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2012 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
Snow Goose 39       6      
Ross's Goose 2       1      
Cackling Goose 7,015       3      
Canada Goose 16,844       53      
Wood Duck 18       5      
Gadwall 22       5      
American Wigeon 38       2      
Mallard 5,912       28      
Northern Pintail 5       2      
Green-winged Teal 2       2      
Canvasback 6       3      
Redhead 36       6      
Ring-necked Duck 13       3      
Lesser Scaup 7       2      
Harlequin Duck 3       3      
Long-tailed Duck 3       2      
Bufflehead 31       4      
Common Goldeneye 297       15      
Hooded Merganser 21       4      
Common Merganser 370       13      
Northern Bobwhite 18       1      
Gray Partridge 4       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 150       23      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 161       12      
Greater Prairie-Chicken 18       3      
Wild Turkey 342       27      
Golden Eagle 20       11      
Northern Harrier 34       15      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15       15      
Cooper's Hawk 12       8      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Bald Eagle 175       55      
Red-tailed Hawk 98       45      
Ferruginous Hawk 5       5      
Rough-legged Hawk 60       19      
Virginia Rail 3       1      
American Coot 93       3      
Franklin's Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 6       3      
California Gull 3       3      
Herring Gull 34       6      
Thayer's Gull 2       2      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,071       42      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 460       61      
Mourning Dove 27       11      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 25       16      
Snowy Owl 41       15      
Short-eared Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 14       13      
Lewis's Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 32       25      
Downy Woodpecker 213       126      
Hairy Woodpecker 111       76      
Northern Flicker 64       43      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       2      
American Kestrel 7       4      
Merlin 6       6      
Prairie Falcon 5       5      
Northern Shrike 7       6      
Gray Jay 11       4      
Blue Jay 362       104      
Black-billed Magpie 1       1      
Clark's Nutcracker 1       1      
American Crow 405       76      
Horned Lark 490       20      
Black-capped Chickadee 803       166      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 127       41      
White-breasted Nuthatch 154       81      
Pygmy Nuthatch 6       3      
Brown Creeper 13       11      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
American Dipper 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 14       4      
Eastern Bluebird 7       2      
Townsend's Solitaire 19       12      
American Robin 339       22      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
European Starling 540       54      
Cedar Waxwing 263       14      
Lapland Longspur 161       3      
Snow Bunting 43       3      
American Tree Sparrow 280       37      
Chipping Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
Harris's Sparrow 19       10      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,356       164      
Northern Cardinal 161       63      
Red-winged Blackbird 62       7      
Western Meadowlark 17       3      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 27       2      
Common Grackle 6       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 96       22      
House Finch 651       97      
Red Crossbill 4       2      
White-winged Crossbill 30       1      
Common Redpoll 93       13      
Pine Siskin 304       53      
American Goldfinch 2,160       136      
Evening Grosbeak 11       3      
House Sparrow 1,428       130      
Total 44,520             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Dakota with reports.

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