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2003 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
Laughing Gull 17,099       216      
Ring-billed Gull 15,969       271      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11,182       891      
American Robin 10,772       778      
Lesser Scaup 9,634       59      
Mourning Dove 8,598       1,354      
Tree Swallow 7,053       164      
Red-winged Blackbird 6,399       528      
Fish Crow 6,028       230      
White Ibis 5,864       375      
Common Grackle 5,772       574      
Double-crested Cormorant 5,388       348      
Northern Cardinal 5,149       1,307      
Boat-tailed Grackle 5,109       359      
Sandhill Crane 5,082       171      
American Goldfinch 4,826       457      
Turkey Vulture 4,557       651      
American Crow 3,725       447      
Chipping Sparrow 3,663       369      
Blue Jay 3,566       1,123      
American Coot 3,450       102      
Herring Gull 3,393       90      
Northern Mockingbird 2,929       1,116      
Rock Pigeon 2,671       189      
European Starling 2,403       231      
Brown Pelican 2,309       274      
Least Sandpiper 2,186       12      
American White Pelican 2,072       59      
Ring-necked Duck 1,811       33      
Cedar Waxwing 1,670       94      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,623       328      
Tufted Titmouse 1,621       612      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,615       131      
Cattle Egret 1,575       214      
Great Egret 1,552       407      
Palm Warbler 1,549       311      
Black Vulture 1,546       280      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,539       858      
Anhinga 1,483       312      
Black Skimmer 1,423       21      
Snowy Egret 1,362       258      
Sanderling 1,339       36      
Great Blue Heron 1,223       438      
House Sparrow 1,182       188      
Mallard 1,160       184      
Carolina Wren 1,100       529      
Blue-winged Teal 1,049       39      
Northern Gannet 990       9      
Dunlin 964       11      
Lesser Yellowlegs 953       18      
Willet 938       31      
Osprey 934       359      
Killdeer 895       202      
House Finch 856       192      
Carolina Chickadee 851       347      
Monk Parakeet 842       81      
Gray Catbird 824       317      
Wood Stork 802       192      
Purple Martin 772       102      
Pine Warbler 754       229      
Glossy Ibis 751       51      
Forster's Tern 734       55      
Northern Shoveler 723       19      
Green-winged Teal 667       7      
Little Blue Heron 652       250      
Short-billed Dowitcher 587       6      
Common Ground-Dove 575       169      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 537       154      
Royal Tern 524       52      
Red-shouldered Hawk 520       307      
White-throated Sparrow 511       104      
Eastern Towhee 487       171      
Eastern Bluebird 465       138      
Tricolored Heron 460       137      
Wood Duck 442       80      
Canada Goose 433       46      
Downy Woodpecker 417       283      
White-winged Dove 417       92      
Black-bellied Plover 415       20      
Long-billed Dowitcher 403       5      
Brown Thrasher 401       288      
Pied-billed Grebe 397       101      
American Wigeon 389       12      
Greater Scaup 364       9      
Mottled Duck 354       87      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 353       128      
Western Sandpiper 307       7      
Ruddy Duck 303       4      
Horned Grebe 301       12      
Common Loon 293       53      
Pileated Woodpecker 287       188      
Belted Kingfisher 283       182      
Wild Turkey 282       33      
Bonaparte's Gull 281       22      
House Wren 279       95      
Eastern Phoebe 277       178      
Loggerhead Shrike 264       141      
Painted Bunting 262       72      
Song Sparrow 239       61      
Bald Eagle 235       154      
American Kestrel 229       123      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 227       9      
Ruddy Turnstone 224       32      
Field Sparrow 223       28      
Hooded Merganser 221       46      
Roseate Spoonbill 211       25      
Nanday Parakeet 209       21      
Semipalmated Plover 206       12      
American Avocet 202       6      
Northern Flicker 190       134      
Red-breasted Merganser 183       20      
Savannah Sparrow 175       41      
Red-tailed Hawk 173       116      
Swamp Sparrow 156       30      
Green Heron 151       79      
Muscovy Duck 148       26      
Red Knot 139       3      
Eastern Meadowlark 128       26      
Common Yellowthroat 126       44      
White-eyed Vireo 122       55      
Redhead 114       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 112       71      
Florida Scrub-Jay 111       28      
Common Tern 108       27      
Hermit Thrush 107       66      
American Pipit 105       5      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 104       85      
Wilson's Snipe 100       15      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 99       27      
