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2008 Results: New Orleans, Louisiana

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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 822       2      
Canada Goose 2       1      
Wood Duck 36       3      
Gadwall 38       3      
American Wigeon 2       2      
Mallard 10       2      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 5       1      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 13       1      
Greater Scaup 15       1      
Lesser Scaup 104       3      
Surf Scoter 10       1      
Black Scoter 4       1      
Bufflehead 29       1      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       2      
Ruddy Duck 4       1      
Common Loon 23       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       2      
Horned Grebe 6       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 135       5      
Anhinga 13       2      
Brown Pelican 35       6      
Great Blue Heron 10       3      
Great Egret 65       4      
Snowy Egret 18       3      
Little Blue Heron 5       2      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Cattle Egret 135       4      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 21       4      
White Ibis 370       6      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       2      
Osprey 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       3      
Cooper's Hawk 5       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
American Kestrel 5       3      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 157       5      
Black-bellied Plover 4       2      
Semipalmated Plover 60       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 16       1      
Dunlin 4       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 45       1      
Laughing Gull 104       5      
Ring-billed Gull 573       12      
Herring Gull 111       5      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Forster's Tern 37       2      
Royal Tern 29       2      
Black Skimmer 25       1      
Rock Pigeon 123       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 85       4      
Mourning Dove 101       18      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       2      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 7       5      
Northern Flicker 3       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 8       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 42       18      
American Crow 62       14      
Fish Crow 85       4      
Purple Martin 56       7      
Tree Swallow 69       2      
Carolina Chickadee 21       9      
Tufted Titmouse 1       1      
Carolina Wren 6       2      
House Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       5      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 29       17      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 137       11      
Cedar Waxwing 20       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       3      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 30       6      
Chipping Sparrow 66       5      
Swamp Sparrow 5       1      
Northern Cardinal 17       8      
Dickcissel 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 6       2      
Common Grackle 1       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 16       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 25       8      
American Goldfinch 326       10      
House Sparrow 98       13      
Total 4,643             

A total of 109 species were reported.

See a summary for Louisiana.

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