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2002 Results: Florida

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

See list of localities in Florida with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Robin 12,289       303      
Laughing Gull 9,723       205      
Lesser Scaup 8,270       52      
Mourning Dove 7,654       1,209      
Ring-billed Gull 6,667       266      
White Ibis 6,494       327      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5,948       529      
Tree Swallow 5,330       134      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,165       475      
Common Grackle 4,763       487      
American Coot 4,523       112      
American Crow 4,289       450      
Double-crested Cormorant 4,266       292      
Boat-tailed Grackle 3,984       340      
American Goldfinch 3,889       288      
Turkey Vulture 3,818       614      
Chipping Sparrow 3,621       264      
Fish Crow 3,589       173      
Northern Cardinal 3,272       1,007      
Blue Jay 2,766       892      
Brown Pelican 2,574       254      
Rock Pigeon 2,511       217      
European Starling 2,422       221      
Northern Mockingbird 2,238       899      
Willet 1,963       40      
Black Skimmer 1,928       14      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,832       322      
Herring Gull 1,747       107      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,552       116      
Cattle Egret 1,389       163      
Black Vulture 1,356       225      
American White Pelican 1,328       49      
Tufted Titmouse 1,208       435      
Great Egret 1,186       336      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,179       697      
Palm Warbler 1,168       262      
Anhinga 1,089       269      
Dunlin 1,036       14      
Cedar Waxwing 1,027       60      
House Sparrow 1,022       129      
Snowy Egret 1,000       190      
Mallard 967       143      
Monk Parakeet 962       98      
Great Blue Heron 917       440      
Carolina Wren 793       369      
Osprey 761       355      
Killdeer 749       138      
Sandhill Crane 720       141      
Carolina Chickadee 703       245      
Little Blue Heron 679       237      
Royal Tern 671       50      
Common Ground-Dove 661       178      
Blue-winged Teal 542       42      
Wood Duck 540       72      
Sanderling 527       33      
Wood Stork 512       128      
White-winged Dove 492       113      
House Finch 482       126      
Red-shouldered Hawk 481       288      
Pine Warbler 476       139      
Purple Martin 476       78      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 469       181      
Ruddy Turnstone 463       32      
Pied-billed Grebe 459       100      
Bonaparte's Gull 442       23      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 434       5      
Mottled Duck 425       70      
Glossy Ibis 412       41      
Eastern Bluebird 402       120      
Tricolored Heron 387       128      
Gray Catbird 373       180      
Ring-necked Duck 368       29      
American Wigeon 362       7      
Song Sparrow 354       41      
Belted Kingfisher 313       201      
Northern Shoveler 306       15      
Red Knot 297       3      
Painted Bunting 293       88      
Pileated Woodpecker 289       204      
Least Sandpiper 283       25      
Downy Woodpecker 277       208      
Black-bellied Plover 275       17      
Hooded Merganser 275       47      
Redhead 270       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 261       139      
Wild Turkey 259       18      
Snow Goose 254       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 248       13      
Eastern Towhee 234       120      
Eastern Phoebe 219       141      
Brown Thrasher 206       164      
Canada Goose 201       37      
Sooty Tern 200       1      
Muscovy Duck 199       25      
Bald Eagle 193       127      
American Kestrel 186       129      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 184       22      
Red-tailed Hawk 177       101      
Forster's Tern 174       49      
Savannah Sparrow 172       19      
Bufflehead 170       21      
Northern Flicker 165       114      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 164       90      
Red-breasted Merganser 161       22      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 145       23      
Florida Scrub-Jay 145       42      
Ruddy Duck 137       6      
Common Loon 134       50      
House Wren 130       56      
Common Snipe 129       27      
Northern Bobwhite 117       17      
Swamp Sparrow 113       19      
Red-headed Woodpecker 104       62      
Eastern Meadowlark 103       22      
Purple Finch 103       28      
Brewer's Blackbird 101       14      
Pine Siskin 101       17      
White-eyed Vireo 100       55      
White-throated Sparrow 99       43      
Green Heron 98       76      
Great Black-backed Gull 96       7      
