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2012 Results: Alabama

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See list of localities in Alabama with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
 
Northern Cardinal 3,600       771      
Mourning Dove 2,867       680      
Carolina Chickadee 1,613       623      
Tufted Titmouse 1,361       547      
American Robin 11,538       518      
American Goldfinch 5,705       479      
American Crow 2,488       472      
Blue Jay 1,056       436      
House Finch 1,653       412      
Northern Mockingbird 786       406      
Downy Woodpecker 584       380      
Carolina Wren 635       351      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 526       338      
Eastern Bluebird 925       314      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,055       269      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,165       269      
Chipping Sparrow 2,443       261      
White-breasted Nuthatch 336       218      
White-throated Sparrow 729       217      
Eastern Towhee 414       200      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 565       185      
Red-tailed Hawk 270       172      
Brown Thrasher 236       170      
Cedar Waxwing 4,523       167      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 291       165      
Purple Finch 541       156      
House Sparrow 899       152      
Common Grackle 3,187       147      
Canada Goose 1,185       145      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,264       127      
Great Blue Heron 360       125      
Pine Warbler 249       125      
Turkey Vulture 677       122      
European Starling 3,387       116      
Song Sparrow 563       116      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 127       104      
Northern Flicker 190       103      
Red-shouldered Hawk 138       96      
Killdeer 247       85      
Red-headed Woodpecker 136       84      
Eastern Phoebe 104       83      
Black Vulture 431       75      
Pileated Woodpecker 89       70      
Field Sparrow 365       68      
Hairy Woodpecker 90       65      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 153       60      
Wood Duck 291       54      
Cooper's Hawk 56       51      
Rock Pigeon 336       51      
Belted Kingfisher 57       50      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 108       49      
Mallard 281       47      
House Wren 86       45      
American Coot 2,675       41      
Brown Creeper 50       36      
Brown Pelican 230       36      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,190       36      
Pine Siskin 107       36      
Great Egret 96       32      
Ring-billed Gull 1,109       31      
American Kestrel 50       29      
Wild Turkey 337       27      
Eastern Meadowlark 105       26      
Laughing Gull 891       25      
Pied-billed Grebe 198       25      
Common Ground-Dove 90       24      
Fish Crow 86       24      
Savannah Sparrow 221       24      
Fox Sparrow 45       23      
White-crowned Sparrow 115       23      
Purple Martin 72       20      
Swamp Sparrow 90       19      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 31       18      
Hooded Merganser 80       18      
Barred Owl 25       17      
Common Loon 47       17      
Hermit Thrush 21       16      
Loggerhead Shrike 20       15      
White-winged Dove 83       15      
Herring Gull 566       14      
Osprey 28       14      
Ring-necked Duck 348       14      
Orange-crowned Warbler 13       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14       13      
Forster's Tern 145       12      
Rusty Blackbird 150       12      
Bonaparte's Gull 89       10      
Brewer's Blackbird 92       10      
Great Horned Owl 12       10      
Palm Warbler 17       10      
Rufous Hummingbird 11       10      
Bald Eagle 13       9      
Gadwall 167       8      
Vesper Sparrow 24       8      
Common Yellowthroat 19       7      
Anhinga 10       6      
Bufflehead 32       6      
Gray Catbird 9       6      
Northern Harrier 7       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 37       6      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       6      
Sanderling 75       6      
Tree Swallow 39       6      
Winter Wren 11       6      
American Pipit 38       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       5      
Horned Grebe 21       5      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       5      
White Ibis 138       5      
Wilson's Snipe 58       5      
American White Pelican 232       4      
Boat-tailed Grackle 56       4      
Northern Shoveler 54       4      
Royal Tern 19       4      
Snowy Egret 17       4      
White-eyed Vireo 9       4      
American Woodcock 6       3      
Barn Owl 4       3      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 3       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Little Blue Heron 3       3      
Merlin 3       3      
Northern Gannet 87       3      
Ruddy Duck 538       3      
Willet 6       3      
American Black Duck 8       2      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3       2      
Blue-winged Teal 8       2      
Cattle Egret 4       2      
Clapper Rail 3       2      
Dunlin 19       2      
Greater Scaup 11       2      
Greater White-fronted Goose 16       2      
Green-winged Teal 6       2      
Lesser Scaup 18       2      
Northern Bobwhite 17       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 8       2      
Sandhill Crane 10       2      
Western Sandpiper 6       2      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
American Wigeon 8       1      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Henslow's Sparrow 1       1      
King Rail 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 3       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Mottled Duck 1       1      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2       1      
Pectoral Sandpiper 4       1      
Redhead 4       1      
Snowy Plover 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Whooping Crane 9       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Total 78,451             

A total of 160 species were reported.

See list of localities in Alabama with reports.

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