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2005 Results: Wisconsin

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Wisconsin with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 9       1      
Snow Goose 20       3      
Canada Goose 7,794       157      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Trumpeter Swan 15       1      
Wood Duck 7       5      
American Black Duck 54       10      
Mallard 3,013       84      
Northern Shoveler 17       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 35       3      
Greater Scaup 1,163       6      
Lesser Scaup 3       1      
Long-tailed Duck 10       1      
Bufflehead 116       6      
Common Goldeneye 1,170       21      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Common Merganser 169       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 20       5      
Northern Bobwhite 2       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 104       38      
Ruffed Grouse 30       15      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 9       2      
Wild Turkey 1,212       87      
Double-crested Cormorant 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Bald Eagle 212       72      
Northern Harrier 17       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 35       33      
Cooper's Hawk 89       87      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       8      
Red-tailed Hawk 268       154      
Rough-legged Hawk 34       16      
Golden Eagle 4       3      
American Kestrel 51       33      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 25       3      
Sandhill Crane 43       10      
Killdeer 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 418       26      
Herring Gull 576       30      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,182       69      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       1      
Mourning Dove 5,220       622      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       3      
Great Horned Owl 46       32      
Snowy Owl 4       3      
Northern Hawk Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 22       15      
Great Gray Owl 57       15      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 4       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 32       25      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 551       386      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1,517       642      
Hairy Woodpecker 728       405      
Black-backed Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 50       41      
Pileated Woodpecker 64       52      
Northern Shrike 28       21      
Gray Jay 19       8      
Blue Jay 1,857       466      
American Crow 3,967       508      
Common Raven 99       41      
Horned Lark 329       39      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,296       785      
Boreal Chickadee 12       4      
Tufted Titmouse 222       112      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 612       318      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,344       575      
Brown Creeper 56       47      
Carolina Wren 6       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       5      
Eastern Bluebird 7       3      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 359       51      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 2,999       226      
Bohemian Waxwing 584       5      
Cedar Waxwing 1,139       49      
Lapland Longspur 58       3      
Snow Bunting 243       23      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       4      
Spotted Towhee 3       3      
American Tree Sparrow 1,611       225      
Chipping Sparrow 8       5      
Field Sparrow 3       3      
Fox Sparrow 15       8      
Song Sparrow 82       27      
Swamp Sparrow 13       4      
White-throated Sparrow 50       28      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,202       681      
Northern Cardinal 2,941       668      
Red-winged Blackbird 245       31      
Rusty Blackbird 8       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 8       2      
Common Grackle 83       25      
Brown-headed Cowbird 36       7      
Pine Grosbeak 204       29      
Purple Finch 789       147      
House Finch 3,049       459      
Red Crossbill 4       2      
Common Redpoll 3,558       147      
Hoary Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 1,294       196      
American Goldfinch 6,562       602      
Evening Grosbeak 426       25      
House Sparrow 4,616       430      
Total 76,339             

A total of 117 species were reported.

See list of localities in Wisconsin with reports.

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