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2005 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 46       12      
Mallard 13       5      
Red-throated Loon 4       3      
Common Loon 2       1      
Eared Grebe 4       2      
Manx Shearwater 2       1      
Anhinga 7       3      
American Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Little Blue Heron 5       3      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
Black Vulture 3       2      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 10       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       8      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Mourning Dove 152       43      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 15       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 60       43      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10       9      
Downy Woodpecker 58       36      
Hairy Woodpecker 8       7      
Northern Flicker 4       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 4       4      
Blue Jay 88       42      
American Crow 57       23      
Common Raven 4       3      
Carolina Chickadee 137       47      
Tufted Titmouse 147       50      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 6       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 53       33      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 46       28      
Carolina Wren 64       41      
House Wren 6       3      
Eastern Bluebird 97       35      
Hermit Thrush 7       7      
American Robin 108       36      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 39       30      
Brown Thrasher 30       22      
European Starling 65       15      
Cedar Waxwing 62       5      
Pine Warbler 28       17      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 47       25      
Eastern Towhee 80       39      
Chipping Sparrow 141       20      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 25       12      
White-throated Sparrow 18       13      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 91       24      
Northern Cardinal 209       53      
Red-winged Blackbird 7       5      
Common Grackle 28       9      
Shiny Cowbird 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8       6      
Purple Finch 20       11      
House Finch 103       33      
Red Crossbill 4       1      
Pine Siskin 11       6      
American Goldfinch 227       35      
House Sparrow 24       11      
Total 2,546             

A total of 74 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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