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