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2011 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 14,702       133      
Trumpeter Swan 27       4      
Tundra Swan 32       7      
Wood Duck 15       3      
Gadwall 20       7      
American Wigeon 6       3      
Mallard 3,122       68      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 88       4      
Green-winged Teal 137       6      
Canvasback 5       2      
Redhead 20       5      
Ring-necked Duck 68       7      
Lesser Scaup 4       2      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Bufflehead 89       20      
Common Goldeneye 952       48      
Barrow's Goldeneye 93       12      
Hooded Merganser 24       8      
Common Merganser 258       27      
Red-breasted Merganser 12       1      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
California Quail 434       17      
Gray Partridge 111       13      
Ring-necked Pheasant 337       70      
Ruffed Grouse 3       3      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 419       27      
Wild Turkey 886       43      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 41       14      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 230       109      
Northern Harrier 30       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 40       38      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Northern Goshawk 6       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 136       41      
Rough-legged Hawk 223       67      
Golden Eagle 39       28      
American Kestrel 23       14      
Merlin 14       14      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 17       15      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 1,044       15      
Killdeer 2       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 25       6      
California Gull 7       1      
Herring Gull 118       3      
Thayer's Gull 2       1      
Glaucous Gull 7       2      
Rock Pigeon 3,971       82      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 612       73      
Mourning Dove 805       45      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 55       34      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Great Gray Owl 2       1      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 8       4      
Belted Kingfisher 17       14      
Downy Woodpecker 321       176      
Hairy Woodpecker 185       106      
Northern Flicker 756       251      
Pileated Woodpecker 46       31      
Northern Shrike 15       14      
Gray Jay 59       22      
Pinyon Jay 98       3      
Steller's Jay 186       37      
Blue Jay 85       28      
Black-billed Magpie 1,210       222      
Clark's Nutcracker 256       65      
American Crow 507       79      
Common Raven 663       123      
Horned Lark 2,397       35      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,342       281      
Mountain Chickadee 470       109      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 82       14      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 409       146      
White-breasted Nuthatch 117       62      
Pygmy Nuthatch 87       28      
Brown Creeper 26       21      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 5       2      
American Dipper 28       21      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 43       28      
American Robin 501       52      
Varied Thrush 3       3      
European Starling 3,636       105      
Bohemian Waxwing 1,297       26      
Cedar Waxwing 307       11      
Lapland Longspur 101       6      
Snow Bunting 231       10      
American Tree Sparrow 243       44      
Song Sparrow 66       33      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,057       118      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,382       69      
Western Meadowlark 58       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 160       5      
Common Grackle 2       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 2,011       22      
Black Rosy-Finch 1       1      
Pine Grosbeak 62       9      
Purple Finch 2       2      
Cassin's Finch 166       24      
House Finch 3,636       228      
Red Crossbill 137       20      
White-winged Crossbill 16       2      
Common Redpoll 11       3      
Pine Siskin 2,690       108      
American Goldfinch 960       82      
Evening Grosbeak 550       28      
House Sparrow 5,560       192      
Total 63,610             

A total of 119 species were reported.

See list of localities in Montana with reports.

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