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2012 Results: Arkansas

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See list of localities in Arkansas with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Ring-billed Gull 23,302       62      
Lesser Scaup 15,275       32      
Red-winged Blackbird 13,847       165      
American Robin 13,344       403      
Common Grackle 13,050       140      
Snow Goose 12,764       18      
Double-crested Cormorant 8,690       44      
American Goldfinch 7,623       509      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,082       600      
Northern Cardinal 4,117       663      
European Starling 3,841       172      
American Crow 3,569       427      
Cedar Waxwing 2,689       110      
Brewer's Blackbird 2,684       30      
White-throated Sparrow 2,571       348      
Mourning Dove 2,366       450      
Canada Goose 2,195       159      
House Sparrow 2,110       260      
Gadwall 1,812       41      
Common Goldeneye 1,766       25      
Northern Shoveler 1,741       22      
Carolina Chickadee 1,673       541      
Blue Jay 1,581       416      
Turkey Vulture 1,561       260      
House Finch 1,457       295      
Canvasback 1,410       11      
Eastern Bluebird 1,225       296      
Tufted Titmouse 1,172       456      
American Coot 1,165       38      
Mallard 1,079       85      
American White Pelican 938       24      
Rock Pigeon 904       53      
Eastern Meadowlark 837       65      
White-crowned Sparrow 795       107      
Purple Finch 786       177      
Northern Mockingbird 777       272      
Bufflehead 774       51      
Downy Woodpecker 696       403      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 650       152      
Black Vulture 645       87      
Carolina Wren 625       298      
Chipping Sparrow 616       109      
Bonaparte's Gull 613       17      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 582       357      
Rusty Blackbird 502       19      
White-breasted Nuthatch 448       259      
Ring-necked Duck 443       27      
Song Sparrow 418       84      
Killdeer 413       55      
Field Sparrow 411       72      
Red-tailed Hawk 396       167      
Brown-headed Cowbird 394       50      
Ruddy Duck 381       18      
Northern Flicker 374       140      
Pine Siskin 354       46      
Savannah Sparrow 285       32      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 246       84      
Pied-billed Grebe 233       51      
Pine Warbler 233       108      
American Pipit 215       10      
Great Blue Heron 198       97      
Trumpeter Swan 185       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 169       116      
Wood Duck 168       47      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 158       123      
Bald Eagle 147       49      
Greater Scaup 130       9      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 128       64      
Red-shouldered Hawk 122       79      
Greater White-fronted Goose 120       8      
American Kestrel 119       67      
House Wren 118       47      
Wild Turkey 109       13      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 105       63      
Eastern Phoebe 102       73      
Great Egret 101       14      
American Wigeon 99       14      
Brown Thrasher 98       69      
Hairy Woodpecker 97       80      
Fox Sparrow 93       34      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 92       27      
Northern Pintail 91       6      
Eastern Towhee 88       53      
Common Loon 83       14      
Red-headed Woodpecker 81       55      
Belted Kingfisher 78       54      
Fish Crow 74       28      
Brown Creeper 72       57      
Hooded Merganser 70       13      
Horned Grebe 64       8      
Hermit Thrush 63       42      
Green-winged Teal 53       8      
Herring Gull 50       4      
Swamp Sparrow 50       19      
Cooper's Hawk 47       39      
Northern Harrier 41       28      
Loggerhead Shrike 36       25      
Tree Swallow 35       3      
Wilson's Snipe 34       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28       26      
Winter Wren 25       18      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 24       15      
Northern Bobwhite 23       7      
Barred Owl 22       18      
Least Sandpiper 21       3      
Ross's Goose 21       2      
Redhead 20       5      
Horned Lark 19       4      
Vesper Sparrow 18       8      
Harris's Sparrow 17       11      
Orange-crowned Warbler 16       16      
Purple Martin 16       11      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 12       2      
Great Horned Owl 12       10      
Greater Roadrunner 12       12      
Common Yellowthroat 9       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 9       6      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       8      
Barn Owl 7       5      
Western Meadowlark 7       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       3      
Glaucous Gull 5       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 5       1      
American Woodcock 4       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 4       1      
Marsh Wren 4       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 3       1      
Le Conte's Sparrow 3       2      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       2      
Common Gallinule 2       1      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       1      
Spotted Towhee 2       2      
Thayer's Gull 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Inca Dove 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Total 176,921             

A total of 147 species were reported.

See list of localities in Arkansas with reports.

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