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2012 Results: Orlando, 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 12       1      
Canada Goose 8       1      
Mute Swan 47       5      
Black Swan 23       3      
Wood Duck 133       16      
Gadwall 1       1      
Mottled Duck 52       7      
Blue-winged Teal 246       4      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Green-winged Teal 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 274       11      
Lesser Scaup 138       5      
Hooded Merganser 118       15      
Wild Turkey 29       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 74       22      
Wood Stork 90       20      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,610       31      
Anhinga 163       28      
Brown Pelican 7       5      
American Bittern 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 79       27      
Great Egret 430       31      
Snowy Egret 68       19      
Little Blue Heron 46       21      
Tricolored Heron 40       20      
Cattle Egret 75       10      
Green Heron 3       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
White Ibis 634       34      
Glossy Ibis 25       8      
Roseate Spoonbill 3       2      
Black Vulture 251       30      
Turkey Vulture 176       42      
Osprey 73       28      
Swallow-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 10       7      
Bald Eagle 20       13      
Red-shouldered Hawk 28       19      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       10      
Sora 6       1      
Common Gallinule 174       22      
American Coot 3,224       23      
Limpkin 26       9      
Sandhill Crane 36       14      
Killdeer 21       7      
Least Sandpiper 5       2      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 14       2      
Laughing Gull 10       1      
Ring-billed Gull 369       24      
Herring Gull 6       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       1      
Caspian Tern 6       3      
Forster's Tern 72       4      
Rock Pigeon 283       18      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 29       8      
White-winged Dove 74       13      
Mourning Dove 270       60      
Common Ground-Dove 23       6      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 12       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 58       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 26       15      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       7      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 21       11      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       3      
White-eyed Vireo 20       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 186       47      
American Crow 61       13      
Fish Crow 748       32      
Purple Martin 102       7      
Tree Swallow 2,736       14      
Tufted Titmouse 49       17      
House Wren 16       11      
Marsh Wren 5       1      
Carolina Wren 31       19      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 32       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14       6      
Eastern Bluebird 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 1,542       27      
Gray Catbird 28       12      
Northern Mockingbird 148       59      
Brown Thrasher 22       11      
European Starling 64       9      
Cedar Waxwing 455       16      
Black-and-white Warbler 3       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       2      
Northern Parula 7       2      
Palm Warbler 105       27      
Pine Warbler 60       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 220       26      
Yellow-throated Warbler 3       3      
Prairie Warbler 4       2      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 106       9      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 14       4      
Song Sparrow 8       1      
Swamp Sparrow 4       1      
Northern Cardinal 201       48      
Indigo Bunting 1       1      
Painted Bunting 25       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 406       34      
Common Grackle 393       33      
Boat-tailed Grackle 167       25      
Brown-headed Cowbird 336       10      
House Finch 49       14      
American Goldfinch 108       7      
House Sparrow 15       3      
Total 18,339             

A total of 120 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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