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2009 Results: Montana

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

See list of localities in Montana with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 1       1      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 18,600       141      
Trumpeter Swan 27       6      
Tundra Swan 33       6      
Wood Duck 35       2      
Gadwall 59       8      
American Wigeon 52       6      
Mallard 5,901       100      
Northern Pintail 129       8      
Green-winged Teal 113       7      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 96       5      
Ring-necked Duck 264       13      
Greater Scaup 18       1      
Lesser Scaup 27       7      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 377       31      
Common Goldeneye 2,208       63      
Barrow's Goldeneye 74       9      
Hooded Merganser 57       15      
Common Merganser 403       23      
Ruddy Duck 8       3      
California Quail 218       7      
Gray Partridge 116       14      
Ring-necked Pheasant 499       76      
Ruffed Grouse 20       11      
Spruce Grouse 2       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 485       31      
Wild Turkey 518       29      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       6      
Great Blue Heron 32       14      
Bald Eagle 398       127      
Northern Harrier 25       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 30       27      
Cooper's Hawk 2       1      
Northern Goshawk 9       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 165       66      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 240       86      
Golden Eagle 70       42      
American Kestrel 13       10      
Merlin 7       7      
Prairie Falcon 8       7      
Virginia Rail 4       2      
American Coot 1,464       17      
Killdeer 6       2      
Wilson's Snipe 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 50       1      
Herring Gull 152       3      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 3,594       103      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 327       53      
Mourning Dove 567       43      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       2      
Great Horned Owl 63       39      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Great Gray Owl 3       3      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 6       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 15       12      
Downy Woodpecker 312       159      
Hairy Woodpecker 194       98      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 6       2      
Northern Flicker 538       218      
Pileated Woodpecker 39       30      
Northern Shrike 14       14      
Gray Jay 85       33      
Pinyon Jay 289       14      
Steller's Jay 258       52      
Blue Jay 54       21      
Black-billed Magpie 1,268       243      
Clark's Nutcracker 265       71      
American Crow 409       81      
Common Raven 990       153      
Horned Lark 562       28      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,420       290      
Mountain Chickadee 622       115      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 77       16      
Boreal Chickadee 7       3      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 574       153      
White-breasted Nuthatch 99       57      
Pygmy Nuthatch 154       44      
Brown Creeper 18       16      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Pacific Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 4       2      
American Dipper 19       11      
Townsend's Solitaire 45       37      
American Robin 946       77      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 2,892       93      
Bohemian Waxwing 2,883       29      
Cedar Waxwing 378       17      
Snow Bunting 30       4      
Spotted Towhee 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 190       29      
Song Sparrow 76       40      
White-throated Sparrow 5       2      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 9       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 480       77      
Red-winged Blackbird 848       41      
Brewer's Blackbird 38       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 2,063       22      
Pine Grosbeak 233       24      
Purple Finch 3       3      
Cassin's Finch 86       14      
House Finch 1,966       175      
Red Crossbill 683       54      
White-winged Crossbill 8       4      
Common Redpoll 851       34      
Pine Siskin 572       55      
American Goldfinch 353       47      
Evening Grosbeak 379       24      
House Sparrow 3,945       162      
Total 65,871             

A total of 121 species were reported.

See list of localities in Montana with reports.

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