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2007 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Ross's Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 644       58      
Wood Duck 215       23      
Gadwall 41       5      
American Wigeon 48       4      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 368       46      
Mottled Duck 7       2      
Blue-winged Teal 5       3      
Northern Shoveler 100       7      
Northern Pintail 37       7      
Green-winged Teal 93       5      
Canvasback 3       2      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 439       17      
Lesser Scaup 801       19      
White-winged Scoter 4       3      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 133       11      
Common Goldeneye 47       5      
Hooded Merganser 60       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 52       8      
Ruddy Duck 11       6      
Northern Bobwhite 21       4      
Wild Turkey 171       16      
Common Loon 275       27      
Pied-billed Grebe 75       26      
Horned Grebe 36       10      
Northern Gannet 741       11      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,557       34      
Anhinga 10       7      
American White Pelican 61       7      
Brown Pelican 628       31      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 568       106      
Great Egret 265       36      
Snowy Egret 16       5      
Little Blue Heron 5       5      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Reddish Egret 6       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       2      
White Ibis 10       3      
Black Vulture 330       73      
Turkey Vulture 437       110      
Osprey 35       23      
Bald Eagle 41       18      
Northern Harrier 24       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21       20      
Cooper's Hawk 37       31      
Red-shouldered Hawk 74       51      
Red-tailed Hawk 244       148      
American Kestrel 43       32      
Merlin 5       5      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
King Rail 2       1      
American Coot 977       24      
Sandhill Crane 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 8       2      
Semipalmated Plover 4       2      
Piping Plover 4       1      
Killdeer 808       157      
American Oystercatcher 4       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 11       6      
Willet 61       10      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       2      
Sanderling 88       14      
Least Sandpiper 65       9      
Pectoral Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 15       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 5       1      
Wilson's Snipe 193       14      
American Woodcock 6       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 733       12      
Laughing Gull 444       22      
Ring-billed Gull 2,692       38      
Herring Gull 1,323       30      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Common Tern 3       2      
Forster's Tern 253       10      
Royal Tern 36       11      
Black Skimmer 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 988       118      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 353       78      
White-winged Dove 4       1      
Mourning Dove 3,636       673      
Common Ground-Dove 73       24      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 19       8      
Great Horned Owl 5       5      
Barred Owl 8       6      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 7       7      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 53       40      
Red-headed Woodpecker 91       65      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 610       413      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 118       78      
Downy Woodpecker 532       314      
Hairy Woodpecker 63       53      
Northern Flicker 153       74      
Pileated Woodpecker 72       56      
Eastern Phoebe 164       90      
Loggerhead Shrike 37       20      
White-eyed Vireo 8       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 13       7      
Blue Jay 1,456       524      
American Crow 2,758       454      
Fish Crow 120       12      
Horned Lark 2       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 41       19      
Purple Martin 118       34      
Tree Swallow 191       8      
Carolina Chickadee 1,687       578      
Tufted Titmouse 1,458       520      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 12       10      
White-breasted Nuthatch 460       221      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 235       133      
Brown Creeper 24       20      
Carolina Wren 911       416      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
House Wren 139       66      
Winter Wren 37       20      
Marsh Wren 16       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 17       10      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 45       29      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 181       81      
Northern Wheatear 4       4      
Eastern Bluebird 938       276      
Hermit Thrush 175       91      
American Robin 13,679       752      
Gray Catbird 30       23      
Northern Mockingbird 1,163       522      
Brown Thrasher 279       210      
European Starling 6,503       182      
American Pipit 491       27      
Cedar Waxwing 5,499       86      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 8       6      
Common Yellowthroat 16       8      
Palm Warbler 42       22      
Pine Warbler 529       186      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,290       233      
Yellow-throated Warbler 9       5      
Eastern Towhee 527       244      
Chipping Sparrow 4,067       288      
Field Sparrow 905       92      
Vesper Sparrow 87       15      
Savannah Sparrow 566       37      
Fox Sparrow 56       29      
Song Sparrow 1,265       239      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 300       46      
White-throated Sparrow 2,791       324      
White-crowned Sparrow 99       29      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,512       391      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 4,216       801      
Red-winged Blackbird 6,571       286      
Eastern Meadowlark 466       39      
Rusty Blackbird 418       18      
Brewer's Blackbird 248       22      
Common Grackle 7,252       191      
Boat-tailed Grackle 6       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,972       108      
Baltimore Oriole 6       4      
Purple Finch 558       135      
House Finch 2,533       425      
Pine Siskin 113       22      
American Goldfinch 12,760       519      
Evening Grosbeak 4       3      
House Sparrow 1,417       173      
Total 117,907             

A total of 176 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.

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