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2008 Results: Arizona

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See list of localities in Arizona with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Sandhill Crane 14,900       4      
Mourning Dove 9,453       656      
House Finch 7,728       668      
House Sparrow 5,644       415      
American Wigeon 5,237       79      
American Coot 5,233       125      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,438       286      
Gambel's Quail 4,276       374      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,793       109      
Northern Shoveler 3,763       66      
European Starling 3,565       211      
Great-tailed Grackle 3,465       240      
Lesser Goldfinch 3,405       347      
White-crowned Sparrow 3,377       395      
Rock Pigeon 3,190       206      
Mallard 2,739       137      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 2,699       8      
Snow Goose 2,175       5      
Pinyon Jay 1,772       17      
Pine Siskin 1,661       117      
Canada Goose 1,624       51      
Ring-necked Duck 1,482       66      
Ruddy Duck 1,435       61      
Inca Dove 1,352       150      
Common Raven 1,326       269      
Brewer's Blackbird 1,084       50      
Common Merganser 1,043       29      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 894       181      
Gila Woodpecker 871       359      
Green-winged Teal 860       50      
Anna's Hummingbird 719       300      
Cassin's Finch 646       106      
Curve-billed Thrasher 639       318      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 639       132      
Double-crested Cormorant 617       47      
Abert's Towhee 612       201      
Chipping Sparrow 570       75      
Cactus Wren 534       239      
Neotropic Cormorant 512       14      
Verdin 446       215      
Red-tailed Hawk 442       184      
Northern Mockingbird 440       225      
American Crow 385       36      
Black-throated Sparrow 364       70      
Long-billed Dowitcher 360       10      
Bushtit 349       41      
Horned Lark 341       17      
Bufflehead 331       32      
Western Meadowlark 325       46      
Killdeer 324       69      
Northern Pintail 320       28      
Brown-headed Cowbird 307       20      
American Goldfinch 304       48      
Steller's Jay 304       68      
Northern Flicker 301       167      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 298       119      
Least Sandpiper 280       15      
Northern Cardinal 271       142      
White-faced Ibis 265       2      
Song Sparrow 264       66      
Spotted Towhee 263       112      
White-winged Dove 259       67      
Western Bluebird 247       32      
Western Scrub-Jay 247       95      
Canvasback 246       33      
Great Egret 234       43      
American Pipit 226       18      
Costa's Hummingbird 222       129      
Cinnamon Teal 219       38      
Brewer's Sparrow 218       26      
Gadwall 217       31      
Pied-billed Grebe 210       64      
Black-necked Stilt 206       26      
Savannah Sparrow 205       15      
White-breasted Nuthatch 197       95      
Say's Phoebe 186       121      
Acorn Woodpecker 182       56      
Canyon Towhee 181       89      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 179       34      
Pygmy Nuthatch 178       41      
Rosy-faced Lovebird 174       35      
Turkey Vulture 173       41      
Phainopepla 171       73      
Mountain Chickadee 170       49      
American Robin 169       67      
Pyrrhuloxia 168       87      
Vesper Sparrow 167       18      
Bridled Titmouse 160       46      
Black Phoebe 151       73      
Great Blue Heron 151       76      
Bewick's Wren 146       67      
Cooper's Hawk 138       119      
American Kestrel 137       86      
Greater Roadrunner 130       107      
Scaled Quail 126       13      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 125       21      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 111       74      
Gilded Flicker 103       66      
Northern Harrier 97       60      
Snowy Egret 94       28      
Eastern Meadowlark 92       13      
Chihuahuan Raven 90       17      
Redhead 88       24      
Lesser Scaup 86       20      
Common Goldeneye 83       17      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 78       1      
Common Ground-Dove 76       16      
Harris's Hawk 76       36      
Hooded Merganser 74       10      
Lark Sparrow 72       16      
Crissal Thrasher 64       36      
Tree Swallow 63       6      
Lark Bunting 62       7      
Long-billed Curlew 62       3      
White-throated Swift 62       4      
Hairy Woodpecker 60       37      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 60       16      
