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2009 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
Snow Goose 5,021       4      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 3,669       63      
Tundra Swan 804       14      
Wood Duck 28       3      
Gadwall 191       20      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 507       13      
Mallard 2,540       67      
Cinnamon Teal 23       6      
Northern Shoveler 853       25      
Northern Pintail 425       14      
Green-winged Teal 188       11      
Canvasback 83       12      
Redhead 120       12      
Ring-necked Duck 267       13      
Greater Scaup 63       5      
Lesser Scaup 1,015       6      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 6       3      
Bufflehead 241       15      
Common Goldeneye 363       36      
Barrow's Goldeneye 29       2      
Hooded Merganser 71       4      
Common Merganser 22       7      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 97       8      
California Quail 905       56      
Gambel's Quail 76       8      
Chukar 22       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 77       37      
Greater Sage-Grouse 2       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 79       5      
Common Loon 15       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 102       23      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 77       3      
Western Grebe 10       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       1      
American White Pelican 348       8      
Great Blue Heron 83       19      
Great Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Bald Eagle 600       49      
Northern Harrier 107       35      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 45       43      
Cooper's Hawk 23       22      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 99       48      
Ferruginous Hawk 11       6      
Rough-legged Hawk 32       20      
Golden Eagle 22       10      
American Kestrel 106       57      
Merlin 7       7      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 8       5      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
American Coot 5,337       36      
Sandhill Crane 20       1      
Killdeer 24       10      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Wilson's Snipe 25       5      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,255       30      
California Gull 506       29      
Herring Gull 106       5      
Thayer's Gull 9       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 860       56      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 352       68      
White-winged Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 703       107      
Greater Roadrunner 3       3      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Western Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 13       9      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 3       1      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Lewis's Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-naped Sapsucker 2       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 5       2      
Downy Woodpecker 103       77      
Hairy Woodpecker 14       12      
Northern Flicker 230       141      
Black Phoebe 1       1      
Say's Phoebe 6       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       3      
Northern Shrike 7       7      
Pinyon Jay 210       11      
Steller's Jay 22       10      
Western Scrub-Jay 195       83      
Black-billed Magpie 627       171      
Clark's Nutcracker 17       7      
American Crow 200       35      
Common Raven 539       65      
Horned Lark 840       15      
Black-capped Chickadee 512       152      
Mountain Chickadee 35       14      
Juniper Titmouse 5       4      
Verdin 12       2      
Bushtit 32       2      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 21       15      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Pygmy Nuthatch 13       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Cactus Wren 4       1      
Rock Wren 2       2      
Canyon Wren 4       3      
Bewick's Wren 7       5      
Marsh Wren 4       3      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 2       1      
American Dipper 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 36       23      
Western Bluebird 8       1      
Mountain Bluebird 49       3      
Townsend's Solitaire 11       6      
Hermit Thrush 4       2      
American Robin 1,243       122      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
Sage Thrasher 1       1      
Crissal Thrasher 8       5      
European Starling 12,059       165      
American Pipit 8       3      
Bohemian Waxwing 10       2      
Cedar Waxwing 191       15      
Phainopepla 12       1      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       10      
Spotted Towhee 163       69      
Abert's Towhee 5       3      
American Tree Sparrow 110       9      
Black-throated Sparrow 2       2      
Sage Sparrow 7       3      
Song Sparrow 114       51      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 578       57      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,667       239      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,898       62      
Western Meadowlark 55       12      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 19       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 54       7      
Great-tailed Grackle 14       4      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 85       2      
Black Rosy-Finch 52       2      
Pine Grosbeak 98       4      
Cassin's Finch 66       15      
House Finch 3,168       249      
Red Crossbill 15       2      
White-winged Crossbill 41       2      
Pine Siskin 5,195       183      
Lesser Goldfinch 395       70      
American Goldfinch 1,322       163      
Evening Grosbeak 73       4      
House Sparrow 2,242       193      
Total 63,550             

A total of 160 species were reported.

See list of localities in Utah with reports.

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