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2002 Results: Minnesota

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

See list of localities in Minnesota with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 6,582       144      
Trumpeter Swan 142       12      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 4       2      
American Black Duck 16       4      
Mallard 3,161       97      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Bufflehead 5       1      
Common Goldeneye 99       12      
Common Merganser 52       9      
Gray Partridge 3       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 49       20      
Ruffed Grouse 29       8      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 38       2      
Wild Turkey 207       22      
Bald Eagle 177       73      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13       10      
Cooper's Hawk 12       12      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 109       54      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 29       16      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 5       1      
Ring-billed Gull 4       1      
Herring Gull 47       8      
Rock Pigeon 751       89      
Mourning Dove 599       129      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Great Horned Owl 9       8      
Snowy Owl 8       6      
Northern Hawk Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 8       4      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 12       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 192       147      
Downy Woodpecker 832       385      
Hairy Woodpecker 402       237      
Black-backed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 45       24      
Pileated Woodpecker 99       70      
Northern Shrike 11       10      
Gray Jay 18       8      
Blue Jay 991       365      
Black-billed Magpie 20       10      
American Crow 3,092       392      
Common Raven 75       20      
Horned Lark 96       13      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,917       575      
Boreal Chickadee 15       6      
Tufted Titmouse 3       2      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 232       135      
White-breasted Nuthatch 903       403      
Brown Creeper 29       23      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 14       2      
American Robin 375       84      
Varied Thrush 2       2      
European Starling 2,180       174      
Bohemian Waxwing 72       3      
Cedar Waxwing 311       21      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Snow Bunting 640       8      
American Tree Sparrow 369       58      
Fox Sparrow 3       3      
Song Sparrow 13       4      
White-throated Sparrow 13       4      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,229       274      
Northern Cardinal 947       340      
Red-winged Blackbird 28       5      
Rusty Blackbird 17       3      
Common Grackle 92       21      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 273       28      
Purple Finch 200       42      
House Finch 1,016       233      
White-winged Crossbill 22       5      
Common Redpoll 1,570       65      
Hoary Redpoll 21       8      
Pine Siskin 195       25      
American Goldfinch 1,526       247      
Evening Grosbeak 154       17      
House Sparrow 3,766       345      
Total 37,216             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See list of localities in Minnesota with reports.

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