Ferruginous Hawk 59       10      
Juniper Titmouse 57       33      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 57       56      
Rufous-winged Sparrow 55       15      
Wood Duck 55       7      
Orange-crowned Warbler 54       32      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 54       21      
Loggerhead Shrike 52       31      
Montezuma Quail 51       7      
Black-chinned Sparrow 50       14      
Yellow-eyed Junco 47       7      
Bendire's Thrasher 45       25      
Mountain Plover 45       1      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 42       24      
Rock Wren 42       34      
Canyon Wren 41       16      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 40       28      
Cedar Waxwing 40       2      
Green Heron 40       20      
Red Crossbill 38       8      
Great Horned Owl 37       26      
Eared Grebe 36       9      
Marsh Wren 36       14      
Lincoln's Sparrow 32       25      
Violet-green Swallow 31       6      
American Avocet 30       10      
California Gull 30       4      
Townsend's Solitaire 29       13      
Wild Turkey 29       4      
Cattle Egret 28       2      
Cliff Swallow 27       7      
House Wren 27       14      
Green-tailed Towhee 25       16      
Hermit Thrush 25       16      
Red-naped Sapsucker 25       22      
Barn Owl 23       3      
Sage Sparrow 23       6      
Downy Woodpecker 22       14      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 22       13      
Vermilion Flycatcher 22       15      
Bald Eagle 20       18      
Belted Kingfisher 20       19      
Common Loon 20       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 18       11      
Greater Yellowlegs 18       10      
Mountain Bluebird 18       4      
Blue-winged Teal 15       5      
Brown Creeper 15       8      
Western Grebe 15       5      
Common Yellowthroat 14       6      
Peregrine Falcon 14       14      
Sora 13       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 13       11      
Townsend's Warbler 13       5      
Arizona Woodpecker 12       10      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 12       10      
Black Vulture 11       4      
Gray Flycatcher 11       9      
Hutton's Vireo 11       8      
Wilson's Snipe 11       5      
Lazuli Bunting 10       4      
Osprey 10       8      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       9      
Golden Eagle 9       7      
Prairie Falcon 9       6      
Ring-billed Gull 9       4      
Burrowing Owl 8       3      
Lewis's Woodpecker 8       7      
Greater White-fronted Goose 7       5      
Magnificent Hummingbird 7       4      
Western Screech-Owl 7       6      
Barrow's Goldeneye 6       1      
Clark's Grebe 6       3      
Fox Sparrow 6       5      
Merlin 6       6      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 5       4      
Greater Scaup 5       2      
Olive Warbler 5       2      
Painted Redstart 5       5      
Rough-legged Hawk 5       4      
White-throated Sparrow 5       4      
Dusky Flycatcher 4       3      
Le Conte's Thrasher 4       3      
Sage Thrasher 4       3      
White-tailed Kite 4       2      
Blue-throated Hummingbird 3       3      
Elegant Trogon 3       3      
Hammond's Flycatcher 3       3      
Northern Jacana 3       3      
Pacific Loon 3       2      
Spotted Owl 3       2      
Virginia Rail 3       3      
American Bittern 2       2      
Baird's Sparrow 2       1      
Black-capped Gnatcatcher 2       1      
California Condor 2       1      
Gray Hawk 2       2      
Long-eared Owl 2       2      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Mexican Chickadee 2       1      
Plumbeous Vireo 2       1      
Ross's Goose 2       1      
Ruddy Ground-Dove 2       1      
Scott's Oriole 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 1       1      
Blue Grosbeak 1       1      
Bronzed Cowbird 1       1      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Cassin's Sparrow 1       1      
Cave Swallow 1       1      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Green Kingfisher 1       1      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Lesser Nighthawk 1       1      
McCown's Longspur 1       1      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Violet-crowned Hummingbird 1       1      
Western Sandpiper 1       1      
Williamson's Sapsucker 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-billed Loon 1       1      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Total 127,483             

A total of 254 species were reported.

See list of localities in Arizona with reports.

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