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2008 Results: Utah

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

See list of localities in Utah with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 1,212       9      
Ross's Goose 5       1      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 5,320       95      
Trumpeter Swan 3       1      
Tundra Swan 1,785       25      
Wood Duck 20       5      
Gadwall 243       26      
American Wigeon 534       35      
Mallard 4,056       102      
Cinnamon Teal 19       6      
Northern Shoveler 950       31      
Northern Pintail 518       28      
Green-winged Teal 651       33      
Canvasback 984       37      
Redhead 293       34      
Ring-necked Duck 922       29      
Greater Scaup 4       4      
Lesser Scaup 147       21      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 114       21      
Common Goldeneye 563       52      
Barrow's Goldeneye 10       4      
Hooded Merganser 40       8      
Common Merganser 168       26      
Red-breasted Merganser 6       4      
Ruddy Duck 122       10      
California Quail 962       63      
Gambel's Quail 102       10      
Chukar 5       2      
Gray Partridge 8       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 167       38      
Dusky Grouse 1       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 5       1      
Wild Turkey 106       11      
Pied-billed Grebe 42       19      
Eared Grebe 32       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 6       3      
Great Blue Heron 57       29      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 7       5      
Bald Eagle 1,309       65      
Northern Harrier 174       68      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 45       41      
Cooper's Hawk 21       18      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 175       84      
Ferruginous Hawk 13       10      
Rough-legged Hawk 132       43      
Golden Eagle 37       20      
American Kestrel 171       84      
Merlin 9       8      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Prairie Falcon 11       10      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 801       59      
Killdeer 37       9      
American Avocet 4       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 32       8      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       2      
Wilson's Snipe 11       6      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2,142       45      
Western Gull 1       1      
California Gull 4,733       51      
Herring Gull 255       13      
Thayer's Gull 17       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Glaucous Gull 3       3      
Rock Pigeon 1,980       69      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 243       45      
Mourning Dove 544       79      
Greater Roadrunner 5       4      
Barn Owl 30       14      
Western Screech-Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 20       15      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 2       2      
Long-eared Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 33       11      
Belted Kingfisher 14       10      
Lewis's Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-naped Sapsucker 2       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 4       2      
Downy Woodpecker 84       65      
Hairy Woodpecker 16       14      
Northern Flicker 305       164      
Hammond's Flycatcher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Say's Phoebe 8       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       7      
Northern Shrike 7       7      
Gray Jay 3       1      
Pinyon Jay 357       14      
Steller's Jay 136       48      
Western Scrub-Jay 249       97      
Black-billed Magpie 741       182      
American Crow 666       65      
Common Raven 679       101      
Horned Lark 2,457       37      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 695       179      
Mountain Chickadee 189       63      
Juniper Titmouse 2       1      
Verdin 8       2      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 60       34      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       18      
Brown Creeper 23       11      
Cactus Wren 3       2      
Rock Wren 2       2      
Bewick's Wren 12       6      
Pacific Wren 5       3      
Marsh Wren 6       5      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 2       1      
American Dipper 6       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 31       17      
Western Bluebird 34       5      
Mountain Bluebird 77       4      
Townsend's Solitaire 37       23      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 1,125       152      
Northern Mockingbird 10       5      
Crissal Thrasher 12       6      
European Starling 68,776       207      
American Pipit 28       8      
Bohemian Waxwing 123       5      
Cedar Waxwing 210       16      
Phainopepla 7       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 33       12      
Spotted Towhee 162       65      
Abert's Towhee 15       5      
American Tree Sparrow 52       10      
Brewer's Sparrow 1       1      
Sage Sparrow 31       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 253       74      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       2      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 789       84      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,820       302      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,511       114      
Western Meadowlark 97       26      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 3       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 296       14      
Common Grackle 6       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 107       7      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 10       3      
Black Rosy-Finch 13       2      
Pine Grosbeak 1       1      
Cassin's Finch 225       52      
House Finch 3,132       282      
Red Crossbill 53       5      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Pine Siskin 710       79      
Lesser Goldfinch 154       37      
American Goldfinch 1,476       132      
Evening Grosbeak 5       3      
House Sparrow 2,383       205      
Total 126,803             

A total of 163 species were reported.

See list of localities in Utah with reports.

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