Bird Fatality/Injury Reporting Program
Office of Law Enforcement   
U S Fish and Wildlife Service
    Home
 
General Numbers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bird Fatality/Injury Reporting Program
as of 05/27/2017
All Types of Birds Reported - For the Last Five Years
Bird Type Number of Incidents
Raptor  - Red-tailed Hawk   768
SongBird   664
Owl  - Great Horned Owl   535
Raven   495
Crow   494
Vulture   446
OtherBird  - not known   413
BaldEagle   379
GoldenEagle   301
Waterfowl   242
OtherBird  - Trumpeter Swan   238
Osprey   234
OtherBird  - European Starling   203
GreatBlueHeron   186
OtherBird  - woodpecker   183
Owl  - Barn Owl   156
OtherBird  - English Sparrow   144
OtherBird  - hawk   121
OtherBird  - blackbird   105
OtherBird  - Unknown   103
OtherBird  - Unknown Hawk   102
OtherBird  - starling   89
GullSpecies   88
Raptor   86
OtherBird  - Dove   85
Magpie   78
OtherBird   76
OtherBird  - Mourning dove   76
Raptor  - Swainson’s Hawk   75
OtherBird  - Sparrow   73
OtherBird  - unknown hawk species   70
Owl   67
ShoreBird   63
OtherBird  - black bird   60
Bat  - Hoary Bat   59
Bat  - Silver-Haired Bat   58
OtherBird  - owl   51
Bat  - Eastern Red Bat   48
OtherBird  - Unknown owl Species   41
OtherBird  - Unknown owl   40
OtherBird  - Red Tailed Hawk   35
Raptor  - Coopers Hawk   33
Raptor  - Harris Hawk   33
OtherBird  - Blue jay   32
OtherBird  - pigeon   32
OtherBird  - Sandhill Crane   28
Bat  - Little Brown Bat   26
OtherBird  - Canada goose   26
Raptor  - American Kestrel   26
OtherBird  - red-headed woodpecker   25
OtherBird  - White Pelican   25
OtherBird  - Mockingbird   24
OtherBird  - Brown Pelican   23
OtherBird  - Owl-Unknown species   19
OtherBird  - scaup   19
OtherBird  - red headed woodpecker   18
OtherBird  - Red Tail Hawk   18
Raptor  - Ferruginous Hawk   18
Bat  - Unknown Species   17
OtherBird  - Barred Owl   16
OtherBird  - Grackle   16
OtherBird  - Red-tailed hawk   15
OtherBird  - Flicker   14
OtherBird  - Hawk-unknown species   14
OtherBird  - Red Shouldered Hawk   14
Owl  - Screech Owl   14
Raptor  - Sharp-shinned Hawk   14
OtherBird  - Blue bird   13
OtherBird  - Cormorant   13
OtherBird  - Not known-small black bird   13
OtherBird  - White Ibis   13
OtherBird  - Not Known-small bird   12
OtherBird  - Pileated Woodpecker   12
OtherBird  - Goose   11
OtherBird  - Pelican   11
OtherBird  - Unknown Eagle   11
OtherBird  - Unknown Eagle Species   11
OtherBird  - White-faced ibis   11
Raptor  - Peregrine Falcon   11
OtherBird  - cactus wren   10
Raptor  - Prairie Falcon   10
Raptor  - Rough-legged Hawk   10
OtherBird  - Finch   9
OtherBird  - Not Known-Small brown bird   9
OtherBird  - Owl - Unknown   9
OtherBird  - small brown bird   9
OtherBird  - "Not Known"   8
OtherBird  - Red Shoulder Hawk   8
OtherBird  - Tundra swan   8
OtherBird  - Wood stork   8
OtherBird  - Anhinga   7
OtherBird  - Great Egret   7
OtherBird  - Hawk species   7
OtherBird  - HAWK, RED-TAILED   7
OtherBird  - Sand Hill Crane   7
OtherBird  - Snow goose   7
OtherBird  - Steller's jay   7
OtherBird  - Unknown Bird   7
OtherBird  - Bluebird   6
OtherBird  - buzzard   6
OtherBird  - Cardinal   6
OtherBird  - Hawk - Unknown   6
OtherBird  - not known - small   6
OtherBird  - unknown bird species   6
Raptor  - Northern Goshawk   6
  5
OtherBird  - owl species   5
OtherBird  - Red-shouldered Hawk   5
OtherBird  - Trumpeter Swans   5
OtherBird  - Turkey   5
OtherBird  - Unknown species   5
OtherBird  - Vulture   5
OtherBird  - woodpecker, species unknown   5
Owl  - Short-eared Owl   5
Bat  - Big Brown Bat   4
OtherBird  - American white pelican   4
OtherBird  - Bluejay   4
OtherBird  - Brewer's Blackbird   4
OtherBird  - Chicken Hawk   4
OtherBird  - cowbird   4
OtherBird  - Red Bellied Woodpecker   4
OtherBird  - Turdus migratorius   4
OtherBird  - Turkey buzzard   4
OtherBird  - Unknown species of Owl   4
OtherBird  - Wren   4
Owl  - Great Gray Owl   4
OtherBird  - Barn swallow   3
OtherBird  - Blue Heron   3
OtherBird  - Cattle Egret   3
OtherBird  - Common flicker   3
OtherBird  - Common Yellowthroat   3
OtherBird  - crane   3
OtherBird  - Dark-eyed Junco   3
