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2000 Results: Michigan

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

See list of localities in Michigan with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 10       3      
Canada Goose 4,492       141      
Mute Swan 364       35      
Trumpeter Swan 6       1      
Tundra Swan 254       2      
Wood Duck 28       7      
Gadwall 66       6      
American Wigeon 3       2      
American Black Duck 87       18      
Mallard 6,154       159      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Canvasback 6,259       13      
Redhead 872       4      
Ring-necked Duck 7       2      
Greater Scaup 169       6      
Lesser Scaup 7       3      
Long-tailed Duck 6       1      
Bufflehead 72       9      
Common Goldeneye 244       19      
Hooded Merganser 19       9      
Common Merganser 825       25      
Red-breasted Merganser 19       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 207       75      
Ruffed Grouse 121       42      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 58       4      
Wild Turkey 2,008       118      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 43       31      
Turkey Vulture 3       2      
Bald Eagle 118       64      
Northern Harrier 37       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 65       63      
Cooper's Hawk 122       113      
Northern Goshawk 18       16      
Red-tailed Hawk 358       236      
Rough-legged Hawk 45       35      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 47       38      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 7       6      
American Coot 15       5      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Common Snipe 4       2      
Ring-billed Gull 311       15      
Herring Gull 263       27      
Iceland Gull 2       1      
Glaucous Gull 3       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 6       3      
Rock Pigeon 1,854       168      
Mourning Dove 13,994       1,792      
Eastern Screech-Owl 18       18      
Great Horned Owl 21       16      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 12       11      
Red-headed Woodpecker 84       69      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,071       771      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 3,253       1,559      
Hairy Woodpecker 993       632      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 197       147      
Pileated Woodpecker 128       98      
Northern Shrike 18       15      
Gray Jay 24       7      
Blue Jay 6,436       1,615      
American Crow 7,401       1,100      
Common Raven 193       56      
Horned Lark 664       28      
Black-capped Chickadee 10,060       2,057      
Boreal Chickadee 9       3      
Tufted Titmouse 3,619       1,272      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,426       753      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,955       1,312      
Brown Creeper 106       86      
Carolina Wren 110       77      
Winter Wren 76       19      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       2      
Eastern Bluebird 485       136      
Hermit Thrush 7       4      
American Robin 671       102      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
European Starling 8,464       675      
Bohemian Waxwing 10       1      
Cedar Waxwing 1,511       73      
Snow Bunting 1,136       24      
American Tree Sparrow 5,573       595      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 25       2      
Lark Bunting 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 43       23      
Song Sparrow 474       130      
Swamp Sparrow 43       11      
White-throated Sparrow 92       45      
White-crowned Sparrow 85       31      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,925       1,685      
Northern Cardinal 8,265       1,839      
Red-winged Blackbird 136       15      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 335       53      
Brown-headed Cowbird 198       27      
Pine Grosbeak 975       102      
Purple Finch 1,580       398      
House Finch 8,963       1,184      
White-winged Crossbill 6       4      
Common Redpoll 3,223       229      
Hoary Redpoll 2       2      
Pine Siskin 637       98      
American Goldfinch 12,615       1,364      
Evening Grosbeak 1,105       76      
House Sparrow 18,936       1,203      
Total 165,099             

A total of 112 species were reported.

See list of localities in Michigan with reports.

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