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2002 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 254       30      
Wood Duck 50       8      
Gadwall 17       3      
American Black Duck 11       2      
Mallard 110       15      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Northern Pintail 3       1      
Canvasback 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 55       3      
Lesser Scaup 20       5      
Bufflehead 6       2      
Hooded Merganser 56       7      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
Northern Bobwhite 49       5      
Wild Turkey 22       3      
Common Loon 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 20       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,835       10      
Anhinga 1       1      
Brown Pelican 32       7      
Great Blue Heron 54       32      
Great Egret 49       6      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 180       25      
Turkey Vulture 164       36      
Osprey 2       2      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 6       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12       9      
Cooper's Hawk 12       12      
Red-shouldered Hawk 36       25      
Red-tailed Hawk 231       126      
American Kestrel 46       23      
Merlin 1       1      
King Rail 1       1      
American Coot 316       11      
Killdeer 373       75      
Greater Yellowlegs 4       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 9       1      
Dunlin 12       1      
Common Snipe 60       3      
American Woodcock 3       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 141       2      
Laughing Gull 133       9      
Ring-billed Gull 1,639       12      
Rock Pigeon 477       41      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 93       21      
White-winged Dove 10       1      
Mourning Dove 1,925       362      
Common Ground-Dove 18       4      
Barn Owl 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 8       5      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 7       4      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 9       7      
Belted Kingfisher 38       21      
Red-headed Woodpecker 29       17      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 213       144      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 78       60      
Downy Woodpecker 220       145      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       18      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 58       32      
Pileated Woodpecker 32       24      
Eastern Phoebe 27       17      
Loggerhead Shrike 20       8      
White-eyed Vireo 2       1      
Blue Jay 811       246      
American Crow 1,493       250      
Fish Crow 156       12      
Horned Lark 8       2      
Purple Martin 33       11      
Barn Swallow 11       5      
Carolina Chickadee 768       288      
Tufted Titmouse 562       247      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 140       98      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 174       76      
Brown Creeper 8       8      
Carolina Wren 283       148      
House Wren 43       16      
Winter Wren 4       3      
Sedge Wren 2       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 19       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 34       24      
Eastern Bluebird 385       127      
Hermit Thrush 4       3      
American Robin 1,999       233      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 653       240      
Brown Thrasher 103       61      
European Starling 1,777       58      
American Pipit 139       3      
Cedar Waxwing 934       39      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       2      
Palm Warbler 5       2      
Pine Warbler 197       63      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 402       82      
Eastern Towhee 163       70      
Chipping Sparrow 1,023       119      
Field Sparrow 110       16      
Vesper Sparrow 6       2      
Savannah Sparrow 118       8      
Fox Sparrow 25       5      
Song Sparrow 203       57      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 48       6      
White-throated Sparrow 485       116      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 491       104      
Northern Cardinal 1,471       310      
Indigo Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,660       100      
Eastern Meadowlark 162       23      
Rusty Blackbird 10       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 55       4      
Common Grackle 7,067       80      
Boat-tailed Grackle 3       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 588       63      
Purple Finch 534       108      
House Finch 1,424       252      
Red Crossbill 7       1      
Pine Siskin 83       21      
American Goldfinch 4,748       263      
House Sparrow 1,088       150      
Total 47,095             

A total of 129 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.

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