OtherBird  - Europen Eagle   3
OtherBird  - green Heron   3
OtherBird  - HAWK, HARRIS   3
OtherBird  - Hawk, species unknown   3
OtherBird  - Hummingbird   3
OtherBird  - Killdeer   3
OtherBird  - Morning Dove   3
OtherBird  - Northern flicker   3
OtherBird  - Not Known-small gray bird   3
OtherBird  - owl (species unknown)   3
OtherBird  - Owl (Unknown)   3
OtherBird  - Peregrine Falcon   3
OtherBird  - Red bird   3
OtherBird  - redbird   3
OtherBird  - rice bird   3
OtherBird  - Sandhill Cranes   3
OtherBird  - swallow   3
OtherBird  - Turkey Vulture   3
OtherBird  - Unknown blackbird   3
OtherBird  - Unknown raptor   3
OtherBird  - unknown small bird   3
OtherBird  - White-winged dove   3
OtherBird  - wood thrush   3
OtherBird  - Woodcock   3
Owl  - Snowy Owl   3
Bat  - Eastern Pipestrelle   2
OtherBird  - Acorn Woodpecker   2
OtherBird  - American Coot   2
OtherBird  - American kestrel   2
OtherBird  - American Pelican   2
OtherBird  - American Robin   2
OtherBird  - Black-necked stilt   2
OtherBird  - Bufflehead duck   2
OtherBird  - Burrowing owl   2
OtherBird  - Cooper's hawk   2
OtherBird  - crow   2
OtherBird  - Double crested cormorant   2
OtherBird  - Double-crested cormorant   2
OtherBird  - Eared grebe   2
OtherBird  - Egret   2
OtherBird  - European Sterling   2
OtherBird  - Goose, species unknown   2
OtherBird  - Great Blue Heron   2
OtherBird  - Great-tailed Grackle   2
OtherBird  - Harris Hawk   2
OtherBird  - Hawk sp.   2
OtherBird  - HAWK, RED-TAIL   2
OtherBird  - Heron/Egret   2
OtherBird  - House finch   2
OtherBird  - Ibis   2
OtherBird  - Limpkin   2
OtherBird  - Mallard   2
OtherBird  - martin   2
OtherBird  - Mississippi kite   2
OtherBird  - Mocking Bird   2
OtherBird  - not know - small   2
OtherBird  - Not known- small black bird   2
OtherBird  - Not Known-Small Grey Bird   2
OtherBird  - Oven Bird   2
OtherBird  - Ovenbird   2
OtherBird  - Owl - Unknown Species   2
OtherBird  - Owl, species unknown   2
OtherBird  - red tail haw   2
OtherBird  - red-bellied woodpecker   2
OtherBird  - Red-tail hawk   2
OtherBird  - Redhead Woodpecker   2
OtherBird  - Redheaded woodpecker   2
OtherBird  - Roadrunner   2
OtherBird  - Robin   2
OtherBird  - Small bird   2
OtherBird  - small bird, unknown   2
OtherBird  - Small black and white bird   2
OtherBird  - Snowy egret   2
OtherBird  - Song Sparrow   2
OtherBird  - Songbird   2
OtherBird  - Stellers jay   2
OtherBird  - Trumpter swan   2
OtherBird  - Unidentified Hawk   2
OtherBird  - Unknown species of hawk   2
OtherBird  - VA Rail   2
OtherBird  - Virginia Rail   2
OtherBird  - White Pelicans   2
OtherBird  - White Tail Dove   2
OtherBird  - white-throated swift   2
OtherBird  - Woodpecker species   2
OtherBird  - Woodstork   2
OtherBird  - Yellow bellied sapsucker   2
OtherBird  - Yellow billed Cuckoo   2
OtherBird  - Yellow-crowned night heron   2
OtherBird  - Yellow-rumped warbler   2
Raptor  - Northern Harrier   2
Bat  - Tricolored Bat   1
OtherBird  - "Not Known" - report says falcon   1
OtherBird  - 11 Starlings and 1 Red Headed Woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - 2 sparrows, 1 crow   1
OtherBird  - American redstart   1
OtherBird  - American Tree Sparrow   1
OtherBird  - American woodcock   1
OtherBird  - Badly decomposed but not a raven or crow   1
OtherBird  - barn owl   1
OtherBird  - Barred Owl *Not listed under Owl*   1
OtherBird  - Barred Owl - not found in Owl Drop down   1
OtherBird  - Barred Owl - not provided in the owl drop down box   1
OtherBird  - Barred Owl, Not on Owl List   1
OtherBird  - Black bird, species unknown   1
OtherBird  - black birds   1
OtherBird  - Black Crowned Night Heron   1
OtherBird  - Black-billed magpie   1
OtherBird  - Black-crowned Night-Heron   1
OtherBird  - Black-throated blue warbler   1
OtherBird  - Blackbird - Uknown   1
OtherBird  - blue herron   1
OtherBird  - blueheaded vireo   1
OtherBird  - Broad Winged Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Brown Bird   1
OtherBird  - Brown Headed Cow Bird   1
OtherBird  - brown pelican, juvenile   1
OtherBird  - Brown Pellican   1
OtherBird  - brown sparrow   1
OtherBird  - brown-headed cowbird   1
