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2005 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 427       14      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 4       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 3       2      
Snow Goose 14       5      
Canada Goose 120       24      
Wood Duck 690       86      
Gadwall 15       7      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       1      
American Wigeon 119       10      
American Black Duck 161       24      
Mallard 1,191       176      
Mottled Duck 667       122      
Blue-winged Teal 1,586       65      
Northern Shoveler 207       17      
Northern Pintail 342       5      
Green-winged Teal 521       18      
Canvasback 6       3      
Redhead 654       13      
Ring-necked Duck 2,206       52      
Greater Scaup 103       4      
Lesser Scaup 1,867       47      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Long-tailed Duck 9       1      
Bufflehead 119       22      
Common Goldeneye 27       4      
Hooded Merganser 434       81      
Red-breasted Merganser 205       34      
Ruddy Duck 215       9      
Northern Bobwhite 187       19      
Wild Turkey 297       42      
Common Loon 227       49      
Pied-billed Grebe 825       168      
Horned Grebe 35       13      
Eared Grebe 5       2      
Wood Stork 1,397       249      
Magnificent Frigatebird 13       9      
Masked Booby 1       1      
Brown Booby 6       3      
Northern Gannet 50       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 7,003       385      
Anhinga 1,385       342      
American White Pelican 1,525       64      
Brown Pelican 2,840       239      
American Bittern 27       8      
Least Bittern 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 1,268       505      
Great Egret 2,023       501      
Snowy Egret 1,789       332      
Little Blue Heron 1,047       356      
Tricolored Heron 564       196      
Reddish Egret 34       20      
Cattle Egret 3,069       269      
Green Heron 196       107      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 81       38      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 112       26      
White Ibis 6,978       459      
Glossy Ibis 2,149       87      
Roseate Spoonbill 241       31      
Black Vulture 3,402       413      
Turkey Vulture 5,087       758      
Osprey 1,291       487      
Swallow-tailed Kite 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 2       2      
Snail Kite 4       2      
Bald Eagle 346       215      
Northern Harrier 44       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 56       47      
Cooper's Hawk 117       92      
Red-shouldered Hawk 735       439      
Broad-winged Hawk 34       23      
Short-tailed Hawk 14       10      
Swainson's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 263       181      
Crested Caracara 21       13      
American Kestrel 197       120      
Merlin 14       13      
Peregrine Falcon 19       17      
Clapper Rail 11       6      
King Rail 2       1      
Sora 9       8      
Purple Gallinule 51       21      
American Coot 18,976       133      
Limpkin 85       49      
Sandhill Crane 2,938       230      
Whooping Crane 2       1      
Black-bellied Plover 250       25      
American Golden-Plover 2       1      
Wilson's Plover 81       11      
Semipalmated Plover 348       19      
Piping Plover 62       8      
Killdeer 771       177      
American Oystercatcher 66       22      
Black-necked Stilt 26       7      
American Avocet 347       6      
Spotted Sandpiper 40       25      
Solitary Sandpiper 6       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 174       36      
Willet 292       47      
Lesser Yellowlegs 155       32      
Whimbrel 6       3      
Long-billed Curlew 10       5      
Marbled Godwit 33       6      
Ruddy Turnstone 263       33      
Red Knot 69       7      
Sanderling 1,112       45      
Western Sandpiper 984       15      
Least Sandpiper 533       26      
Dunlin 1,373       23      
Stilt Sandpiper 26       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 664       16      
Long-billed Dowitcher 77       3      
Wilson's Snipe 85       28      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 500       26      
Laughing Gull 4,790       218      
Franklin's Gull 4       2      
Ring-billed Gull 7,877       327      
Herring Gull 2,801       116      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 7       4      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 24       11      
Brown Noddy 3       3      
Sooty Tern 3       3      
Least Tern 1       1      
Gull-billed Tern 2       1      
Caspian Tern 114       36      
Common Tern 168       17      
Forster's Tern 603       88      
Royal Tern 1,088       47      
Sandwich Tern 50       10      
Black Skimmer 1,372       28      
Long-tailed Jaeger 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 2,676       190      
White-crowned Pigeon 25       11      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,698       352      
White-winged Dove 491       119      
Mourning Dove 6,610       1,321      
Common Ground-Dove 676       181      
Budgerigar 10       1      
Monk Parakeet 607       66      
White-winged Parakeet 21       5      
Mangrove Cuckoo 1       1      
Smooth-billed Ani 5       3      
