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2000 Results: Alabama

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 126       21      
Wood Duck 9       4      
Gadwall 40       1      
American Wigeon 15       1      
Mallard 112       21      
Blue-winged Teal 2       2      
Ring-necked Duck 28       3      
Lesser Scaup 4       2      
Bufflehead 5       2      
Hooded Merganser 21       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Northern Bobwhite 33       5      
Wild Turkey 26       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 40       11      
Double-crested Cormorant 15       3      
Brown Pelican 60       4      
Great Blue Heron 55       37      
Great Egret 8       4      
Snowy Egret 4       1      
Cattle Egret 34       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 43       14      
Turkey Vulture 262       33      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12       12      
Cooper's Hawk 9       9      
Red-shouldered Hawk 41       33      
Red-tailed Hawk 95       72      
American Kestrel 18       12      
American Coot 68       6      
Black-bellied Plover 18       1      
Semipalmated Plover 4       1      
Killdeer 70       16      
American Oystercatcher 6       1      
Common Snipe 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 159       6      
Herring Gull 37       1      
Caspian Tern 24       1      
Forster's Tern 17       2      
Royal Tern 3       1      
Black Skimmer 36       1      
Rock Pigeon 383       22      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 50       9      
White-winged Dove 52       5      
Mourning Dove 2,224       391      
Common Ground-Dove 154       20      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 4       3      
Barred Owl 10       7      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 30       21      
Red-headed Woodpecker 63       41      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 294       205      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 85       65      
Downy Woodpecker 267       179      
Hairy Woodpecker 42       31      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 53       40      
Pileated Woodpecker 38       31      
Eastern Phoebe 26       17      
Loggerhead Shrike 11       7      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 659       255      
American Crow 985       203      
Fish Crow 17       5      
Purple Martin 17       5      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 871       326      
Tufted Titmouse 803       333      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 48       31      
White-breasted Nuthatch 191       125      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 159       92      
Brown Creeper 21       21      
Carolina Wren 338       177      
House Wren 46       23      
Winter Wren 11       5      
Marsh Wren 3       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       7      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 47       39      
Eastern Bluebird 386       135      
Hermit Thrush 10       7      
American Robin 4,092       208      
Gray Catbird 54       8      
Northern Mockingbird 340       184      
Brown Thrasher 180       114      
European Starling 1,413       69      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 882       31      
Ovenbird 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 5       5      
Palm Warbler 3       2      
Pine Warbler 117       72      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 245       70      
Yellow-throated Warbler 7       4      
Eastern Towhee 265       104      
Chipping Sparrow 1,331       117      
Field Sparrow 362       30      
Vesper Sparrow 3       1      
Savannah Sparrow 78       6      
Le Conte's Sparrow 36       3      
Fox Sparrow 49       10      
Song Sparrow 301       72      
White-throated Sparrow 730       157      
White-crowned Sparrow 147       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 586       142      
Northern Cardinal 1,837       398      
Indigo Bunting 16       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,438       111      
Eastern Meadowlark 39       6      
Rusty Blackbird 3       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 110       2      
Common Grackle 2,411       89      
Brown-headed Cowbird 347       61      
Purple Finch 470       45      
House Finch 1,500       251      
Red Crossbill 7       2      
Pine Siskin 93       14      
American Goldfinch 5,991       303      
House Sparrow 920       122      
Total 36,407             

A total of 127 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.

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