Brewer's Blackbird 99       16      
Caspian Tern 97       25      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 96       18      
Purple Gallinule 92       26      
Yellow-throated Warbler 91       64      
Mitred Parakeet 84       2      
Bufflehead 83       17      
Cooper's Hawk 81       69      
Gadwall 69       5      
Piping Plover 68       10      
Limpkin 62       36      
Black-and-white Warbler 61       44      
Northern Bobwhite 61       19      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 60       29      
Baltimore Oriole 58       43      
Blue-headed Vireo 56       27      
Marbled Godwit 56       3      
Reddish Egret 56       29      
Prairie Warbler 55       23      
Northern Parula 52       26      
Stilt Sandpiper 52       3      
Northern Pintail 50       3      
Barred Owl 48       35      
Red-crowned Parrot 47       3      
Burrowing Owl 45       6      
Ovenbird 45       36      
Northern Harrier 43       27      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 43       36      
White-winged Parakeet 42       2      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 41       7      
Red-masked Parakeet 41       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 41       24      
Great Horned Owl 40       30      
Marsh Wren 39       15      
Hairy Woodpecker 38       26      
Magnificent Frigatebird 35       12      
Orange-crowned Warbler 35       25      
American Oystercatcher 34       8      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 34       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 32       24      
Greater Yellowlegs 32       16      
Indigo Bunting 31       16      
Nutmeg Mannikin 31       4      
Mute Swan 30       3      
Least Tern 28       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 28       10      
Brown Booby 27       3      
Rusty Blackbird 27       8      
White-crowned Pigeon 27       7      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 27       8      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 26       15      
Wilson's Plover 26       6      
White-breasted Nuthatch 25       21      
American Bittern 22       8      
Budgerigar 20       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 20       14      
Snow Goose 18       4      
Barn Swallow 17       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 17       6      
Short-tailed Hawk 17       13      
Bachman's Sparrow 16       9      
Clapper Rail 16       6      
Common Hill Myna 16       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 16       12      
Black-necked Stilt 15       3      
Blue-fronted Parrot 13       2      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 13       7      
Winter Wren 12       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       4      
Crested Caracara 10       6      
Sandwich Tern 10       4      
Peregrine Falcon 9       8      
Canvasback 8       1      
Merlin 8       8      
Orange-winged Parrot 8       1      
Pine Siskin 8       6      
Purple Finch 8       4      
Purple Swamphen 8       3      
Chuck-will's-widow 7       5      
King Rail 7       4      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 7       1      
Snail Kite 7       3      
Grasshopper Sparrow 6       2      
Great Crested Flycatcher 6       3      
Sora 6       3      
Spot-breasted Oriole 6       3      
Virginia Rail 6       5      
Western Kingbird 6       3      
White-fronted Parrot 6       1      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 5       1      
Broad-winged Hawk 4       3      
Common Myna 4       2      
Least Bittern 4       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Solitary Sandpiper 4       3      
White-eyed Parakeet 4       2      
American Redstart 3       2      
Barn Owl 3       3      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 3       3      
Lilac-crowned Parrot 3       2      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 3       1      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Swallow-tailed Kite 3       2      
Vesper Sparrow 3       2      
Whooping Crane 3       1      
Calliope Hummingbird 2       2      
La Sagra's Flycatcher 2       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
Orchard Oriole 2       2      
Red-lored Parrot 2       1      
Sedge Wren 2       2      
Summer Tanager 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Green Warbler 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Green Parakeet 1       1      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Magnolia Warbler 1       1      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Parasitic Jaeger 1       1      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 1       1      
Shiny Cowbird 1       1      
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1       1      
Yellow-headed Parrot 1       1      
Total 230,238             

A total of 257 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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