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2002 Results: Ohio

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

See list of localities in Ohio with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 8       1      
Snow Goose 77       8      
Canada Goose 10,358       519      
Mute Swan 27       11      
Trumpeter Swan 4       1      
Tundra Swan 78       7      
Wood Duck 77       18      
Gadwall 106       11      
American Wigeon 58       14      
American Black Duck 1,401       18      
Mallard 4,320       218      
Northern Pintail 108       3      
Green-winged Teal 9       4      
Redhead 25       6      
Ring-necked Duck 73       13      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 27       6      
Bufflehead 55       12      
Common Goldeneye 32       9      
Hooded Merganser 52       15      
Common Merganser 60       7      
Ruddy Duck 20       2      
Northern Bobwhite 82       12      
Ring-necked Pheasant 24       15      
Ruffed Grouse 10       6      
Wild Turkey 901       47      
Common Loon 7       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 21       8      
Great Blue Heron 155       81      
Black Vulture 79       15      
Turkey Vulture 813       123      
Bald Eagle 26       14      
Northern Harrier 50       26      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 84       74      
Cooper's Hawk 188       171      
Northern Goshawk 6       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 61       47      
Red-tailed Hawk 530       299      
Rough-legged Hawk 9       8      
American Kestrel 277       121      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
American Coot 319       8      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Killdeer 88       36      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       2      
Ring-billed Gull 1,164       53      
Herring Gull 222       31      
Great Black-backed Gull 20       4      
Rock Pigeon 1,955       144      
Mourning Dove 9,647       1,761      
Eastern Screech-Owl 19       15      
Great Horned Owl 35       29      
Barred Owl 18       14      
Long-eared Owl 9       3      
Short-eared Owl 15       5      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 46       38      
Red-headed Woodpecker 119       81      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,501       1,025      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 39       28      
Downy Woodpecker 2,830       1,443      
Hairy Woodpecker 582       392      
Northern Flicker 277       193      
Pileated Woodpecker 189       137      
Eastern Phoebe 17       11      
Northern Shrike 4       3      
Blue Jay 3,341       1,191      
American Crow 19,230       1,263      
Horned Lark 282       24      
Carolina Chickadee 1,815       601      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,057       1,248      
Tufted Titmouse 3,485       1,368      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 477       289      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,159       1,119      
Brown Creeper 136       106      
Carolina Wren 635       420      
Winter Wren 145       38      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       7      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Eastern Bluebird 639       182      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 2,886       600      
Northern Mockingbird 214       165      
European Starling 20,882       1,127      
Cedar Waxwing 153       21      
Lapland Longspur 25       3      
Snow Bunting 9       2      
Pine Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23       13      
Eastern Towhee 73       39      
American Tree Sparrow 2,359       373      
Chipping Sparrow 7       6      
Field Sparrow 153       38      
Savannah Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 31       15      
Song Sparrow 1,672       447      
Swamp Sparrow 42       10      
White-throated Sparrow 1,009       310      
White-crowned Sparrow 169       60      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,365       1,297      
Northern Cardinal 9,075       1,892      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,332       115      
Eastern Meadowlark 66       13      
Rusty Blackbird 174       12      
Common Grackle 14,729       239      
Brown-headed Cowbird 724       73      
Purple Finch 939       224      
House Finch 9,465       1,450      
White-winged Crossbill 3       2      
Common Redpoll 15       9      
Pine Siskin 237       41      
American Goldfinch 8,438       1,215      
House Sparrow 18,702       1,463      
Total 175,828             

A total of 115 species were reported.

See list of localities in Ohio with reports.

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