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2005 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 18       4      
Snow Goose 14,022       6      
Brant 1,116       14      
Canada Goose 5,314       172      
Trumpeter Swan 442       17      
Tundra Swan 190       4      
Wood Duck 465       33      
Gadwall 177       28      
Eurasian Wigeon 31       13      
American Wigeon 3,438       89      
Mallard 3,971       219      
Northern Shoveler 356       29      
Northern Pintail 940       31      
Green-winged Teal 621       39      
Canvasback 2       1      
Redhead 6       4      
Ring-necked Duck 652       38      
Tufted Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 898       21      
Lesser Scaup 1,563       21      
Harlequin Duck 23       7      
Surf Scoter 449       23      
White-winged Scoter 47       8      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 13       3      
Bufflehead 1,418       132      
Common Goldeneye 439       62      
Barrow's Goldeneye 190       31      
Hooded Merganser 181       54      
Common Merganser 743       62      
Red-breasted Merganser 2,589       27      
Ruddy Duck 98       14      
Mountain Quail 39       3      
California Quail 1,470       100      
Chukar 2       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 82       37      
Ruffed Grouse 4       3      
Wild Turkey 481       15      
Red-throated Loon 47       3      
Pacific Loon 11       5      
Common Loon 59       22      
Pied-billed Grebe 89       40      
Horned Grebe 69       23      
Red-necked Grebe 27       11      
Eared Grebe 18       10      
Western Grebe 285       31      
Northern Fulmar 8       1      
Sooty Shearwater 1       1      
Short-tailed Shearwater 9       1      
Manx Shearwater 2       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 32       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,412       82      
Pelagic Cormorant 147       13      
American Bittern 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 419       132      
Great Egret 16       6      
Green Heron 5       3      
Turkey Vulture 6       3      
Osprey 6       5      
Bald Eagle 407       177      
Northern Harrier 69       40      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 58       54      
Cooper's Hawk 46       45      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 280       157      
Rough-legged Hawk 16       11      
Golden Eagle 12       5      
American Kestrel 56       32      
Merlin 13       13      
Gyrfalcon 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 9       9      
Prairie Falcon 2       2      
Virginia Rail 3       2      
American Coot 3,248       63      
Killdeer 297       58      
Black Oystercatcher 5       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 10       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 19       5      
Marbled Godwit 6       2      
Black Turnstone 10       1      
Surfbird 2       1      
Sanderling 602       5      
Western Sandpiper 154       4      
Dunlin 726       9      
Wilson's Snipe 30       6      
Black-legged Kittiwake 221       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 16       3      
Heermann's Gull 1       1      
Mew Gull 625       23      
Ring-billed Gull 901       28      
Western Gull 576       42      
California Gull 137       21      
Herring Gull 88       16      
Thayer's Gull 58       7      
Glaucous-winged Gull 1,783       120      
Glaucous Gull 5       4      
Pomarine Jaeger 7       1      
Common Murre 1,425       1      
Pigeon Guillemot 42       10      
Marbled Murrelet 38       1      
Cassin's Auklet 139       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 45       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,688       125      
Band-tailed Pigeon 360       57      
Mourning Dove 743       103      
Barn Owl 5       4      
Western Screech-Owl 3       3      
Great Horned Owl 22       18      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Great Gray Owl 2       1      
Long-eared Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 3       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 198       118      
Rufous Hummingbird 15       13      
Belted Kingfisher 78       64      
Lewis's Woodpecker 2       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 37       28      
Downy Woodpecker 221       155      
Hairy Woodpecker 116       81      
White-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 732       403      
Pileated Woodpecker 79       62      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Northern Shrike 4       3      
Hutton's Vireo 12       9      
Gray Jay 6       2      
Steller's Jay 1,232       385      
Blue Jay 12       6      
Western Scrub-Jay 84       37      
Black-billed Magpie 320       68      
Clark's Nutcracker 10       4      
American Crow 5,883       412      
Northwestern Crow 1,363       95      
Common Raven 394       107      
Horned Lark 31       4      
Tree Swallow 13       4      
Violet-green Swallow 1       1      
Barn Swallow 3       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,624       592      
Mountain Chickadee 238       74      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,232       323      
Bushtit 1,147       99      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 614       309      
White-breasted Nuthatch 41       25      
Pygmy Nuthatch 125       29      
Brown Creeper 52       43      
Canyon Wren 2       2      
Bewick's Wren 197       127      
Pacific Wren 100       55      
Marsh Wren 24       16      
American Dipper 23       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 216       63      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 179       78      
Western Bluebird 6       3      
Mountain Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 11       8      
American Robin 2,895       403      
Varied Thrush 287       127      
Northern Mockingbird 7       2      
European Starling 6,117       307      
American Pipit 12       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 150       3      
Cedar Waxwing 26       8      
Orange-crowned Warbler 7       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 64       17      
Townsend's Warbler 24       13      
Spotted Towhee 1,164       423      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Sage Sparrow 7       3      
Savannah Sparrow 12       7      
Fox Sparrow 263       116      
Song Sparrow 1,099       412      
Lincoln's Sparrow 9       8      
White-throated Sparrow 48       12      
Harris's Sparrow 4       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 234       58      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 427       74      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,018       661      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,923       219      
Western Meadowlark 57       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 931       26      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       7      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 13       3      
Pine Grosbeak 23       4      
Purple Finch 195       65      
Cassin's Finch 21       10      
House Finch 2,565       434      
Red Crossbill 64       13      
Common Redpoll 33       6      
Pine Siskin 2,660       289      
American Goldfinch 1,075       165      
Evening Grosbeak 427       42      
House Sparrow 2,228       312      
Total 107,981             

A total of 195 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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