Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2005 Results: Memphis, Tennessee

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 316       15      
Wood Duck 8       2      
Gadwall 20       1      
Mallard 35       8      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Ring-necked Duck 34       1      
Ruddy Duck 9       1      
Wild Turkey 16       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       3      
Black Vulture 23       5      
Turkey Vulture 6       2      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       13      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Killdeer 6       3      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 52       2      
Rock Pigeon 256       12      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 52       11      
Mourning Dove 558       82      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 9       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 56       42      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       4      
Downy Woodpecker 69       42      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Flicker 33       25      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 153       62      
American Crow 48       13      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 74       31      
Tufted Titmouse 58       27      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 13       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 10       7      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 75       44      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7       7      
Eastern Bluebird 17       4      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 1,171       65      
Northern Mockingbird 77       42      
Brown Thrasher 17       12      
European Starling 381       30      
Cedar Waxwing 276       6      
Pine Warbler 9       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15       6      
Eastern Towhee 24       11      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 46       3      
Savannah Sparrow 15       3      
Fox Sparrow 4       3      
Song Sparrow 42       12      
Swamp Sparrow 10       4      
White-throated Sparrow 241       44      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 236       58      
Northern Cardinal 358       86      
Red-winged Blackbird 89       19      
Eastern Meadowlark 32       4      
Rusty Blackbird 19       4      
Common Grackle 1,804       56      
Brown-headed Cowbird 163       18      
Purple Finch 24       9      
House Finch 236       54      
Pine Siskin 14       3      
American Goldfinch 218       39      
House Sparrow 622       51      
Total 8,239             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for Tennessee.

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