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