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2008 Results: Wisconsin

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See list of localities in Wisconsin with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 2,904       90      
Trumpeter Swan 44       10      
Wood Duck 8       7      
Gadwall 6       2      
American Black Duck 189       27      
Mallard 4,674       82      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Canvasback 5       5      
Redhead 96       3      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 887       7      
Lesser Scaup 24       3      
Harlequin Duck 3       2      
Surf Scoter 2       2      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 16       2      
Bufflehead 118       10      
Common Goldeneye 1,816       32      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 12       6      
Common Merganser 392       29      
Red-breasted Merganser 218       6      
Northern Bobwhite 14       4      
Gray Partridge 10       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 299       79      
Ruffed Grouse 56       32      
Wild Turkey 3,283       237      
American White Pelican 5       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Bald Eagle 267       131      
Northern Harrier 7       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 52       52      
Cooper's Hawk 162       150      
Northern Goshawk 10       9      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 308       206      
Rough-legged Hawk 55       26      
Golden Eagle 3       2      
American Kestrel 39       33      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 6       6      
American Coot 19       4      
Wilson's Snipe 4       2      
Ring-billed Gull 145       23      
Herring Gull 2,020       25      
Thayer's Gull 4       4      
Iceland Gull 2       1      
Glaucous Gull 14       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,908       95      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 11       1      
Mourning Dove 8,672       1,115      
Eastern Screech-Owl 8       8      
Great Horned Owl 52       38      
Snowy Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 32       26      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 5       3      
Belted Kingfisher 14       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 77       55      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,073       773      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 44       38      
Downy Woodpecker 3,025       1,336      
Hairy Woodpecker 1,319       768      
Northern Flicker 93       73      
Pileated Woodpecker 203       156      
Northern Shrike 42       41      
Gray Jay 5       2      
Blue Jay 3,735       944      
American Crow 4,265       803      
Common Raven 193       71      
Horned Lark 694       44      
Black-capped Chickadee 8,622       1,633      
Boreal Chickadee 4       2      
Tufted Titmouse 595       264      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1,463       763      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,549       1,179      
Brown Creeper 49       41      
Carolina Wren 27       24      
Eastern Bluebird 81       19      
Townsend's Solitaire 3       3      
American Robin 556       61      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 4,540       250      
Bohemian Waxwing 558       4      
Cedar Waxwing 262       26      
Lapland Longspur 4       3      
Snow Bunting 570       21      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 2,622       370      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 39       17      
Song Sparrow 112       38      
Swamp Sparrow 16       6      
White-throated Sparrow 106       61      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 11,728       1,352      
Northern Cardinal 6,458       1,340      
Red-winged Blackbird 27       7      
Rusty Blackbird 5       5      
Common Grackle 59       16      
Brown-headed Cowbird 27       8      
Pine Grosbeak 881       90      
Purple Finch 919       200      
House Finch 4,139       665      
Red Crossbill 35       3      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 2,526       157      
Hoary Redpoll 3       3      
Pine Siskin 551       87      
American Goldfinch 11,121       988      
Evening Grosbeak 339       23      
House Sparrow 7,871       736      
Total 113,168             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See list of localities in Wisconsin with reports.

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