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2008 Results: Leesburg, Florida

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
Mallard 3       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Northern Bobwhite 13       1      
Wild Turkey 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       7      
Double-crested Cormorant 47       4      
Anhinga 35       11      
American White Pelican 90       2      
American Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 15       9      
Great Egret 11       8      
Little Blue Heron 7       6      
Tricolored Heron 4       4      
Cattle Egret 27       5      
White Ibis 72       8      
Black Vulture 9       6      
Turkey Vulture 47       12      
Osprey 20       9      
Bald Eagle 4       3      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       7      
Broad-winged Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       1      
American Kestrel 2       1      
American Coot 4       2      
Sandhill Crane 57       9      
Whooping Crane 3       1      
Killdeer 27       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 4       3      
Ring-billed Gull 12       3      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Mourning Dove 63       12      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 25       9      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 6       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 15       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 6       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       1      
Blue Jay 25       11      
Florida Scrub-Jay 4       2      
American Crow 11       6      
Fish Crow 211       5      
Purple Martin 5       2      
Tree Swallow 27       3      
Carolina Chickadee 5       2      
Tufted Titmouse 24       6      
Carolina Wren 13       6      
House Wren 7       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 37       7      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8       3      
Eastern Bluebird 26       5      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 238       6      
Gray Catbird 14       6      
Northern Mockingbird 49       13      
Brown Thrasher 13       5      
European Starling 5       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       3      
Northern Parula 7       2      
Palm Warbler 125       8      
Pine Warbler 5       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 61       7      
Yellow-throated Warbler 3       2      
Prairie Warbler 4       1      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 38       9      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 11       2      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 75       13      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 108       12      
Eastern Meadowlark 10       1      
Common Grackle 33       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 39       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 74       4      
House Finch 23       5      
American Goldfinch 5       2      
Total 2,040             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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