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2003 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 51       5      
Brant 1,762       10      
Canada Goose 3,734       166      
Trumpeter Swan 285       17      
Tundra Swan 471       5      
Wood Duck 260       19      
Gadwall 200       35      
Eurasian Wigeon 20       13      
American Wigeon 6,153       63      
Mallard 6,596       223      
Northern Shoveler 318       28      
Northern Pintail 1,828       13      
Green-winged Teal 278       28      
Canvasback 35       7      
Ring-necked Duck 207       31      
Greater Scaup 238       19      
Lesser Scaup 1,333       26      
Harlequin Duck 143       10      
Surf Scoter 655       34      
White-winged Scoter 172       12      
Black Scoter 29       5      
Long-tailed Duck 72       8      
Bufflehead 2,011       124      
Common Goldeneye 521       53      
Barrow's Goldeneye 313       25      
Hooded Merganser 154       50      
Common Merganser 294       42      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,215       27      
Ruddy Duck 83       10      
California Quail 1,145       61      
Ring-necked Pheasant 73       41      
Ruffed Grouse 3       2      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 126       9      
Red-throated Loon 9       5      
Pacific Loon 24       6      
Common Loon 90       25      
Pied-billed Grebe 89       38      
Horned Grebe 120       19      
Red-necked Grebe 35       13      
Eared Grebe 15       7      
Western Grebe 304       28      
Brandt's Cormorant 94       16      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,316       71      
Pelagic Cormorant 92       12      
Great Blue Heron 290       91      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 330       145      
Northern Harrier 49       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 45       42      
Cooper's Hawk 35       33      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 248       137      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       4      
Golden Eagle 6       5      
American Kestrel 36       30      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 6       4      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Virginia Rail 4       2      
American Coot 1,501       57      
Black-bellied Plover 111       3      
Killdeer 104       31      
Black Oystercatcher 10       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 7       4      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Black Turnstone 6       2      
Surfbird 1       1      
Sanderling 66       3      
Western Sandpiper 66       6      
Dunlin 5,848       9      
Wilson's Snipe 7       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 12       1      
Mew Gull 306       13      
Ring-billed Gull 628       36      
Western Gull 449       31      
California Gull 118       12      
Herring Gull 187       16      
Thayer's Gull 5       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2,300       87      
Glaucous Gull 192       21      
Common Murre 246       4      
Thick-billed Murre 2       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 208       13      
Marbled Murrelet 80       3      
Ancient Murrelet 8       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 32       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,051       86      
Band-tailed Pigeon 370       65      
Mourning Dove 873       117      
Barn Owl 5       5      
Western Screech-Owl 12       8      
Great Horned Owl 22       17      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 5       5      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 118       70      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       5      
Belted Kingfisher 76       56      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 31       23      
Downy Woodpecker 264       175      
Hairy Woodpecker 130       87      
White-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 810       416      
Pileated Woodpecker 57       47      
Northern Shrike 7       6      
Hutton's Vireo 21       13      
Gray Jay 20       11      
Steller's Jay 1,423       387      
Western Scrub-Jay 77       41      
Black-billed Magpie 355       64      
Clark's Nutcracker 30       7      
American Crow 5,470       462      
Northwestern Crow 274       35      
Common Raven 211       71      
Horned Lark 23       2      
Tree Swallow 12       1      
Violet-green Swallow 12       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,365       611      
Mountain Chickadee 106       35      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,720       391      
Bushtit 1,367       124      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 586       312      
White-breasted Nuthatch 36       13      
Pygmy Nuthatch 35       13      
Brown Creeper 51       37      
Canyon Wren 3       1      
Bewick's Wren 111       78      
Pacific Wren 125       74      
Marsh Wren 35       15      
American Dipper 13       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 313       61      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 192       78      
Townsend's Solitaire 3       3      
Hermit Thrush 10       7      
American Robin 4,257       472      
Varied Thrush 526       202      
European Starling 9,798       319      
Bohemian Waxwing 15       1      
Cedar Waxwing 48       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 51       19      
Townsend's Warbler 20       18      
Spotted Towhee 1,016       412      
American Tree Sparrow 29       6      
Fox Sparrow 175       110      
Song Sparrow 1,101       438      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 11       10      
White-crowned Sparrow 206       60      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 309       75      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,537       691      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,413       183      
Western Meadowlark 51       11      
Brewer's Blackbird 449       19      
Brown-headed Cowbird 32       7      
Pine Grosbeak 14       2      
Purple Finch 419       86      
Cassin's Finch 143       17      
House Finch 4,208       513      
Red Crossbill 76       16      
Pine Siskin 1,511       159      
American Goldfinch 1,113       95      
Evening Grosbeak 645       43      
House Sparrow 3,051       304      
Total 103,613             

A total of 168 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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