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2008 Results: South Dakota

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See list of localities in South Dakota with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 10       1      
Snow Goose 4       4      
Cackling Goose 506       3      
Canada Goose 36,263       23      
Trumpeter Swan 6       2      
Wood Duck 6       2      
Mallard 2,204       18      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Redhead 20       1      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Common Goldeneye 286       8      
Hooded Merganser 12       3      
Common Merganser 1,024       5      
Gray Partridge 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 442       39      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 91       6      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 10       1      
Wild Turkey 947       45      
Bald Eagle 124       33      
Northern Harrier 5       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17       17      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 96       40      
Ferruginous Hawk 2       2      
Rough-legged Hawk 56       9      
Golden Eagle 13       6      
American Kestrel 7       6      
Merlin 3       2      
Gyrfalcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 8       4      
Ivory Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 6       2      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 36       3      
Thayer's Gull 2       2      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,014       30      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 65       16      
Mourning Dove 2       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 9       7      
Long-eared Owl 4       2      
Short-eared Owl 4       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 23       20      
Downy Woodpecker 231       126      
Hairy Woodpecker 151       88      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 65       39      
Northern Shrike 6       6      
Gray Jay 5       3      
Blue Jay 315       89      
Black-billed Magpie 2       2      
Clark's Nutcracker 2       1      
American Crow 681       56      
Horned Lark 408       18      
Black-capped Chickadee 663       136      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 283       102      
White-breasted Nuthatch 236       114      
Pygmy Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown Creeper 13       12      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
American Dipper 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 17       11      
American Robin 207       14      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 2,866       67      
Cedar Waxwing 39       6      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Snow Bunting 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 301       33      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 34       3      
Harris's Sparrow 26       14      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,451       161      
Northern Cardinal 44       26      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       3      
Western Meadowlark 5       2      
Common Grackle 4       4      
Purple Finch 139       30      
House Finch 518       56      
Red Crossbill 27       6      
Common Redpoll 15       7      
Pine Siskin 836       52      
American Goldfinch 2,269       125      
Evening Grosbeak 15       1      
House Sparrow 1,840       132      
Total 57,087             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Dakota with reports.

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