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2012 Results: Sparta, 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 105       11      
Wood Duck 4       2      
Gadwall 51       3      
Mallard 125       6      
Northern Shoveler 8       4      
Green-winged Teal 19       1      
Ring-necked Duck 49       3      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Hooded Merganser 7       2      
Wild Turkey 71       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 7       5      
Black Vulture 42       6      
Turkey Vulture 87       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 14       9      
American Coot 5       3      
Sandhill Crane 226       6      
Killdeer 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 48       4      
Rock Pigeon 77       5      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5       1      
Mourning Dove 165       21      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 25       17      
Downy Woodpecker 34       14      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       5      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       5      
American Kestrel 21       7      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 55       14      
American Crow 139       19      
Carolina Chickadee 50       17      
Tufted Titmouse 57       16      
White-breasted Nuthatch 27       9      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 26       12      
Eastern Bluebird 84       15      
American Robin 105       10      
Northern Mockingbird 24       13      
European Starling 625       14      
Cedar Waxwing 38       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 21       6      
Eastern Towhee 14       4      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Field Sparrow 15       4      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 47       11      
Swamp Sparrow 15       1      
White-throated Sparrow 71       11      
White-crowned Sparrow 11       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 53       9      
Northern Cardinal 167       19      
Red-winged Blackbird 312       5      
Eastern Meadowlark 76       13      
Common Grackle 61       3      
Purple Finch 7       2      
House Finch 36       5      
American Goldfinch 129       12      
House Sparrow 50       12      
Total 3,562             

A total of 64 species were reported.

See a summary for Tennessee.

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