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2012 Results: Phoenix, Arizona

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
Snow Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 58       12      
Gadwall 16       2      
American Wigeon 81       5      
Mallard 310       10      
Cinnamon Teal 36       2      
Northern Shoveler 65       2      
Northern Pintail 150       1      
Green-winged Teal 51       2      
Redhead 31       2      
Ring-necked Duck 64       4      
Ruddy Duck 10       2      
Gambel's Quail 612       58      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 51       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 153       4      
Least Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 16       5      
Great Egret 19       3      
Snowy Egret 6       4      
Green Heron 3       3      
Turkey Vulture 10       5      
Northern Harrier 5       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 17       16      
Harris's Hawk 8       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       16      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 295       8      
Killdeer 20       7      
Black-necked Stilt 1       1      
American Avocet 36       1      
Least Sandpiper 200       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 100       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 823       85      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 105       31      
White-winged Dove 8       4      
Mourning Dove 1,298       122      
Inca Dove 568       50      
Common Ground-Dove 18       5      
Greater Roadrunner 18       16      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
White-throated Swift 12       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 267       98      
Costa's Hummingbird 59       31      
Gila Woodpecker 167       77      
Red-naped Sapsucker 1       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 5       5      
Northern Flicker 14       12      
Gilded Flicker 22       16      
American Kestrel 11       10      
Rosy-faced Lovebird 172       21      
Gray Flycatcher 2       1      
Black Phoebe 14       5      
Say's Phoebe 24       13      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       2      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Common Raven 75       21      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 32       5      
Verdin 150       50      
Rock Wren 4       3      
House Wren 5       2      
Bewick's Wren 3       3      
Cactus Wren 119       29      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6       3      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 28       2      
Northern Mockingbird 138       67      
Bendire's Thrasher 1       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 174       78      
Crissal Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 1,286       68      
American Pipit 24       1      
Phainopepla 7       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 8       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 35       11      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 2       1      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 12       8      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 12       4      
Abert's Towhee 235       64      
Chipping Sparrow 8       4      
Brewer's Sparrow 2       1      
Vesper Sparrow 15       1      
Black-throated Sparrow 50       11      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 41       5      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 416       44      
Dark-eyed Junco 19       8      
Northern Cardinal 24       13      
Pyrrhuloxia 8       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 177       8      
Western Meadowlark 7       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 168       6      
Great-tailed Grackle 485       55      
Bronzed Cowbird 20       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 193       8      
Orchard Oriole 4       4      
House Finch 1,372       99      
Lesser Goldfinch 299       29      
American Goldfinch 9       3      
House Sparrow 1,471       97      
Total 13,245             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See a summary for Arizona.

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