrow 239       44      
Chipping Sparrow 45       14      
Field Sparrow 37       11      
Savannah Sparrow 25       5      
Fox Sparrow 43       31      
Song Sparrow 451       165      
Swamp Sparrow 24       5      
White-throated Sparrow 1,129       230      
White-crowned Sparrow 61       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,369       497      
Northern Cardinal 2,267       607      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,841       169      
Eastern Meadowlark 9       4      
Rusty Blackbird 1,481       18      
Common Grackle 2,637       168      
Brown-headed Cowbird 466       61      
Purple Finch 395       98      
House Finch 2,471       421      
Pine Siskin 28       11      
American Goldfinch 2,173       348      
Evening Grosbeak 53       5      
House Sparrow 2,377       320      
Total 60,139             

A total of 99 species were reported.

See list of localities in Maryland with reports.

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