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