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2012 Results: Washington

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See list of localities in Washington with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Bittern 3       3      
American Coot 11,204       161      
American Crow 14,060       1,049      
American Dipper 21       13      
American Goldfinch 4,735       470      
American Kestrel 220       122      
American Pipit 13       3      
American Robin 41,672       1,086      
American Tree Sparrow 20       1      
American White Pelican 22       5      
American Wigeon 12,304       244      
Anna's Hummingbird 1,537       871      
Bald Eagle 1,110       457      
Band-tailed Pigeon 393       64      
Barn Owl 11       9      
Barn Swallow 54       5      
Barred Owl 15       13      
Barrow's Goldeneye 377       73      
Belted Kingfisher 134       112      
Bewick's Wren 434       325      
Black Oystercatcher 31       9      
Black Scoter 75       12      
Black Turnstone 495       11      
Black-bellied Plover 728       8      
Black-billed Magpie 646       149      
Black-capped Chickadee 6,347       1,548      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 142       7      
Bonaparte's Gull 43       9      
Brandt's Cormorant 607       34      
Brant 4,135       28      
Brewer's Blackbird 1,350       51      
Brown Creeper 93       76      
Brown-headed Cowbird 91       14      
Bufflehead 3,576       334      
Bushtit 4,393       364      
Cackling Goose 7,167       33      
California Gull 357       50      
California Quail 2,596       173      
Canada Goose 17,232       416      
Canvasback 50       15      
Canyon Wren 4       3      
Cassin's Finch 150       26      
Cedar Waxwing 591       26      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 3,141       952      
Chukar 6       2      
Cinnamon Teal 16       8      
Clark's Nutcracker 78       11      
Common Goldeneye 1,808       170      
Common Loon 158       53      
Common Merganser 1,083       138      
Common Murre 39       8      
Common Raven 701       225      
Common Redpoll 324       28      
Cooper's Hawk 137       117      
Dark-eyed Junco 17,789       1,956      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,737       196      
Downy Woodpecker 640       462      
Dunlin 2,926       26      
Eared Grebe 60       11      
Emperor Goose 4       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 625       132      
Eurasian Wigeon 72       31      
European Starling 13,528       640      
Evening Grosbeak 2,393       187      
Fox Sparrow 544       298      
Gadwall 697       73      
Glaucous-winged Gull 3,997       248      
Golden Eagle 18       11      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 510       126      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 1,596       361      
Gray Jay 48       20      
Gray Partridge 8       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 736       242      
Great Egret 14       7      
Great Horned Owl 62       36      
Greater Scaup 983       37      
Greater White-fronted Goose 38       7      
Greater Yellowlegs 17       7      
Green Heron 4       3      
Green-winged Teal 1,171       80      
Gyrfalcon 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 334       236      
Harlequin Duck 177       27      
Harris's Sparrow 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 22       22      
Herring Gull 148       35      
Hooded Merganser 375       103      
Horned Grebe 597       97      
Horned Lark 177       16      
House Finch 6,415       1,041      
House Sparrow 4,624       589      
Hutton's Vireo 13       10      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Killdeer 222       71      
Least Sandpiper 100       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 12       6      
Lesser Scaup 1,175       55      
Lewis's Woodpecker 8       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 53       15      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 106       10      
Mallard 15,364       575      
Marbled Murrelet 10       5      
Marsh Wren 60       36      
Merlin 40       39      
Mew Gull 2,112       57      
Mountain Bluebird 18       3      
Mountain Chickadee 304       93      
Mountain Quail 9       2      
Mourning Dove 2,322       370      
Mute Swan 4       3      
Northern Flicker 2,179       1,089      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Northern Harrier 154       79      
Northern Pintail 5,097       74      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 6       6      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 9       8      
Northern Shoveler 2,001       88      
Northern Shrike 11       10      
Northwestern Crow 416       40      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       5      
Pacific Loon 51       17      
Pacific Wren 250       104      
Pelagic Cormorant 456       43      
Peregrine Falcon 21       17      
Pied-billed Grebe 193       76      
Pigeon Guillemot 212       41      
Pileated Woodpecker 172       132      
Pine Grosbeak 14       2      
Pine Siskin 13,305       923      
Prairie Falcon 4       4      
Purple Finch 768       238      
Pygmy Nuthatch 225       56      
Red Crossbill 117       23      
Red-breasted Merganser 584       72      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,690       832      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 60       49      
Red-necked Grebe 139       28      
Red-tailed Hawk 629       341      
Red-throated Loon 34       16      
Red-winged Blackbird 4,842       472      
Redhead 44       8      
Rhinoceros Auklet 24       9      
Ring-billed Gull 346       43      
Ring-necked Duck 711       109      
Ring-necked Pheasant 92       47      
Rock Pigeon 2,477       199      
Rock Wren 5       3      
Rough-legged Hawk 17       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 269       137      
Ruddy Duck 747       28      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Ruffed Grouse 9       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 31       20      
Sage Sparrow 14       3      
Sanderling 1,110       17      
Sandhill Crane 40       4      
Savannah Sparrow 75       11      
Say's Phoebe 5       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 121       111      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Snow Goose 67,291       15      
Snowy Owl 31       12      
Song Sparrow 2,316       986      
Spotted Sandpiper 12       5      
Spotted Towhee 2,616       1,189      
Steller's Jay 2,500       870      
Surf Scoter 3,750       99      
Surfbird 72       3      
Thayer's Gull 30       9      
Townsend's Solitaire 8       8      
Townsend's Warbler 315       208      
Tree Swallow 60       12      
Trumpeter Swan 5,051       47      
Tufted Duck 3       3      
Tundra Swan 1,896       26      
Turkey Vulture 11       4      
Varied Thrush 1,655       738      
Violet-green Swallow 13       4      
Virginia Rail 14       5      
Western Bluebird 17       7      
Western Grebe 499       64      
Western Gull 976       76      
Western Meadowlark 62       21      
Western Sandpiper 59       3      
Western Screech-Owl 5       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 399       175      
White-breasted Nuthatch 69       38      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,044       202      
White-headed Woodpecker 10       7      
White-throated Sparrow 23       17      
White-winged Scoter 625       34      
Wild Turkey 450       30      
Willet 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 6       4      
Wood Duck 947       79      
Yellow-billed Loon 1       1      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 311       104      
Total 364,696             

A total of 203 species were reported.

See list of localities in Washington with reports.

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