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2002 Results: Alpharetta, Georgia

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 253       18      
Wood Duck 12       5      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 12       3      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Northern Pintail 5       3      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       1      
Wild Turkey 999       1      
Red-throated Loon 7       2      
Common Loon 7       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       2      
Horned Grebe 10       2      
Wood Stork 1       1      
Northern Gannet 4       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       1      
Anhinga 11       2      
American White Pelican 6       2      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       5      
Great Egret 14       2      
Snowy Egret 4       1      
Little Blue Heron 6       1      
Tricolored Heron 4       1      
Cattle Egret 6       1      
Green Heron 2       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       1      
White Ibis 1       1      
Glossy Ibis 4       1      
Black Vulture 21       8      
Turkey Vulture 20       11      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 7       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 13       8      
Red-tailed Hawk 30       15      
Sora 4       2      
American Coot 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 8       4      
Killdeer 5       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Common Snipe 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2       2      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 21       2      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 28       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
White-winged Dove 2       2      
Mourning Dove 260       75      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
Barn Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 9       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 11       6      
Rufous Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 85       17      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 74       58      
Downy Woodpecker 47       31      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 8       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       1      
Blue Jay 188       76      
American Crow 226       63      
Purple Martin 2       1      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 178       56      
Tufted Titmouse 177       51      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 74       31      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 35       19      
Brown Creeper 5       1      
Carolina Wren 50       28      
House Wren 14       6      
Winter Wren 9       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Eastern Bluebird 70       26      
American Robin 273       86      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 72       35      
Brown Thrasher 60       34      
European Starling 29       4      
Cedar Waxwing 54       3      
Ovenbird 4       1      
Pine Warbler 13       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 17       11      
Eastern Towhee 46       20      
Chipping Sparrow 125       27      
Field Sparrow 24       6      
Savannah Sparrow 12       1      
Grasshopper Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 5       4      
Song Sparrow 33       19      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 63       22      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 91       26      
Northern Cardinal 261       99      
Painted Bunting 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 17       7      
Brewer's Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 65       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       4      
Purple Finch 71       28      
House Finch 284       62      
Pine Siskin 3       2      
American Goldfinch 368       39      
House Sparrow 19       8      
Total 5,178             

A total of 119 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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