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2009 Results: Arizona

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Arizona with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Mourning Dove 10,468       738      
House Finch 7,978       768      
House Sparrow 7,292       479      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,393       113      
Gambel's Quail 5,126       403      
American Coot 3,952       134      
American Wigeon 3,678       66      
Lesser Goldfinch 3,635       378      
White-crowned Sparrow 3,549       395      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,136       283      
Great-tailed Grackle 3,113       263      
European Starling 3,005       210      
Northern Shoveler 2,895       56      
Rock Pigeon 2,664       224      
Mallard 2,457       140      
Pine Siskin 2,267       175      
Canada Goose 1,893       65      
Inca Dove 1,617       170      
Pinyon Jay 1,482       23      
Common Raven 1,412       291      
Gila Woodpecker 1,195       420      
Chipping Sparrow 1,142       107      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,110       194      
Anna's Hummingbird 1,088       450      
Ring-necked Duck 1,015       71      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 981       13      
Common Merganser 914       29      
Brewer's Blackbird 912       39      
Ruddy Duck 846       56      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 827       184      
Cactus Wren 811       328      
Double-crested Cormorant 810       35      
Curve-billed Thrasher 765       374      
Verdin 706       305      
Green-winged Teal 664       38      
Abert's Towhee 578       194      
Bushtit 519       50      
Horned Lark 519       18      
Sandhill Crane 507       2      
Northern Mockingbird 480       254      
Red-tailed Hawk 435       205      
Phainopepla 422       136      
Northern Pintail 406       23      
Costa's Hummingbird 394       178      
Black-throated Sparrow 393       81      
Northern Flicker 391       199      
Western Bluebird 391       52      
American Robin 358       60      
Western Meadowlark 358       41      
Killdeer 345       67      
Western Scrub-Jay 339       108      
Neotropic Cormorant 325       13      
Song Sparrow 317       50      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 310       117      
Least Sandpiper 305       11      
Canvasback 298       22      
Ring-billed Gull 295       14      
Steller's Jay 295       64      
Northern Cardinal 286       147      
American Crow 280       33      
Say's Phoebe 256       139      
White-throated Swift 252       11      
White-winged Dove 250       76      
American Goldfinch 245       45      
Brown-headed Cowbird 241       23      
Pygmy Nuthatch 235       63      
Pyrrhuloxia 232       118      
Acorn Woodpecker 231       68      
Spotted Towhee 214       105      
Mountain Chickadee 206       70      
Gadwall 202       30      
Redhead 201       17      
Canyon Towhee 198       94      
White-breasted Nuthatch 197       105      
Cinnamon Teal 181       23      
Bridled Titmouse 180       59      
American Kestrel 174       108      
Lark Sparrow 172       23      
Bufflehead 170       20      
Cooper's Hawk 168       137      
Western Grebe 167       5      
Bewick's Wren 157       88      
Great Egret 157       40      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 157       97      
Band-tailed Pigeon 155       13      
Brewer's Sparrow 155       25      
Great Blue Heron 149       66      
Rosy-faced Lovebird 138       27      
Greater Roadrunner 133       101      
Pied-billed Grebe 132       51      
Black Phoebe 127       68      
Mountain Bluebird 126       10      
Gilded Flicker 124       76      
Cassin's Finch 120       24      
Snowy Egret 109       16      
Common Goldeneye 103       8      
Hairy Woodpecker 103       65      
Lesser Scaup 102       16      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 100       31      
Scaled Quail 100       13      
Eastern Meadowlark 94       15      
Northern Harrier 94       52      
Common Ground-Dove 92       25      
Vesper Sparrow 87       14      
Turkey Vulture 86       34      
Rock Wren 84       41      
Blue-winged Teal 73       8      
Savannah Sparrow 72       9      
Harris's Hawk 71       41      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 69       24      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 66       25      
Orange-crowned Warbler 65       36      
Long-billed Dowitcher 63       6      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 61       23      
Lincoln's Sparrow 60       25      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 59       54      
Canyon Wren 57       29      
