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2001 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
Snow Goose 40,371       7      
Brant 1,186       14      
Canada Goose 5,599       193      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Trumpeter Swan 1,004       22      
Tundra Swan 289       9      
Wood Duck 212       20      
Gadwall 234       38      
Eurasian Wigeon 12       9      
American Wigeon 3,616       94      
Mallard 5,945       267      
Cinnamon Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 172       21      
Northern Pintail 1,265       25      
Green-winged Teal 390       39      
Canvasback 65       11      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 850       37      
Tufted Duck 2       2      
Greater Scaup 556       27      
Lesser Scaup 782       20      
Harlequin Duck 174       18      
Surf Scoter 1,491       31      
White-winged Scoter 2,289       18      
Black Scoter 46       8      
Long-tailed Duck 7       2      
Bufflehead 1,394       125      
Common Goldeneye 521       64      
Barrow's Goldeneye 385       38      
Hooded Merganser 230       54      
Common Merganser 263       48      
Red-breasted Merganser 3,901       25      
Ruddy Duck 155       9      
Mountain Quail 140       6      
California Quail 3,081       154      
Northern Bobwhite 4       2      
Gray Partridge 50       6      
Ring-necked Pheasant 239       84      
Ruffed Grouse 4       3      
Wild Turkey 619       21      
Red-throated Loon 2       2      
Pacific Loon 114       14      
Common Loon 68       26      
Pied-billed Grebe 125       55      
Horned Grebe 116       26      
Red-necked Grebe 15       6      
Eared Grebe 20       7      
Western Grebe 728       37      
Brandt's Cormorant 141       12      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,826       86      
Pelagic Cormorant 125       16      
American White Pelican 3       1      
American Bittern 6       4      
Great Blue Heron 419       126      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       2      
Osprey 8       8      
White-tailed Kite 2       1      
Bald Eagle 417       193      
Northern Harrier 70       42      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 88       83      
Cooper's Hawk 62       54      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 377       210      
Rough-legged Hawk 35       22      
Golden Eagle 12       8      
American Kestrel 34       26      
Merlin 36       27      
Peregrine Falcon 15       12      
Prairie Falcon 3       3      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
American Coot 2,918       70      
Black-bellied Plover 50       1      
Killdeer 223       56      
Black Oystercatcher 11       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 20       1      
Black Turnstone 351       4      
Sanderling 544       9      
Western Sandpiper 320       3      
Dunlin 1,220       12      
Common Snipe 38       4      
Mew Gull 416       28      
Ring-billed Gull 245       33      
Western Gull 355       48      
California Gull 353       21      
Herring Gull 334       28      
Thayer's Gull 56       8      
Glaucous-winged Gull 4,027       146      
Common Murre 10       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 100       13      
Rhinoceros Auklet 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,698       120      
Band-tailed Pigeon 759       67      
Mourning Dove 939       115      
Barn Owl 18       12      
Western Screech-Owl 9       8      
Great Horned Owl 32       23      
Snowy Owl 5       2      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 6       5      
Short-eared Owl 10       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 6       5      
Anna's Hummingbird 113       64      
Rufous Hummingbird 12       7      
Belted Kingfisher 113       72      
Lewis's Woodpecker 7       3      
Acorn Woodpecker 7       3      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 41       24      
Downy Woodpecker 493       307      
Hairy Woodpecker 228       150      
Northern Flicker 1,205       635      
Pileated Woodpecker 89       67      
Northern Shrike 13       13      
Hutton's Vireo 17       11      
Gray Jay 35       9      
Steller's Jay 2,094       598      
Blue Jay 6       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 86       45      
Black-billed Magpie 297       95      
Clark's Nutcracker 157       19      
American Crow 6,738       661      
Northwestern Crow 894       74      
Common Raven 515       131      
Horned Lark 259       9      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,113       887      
Mountain Chickadee 281       91      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2,383       542      
Bushtit 1,563       119      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 953       443      
White-breasted Nuthatch 79       29      
Pygmy Nuthatch 92       25      
Brown Creeper 74       49      
Canyon Wren 10       5      
Bewick's Wren 178       121      
Pacific Wren 177       85      
Marsh Wren 67       19      
American Dipper 9       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 331       75      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 209       77      
Western Bluebird 19       3      
Mountain Bluebird 5       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 6       5      
Hermit Thrush 14       13      
American Robin 6,018       742      
Varied Thrush 896       288      
European Starling 18,336       586      
Bohemian Waxwing 3       1      
Cedar Waxwing 370       16      
Snow Bunting 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 68       29      
Townsend's Warbler 36       28      
Spotted Towhee 1,509       575      
American Tree Sparrow 61       7      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 299       150      
Song Sparrow 1,891       575      
Lincoln's Sparrow 22       12      
White-throated Sparrow 9       4      
Harris's Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 459       102      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 467       123      
Dark-eyed Junco 11,005       1,099      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,726       271      
Western Meadowlark 42       23      
Brewer's Blackbird 663       32      
Brown-headed Cowbird 128       19      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 11       2      
Pine Grosbeak 251       6      
Purple Finch 865       144      
Cassin's Finch 468       89      
House Finch 5,955       749      
Red Crossbill 126       18      
Pine Siskin 11,640       613      
Lesser Goldfinch 33       5      
American Goldfinch 1,999       177      
Evening Grosbeak 1,601       121      
House Sparrow 4,673       518      
Total 194,116             

A total of 175 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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