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2010 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
Snow Goose 51       2      
Canada Goose 1,078       48      
Mute Swan 6       2      
Trumpeter Swan 514       18      
Wood Duck 3       2      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 3       3      
Mallard 3,553       63      
Redhead 4       2      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Common Goldeneye 808       21      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 13       5      
Common Merganser 276       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 25       2      
Gray Partridge 6       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 358       71      
Ruffed Grouse 85       31      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 40       3      
Wild Turkey 1,157       71      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 3       1      
Bald Eagle 240       115      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 22       21      
Cooper's Hawk 25       25      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 94       64      
Rough-legged Hawk 7       5      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Franklin's Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 96       5      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,555       92      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 15       4      
Mourning Dove 968       187      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       5      
Great Horned Owl 29       23      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Northern Hawk Owl 10       8      
Barred Owl 15       14      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 37       23      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 563       408      
Downy Woodpecker 1,887       848      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,150       627      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       2      
Black-backed Woodpecker 9       5      
Northern Flicker 88       77      
Pileated Woodpecker 379       270      
Northern Shrike 33       31      
Gray Jay 119       49      
Blue Jay 2,842       703      
Black-billed Magpie 14       7      
American Crow 3,978       500      
Common Raven 474       118      
Horned Lark 173       15      
Black-capped Chickadee 6,123       1,109      
Boreal Chickadee 21       8      
Tufted Titmouse 20       11      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 593       291      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,564       735      
Brown Creeper 52       47      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 19       9      
American Robin 2,974       149      
Varied Thrush 5       5      
European Starling 2,057       204      
Bohemian Waxwing 380       7      
Cedar Waxwing 489       16      
Lapland Longspur 26       7      
Snow Bunting 684       25      
American Tree Sparrow 1,553       195      
Fox Sparrow 11       11      
Song Sparrow 41       29      
White-throated Sparrow 14       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,034       607      
Northern Cardinal 2,361       627      
Red-winged Blackbird 19       10      
Rusty Blackbird 32       3      
Common Grackle 78       23      
Brown-headed Cowbird 10       6      
Pine Grosbeak 976       113      
Purple Finch 866       144      
House Finch 1,922       345      
White-winged Crossbill 45       6      
Common Redpoll 1,037       80      
Hoary Redpoll 3       2      
Pine Siskin 939       142      
American Goldfinch 6,452       617      
Evening Grosbeak 253       16      
House Sparrow 4,503       372      
Total 63,005             

A total of 98 species were reported.

See list of localities in Minnesota with reports.

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