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2012 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 123       19      
Mallard 11       3      
Bufflehead 3       1      
Wild Turkey 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 14       5      
Turkey Vulture 10       5      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 11       6      
American Coot 1       1      
Sandhill Crane 67       2      
Mourning Dove 180       60      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 54       46      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       10      
Downy Woodpecker 77       45      
Hairy Woodpecker 17       15      
Northern Flicker 15       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 10       7      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 70       38      
American Crow 142       38      
Carolina Chickadee 229       77      
Tufted Titmouse 205       75      
White-breasted Nuthatch 80       49      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 70       41      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
House Wren 18       9      
Carolina Wren 93       54      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14       12      
Eastern Bluebird 105       42      
Hermit Thrush 8       8      
American Robin 167       50      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 38       24      
Brown Thrasher 20       16      
European Starling 30       8      
Cedar Waxwing 214       11      
Common Yellowthroat 3       1      
Palm Warbler 3       2      
Pine Warbler 25       22      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 70       32      
Eastern Towhee 59       36      
Chipping Sparrow 155       26      
Field Sparrow 39       8      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 22       14      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 30       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 134       40      
Northern Cardinal 243       78      
Red-winged Blackbird 45       4      
Common Grackle 44       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 13       3      
Purple Finch 8       5      
House Finch 144       52      
Pine Siskin 18       8      
American Goldfinch 195       42      
House Sparrow 51       7      
Total 3,464             

A total of 66 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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