Groove-billed Ani 5       4      
Barn Owl 10       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 29       23      
Great Horned Owl 43       34      
Burrowing Owl 17       7      
Barred Owl 87       60      
Chuck-will's-widow 8       8      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 5       5      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 105       77      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 7       5      
Rufous Hummingbird 15       10      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 417       262      
Red-headed Woodpecker 170       107      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,707       973      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 177       136      
Downy Woodpecker 563       393      
Hairy Woodpecker 51       38      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 25       15      
Northern Flicker 187       132      
Pileated Woodpecker 370       266      
Least Flycatcher 6       5      
Eastern Phoebe 418       224      
Vermilion Flycatcher 5       4      
Great Crested Flycatcher 34       23      
Brown-crested Flycatcher 2       2      
Western Kingbird 22       10      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 13       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 279       154      
White-eyed Vireo 207       92      
Blue-headed Vireo 68       49      
Black-whiskered Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 3,931       1,186      
Florida Scrub-Jay 212       33      
American Crow 3,744       486      
Fish Crow 5,362       359      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 88       2      
Purple Martin 707       114      
Tree Swallow 6,130       130      
Carolina Chickadee 1,320       462      
Tufted Titmouse 2,083       707      
White-breasted Nuthatch 44       35      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 53       26      
Carolina Wren 1,440       664      
House Wren 393       123      
Winter Wren 13       9      
Sedge Wren 23       10      
Marsh Wren 19       15      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 834       278      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 320       152      
Eastern Bluebird 632       172      
Hermit Thrush 108       90      
American Robin 19,958       1,207      
Gray Catbird 1,444       494      
Northern Mockingbird 3,319       1,186      
Brown Thrasher 505       352      
European Starling 10,526       258      
American Pipit 25       9      
Cedar Waxwing 7,532       246      
Ovenbird 60       45      
Worm-eating Warbler 3       3      
Louisiana Waterthrush 1       1      
Northern Waterthrush 17       11      
Black-and-white Warbler 127       74      
Orange-crowned Warbler 47       40      
Common Yellowthroat 131       71      
Hooded Warbler 1       1      
American Redstart 24       21      
Cape May Warbler 1       1      
Northern Parula 82       51      
Magnolia Warbler 10       3      
Yellow Warbler 29       12      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 6       6      
Palm Warbler 1,723       371      
Pine Warbler 687       207      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8,560       818      
Yellow-throated Warbler 136       104      
Prairie Warbler 52       32      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 6       6      
Black-throated Green Warbler 7       6      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-breasted Chat 3       3      
Western Spindalis 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 386       186      
Bachman's Sparrow 25       12      
Chipping Sparrow 3,389       316      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 188       25      
Vesper Sparrow 6       3      
Lark Sparrow 2       2      
Savannah Sparrow 265       47      
Grasshopper Sparrow 27       9      
Henslow's Sparrow 1       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 8       2      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 191       45      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 94       30      
White-throated Sparrow 258       87      
White-crowned Sparrow 20       9      
Dark-eyed Junco 10       7      
Summer Tanager 11       9      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 5,560       1,401      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 135       19      
Painted Bunting 394       115      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,888       502      
Eastern Meadowlark 220       38      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 3       1      
Rusty Blackbird 16       7      
Brewer's Blackbird 200       35      
Common Grackle 5,106       515      
Boat-tailed Grackle 8,130       365      
Shiny Cowbird 56       11      
Bronzed Cowbird 14       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,290       120      
Spot-breasted Oriole 12       8      
Baltimore Oriole 158       62      
Purple Finch 188       64      
House Finch 1,114       240      
Pine Siskin 356       51      
American Goldfinch 7,549       662      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 1,375       195      
Total 251,299             

A total of 272 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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