OtherBird  - brownheaded blackbird   1
OtherBird  - cactus wren, great-tailed grackle   1
OtherBird  - Canadian Geese   1
OtherBird  - Canadian goose   1
OtherBird  - Cannot tell. About the size of a blue jay   1
OtherBird  - Carolina Chickadee   1
OtherBird  - Chickadee   1
OtherBird  - Cliff Swallow   1
OtherBird  - colubris   1
OtherBird  - common crackle   1
OtherBird  - Common Goldeneye   1
OtherBird  - Common grackle   1
OtherBird  - common red headed woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - Coopers Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Cormorants   1
OtherBird  - cow bird   1
OtherBird  - Cranes   1
OtherBird  - Crested Caracara   1
OtherBird  - Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway   1
OtherBird  - Crow or Raven   1
OtherBird  - Dark eyed junco   1
OtherBird  - DeValls Bluff   1
OtherBird  - Dove & Bluebird   1
OtherBird  - doves   1
OtherBird  - Downy Woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - drake mallard   1
OtherBird  - Duck   1
OtherBird  - Eastern bluebird   1
OtherBird  - Eastern King Bird   1
OtherBird  - Eastern phoebe   1
OtherBird  - English Sparrows   1
OtherBird  - eurasian, collared dove   1
OtherBird  - eurasian-collared dove   1
OtherBird  - female brown pelican   1
OtherBird  - Female Ruddy Duck   1
OtherBird  - Ferruginous Hawk   1
OtherBird  - field lark   1
OtherBird  - Gambels quail   1
OtherBird  - Gamble's Quail   1
OtherBird  - Glossy Ibis   1
OtherBird  - Golden eagle   1
OtherBird  - Goldfinch   1
OtherBird  - Grackel   1
OtherBird  - Grackle (Great-tailed)   1
OtherBird  - grass bird   1
OtherBird  - Gray Catbird   1
OtherBird  - Gray Heron   1
OtherBird  - Great Crested Flycatcher (1) Eastern Kingbird (4)   1
OtherBird  - Great Gray Heron   1
OtherBird  - Great Horned Owl   1
OtherBird  - Grey cat bird   1
OtherBird  - Grouse   1
OtherBird  - guinea hen   1
OtherBird  - Guineafowl   1
OtherBird  - Harrier   1
OtherBird  - Harris' Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Hawk - did not know the type   1
OtherBird  - Hawk - Not known   1
OtherBird  - hawk or owl   1
OtherBird  - Hawk Red - tailed (Buteo jamaicensis)   1
OtherBird  - Hawk species unidentifiable   1
OtherBird  - HAWK, UNKNOWN   1
OtherBird  - Hooded merganser   1
OtherBird  - Hoot Owl   1
OtherBird  - Horned Lark   1
OtherBird  - immature bald eagle   1
OtherBird  - Immature Red-tailed Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Jay   1
OtherBird  - Juvenile Crested Caracara   1
OtherBird  - Juvenile Gallinule   1
OtherBird  - juvenile red-bellied woodpecker (per M.Dedeaux)   1
OtherBird  - Juvenile Swainsons hawk   1
OtherBird  - laderback woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - Little Gray Bird   1
OtherBird  - long-eared owl   1
OtherBird  - Meadowlark   1
OtherBird  - Merganser   1
OtherBird  - Merlin   1
OtherBird  - Mississippi Kite, immature   1
OtherBird  - mostly warblers   1
OtherBird  - Mourning Dove eggs   1
OtherBird  - MOURNING DOVE; CURVED BILL THRASHER   1
OtherBird  - Multiple Ducks, Geese, and Coots   1
OtherBird  - Multiple See Additional Information   1
OtherBird  - Muscovy Duck   1
OtherBird  - Mute Swan - unprotected species   1
OtherBird  - norhtern flicker   1
OtherBird  - Northern Pintail Duck   1
OtherBird  - Not -small brown and white bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - Hawk - See notes   1
OtherBird  - Not Known (stated as a buzzer-bird)   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - feather spot   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - hawk species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - large bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - looked like a hawk   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - possible Black Bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - possibly Sparrow   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - Probable Red Tailed Hawk - see notes   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - Probable Vulture   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - See Notes Hawk -Species not confirmed   1
