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2012 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
Mourning Dove 10,026       885      
House Finch 7,902       879      
House Sparrow 6,998       561      
Northern Shoveler 6,677       69      
American Coot 5,750       131      
White-crowned Sparrow 5,504       548      
Gambel's Quail 5,383       501      
Mallard 5,007       165      
European Starling 4,141       285      
American Wigeon 4,123       80      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,519       121      
Rock Pigeon 3,509       319      
Canada Goose 3,080       79      
Great-tailed Grackle 2,966       269      
Lesser Goldfinch 2,665       404      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,590       241      
Ruddy Duck 2,345       72      
Northern Pintail 2,274       33      
Ring-necked Duck 1,662       78      
Pinyon Jay 1,659       16      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,469       315      
Common Raven 1,365       361      
Anna's Hummingbird 1,252       544      
American Robin 1,249       140      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1,229       10      
Gila Woodpecker 1,203       509      
Inca Dove 1,187       156      
Chipping Sparrow 1,134       89      
Curve-billed Thrasher 1,073       479      
Cactus Wren 885       314      
Verdin 875       344      
Brewer's Blackbird 850       40      
Sandhill Crane 850       2      
Abert's Towhee 823       303      
Least Sandpiper 798       21      
Double-crested Cormorant 781       61      
Common Merganser 735       35      
Green-winged Teal 678       36      
Black-throated Sparrow 660       127      
Northern Mockingbird 651       340      
Canvasback 648       25      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 578       203      
Phainopepla 545       155      
Black-necked Stilt 522       22      
Lark Bunting 496       22      
Western Bluebird 484       58      
Great Egret 471       61      
Long-billed Dowitcher 459       14      
Bufflehead 443       28      
Bushtit 442       48      
American Crow 434       36      
Rosy-faced Lovebird 422       54      
Pine Siskin 414       72      
White-winged Dove 385       108      
Brown-headed Cowbird 384       23      
Northern Cardinal 374       193      
Northern Flicker 370       196      
Western Scrub-Jay 357       120      
Neotropic Cormorant 354       29      
Western Meadowlark 353       40      
Brewer's Sparrow 347       37      
Killdeer 341       94      
Costa's Hummingbird 336       175      
Spotted Towhee 316       143      
Red-tailed Hawk 302       201      
Steller's Jay 282       58      
American Pipit 266       10      
Pyrrhuloxia 263       127      
Pygmy Nuthatch 262       68      
Cedar Waxwing 234       17      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 229       39      
Song Sparrow 220       48      
Say's Phoebe 215       141      
Great Blue Heron 214       97      
Ring-billed Gull 214       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 211       97      
Tree Swallow 206       3      
Cinnamon Teal 201       21      
White-breasted Nuthatch 198       110      
Mexican Jay 195       23      
Wild Turkey 192       9      
Canyon Towhee 190       92      
Lesser Scaup 186       17      
Cooper's Hawk 184       151      
American Avocet 183       10      
Gadwall 173       30      
Acorn Woodpecker 172       63      
Gilded Flicker 166       91      
Lark Sparrow 162       31      
Mountain Chickadee 161       76      
Pied-billed Grebe 158       57      
American Kestrel 154       92      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 152       102      
Black Phoebe 143       83      
Snowy Egret 125       25      
Vesper Sparrow 125       9      
Greater Roadrunner 121       95      
Bridled Titmouse 118       46      
Turkey Vulture 117       35      
White-faced Ibis 109       3      
Bewick's Wren 105       61      
Cassin's Finch 105       28      
Redhead 101       18      
Hairy Woodpecker 100       64      
American Goldfinch 99       32      
Lincoln's Sparrow 91       36      
Harris's Hawk 89       46      
Common Ground-Dove 83       22      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 82       29      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 82       33      
Rock Wren 79       30      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 76       52      
Crissal Thrasher 76       45      
Orange-crowned Warbler 73       40      
Western Grebe 70       10      
Eared Grebe 69       9      
Horned Lark 69       9      
Northern Harrier 69       48      
Savannah Sparrow 64       10      
Vermilion Flycatcher 63       39      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 62       11      
Great Horned Owl 58       42      
House Wren 58       22      
Blue-winged Teal 56       7      
Clark's Grebe 52       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 52       49      
Canyon Wren 49       21      
Juniper Titmouse 49       32      
Common Goldeneye 48       8      
Wood Duck 47       8      
Bald Eagle 45       30      
Bronzed Cowbird 42       12      
Spotted Sandpiper 41       10      
Band-tailed Pigeon 40       8      
Rufous-winged Sparrow 40       22      
Green Heron 38       28      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 37       22      
Chihuahuan Raven 37       12      
Green-tailed Towhee 36       24      
Red-naped Sapsucker 33       28      
Scaled Quail 33       4      
White-throated Swift 32       5      
Cattle Egret 30       4      
Townsend's Solitaire 28       16      
Burrowing Owl 27       11      
Mountain Bluebird 27       5      
Belted Kingfisher 25       22      
Black-chinned Sparrow 24       9      
Bendire's Thrasher 23       16      
Loggerhead Shrike 22       19      
Marsh Wren 22       12      
Greater Yellowlegs 21       6      
Hermit Thrush 20       16      
Long-billed Curlew 20       2      
Gray Flycatcher 19       12      
Hooded Merganser 19       6      
Sage Thrasher 19       8      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 17       13      
Hutton's Vireo 17       13      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 16       11      
American White Pelican 14       1      
Black Vulture 14       4      
Osprey 14       11      
Common Gallinule 13       8      
Evening Grosbeak 12       3      
Yellow-eyed Junco 12       2      
Lewis's Woodpecker 11       10      
Snow Goose 11       3      
Western Screech-Owl 11       11      
Barn Swallow 10       2      
California Gull 10       2      
Cliff Swallow 9       4      
Sage Sparrow 9       3      
Cassin's Sparrow 8       5      
Ferruginous Hawk 8       6      
Common Yellowthroat 7       6      
Fox Sparrow 7       6      
Ross's Goose 7       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 6       6      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 6       4      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Merlin 6       6      
Prairie Falcon 6       5      
Tundra Swan 6       2      
Barn Owl 5       3      
Peregrine Falcon 5       5      
Williamson's Sapsucker 5       5      
Wilson's Snipe 5       4      
Wood Stork 5       1      
Common Nighthawk 4       1      
Orchard Oriole 4       4      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       4      
Ruddy Ground-Dove 4       1      
Rufous-capped Warbler 4       2      
Rusty Blackbird 4       4      
Arizona Woodpecker 3       3      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 3       1      
Common Loon 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 3       3      
Long-eared Owl 3       2      
Magnificent Hummingbird 3       3      
Plumbeous Vireo 3       3      
White-throated Sparrow 3       2      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
Cassin's Vireo 2       1      
Dunlin 2       1      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
Hammond's Flycatcher 2       1      
Le Conte's Thrasher 2       1      
Least Bittern 2       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 2       1      
Painted Redstart 2       1      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Sora 2       2      
Violet-crowned Hummingbird 2       2      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
Yellow Warbler 2       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Black-capped Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Botteri's Sparrow 1       1      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Crested Caracara 1       1      
Dusky Flycatcher 1       1      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Lazuli Bunting 1       1      
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 1       1      
Nutting's Flycatcher 1       1      
Olive Warbler 1       1      
Scott's Oriole 1       1      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Zone-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Total 127,979             

A total of 239 species were reported.

See list of localities in Arizona with reports.

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