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2006 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 Coot 47,822       198      
American Robin 29,715       415      
Laughing Gull 25,177       270      
Tree Swallow 20,680       263      
Ring-billed Gull 17,015       351      
Lesser Scaup 12,119       54      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 9,644       770      
White Ibis 7,725       517      
Red-winged Blackbird 7,580       595      
Turkey Vulture 7,551       806      
Chipping Sparrow 6,801       414      
Common Grackle 6,729       540      
Fish Crow 6,441       352      
Mourning Dove 6,125       1,330      
Boat-tailed Grackle 5,960       391      
Double-crested Cormorant 5,756       458      
Northern Cardinal 5,360       1,392      
American Crow 4,390       498      
Herring Gull 3,988       115      
Black Vulture 3,980       500      
Sandhill Crane 3,935       210      
European Starling 3,770       233      
Blue Jay 3,706       1,168      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,414       153      
American Goldfinch 3,130       397      
Northern Mockingbird 2,844       1,081      
Brown Pelican 2,702       294      
Cattle Egret 2,609       286      
Rock Pigeon 2,546       235      
Northern Pintail 2,446       11      
Ring-necked Duck 2,325       83      
Great Egret 2,288       559      
Blue-winged Teal 2,221       71      
Palm Warbler 2,115       417      
Snowy Egret 1,980       323      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,857       394      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,852       1,005      
Black Skimmer 1,792       35      
Tufted Titmouse 1,782       651      
Cedar Waxwing 1,779       76      
Anhinga 1,723       416      
Dunlin 1,654       28      
Sanderling 1,602       78      
American White Pelican 1,545       81      
Great Blue Heron 1,467       563      
Royal Tern 1,421       69      
Carolina Wren 1,419       642      
Osprey 1,384       534      
Mallard 1,379       228      
Glossy Ibis 1,269       85      
Redhead 1,201       15      
Little Blue Heron 1,132       392      
Killdeer 1,120       175      
Least Sandpiper 1,115       27      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,096       228      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 1,090       5      
Carolina Chickadee 1,025       428      
Wood Duck 1,006       157      
Gray Catbird 973       405      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 969       322      
Western Sandpiper 969       14      
House Sparrow 921       178      
Willet 906       76      
Wood Stork 894       254      
Red-shouldered Hawk 889       496      
House Finch 798       216      
Hooded Merganser 750       94      
Pine Warbler 739       231      
Northern Shoveler 736       25      
White-winged Dove 731       139      
Painted Bunting 730       191      
Muscovy Duck 724       135      
Tricolored Heron 716       204      
Mottled Duck 676       164      
Common Ground-Dove 642       185      
Downy Woodpecker 627       423      
Monk Parakeet 619       104      
Black-bellied Plover 595       43      
Purple Martin 582       71      
Eastern Bluebird 524       197      
Short-billed Dowitcher 492       16      
Red Knot 480       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 478       61      
Green-winged Teal 472       26      
Belted Kingfisher 466       294      
Eastern Phoebe 463       275      
Forster's Tern 463       59      
Ruddy Turnstone 458       57      
Savannah Sparrow 452       56      
Pileated Woodpecker 446       297      
Lesser Yellowlegs 424       33      
Eastern Towhee 423       163      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 376       13      
Common Loon 358       72      
Brown Thrasher 349       264      
Horned Grebe 348       14      
Bald Eagle 324       170      
Bufflehead 322       23      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 307       152      
Canada Goose 304       25      
House Wren 269       125      
Red-tailed Hawk 268       141      
Loggerhead Shrike 267       150      
Wild Turkey 264       43      
American Kestrel 256       159      
Greater Yellowlegs 256       29      
Northern Gannet 251       13      
Common Yellowthroat 239       85      
Semipalmated Plover 239       15      
Bonaparte's Gull 231       13      
Song Sparrow 211       64      
Green Heron 210       104      
American Avocet 207       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 207       33      
Indigo Bunting 191       41      
White-eyed Vireo 191       108      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 189       143      
Baltimore Oriole 188       55      
Northern Flicker 171       110      
Yellow-throated Warbler 171       91      
Long-billed Dowitcher 166       8      
Roseate Spoonbill 165       32      
Northern Bobwhite 155       30      