Common Tern 95       4      
Roseate Spoonbill 95       25      
Semipalmated Plover 95       13      
Field Sparrow 83       24      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 79       68      
Nanday Parakeet 78       9      
Brown Noddy 75       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 75       51      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 74       29      
American Oystercatcher 71       16      
Green-winged Teal 69       8      
Common Yellowthroat 66       30      
Black-and-white Warbler 63       45      
Lesser Yellowlegs 62       19      
Purple Gallinule 59       18      
Barred Owl 58       40      
Northern Parula 56       35      
Yellow-throated Warbler 55       41      
Caspian Tern 54       15      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 52       6      
Cooper's Hawk 48       40      
Great Horned Owl 47       27      
Northern Gannet 47       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 46       16      
Orange-crowned Warbler 44       16      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 43       10      
Rusty Blackbird 41       9      
Spot-breasted Oriole 41       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 37       35      
Wilson's Plover 37       2      
Hermit Thrush 36       31      
Eastern Screech-Owl 35       26      
Marbled Godwit 35       2      
Reddish Egret 33       14      
White-crowned Pigeon 33       14      
Limpkin 32       19      
Black-necked Stilt 30       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 26       23      
Sandwich Tern 26       7      
Western Sandpiper 26       3      
Baltimore Oriole 25       13      
Broad-winged Hawk 25       14      
Burrowing Owl 25       9      
Winter Wren 25       8      
Northern Harrier 24       22      
Prairie Warbler 23       18      
Spotted Sandpiper 22       8      
Gadwall 21       3      
American Avocet 20       1      
Great Crested Flycatcher 20       10      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       15      
Northern Pintail 19       3      
African Collared-Dove 18       2      
Peregrine Falcon 18       11      
Barn Swallow 17       5      
Magnificent Frigatebird 17       8      
Stilt Sandpiper 16       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 14       3      
Ovenbird 14       10      
Western Kingbird 13       1      
Common Myna 12       4      
American Bittern 11       9      
Indigo Bunting 11       4      
Piping Plover 11       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 11       10      
Solitary Sandpiper 11       8      
American Black Duck 10       5      
Horned Grebe 10       5      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 10       5      
American Redstart 9       7      
Budgerigar 9       2      
Marsh Wren 9       6      
Short-tailed Hawk 9       8      
Snail Kite 9       7      
Vesper Sparrow 9       5      
American Pipit 8       5      
Crested Caracara 7       5      
Least Tern 7       1      
Orange-winged Parrot 7       1      
Common Hill Myna 6       1      
Merlin 6       6      
Purple Sandpiper 6       1      
Red-masked Parakeet 6       2      
Summer Tanager 6       6      
Virginia Rail 6       2      
Clapper Rail 5       5      
Long-billed Dowitcher 5       1      
American Woodcock 4       3      
Barn Owl 4       3      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 4       1      
Chimney Swift 4       2      
Eastern Kingbird 4       1      
Greater Scaup 4       3      
Gull-billed Tern 4       2      
Least Bittern 4       1      
Red-throated Loon 4       1      
Eared Grebe 3       1      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 3       3      
Lesser Nighthawk 3       1      
Purple Swamphen 3       1      
Whooping Crane 3       2      
Chuck-will's-widow 2       2      
Grasshopper Sparrow 2       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Northern Waterthrush 2       2      
Red-crowned Parrot 2       1      
Smooth-billed Ani 2       1      
Sora 2       2      
White-winged Parakeet 2       1      
Bananaquit 1       1      
Bay-breasted Warbler 1       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Black-whiskered Vireo 1       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Cape May Warbler 1       1      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
Heermann's Gull 1       1      
King Rail 1       1      
Louisiana Waterthrush 1       1      
Shiny Cowbird 1       1      
Swallow-tailed Kite 1       1      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Tropical Kingbird 1       1      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Yellow-throated Vireo 1       1      
Total 173,267             

A total of 255 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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