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2009 Results: Washington

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See list of localities in Washington with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 89       12      
Snow Goose 22,322       15      
Brant 5,310       57      
Cackling Goose 9,639       131      
Canada Goose 27,100       542      
Mute Swan 3       3      
Trumpeter Swan 5,284       80      
Tundra Swan 1,571       20      
Wood Duck 414       72      
Gadwall 938       174      
Eurasian Wigeon 219       42      
American Wigeon 22,597       348      
Mallard 16,499       694      
Cinnamon Teal 8       5      
Northern Shoveler 792       97      
Northern Pintail 6,234       162      
Green-winged Teal 5,518       220      
Canvasback 404       36      
Redhead 246       9      
Ring-necked Duck 1,301       187      
Tufted Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 1,253       66      
Lesser Scaup 2,194       135      
Harlequin Duck 290       45      
Surf Scoter 2,795       115      
White-winged Scoter 742       38      
Black Scoter 40       9      
Long-tailed Duck 115       24      
Bufflehead 7,013       496      
Common Goldeneye 2,401       301      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1,477       171      
Hooded Merganser 907       213      
Common Merganser 2,905       268      
Red-breasted Merganser 712       95      
Ruddy Duck 863       39      
California Quail 4,445       270      
Chukar 14       2      
Gray Partridge 18       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 127       60      
Ruffed Grouse 18       9      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 8       1      
Wild Turkey 452       21      
Red-throated Loon 340       23      
Pacific Loon 267       25      
Common Loon 271       86      
Yellow-billed Loon 4       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,139       207      
Horned Grebe 638       169      
Red-necked Grebe 171       45      
Eared Grebe 92       26      
Western Grebe 3,148       190      
Clark's Grebe 10       7      
Brandt's Cormorant 230       47      
Double-crested Cormorant 4,860       326      
Pelagic Cormorant 295       40      
American White Pelican 19       4      
American Bittern 8       7      
Great Blue Heron 3,262       431      
Great Egret 4       4      
Green Heron 149       87      
Turkey Vulture 16       14      
Osprey 4       4      
Bald Eagle 1,586       551      
Northern Harrier 170       102      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 223       198      
Cooper's Hawk 219       177      
Northern Goshawk 8       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 754       424      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 59       26      
Golden Eagle 7       6      
American Kestrel 177       98      
Merlin 45       43      
Gyrfalcon 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 41       37      
Prairie Falcon 5       4      
Virginia Rail 47       28      
American Coot 12,820       276      
Black-bellied Plover 497       10      
Killdeer 335       110      
Black Oystercatcher 68       23      
Spotted Sandpiper 4       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 26       10      
Marbled Godwit 5       5      
Black Turnstone 83       6      
Surfbird 57       1      
Sanderling 698       35      
Western Sandpiper 202       28      
Dunlin 13,392       46      
Long-billed Dowitcher 15       1      
Wilson's Snipe 29       14      
Bonaparte's Gull 98       6      
Mew Gull 4,796       193      
Ring-billed Gull 1,858       166      
Western Gull 813       132      
California Gull 932       113      
Herring Gull 2,442       154      
Thayer's Gull 276       50      
Glaucous-winged Gull 8,795       345      
Glaucous Gull 10       10      
Common Murre 174       11      
Pigeon Guillemot 433       57      
Marbled Murrelet 218       14      
Ancient Murrelet 1       1      
Rhinoceros Auklet 14       7      
Rock Pigeon 5,132       341      
Band-tailed Pigeon 718       129      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 103       22      
Mourning Dove 1,858       287      
Barn Owl 28       25      
Western Screech-Owl 12       11      
Great Horned Owl 96       63      
Snowy Owl 2       1      
Northern Hawk Owl 2       2      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 14       13      
Spotted Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 35       30      
Long-eared Owl 10       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 25       18      
Anna's Hummingbird 1,069       594      
Rufous Hummingbird 67       50      
Belted Kingfisher 228       177      
Lewis's Woodpecker 50       5      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 169       135      
Downy Woodpecker 760       514      
Hairy Woodpecker 448       303      
White-headed Woodpecker 10       8      
Northern Flicker 2,280       1,078      
Pileated Woodpecker 229       175      
Say's Phoebe 8       4      
Northern Shrike 36       31      
Hutton's Vireo 37       21      
Gray Jay 17       6      
Steller's Jay 3,026       971      
Western Scrub-Jay 328       135      
Black-billed Magpie 1,083       180      
Clark's Nutcracker 45       9      
American Crow 137,069       1,063      
Northwestern Crow 2,118       174      
Common Raven 797       267      
Horned Lark 862       11      
Tree Swallow 11       7      
Violet-green Swallow 2       1      
Barn Swallow 17       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 7,342       1,601      
Mountain Chickadee 585       125      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 4,425       1,012      
Bushtit 5,854       433      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,816       892      
White-breasted Nuthatch 96       52      
Pygmy Nuthatch 200       46      
Brown Creeper 278       149      
Rock Wren 3       2      
Canyon Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 773       375      
Pacific Wren 39       26      
Marsh Wren 136       70      
American Dipper 67       49      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1,798       255      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1,514       290      
Western Bluebird 17       5      
Townsend's Solitaire 4       4      
Hermit Thrush 41       27      
American Robin 316,598       1,246      
Varied Thrush 1,360       577      
European Starling 36,171       740      
American Pipit 13       8      
Bohemian Waxwing 253       8      
Cedar Waxwing 397       38      
Lapland Longspur 12       3      
Snow Bunting 20       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 20       19      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 220       107      
Townsend's Warbler 297       219      
Spotted Towhee 3,507       1,171      
American Tree Sparrow 17       9      
Sage Sparrow 13       2      
Savannah Sparrow 77       32      
Fox Sparrow 810       425      
Song Sparrow 3,432       1,068      
Lincoln's Sparrow 41       25      
Swamp Sparrow 14       11      
White-throated Sparrow 52       34      
Harris's Sparrow 4       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,418       260      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 1,374       341      
Dark-eyed Junco 18,669       1,902      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,504       581      
Western Meadowlark 55       28      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 2,114       170      
Brown-headed Cowbird 407       109      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 24       1      
Pine Grosbeak 102       12      
Purple Finch 1,415       317      
Cassin's Finch 44       12      
House Finch 8,037       1,119      
Red Crossbill 199       34      
White-winged Crossbill 25       3      
Common Redpoll 206       5      
Pine Siskin 5,548       547      
Lesser Goldfinch 9       4      
American Goldfinch 4,471       399      
Evening Grosbeak 1,088       93      
House Sparrow 9,012       772      
Total 829,485             

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.