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