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2003 Results: Maine

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

See list of localities in Maine with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 85       3      
American Black Duck 878       29      
Mallard 334       19      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Common Eider 199       11      
Surf Scoter 45       2      
White-winged Scoter 62       4      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 50       8      
Bufflehead 138       16      
Common Goldeneye 87       15      
Hooded Merganser 8       3      
Common Merganser 22       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 44       11      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       2      
Ruffed Grouse 3       3      
Wild Turkey 489       38      
Red-throated Loon 2       2      
Common Loon 30       9      
Horned Grebe 23       3      
Red-necked Grebe 5       2      
Great Cormorant 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 5       1      
Bald Eagle 46       27      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       11      
Cooper's Hawk 5       5      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 19       16      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Sanderling 11       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 50       12      
Herring Gull 1,010       69      
Glaucous Gull 11       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 21       9      
Black Guillemot 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 487       37      
Mourning Dove 2,596       226      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 9       6      
Downy Woodpecker 343       200      
Hairy Woodpecker 321       183      
Northern Flicker 4       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       7      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Gray Jay 4       3      
Blue Jay 1,977       272      
American Crow 1,271       205      
Common Raven 69       31      
Horned Lark 9       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,660       303      
Boreal Chickadee 2       2      
Tufted Titmouse 259       122      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 120       77      
White-breasted Nuthatch 290       166      
Brown Creeper 39       30      
Carolina Wren 6       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       6      
Eastern Bluebird 6       1      
American Robin 345       52      
Northern Mockingbird 10       9      
European Starling 957       121      
Cedar Waxwing 183       12      
Snow Bunting 328       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 676       111      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 30       18      
White-throated Sparrow 99       45      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,405       176      
Northern Cardinal 253       114      
Common Grackle 14       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       1      
Purple Finch 72       37      
House Finch 361       45      
Pine Siskin 35       6      
American Goldfinch 2,240       191      
Evening Grosbeak 151       9      
House Sparrow 396       52      
Total 20,773             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See list of localities in Maine with reports.

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