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2008 Results: Tarpon Springs, 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
Muscovy Duck 2       1      
Mallard 8       4      
Mottled Duck 14       4      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 7       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 9       2      
Northern Bobwhite 3       2      
Wild Turkey 10       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       2      
Wood Stork 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 20       4      
Anhinga 16       7      
Brown Pelican 7       3      
Great Blue Heron 16       9      
Great Egret 61       12      
Snowy Egret 18       4      
Little Blue Heron 18       6      
Tricolored Heron 8       5      
Reddish Egret 4       3      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 53       5      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
Black Vulture 64       7      
Turkey Vulture 22       7      
Osprey 36       8      
Bald Eagle 5       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Coot 12       2      
Sandhill Crane 4       2      
Black-bellied Plover 116       1      
Wilson's Plover 16       1      
Semipalmated Plover 205       1      
Piping Plover 26       1      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 225       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 38       2      
Red Knot 29       1      
Sanderling 56       1      
Western Sandpiper 36       1      
Least Sandpiper 110       1      
Dunlin 570       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 68       1      
Laughing Gull 102       5      
Ring-billed Gull 5       2      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Forster's Tern 16       2      
Royal Tern 33       1      
Sandwich Tern 2       1      
Black Skimmer 500       1      
Mourning Dove 13       3      
Common Ground-Dove 4       2      
Monk Parakeet 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 9       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 10       3      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 2       2      
American Crow 36       5      
Fish Crow 5       2      
Carolina Chickadee 2       1      
Tufted Titmouse 14       3      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 24       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       2      
American Robin 30       2      
Gray Catbird 4       1      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 5       2      
Northern Parula 6       2      
Palm Warbler 12       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 24       3      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
Northern Cardinal 11       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 36       1      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 79       4      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
House Sparrow 5       2      
Total 2,965             

A total of 88 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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