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2003 Results: Montana

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See list of localities in Montana with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 3,119       48      
Trumpeter Swan 2       1      
Tundra Swan 9       3      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 166       4      
American Wigeon 23       2      
Mallard 2,291       49      
Northern Shoveler 2       2      
Northern Pintail 100       5      
Green-winged Teal 48       6      
Redhead 37       4      
Ring-necked Duck 27       2      
Lesser Scaup 17       4      
Bufflehead 102       8      
Common Goldeneye 479       13      
Barrow's Goldeneye 46       7      
Hooded Merganser 13       4      
Common Merganser 85       11      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
Gray Partridge 60       7      
Ring-necked Pheasant 426       40      
Ruffed Grouse 10       6      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 109       5      
Wild Turkey 254       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 50       15      
Bald Eagle 164       59      
Northern Harrier 5       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13       12      
Cooper's Hawk 6       5      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 41       21      
Rough-legged Hawk 24       17      
Golden Eagle 15       12      
American Kestrel 10       7      
Merlin 4       4      
Prairie Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 1,014       7      
Killdeer 3       1      
Wilson's Snipe 3       3      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 30       2      
California Gull 4       1      
Herring Gull 13       2      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 775       36      
Mourning Dove 573       33      
Great Horned Owl 20       13      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 26       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 18       15      
Downy Woodpecker 237       109      
Hairy Woodpecker 132       64      
Northern Flicker 229       114      
Pileated Woodpecker 35       26      
Northern Shrike 3       3      
Gray Jay 95       18      
Pinyon Jay 149       3      
Steller's Jay 169       27      
Blue Jay 1       1      
Black-billed Magpie 688       105      
Clark's Nutcracker 161       41      
American Crow 287       43      
Common Raven 601       75      
Horned Lark 75       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 902       148      
Mountain Chickadee 482       63      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 45       12      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 289       74      
White-breasted Nuthatch 65       32      
Pygmy Nuthatch 130       28      
Brown Creeper 20       15      
Pacific Wren 5       4      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
American Dipper 25       10      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 19       12      
American Robin 510       39      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 2,448       58      
Bohemian Waxwing 922       17      
Cedar Waxwing 460       7      
Lapland Longspur 31       1      
Spotted Towhee 3       3      
American Tree Sparrow 122       23      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 110       43      
White-throated Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 13       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 390       55      
Red-winged Blackbird 473       37      
Western Meadowlark 2       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 56       1      
Pine Grosbeak 52       8      
Cassin's Finch 26       11      
House Finch 2,040       138      
Red Crossbill 14       6      
White-winged Crossbill 4       2      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 514       40      
American Goldfinch 238       30      
Evening Grosbeak 399       22      
House Sparrow 2,052       106      
Total 25,999             

A total of 106 species were reported.

See list of localities in Montana with reports.

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