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2012 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 51,790       218      
Mallard 7,302       136      
House Sparrow 3,739       225      
European Starling 3,504       142      
American Coot 3,501       22      
Rock Pigeon 3,470       131      
Bohemian Waxwing 2,785       25      
House Finch 2,614       224      
Common Redpoll 2,462       97      
Pine Siskin 1,774       93      
American Robin 1,751       108      
Black-billed Magpie 1,491       270      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,477       304      
Common Goldeneye 1,335       62      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 1,220       16      
American Crow 1,191       128      
Red-winged Blackbird 938       60      
Wild Turkey 910       42      
Common Raven 851       172      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 673       120      
American Goldfinch 619       71      
Mourning Dove 606       61      
Dark-eyed Junco 594       105      
Northern Flicker 576       226      
Mountain Chickadee 574       127      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 463       155      
Ring-necked Pheasant 429       84      
Evening Grosbeak 364       18      
Bald Eagle 345       142      
Horned Lark 297       19      
California Quail 283       10      
Rough-legged Hawk 266       102      
Downy Woodpecker 251       158      
Gray Partridge 209       27      
Common Merganser 187       18      
American Tree Sparrow 182       29      
Cedar Waxwing 171       15      
Bufflehead 166       20      
Clark's Nutcracker 166       35      
Red-tailed Hawk 166       68      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 143       31      
Steller's Jay 133       32      
Green-winged Teal 129       9      
Pinyon Jay 123       6      
Gadwall 119       12      
Hairy Woodpecker 118       77      
Barrow's Goldeneye 115       15      
Cassin's Finch 115       18      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 102       6      
Pine Grosbeak 90       23      
Ring-necked Duck 86       12      
Blue Jay 80       26      
Townsend's Solitaire 77       56      
Gray Jay 71       25      
Northern Harrier 69       28      
Song Sparrow 68       43      
Golden Eagle 64       39      
Pygmy Nuthatch 64       17      
Redhead 64       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 64       30      
Great Blue Heron 61       23      
Lesser Scaup 58       2      
Great Horned Owl 54       38      
Red Crossbill 51       13      
Trumpeter Swan 49       8      
Northern Pintail 48       6      
American Dipper 44       23      
American Wigeon 44       7      
Wood Duck 42       4      
American Kestrel 36       15      
Belted Kingfisher 36       22      
Greater Scaup 33       3      
Ring-billed Gull 32       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 32       27      
Pileated Woodpecker 31       21      
Killdeer 29       13      
Snowy Owl 28       14      
Brown Creeper 27       21      
Tundra Swan 27       6      
Brewer's Blackbird 25       3      
Hooded Merganser 25       8      
Lapland Longspur 23       2      
Cackling Goose 18       2      
Prairie Falcon 15       12      
Merlin 10       8      
Wilson's Snipe 9       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       5      
Cooper's Hawk 7       5      
Northern Shrike 7       7      
Common Grackle 6       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 6       6      
Northern Shoveler 5       4      
Ruffed Grouse 5       5      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Hoary Redpoll 4       1      
Western Meadowlark 4       2      
Western Screech-Owl 4       3      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       2      
Chukar 3       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Short-eared Owl 3       1      
Canvasback 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Purple Finch 2       2      
Snow Goose 2       1      
Spruce Grouse 2       2      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Dusky Grouse 1       1      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
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.