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2008 Results: Nevada

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

See list of localities in Nevada with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 23       3      
Ross's Goose 9       1      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 4,409       60      
Tundra Swan 2,445       5      
Wood Duck 12       4      
Gadwall 41       7      
American Wigeon 45       5      
Mallard 1,567       46      
Blue-winged Teal 10       1      
Cinnamon Teal 68       4      
Northern Shoveler 554       15      
Northern Pintail 270       7      
Green-winged Teal 191       7      
Canvasback 524       10      
Redhead 70       4      
Ring-necked Duck 196       14      
Greater Scaup 11       2      
Lesser Scaup 76       6      
Bufflehead 127       13      
Common Goldeneye 80       7      
Barrow's Goldeneye 6       1      
Hooded Merganser 21       7      
Common Merganser 104       16      
Ruddy Duck 394       11      
Mountain Quail 8       2      
California Quail 1,800       87      
Gambel's Quail 82       8      
Chukar 4       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       3      
Eared Grebe 40       2      
Western Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 3       1      
American White Pelican 26       2      
Great Blue Heron 29       12      
Great Egret 6       4      
Snowy Egret 3       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White-faced Ibis 3       1      
Bald Eagle 18       13      
Northern Harrier 20       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13       12      
Cooper's Hawk 12       11      
Northern Goshawk 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 107       58      
Ferruginous Hawk 4       4      
Rough-legged Hawk 12       6      
Golden Eagle 7       5      
American Kestrel 14       13      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 7       6      
American Coot 1,213       20      
Killdeer 76       12      
American Avocet 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 44       3      
Least Sandpiper 55       3      
Dunlin 270       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 24       1      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,130       8      
California Gull 343       13      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 645       71      
Band-tailed Pigeon 15       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 119       22      
Mourning Dove 910       135      
Inca Dove 23       10      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 18       13      
Burrowing Owl 2       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 22       13      
Costa's Hummingbird 27       15      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 46       24      
Hairy Woodpecker 12       7      
White-headed Woodpecker 5       2      
Northern Flicker 131       72      
Black Phoebe 8       6      
Say's Phoebe 9       6      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 8       4      
Pinyon Jay 254       8      
Steller's Jay 72       24      
Western Scrub-Jay 217       77      
Black-billed Magpie 147       31      
Clark's Nutcracker 29       5      
American Crow 90       15      
Common Raven 265       35      
Horned Lark 219       8      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2       1      
Tree Swallow 3       1      
Violet-green Swallow 10       1      
Mountain Chickadee 113       34      
Juniper Titmouse 5       3      
Verdin 16       10      
Bushtit 72       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 26       15      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
Pygmy Nuthatch 20       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 10       10      
Marsh Wren 21       6      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7       7      
Mountain Bluebird 4       2      
Townsend's Solitaire 9       8      
American Robin 218       60      
Northern Mockingbird 54       40      
Crissal Thrasher 2       1      
European Starling 973       86      
American Pipit 36       2      
Bohemian Waxwing 75       1      
Cedar Waxwing 30       3      
Phainopepla 6       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 62       25      
Spotted Towhee 30       24      
Abert's Towhee 13       7      
Black-throated Sparrow 7       5      
Sage Sparrow 25       8      
Savannah Sparrow 18       3      
Song Sparrow 200       30      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 714       93      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 569       112      
Red-winged Blackbird 557       31      
Western Meadowlark 60       9      
Brewer's Blackbird 110       11      
Great-tailed Grackle 55       17      
Cassin's Finch 680       48      
House Finch 1,033       135      
Red Crossbill 5       1      
Pine Siskin 97       16      
Lesser Goldfinch 600       73      
American Goldfinch 313       42      
House Sparrow 1,059       116      
Total 27,888             

A total of 143 species were reported.

See list of localities in Nevada with reports.

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