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INL Raptor Count Totals 1983 - 2015

Species 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bald Eagle 4 3 2 5 1 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 2 6 1 2 2 0 6 1 7 4 4 5 2 1 0 0
Golden Eagle 45 20 8 9 9 9 0 1 0 11 6 6 7 9 10 3 10 8 5 8 7 7 6 16 5 11 12 12 12 7 5 7 1
Unidentified Eagle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prairie Falcon 3 2 0 2 0 2 3 1 1 4 2 3 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gyrfalcon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 3 4 1 1 5 0 0 4 1 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1
Rough-legged Hawk 100 48 57 21 3 59 101 29 18 164 102 28 91 20 67 80 43 12 301 28 61 288 36 24 75 217 144 22 17 15 21
Red-tailed Hawk 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0
Ferruginous Hawk 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Unknown Hawk                                                   0 8 0 1 1 1 1 3
Northern Harrier 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Great-horned owl 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Short-eared owl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raven* 6 11 35 16 21 89 3 23 19 78 49 140 46 21 142 28 72 143 96 139 62 154 73 67
Northern Shrike** 3 2 2 1 3 5 3 3 2 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 1
Loggerhead Shrike*** 1 1 0
Magpie***                                               18 2 0 7 16 0 2 8 10 4

*Added to the Raptor Count in 1992 because ravens function ecologically as raptors.
** Added to the Raptor Count in 1992 because of concerns about declining shrike populations.
***Added to Raptor Count in 2013
****Added to Raptor Count in 2006