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