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2004 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 256       22      
Wood Duck 24       8      
Gadwall 41       4      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 115       14      
Northern Shoveler 33       3      
Canvasback 9       2      
Ring-necked Duck 156       4      
Greater Scaup 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 19       3      
Long-tailed Duck 5       1      
Bufflehead 10       3      
Common Goldeneye 39       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 57       6      
Ruddy Duck 184       2      
Northern Bobwhite 14       2      
Wild Turkey 44       6      
Pacific Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 93       9      
Pied-billed Grebe 59       9      
Horned Grebe 20       1      
Northern Gannet 19       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 310       13      
Anhinga 1       1      
American White Pelican 4       1      
Brown Pelican 291       16      
Great Blue Heron 130       32      
Great Egret 139       4      
Snowy Egret 17       4      
Little Blue Heron 6       4      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
Cattle Egret 6       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 130       12      
Turkey Vulture 217       37      
Osprey 14       8      
Bald Eagle 6       4      
Northern Harrier 9       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16       13      
Cooper's Hawk 16       12      
Red-shouldered Hawk 19       15      
Red-tailed Hawk 161       91      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 36       16      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 159       5      
Killdeer 218       43      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 3       1      
Wilson's Snipe 14       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 199       7      
Laughing Gull 299       10      
Ring-billed Gull 526       12      
Herring Gull 72       7      
Glaucous Gull 3       1      
Common Tern 5       2      
Forster's Tern 41       6      
Royal Tern 4       1      
Black Skimmer 86       2      
Rock Pigeon 711       35      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 137       14      
Mourning Dove 2,652       363      
Common Ground-Dove 141       11      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 7       6      
Barred Owl 6       4      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       3      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 12       5      
Belted Kingfisher 29       24      
Red-headed Woodpecker 47       26      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 315       206      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 71       59      
Downy Woodpecker 331       186      
Hairy Woodpecker 40       28      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 46       33      
Pileated Woodpecker 28       21      
Eastern Phoebe 9       7      
Western Kingbird 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 23       7      
Blue-headed Vireo 3       2      
Blue Jay 899       295      
American Crow 1,099       223      
Fish Crow 22       5      
Purple Martin 51       16      
Tree Swallow 21       7      
Carolina Chickadee 846       304      
Tufted Titmouse 843       282      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 11       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 216       117      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 105       59      
Brown Creeper 14       10      
Carolina Wren 429       218      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 23       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 31       23      
Eastern Bluebird 268       75      
Hermit Thrush 55       11      
American Robin 3,957       201      
Gray Catbird 7       5      
Northern Mockingbird 503       244      
Brown Thrasher 139       108      
European Starling 1,482       118      
American Pipit 63       1      
Cedar Waxwing 2,178       47      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 90       56      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 229       57      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 297       131      
Bachman's Sparrow 15       3      
Chipping Sparrow 1,601       145      
Field Sparrow 199       29      
Vesper Sparrow 12       3      
Savannah Sparrow 134       4      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 464       118      
Swamp Sparrow 18       7      
White-throated Sparrow 710       153      
White-crowned Sparrow 11       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 570       118      
Northern Cardinal 2,200       379      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 6       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,457       110      
Eastern Meadowlark 256       9      
Rusty Blackbird 232       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 76       7      
Common Grackle 24,012       107      
Boat-tailed Grackle 13       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 479       48      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 391       92      
House Finch 1,253       228      
Red Crossbill 3       1      
Pine Siskin 91       11      
American Goldfinch 6,640       294      
House Sparrow 799       99      
Total 66,534             

A total of 146 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.

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