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2012 Results: Louisville, Kentucky

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 140       12      
Wood Duck 2       1      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 45       8      
Wild Turkey 3       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4       1      
Black Vulture 15       4      
Turkey Vulture 33       17      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 20       17      
Red-shouldered Hawk 16       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       11      
American Coot 6       1      
Sandhill Crane 51       1      
American Woodcock 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 35       5      
Mourning Dove 341       63      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 25       22      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 61       37      
Hairy Woodpecker 10       9      
Northern Flicker 9       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 130       49      
American Crow 112       28      
Carolina Chickadee 151       58      
Tufted Titmouse 116       50      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 30       18      
Brown Creeper 8       6      
Winter Wren 5       4      
Carolina Wren 53       34      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 1,593       56      
Northern Mockingbird 34       28      
European Starling 520       38      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 7       2      
American Tree Sparrow 7       2      
Chipping Sparrow 13       5      
Field Sparrow 32       5      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 85       26      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 73       25      
White-crowned Sparrow 23       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 103       33      
Northern Cardinal 448       75      
Red-winged Blackbird 34       15      
Common Grackle 77       13      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       3      
Purple Finch 54       9      
House Finch 221       47      
American Goldfinch 112       33      
House Sparrow 344       42      
Total 5,262             

A total of 65 species were reported.

See a summary for Kentucky.

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