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2012 Results: Montana

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See list of localities in Montana with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Coot 3,501       22      
American Crow 1,191       128      
American Dipper 44       23      
American Goldfinch 619       71      
American Kestrel 36       15      
American Robin 1,751       108      
American Tree Sparrow 182       29      
American Wigeon 44       7      
Bald Eagle 345       142      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Barrow's Goldeneye 115       15      
Belted Kingfisher 36       22      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       2      
Black-billed Magpie 1,491       270      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,477       304      
Blue Jay 80       26      
Bohemian Waxwing 2,785       25      
Brewer's Blackbird 25       3      
Brown Creeper 27       21      
Bufflehead 166       20      
Cackling Goose 18       2      
California Quail 283       10      
Canada Goose 51,790       218      
Canvasback 2       1      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Cassin's Finch 115       18      
Cedar Waxwing 171       15      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 143       31      
Chukar 3       1      
Clark's Nutcracker 166       35      
Common Goldeneye 1,335       62      
Common Grackle 6       3      
Common Merganser 187       18      
Common Raven 851       172      
Common Redpoll 2,462       97      
Cooper's Hawk 7       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 594       105      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 251       158      
Dusky Grouse 1       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 673       120      
European Starling 3,504       142      
Evening Grosbeak 364       18      
Gadwall 119       12      
Golden Eagle 64       39      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       5      
Gray Jay 71       25      
Gray Partridge 209       27      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 1,220       16      
Great Blue Heron 61       23      
Great Horned Owl 54       38      
Greater Scaup 33       3      
Green-winged Teal 129       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 118       77      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
Hoary Redpoll 4       1      
Hooded Merganser 25       8      
Horned Lark 297       19      
House Finch 2,614       224      
House Sparrow 3,739       225      
Killdeer 29       13      
Lapland Longspur 23       2      
Lesser Scaup 58       2      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Mallard 7,302       136      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Merlin 10       8      
Mountain Chickadee 574       127      
Mourning Dove 606       61      
Northern Flicker 576       226      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Northern Harrier 69       28      
Northern Pintail 48       6      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 6       6      
Northern Shoveler 5       4      
Northern Shrike 7       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Pileated Woodpecker 31       21      
Pine Grosbeak 90       23      
Pine Siskin 1,774       93      
Pinyon Jay 123       6      
Prairie Falcon 15       12      
Purple Finch 2       2      
Pygmy Nuthatch 64       17      
Red Crossbill 51       13      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 463       155      
Red-tailed Hawk 166       68      
Red-winged Blackbird 938       60      
Redhead 64       5      
Ring-billed Gull 32       3      
Ring-necked Duck 86       12      
Ring-necked Pheasant 429       84      
Rock Pigeon 3,470       131      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 266       102      
Ruffed Grouse 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 32       27      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 102       6      
Short-eared Owl 3       1      
Snow Goose 2       1      
Snowy Owl 28       14      
Song Sparrow 68       43      
Spruce Grouse 2       2      
Steller's Jay 133       32      
Townsend's Solitaire 77       56      
Trumpeter Swan 49       8      
Tundra Swan 27       6      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 4       2      
Western Screech-Owl 4       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 64       30      
Wild Turkey 910       42      
Wilson's Snipe 9       3      
Wood Duck 42       4      
Total 104,566             

A total of 115 species were reported.

See list of localities in Montana with reports.

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