Crissal Thrasher 57       37      
Black-necked Stilt 56       12      
Chihuahuan Raven 52       18      
Loggerhead Shrike 49       30      
Great Horned Owl 47       26      
House Wren 45       20      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 44       22      
Juniper Titmouse 44       31      
Red-naped Sapsucker 43       29      
Rufous-winged Sparrow 40       14      
Vermilion Flycatcher 40       23      
Bendire's Thrasher 38       15      
Clark's Grebe 38       3      
American Pipit 37       11      
Cedar Waxwing 36       5      
Marsh Wren 36       16      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 35       1      
Eared Grebe 33       10      
Sage Sparrow 33       3      
Hooded Merganser 32       8      
Tree Swallow 32       7      
Bald Eagle 30       20      
Black-chinned Sparrow 30       11      
Green-tailed Towhee 30       17      
American White Pelican 28       3      
Red Crossbill 26       2      
Bronzed Cowbird 23       6      
Green Heron 20       15      
Belted Kingfisher 19       19      
Gray Flycatcher 19       16      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 19       3      
Lewis's Woodpecker 19       8      
White-faced Ibis 19       4      
Cattle Egret 18       3      
Peregrine Falcon 18       15      
Sora 18       11      
Hutton's Vireo 17       11      
Prairie Falcon 17       15      
Snow Goose 17       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 17       7      
Osprey 16       14      
California Gull 15       4      
Hermit Thrush 15       11      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 14       11      
Lazuli Bunting 14       5      
Sage Thrasher 14       4      
Montezuma Quail 13       2      
Wild Turkey 13       2      
Arizona Woodpecker 12       10      
Common Yellowthroat 12       7      
Ferruginous Hawk 12       9      
Merlin 12       10      
Plumbeous Vireo 11       6      
Virginia Rail 11       4      
Western Screech-Owl 11       9      
Wood Duck 11       9      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 10       7      
Yellow-eyed Junco 10       4      
Burrowing Owl 9       4      
Downy Woodpecker 9       9      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 9       3      
Ruddy Ground-Dove 9       5      
Violet-green Swallow 9       5      
American Avocet 8       1      
Cliff Swallow 8       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 8       2      
Le Conte's Thrasher 8       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       2      
Golden Eagle 7       6      
Hammond's Flycatcher 7       5      
Painted Redstart 7       6      
Townsend's Solitaire 7       6      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Brown Pelican 6       4      
Greater White-fronted Goose 6       1      
Monk Parakeet 6       2      
Wilson's Snipe 6       3      
Baird's Sparrow 5       2      
Black Vulture 5       4      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 5       2      
Hepatic Tanager 5       4      
Scott's Oriole 5       4      
Western Sandpiper 5       1      
White-tailed Kite 5       2      
Yellow Warbler 5       3      
Barrow's Goldeneye 4       1      
Black-capped Gnatcatcher 4       3      
Blue-throated Hummingbird 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Orchard Oriole 4       4      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 3       3      
Blue Mockingbird 3       3      
Cassin's Vireo 3       3      
Dusky Flycatcher 3       3      
Olive Warbler 3       1      
Ross's Goose 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 3       3      
White-throated Sparrow 3       3      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       2      
American Dipper 2       2      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 2       2      
Common Loon 2       2      
Dusky-capped Flycatcher 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Elegant Trogon 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Sprague's Pipit 2       1      
Townsend's Warbler 2       2      
Violet-crowned Hummingbird 2       2      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Gray Hawk 1       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Rufous-capped Warbler 1       1      
Short-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Sinaloa Wren 1       1      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Virginia's Warbler 1       1      
Williamson's Sapsucker 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Worm-eating Warbler 1       1      
Total 110,194             

A total of 251 species were reported.

See list of localities in Arizona with reports.

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