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