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2008 Results: Sarasota, 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 485       7      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 3       1      
Muscovy Duck 12       5      
Wood Duck 23       7      
Mallard 11       5      
Mottled Duck 12       4      
Blue-winged Teal 82       5      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 6       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Bufflehead 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 67       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       1      
Northern Bobwhite 3       1      
Wild Turkey 5       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Wood Stork 26       14      
Double-crested Cormorant 115       13      
Anhinga 41       12      
American White Pelican 20       2      
Brown Pelican 69       9      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 36       21      
Great Egret 35       15      
Snowy Egret 31       18      
Little Blue Heron 12       9      
Tricolored Heron 7       7      
Cattle Egret 41       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 177       16      
Glossy Ibis 59       6      
Roseate Spoonbill 1       1      
Black Vulture 383       12      
Turkey Vulture 198       18      
Osprey 25       11      
Bald Eagle 9       7      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 26       10      
Short-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       7      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
American Kestrel 6       4      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 142       7      
Limpkin 19       6      
Sandhill Crane 44       13      
Killdeer 3       2      
Black-necked Stilt 16       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 17       2      
Dunlin 6       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 10       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Laughing Gull 152       10      
Ring-billed Gull 28       4      
Caspian Tern 4       2      
Forster's Tern 44       6      
Black Skimmer 10       1      
Mourning Dove 66       20      
Common Ground-Dove 23       6      
Monk Parakeet 8       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 24       13      
Downy Woodpecker 14       3      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 6       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 11       8      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Great Crested Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 33       12      
American Crow 62       9      
Fish Crow 30       6      
Purple Martin 2       1      
Tree Swallow 65       2      
Tufted Titmouse 21       10      
Carolina Wren 17       10      
House Wren 3       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 22       7      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
American Robin 19       3      
Gray Catbird 8       6      
Northern Mockingbird 41       17      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
European Starling 8       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       4      
Northern Parula 5       3      
Palm Warbler 32       10      
Pine Warbler 6       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 29       7      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 48       4      
Savannah Sparrow 6       3      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 44       20      
Red-winged Blackbird 86       11      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       1      
Common Grackle 47       8      
Boat-tailed Grackle 34       8      
American Goldfinch 5       5      
House Sparrow 7       1      
Total 3,429             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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