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1999 Results: Washington

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

See list of localities in Washington with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 4,462       124      
Trumpeter Swan 130       9      
Tundra Swan 137       5      
Wood Duck 125       17      
Gadwall 83       21      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 2,395       43      
Mallard 3,200       164      
Northern Shoveler 146       14      
Northern Pintail 363       6      
Green-winged Teal 35       8      
Canvasback 15       6      
Ring-necked Duck 21       9      
Greater Scaup 149       12      
Lesser Scaup 525       24      
Surf Scoter 312       27      
White-winged Scoter 457       24      
Black Scoter 111       8      
Bufflehead 752       83      
Common Goldeneye 419       50      
Barrow's Goldeneye 154       19      
Hooded Merganser 105       29      
Common Merganser 333       18      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,948       15      
Ruddy Duck 576       15      
California Quail 1,505       67      
Ring-necked Pheasant 82       30      
Ruffed Grouse 9       7      
Red-throated Loon 10       8      
Pacific Loon 11       3      
Common Loon 65       36      
Pied-billed Grebe 44       19      
Horned Grebe 245       32      
Red-necked Grebe 33       11      
Western Grebe 256       23      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,056       47      
Pelagic Cormorant 11       4      
Great Blue Heron 136       68      
Bald Eagle 197       85      
Northern Harrier 26       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 49       45      
Cooper's Hawk 32       30      
Red-tailed Hawk 191       101      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       2      
Golden Eagle 7       4      
American Kestrel 35       20      
Merlin 13       13      
Peregrine Falcon 5       4      
Virginia Rail 3       2      
American Coot 1,752       51      
Killdeer 109       24      
Dunlin 1,195       4      
Common Snipe 16       4      
Mew Gull 957       18      
Ring-billed Gull 118       21      
California Gull 104       17      
Herring Gull 356       23      
Thayer's Gull 3       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2,340       71      
Common Murre 21       3      
Rock Pigeon 842       64      
Band-tailed Pigeon 734       67      
Mourning Dove 484       68      
Great Horned Owl 13       11      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 4       4      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 47       28      
Rufous Hummingbird 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 27       24      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 22       14      
Downy Woodpecker 278       181      
Hairy Woodpecker 103       68      
Northern Flicker 643       350      
Pileated Woodpecker 38       29      
Northern Shrike 4       4      
Hutton's Vireo 3       3      
Gray Jay 39       15      
Steller's Jay 1,289       350      
Blue Jay 1       1      
Black-billed Magpie 172       45      
American Crow 6,392       308      
Northwestern Crow 1,793       120      
Common Raven 163       55      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,193       486      
Mountain Chickadee 148       47      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,358       349      
Bushtit 1,073       74      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 577       278      
White-breasted Nuthatch 74       35      
Pygmy Nuthatch 77       11      
Brown Creeper 33       28      
Bewick's Wren 84       55      
Pacific Wren 109       44      
Marsh Wren 15       7      
American Dipper 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 172       36      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 207       49      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 8       5      
American Robin 3,819       399      
Varied Thrush 827       333      
European Starling 4,398       268      
Cedar Waxwing 59       9      
Spotted Towhee 863       334      
California Towhee 52       21      
American Tree Sparrow 179       24      
Chipping Sparrow 44       15      
Fox Sparrow 278       130      
Song Sparrow 904       332      
Lincoln's Sparrow 10       7      
White-throated Sparrow 27       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 700       85      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 252       91      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,918       646      
Northern Cardinal 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,144       139      
Western Meadowlark 46       11      
Brewer's Blackbird 342       26      
Common Grackle 30       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 4       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 28       4      
Pine Grosbeak 16       3      
Purple Finch 196       54      
Cassin's Finch 69       12      
House Finch 3,870       416      
Red Crossbill 3       2      
Common Redpoll 6       3      
Pine Siskin 1,484       216      
American Goldfinch 784       64      
Evening Grosbeak 262       16      
House Sparrow 2,581       261      
Total 77,377             

A total of 132 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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