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2008 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
Snow Goose 4       2      
Cackling Goose 22       2      
Canada Goose 49,786       158      
Trumpeter Swan 98       10      
Tundra Swan 5       3      
Wood Duck 33       8      
Gadwall 181       10      
American Wigeon 119       10      
Mallard 13,954       107      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Northern Pintail 270       12      
Green-winged Teal 149       9      
Redhead 65       8      
Ring-necked Duck 186       10      
Greater Scaup 2       2      
Lesser Scaup 50       9      
Long-tailed Duck 3       2      
Bufflehead 299       16      
Common Goldeneye 3,174       60      
Barrow's Goldeneye 89       13      
Hooded Merganser 76       10      
Common Merganser 475       35      
Gray Partridge 284       24      
Ring-necked Pheasant 847       75      
Ruffed Grouse 16       7      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 193       18      
Wild Turkey 503       29      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       5      
Great Blue Heron 24       13      
Bald Eagle 269       108      
Northern Harrier 34       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24       24      
Cooper's Hawk 10       10      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 146       52      
Rough-legged Hawk 229       71      
Golden Eagle 45       26      
American Kestrel 25       18      
Merlin 10       10      
Prairie Falcon 10       9      
American Coot 1,480       18      
Killdeer 9       3      
Wilson's Snipe 3       3      
California Gull 11       2      
Herring Gull 7       5      
Rock Pigeon 2,783       101      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 356       51      
Mourning Dove 499       35      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 51       31      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 5       5      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 23       18      
Downy Woodpecker 244       134      
Hairy Woodpecker 136       70      
Northern Flicker 367       173      
Pileated Woodpecker 37       25      
Northern Shrike 13       6      
Gray Jay 57       23      
Pinyon Jay 67       3      
Steller's Jay 289       51      
Blue Jay 50       20      
Black-billed Magpie 1,090       206      
Clark's Nutcracker 127       45      
American Crow 748       63      
Common Raven 864       119      
Horned Lark 2,786       26      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,358       223      
Mountain Chickadee 615       118      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 33       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 361       104      
White-breasted Nuthatch 132       64      
Pygmy Nuthatch 207       31      
Brown Creeper 27       21      
Bewick's Wren 2       1      
Pacific Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 3       2      
American Dipper 15       13      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 25       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Mountain Bluebird 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 48       40      
American Robin 928       54      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 3,196       95      
Bohemian Waxwing 6,250       57      
Cedar Waxwing 385       15      
Lapland Longspur 215       2      
Snow Bunting 65       4      
American Tree Sparrow 296       40      
Song Sparrow 134       42      
White-throated Sparrow 14       3      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 450       82      
Red-winged Blackbird 451       30      
Brewer's Blackbird 34       4      
Common Grackle 8       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 11       1      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 538       7      
Pine Grosbeak 58       10      
Cassin's Finch 37       11      
House Finch 2,612       181      
Red Crossbill 269       37      
White-winged Crossbill 12       1      
Common Redpoll 294       40      
Pine Siskin 272       39      
American Goldfinch 224       38      
Evening Grosbeak 267       15      
House Sparrow 3,898       178      
Total 107,590             

A total of 114 species were reported.

See list of localities in Montana with reports.

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