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2005 Results: Birmingham, Alabama

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 73       4      
Wood Duck 10       2      
Mallard 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 10       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       6      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Killdeer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 27       5      
Mourning Dove 221       48      
Common Ground-Dove 5       1      
Barred Owl 5       3      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 14       12      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 40       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       6      
Downy Woodpecker 62       40      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 10       7      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Blue Jay 114       48      
American Crow 125       34      
Carolina Chickadee 126       53      
Tufted Titmouse 127       53      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 32       26      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 37       24      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 57       42      
House Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 32       18      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 3,101       43      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 59       42      
Brown Thrasher 29       25      
European Starling 52       11      
Cedar Waxwing 79       6      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 18       15      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 12       11      
Eastern Towhee 56       23      
Chipping Sparrow 3       2      
Field Sparrow 5       1      
Song Sparrow 17       10      
White-throated Sparrow 84       25      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 75       19      
Northern Cardinal 286       62      
Red-winged Blackbird 100       11      
Common Grackle 834       16      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 14       5      
House Finch 128       31      
Pine Siskin 54       9      
American Goldfinch 140       30      
House Sparrow 24       8      
Total 6,351             

A total of 63 species were reported.

See a summary for Alabama.

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