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2000 Results: Pennsylvania

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

See list of localities in Pennsylvania with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 232       9      
Canada Goose 25,522       429      
Mute Swan 30       6      
Tundra Swan 595       15      
Wood Duck 174       13      
Gadwall 75       3      
American Wigeon 56       3      
American Black Duck 196       23      
Mallard 2,186       174      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Canvasback 28       4      
Redhead 14       2      
Ring-necked Duck 68       11      
Greater Scaup 49       3      
Lesser Scaup 26       6      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 104       14      
Common Goldeneye 132       9      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 32       12      
Common Merganser 280       32      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 59       2      
Northern Bobwhite 50       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 128       49      
Ruffed Grouse 35       21      
Wild Turkey 2,927       187      
Common Loon 32       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       3      
Great Blue Heron 87       64      
Great Egret 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       1      
Black Vulture 207       25      
Turkey Vulture 596       176      
Bald Eagle 50       21      
Northern Harrier 16       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 191       178      
Cooper's Hawk 125       114      
Northern Goshawk 14       14      
Red-shouldered Hawk 29       23      
Red-tailed Hawk 735       491      
Rough-legged Hawk 28       22      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 131       104      
Merlin 14       10      
Peregrine Falcon 9       8      
American Coot 125       9      
Killdeer 36       18      
American Woodcock 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 2,198       91      
Herring Gull 715       59      
Iceland Gull 5       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 22       3      
Glaucous Gull 10       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 46       6      
Rock Pigeon 2,691       247      
Mourning Dove 18,440       2,729      
Eastern Screech-Owl 53       41      
Great Horned Owl 84       58      
Barred Owl 22       11      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 44       40      
Red-headed Woodpecker 93       77      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,769       1,293      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 62       60      
Downy Woodpecker 3,725       2,033      
Hairy Woodpecker 941       626      
Northern Flicker 406       295      
Pileated Woodpecker 187       144      
Eastern Phoebe 7       6      
Northern Shrike 26       6      
Blue Jay 7,952       2,295      
American Crow 14,354       1,899      
Fish Crow 15       6      
Common Raven 12       7      
Horned Lark 1,079       15      
Tree Swallow 7       1      
Carolina Chickadee 847       270      
Black-capped Chickadee 11,214       2,632      
Tufted Titmouse 7,274       2,429      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 796       515      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3,954       1,929      
Brown Creeper 244       197      
Carolina Wren 1,122       741      
House Wren 1       1      
Winter Wren 242       64      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 25       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       7      
Eastern Bluebird 964       277      
Hermit Thrush 33       18      
American Robin 9,322       818      
Gray Catbird 51       35      
Northern Mockingbird 520       403      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 23,728       1,561      
American Pipit 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 29       1      
Cedar Waxwing 1,309       73      
Lapland Longspur 5       2      
Snow Bunting 848       11      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 46       17      
Eastern Towhee 63       50      
American Tree Sparrow 4,353       674      
Chipping Sparrow 6       1      
Field Sparrow 233       62      
Savannah Sparrow 20       8      
Fox Sparrow 231       114      
Song Sparrow 3,344       1,090      
Swamp Sparrow 19       9      
White-throated Sparrow 6,091       1,110      
White-crowned Sparrow 393       121      
Dark-eyed Junco 28,069       2,954      
Northern Cardinal 9,993       2,824      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,583       125      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       1      
Rusty Blackbird 129       13      
Brewer's Blackbird 4       1      
Common Grackle 13,558       318      
Brown-headed Cowbird 990       139      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 2,267       467      
House Finch 15,299       2,137      
Red Crossbill 3       2      
White-winged Crossbill 23       4      
Common Redpoll 1,483       146      
Pine Siskin 705       132      
American Goldfinch 12,503       1,672      
Evening Grosbeak 1,192       66      
House Sparrow 12,308       1,487      
Total 267,890             

A total of 139 species were reported.

See list of localities in Pennsylvania with reports.

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