OtherBird  - not known - small bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - Small bird species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known - Small Black Bird Species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known bird species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known duck size   1
OtherBird  - Not Known Hawk Species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known possibly woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - Not Known raptor   1
OtherBird  - Not Known raptors   1
OtherBird  - Not Known sparrow sized   1
OtherBird  - not known, (see notes, probable great horned owl)   1
OtherBird  - Not Known, Possible Cooper's Hawk. See Notes   1
OtherBird  - Not Known, possible young grackle   1
OtherBird  - not known, probable black bird   1
OtherBird  - Not known, see notes   1
OtherBird  - Not known, small bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known, Small brown songbird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known- small bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known- small brown bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known- very few remains   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-blackbird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-brown bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-Burned Up   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-Dog Ate Bird, Only Feathers Remained   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-gray bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-Likely sparrow   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-Owl species   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-Small Birds   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small black and white bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small dark gray abnd brown bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small dark grey bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small grey and black bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small yellow bird   1
OtherBird  - Not Known-small yellow-beaked bird   1
OtherBird  - Not known.   1
OtherBird  - NOT KNOWN; POSSIBLY A RAVEN   1
OtherBird  - Not Known; sparrow   1
OtherBird  - Not sure if RTHA or SWHA   1
OtherBird  - NotKnown-Reported to have Gray and yellow feathers   1
OtherBird  - Overn Bird   1
OtherBird  - Owl (Unknowns)   1
OtherBird  - Owl, type not known   1
OtherBird  - owl- unknown what variety.   1
OtherBird  - PARROT   1
OtherBird  - pidgeon   1
OtherBird  - Porzana carolina   1
OtherBird  - Possible House Finch   1
OtherBird  - Possible Raptor   1
OtherBird  - Potential unknow owl   1
OtherBird  - Quail   1
OtherBird  - Raptor - Unknown   1
OtherBird  - Raptor, unknown species   1
OtherBird  - Raptor-Red shouldered hawk   1
OtherBird  - Raptor: red-shouldered hawk   1
OtherBird  - Red Bellied Woodlpecker   1
OtherBird  - Red eyed vireo   1
OtherBird  - Red Shouldered Hawl   1
OtherBird  - Red Tailed Hawk Nest   1
OtherBird  - Red-necked Phalarope   1
OtherBird  - red-shafted northern flicker   1
OtherBird  - Red-shoulder Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Red-Tail Hauk   1
OtherBird  - red-tailed hawk and mourning dove   1
OtherBird  - Redtail hawk   1
OtherBird  - Redtailed Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Ring-neck pheasant   1
OtherBird  - ringneck dove   1
OtherBird  - Rink Neck Dove   1
OtherBird  - Rock Dove   1
OtherBird  - roseate Spoonbill   1
OtherBird  - Roseatte Spoonbill   1
OtherBird  - Rough Legged Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Ruby throated hummingbird   1
OtherBird  - Ruby-crowned Kinglet   1
OtherBird  - Ruddy duck   1
OtherBird  - Sandhill Crane or Great Blue Heron   1
OtherBird  - Savannah sparrow   1
OtherBird  - Scissor-tailed flycatcher   1
OtherBird  - Scolopax minor (woodcock)   1
OtherBird  - Scolopax minor - American woodcock   1
OtherBird  - Seagull   1
OtherBird  - See Notes, probable vulture   1
OtherBird  - Sharp shinned hawk   1
OtherBird  - small bird with gray/white/black mix of feathers   1
OtherBird  - Small black bird   1
