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2008 Results: Minnesota

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See list of localities in Minnesota with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Cackling Goose 3       2      
Canada Goose 5,954       66      
Trumpeter Swan 1,662       20      
Tundra Swan 7       2      
Wood Duck 5       3      
American Black Duck 7       4      
Mallard 5,566       78      
Canvasback 1       1      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       2      
Common Goldeneye 1,381       17      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Common Merganser 2,036       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Gray Partridge 23       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 676       91      
Ruffed Grouse 70       33      
Spruce Grouse 5       3      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 53       4      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 15       3      
Wild Turkey 1,152       63      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 3       2      
Bald Eagle 344       128      
Northern Harrier 6       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 50       43      
Cooper's Hawk 32       31      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 138       88      
Rough-legged Hawk 4       4      
Golden Eagle 2       1      
American Kestrel 22       18      
Merlin 4       2      
Peregrine Falcon 10       6      
American Coot 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 3       1      
Herring Gull 22       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,031       81      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 11       2      
Mourning Dove 1,417       224      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 13       12      
Great Horned Owl 43       31      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Hawk Owl 5       5      
Barred Owl 32       30      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Boreal Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 34       31      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 547       387      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1,820       767      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,086       575      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       2      
Black-backed Woodpecker 8       6      
Northern Flicker 50       48      
Pileated Woodpecker 330       233      
Northern Shrike 48       41      
Gray Jay 97       44      
Blue Jay 1,987       569      
Black-billed Magpie 20       10      
American Crow 2,541       415      
Common Raven 385       101      
Horned Lark 255       21      
Black-capped Chickadee 6,206       975      
Boreal Chickadee 17       6      
Tufted Titmouse 21       13      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 819       409      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,607       694      
Brown Creeper 35       33      
Carolina Wren 6       6      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
American Robin 391       44      
Varied Thrush 2       2      
European Starling 2,481       206      
Bohemian Waxwing 62       5      
Cedar Waxwing 185       13      
Lapland Longspur 44       4      
Snow Bunting 1,318       33      
American Tree Sparrow 1,562       146      
Fox Sparrow 5       5      
Song Sparrow 50       17      
Swamp Sparrow 5       5      
White-throated Sparrow 27       15      
Harris's Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,889       516      
Northern Cardinal 2,008       484      
Red-winged Blackbird 512       7      
Common Grackle 74       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 45       8      
Pine Grosbeak 1,723       172      
Purple Finch 397       69      
House Finch 1,105       203      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
Common Redpoll 6,866       274      
Hoary Redpoll 44       25      
Pine Siskin 524       78      
American Goldfinch 4,735       472      
Evening Grosbeak 263       24      
House Sparrow 4,295       349      
Total 72,385             

A total of 106 species were reported.

See list of localities in Minnesota with reports.

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