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2006 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 37       5      
Snow Goose 55,106       9      
Brant 1,193       14      
Cackling Goose 745       6      
Canada Goose 11,923       226      
Trumpeter Swan 2,208       25      
Tundra Swan 227       10      
Wood Duck 385       36      
Gadwall 479       52      
Eurasian Wigeon 23       12      
American Wigeon 14,452       143      
Mallard 14,364       337      
Blue-winged Teal 8       3      
Northern Shoveler 464       40      
Northern Pintail 4,061       40      
Green-winged Teal 672       61      
Canvasback 227       12      
Redhead 55       8      
Ring-necked Duck 896       51      
Greater Scaup 413       22      
Lesser Scaup 650       41      
Harlequin Duck 131       18      
Surf Scoter 785       45      
White-winged Scoter 472       20      
Black Scoter 42       8      
Long-tailed Duck 48       11      
Bufflehead 2,159       176      
Common Goldeneye 954       105      
Barrow's Goldeneye 283       37      
Hooded Merganser 338       77      
Common Merganser 670       90      
Red-breasted Merganser 2,078       56      
Ruddy Duck 93       13      
Mountain Quail 11       4      
California Quail 3,564       190      
Ring-necked Pheasant 107       56      
Ruffed Grouse 14       13      
Spruce Grouse 1       1      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 862       18      
Red-throated Loon 97       13      
Pacific Loon 175       11      
Common Loon 94       34      
Pied-billed Grebe 202       58      
Horned Grebe 351       50      
Red-necked Grebe 86       23      
Eared Grebe 3       3      
Western Grebe 930       49      
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 4       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 43       7      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,936       126      
Pelagic Cormorant 129       21      
American White Pelican 36       7      
American Bittern 4       3      
Great Blue Heron 608       193      
Great Egret 1       1      
Cattle Egret 9       1      
Green Heron 11       8      
Turkey Vulture 6       2      
Osprey 16       9      
Bald Eagle 593       273      
Northern Harrier 115       52      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 87       84      
Cooper's Hawk 65       61      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 521       255      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 35       22      
Golden Eagle 22       17      
American Kestrel 179       64      
Merlin 20       19      
Peregrine Falcon 11       9      
Prairie Falcon 12       12      
Virginia Rail 3       3      
American Coot 3,302       72      
Sandhill Crane 13       2      
Black-bellied Plover 245       14      
Killdeer 280       99      
Black Oystercatcher 38       9      
Spotted Sandpiper 10       7      
Greater Yellowlegs 5       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Black Turnstone 289       9      
Surfbird 2       1      
Red Knot 8       1      
Sanderling 143       9      
Western Sandpiper 5       2      
Least Sandpiper 31       6      
Rock Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 3,551       19      
Wilson's Snipe 20       11      
Black-legged Kittiwake 42       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 35       2      
Mew Gull 1,355       48      
Ring-billed Gull 476       37      
Western Gull 694       37      
California Gull 181       30      
Herring Gull 282       28      
Thayer's Gull 111       10      
Glaucous-winged Gull 4,478       171      
Glaucous Gull 32       7      
Common Murre 111       4      
Pigeon Guillemot 117       24      
Marbled Murrelet 4       3      
Ancient Murrelet 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 2,009       180      
Band-tailed Pigeon 500       74      
Mourning Dove 1,085       180      
Barn Owl 34       14      
Western Screech-Owl 10       9      
Great Horned Owl 43       31      
Snowy Owl 35       9      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 7       7      
Burrowing Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 16       6      
Long-eared Owl 14       2      
Short-eared Owl 11       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 11       6      
Anna's Hummingbird 374       198      
Rufous Hummingbird 22       18      
Belted Kingfisher 98       79      
Lewis's Woodpecker 14       3      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 62       52      
Downy Woodpecker 366       263      
Hairy Woodpecker 170       120      
White-headed Woodpecker 18       7      
Northern Flicker 1,179       626      
Pileated Woodpecker 109       86      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Northern Shrike 6       4      
Hutton's Vireo 35       27      
Gray Jay 19       7      
Steller's Jay 1,999       594      
Blue Jay 43       17      
Western Scrub-Jay 108       50      
Black-billed Magpie 849       173      
Clark's Nutcracker 36       10      
American Crow 13,541       612      
Northwestern Crow 916       100      
Common Raven 585       186      
Horned Lark 151       8      
Violet-green Swallow 15       4      
Barn Swallow 17       8      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,302       822      
Mountain Chickadee 291       76      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,777       470      
Boreal Chickadee 19       4      
Bushtit 2,329       164      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 771       382      
White-breasted Nuthatch 79       47      
Pygmy Nuthatch 210       33      
Brown Creeper 112       64      
Rock Wren 2       1      
Canyon Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 288       185      
Pacific Wren 285       130      
Marsh Wren 38       21      
American Dipper 21       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 557       112      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 635       179      
Western Bluebird 2       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 11       5      
Hermit Thrush 68       29      
American Robin 85,112       851      
Varied Thrush 928       347      
European Starling 13,901       489      
American Pipit 10       3      
Bohemian Waxwing 84       8      
Cedar Waxwing 322       22      
Orange-crowned Warbler 7       6      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 159       44      
Townsend's Warbler 119       75      
Spotted Towhee 1,684       621      
American Tree Sparrow 110       17      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Sage Sparrow 12       3      
Savannah Sparrow 26       4      
Fox Sparrow 428       186      
Song Sparrow 1,947       658      
Lincoln's Sparrow 41       13      
Swamp Sparrow 5       2      
White-throated Sparrow 42       24      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,877       162      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 851       171      
Dark-eyed Junco 9,047       1,033      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,215       303      
Tricolored Blackbird 4       1      
Western Meadowlark 43       15      
Brewer's Blackbird 642       35      
Brown-headed Cowbird 42       6      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 12       3      
Pine Grosbeak 30       3      
Purple Finch 370       93      
Cassin's Finch 49       16      
House Finch 4,377       642      
Red Crossbill 124       21      
Common Redpoll 2       1      
Pine Siskin 368       67      
Lesser Goldfinch 16       4      
American Goldfinch 3,393       280      
Evening Grosbeak 497       46      
House Sparrow 5,290       507      
Total 313,984             

A total of 206 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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