OtherBird  - small blackbird   1
OtherBird  - Small Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Snad Hill Crane   1
OtherBird  - Snow geese   1
OtherBird  - Snowy Owl   1
OtherBird  - Sparrow (unknown species)   1
OtherBird  - Sparrow hawk   1
OtherBird  - sparrow spp,   1
OtherBird  - Species unknown   1
OtherBird  - speckled dark color bird small   1
OtherBird  - speckled woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - Starliings   1
OtherBird  - Starling+   1
OtherBird  - Stelers Jay   1
OtherBird  - Suspected Barred Owl   1
OtherBird  - Suspected pigeon   1
OtherBird  - Swainson's Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Swan   1
OtherBird  - Swanson's Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Thumpeter Swan   1
OtherBird  - Tumpeter Swan   1
OtherBird  - Turkey buzzard?   1
OtherBird  - Uknown hawk species   1
OtherBird  - uknown owl species   1
OtherBird  - Undetermined Hawk   1
OtherBird  - Unidentied hawk   1
OtherBird  - Unidentified pigeon   1
OtherBird  - Unidentified raptor species   1
OtherBird  - Unknow owl   1
OtherBird  - Unknown owl species   1
OtherBird  - unknown "blackbird"   1
OtherBird  - Unknown - Probable Blackbird   1
OtherBird  - Unknown bird type   1
OtherBird  - Unknown bird.   1
OtherBird  - unknown black in color   1
OtherBird  - unknown but resembled a small black bird   1
OtherBird  - Unknown buteo species   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Dove   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Ducks   1
OtherBird  - Unknown eagle - likely a golden but not sure   1
OtherBird  - Unknown falcon species   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Hakw Species   1
OtherBird  - Unknown hawk (probably RTHA but not verified)   1
OtherBird  - Unknown hawk speceis   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Heron   1
OtherBird  - Unknown large bird, Hawk or Buzzard   1
OtherBird  - unknown owl and unknown hawk   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Owl, probable Barred Owl   1
OtherBird  - unknown owls (2)   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Phalarope Species   1
OtherBird  - Unknown raptor (hawk or owl)   1
OtherBird  - Unknown raptor; confirmed not an eagle   1
OtherBird  - Unknown shorebird   1
OtherBird  - Unknown small   1
OtherBird  - unknown small black and white bird   1
OtherBird  - unknown small brown bird   1
OtherBird  - unknown small grey bird   1
OtherBird  - Unknown species- see comments   1
OtherBird  - Unknown type of HAWK   1
OtherBird  - Unknown Waterfowl   1
OtherBird  - unknown woodpecker   1
OtherBird  - Unknown--black and red head   1
OtherBird  - unknown-small bird   1
OtherBird  - Unknown: Nestling possible dove or rock dove   1
OtherBird  - unkown - either RTHA or SWHA   1
OtherBird  - Various Species, primarily waterfowl   1
OtherBird  - Vaux's swift   1
OtherBird  - Waterfowl   1
OtherBird  - We believe its a Heron or Egret   1
OtherBird  - Western Grebe   1
OtherBird  - Western kingbird   1
OtherBird  - Whip poor will   1
OtherBird  - White Dove   1
OtherBird  - White ibis, juvenile   1
OtherBird  - White Wing Dove   1
OtherBird  - White winged dove   1
OtherBird  - White-throated Sparrow   1
OtherBird  - Wild turkey   1
OtherBird  - Wilson's Phalarope   1
OtherBird  - Wood Duck   1
OtherBird  - wood pecker   1
OtherBird  - Yellow belly sapsucker   1
OtherBird  - Yellow Breasted Chat   1
OtherBird  - Yellow Throated vireo   1
OtherBird  - yellow-billed cuckoo   1
Owl  - Boreal Owl   1
Owl  - Northern Hawk Owl   1
 
Number of Incidents Reported - Last 5 Years
Year Number of Incidents
2017 461
2016 1868
2015 2042
2014 1813
2013 1923
 
Type of Incidents Reported - Last 5 Years
Year Incident Type - Number Reported
2017 Collisions:  49
Electrocutions:  351
2016 Collisions:  211
Electrocutions:  1440
2015 Collisions:  218
Electrocutions:  1590
2014 Collisions:  199
Electrocutions:  1413
2013 Collisions:  241
Electrocutions:  1447
Please Note: Data shown is a summary of incidents
voluntarily reported in the USFWS Bird Fatality/Injury
Reporting System by participating electric utilities.


Last Updated: March 12, 2008
eDecsFooterScriptPage