Wilson's Snipe 150       48      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 148       45      
Ruddy Duck 139       11      
White-throated Sparrow 130       46      
Cooper's Hawk 126       102      
Barred Owl 125       75      
Field Sparrow 117       23      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 116       83      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 115       38      
Red-headed Woodpecker 114       82      
Black-and-white Warbler 109       80      
Florida Scrub-Jay 107       29      
Limpkin 105       57      
American Oystercatcher 102       21      
Swamp Sparrow 93       38      
Caspian Tern 90       24      
Greater Scaup 88       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 82       66      
Northern Harrier 82       43      
Reddish Egret 75       28      
Western Kingbird 69       7      
Orange-crowned Warbler 66       52      
Purple Gallinule 66       27      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 63       27      
Sedge Wren 60       17      
Great Black-backed Gull 59       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 58       43      
Eastern Screech-Owl 57       33      
Prairie Warbler 56       37      
Ovenbird 55       45      
Northern Parula 54       38      
Great Crested Flycatcher 53       27      
Great Horned Owl 52       32      
Wilson's Plover 51       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 45       44      
Hermit Thrush 44       40      
Clapper Rail 43       13      
Spotted Sandpiper 42       22      
American Pipit 41       8      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 35       5      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 34       4      
Sandwich Tern 34       6      
Gadwall 32       4      
Marsh Wren 32       14      
Spot-breasted Oriole 32       19      
White-winged Parakeet 32       2      
Vesper Sparrow 30       5      
Black-necked Stilt 29       6      
White-breasted Nuthatch 29       23      
Purple Swamphen 25       1      
Burrowing Owl 24       16      
American Black Duck 23       6      
Pine Siskin 23       11      
Crested Caracara 22       9      
Piping Plover 22       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 22       11      
Stilt Sandpiper 20       4      
Least Flycatcher 18       6      
White-crowned Pigeon 18       8      
American Redstart 17       14      
Black Scoter 17       1      
Barn Owl 16       11      
Common Goldeneye 16       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 16       7      
Seaside Sparrow 15       2      
American Bittern 14       10      
Magnificent Frigatebird 14       10      
Marbled Godwit 14       4      
Sora 14       5      
Least Bittern 13       5      
Merlin 12       12      
Nanday Parakeet 11       3      
Peregrine Falcon 11       11      
Snail Kite 11       8      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       8      
Summer Tanager 10       10      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 9       7      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 9       2      
Broad-winged Hawk 8       6      
Common Tern 8       3      
Mute Swan 8       3      
Northern Waterthrush 8       7      
Purple Finch 8       3      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 8       4      
Rusty Blackbird 8       4      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 8       5      
Grasshopper Sparrow 7       5      
Henslow's Sparrow 7       3      
Short-tailed Hawk 7       6      
Solitary Sandpiper 7       3      
American Wigeon 6       3      
Barn Swallow 6       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 6       6      
Black-throated Green Warbler 6       1      
Canvasback 6       2      
Swallow-tailed Kite 6       1      
Yellow Warbler 6       5      
Common Hill Myna 5       2      
Black Swan 4       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
King Rail 4       4      
Red-masked Parakeet 4       2      
Nelson's Sparrow 3       2      
Snow Goose 3       3      
Swainson's Hawk 3       2      
Virginia Rail 3       3      
Bachman's Sparrow 2       2      
Black-headed Grosbeak 2       2      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 2       2      
Cave Swallow 2       1      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 2       1      
Chuck-will's-widow 2       2      
Common Myna 2       1      
Surf Scoter 2       1      
Vermilion Flycatcher 2       2      
Whooping Crane 2       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 1       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Orchard Oriole 1       1      
Parasitic Jaeger 1       1      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Tennessee Warbler 1       1      
Tropical Kingbird 1       1      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Whimbrel 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Yellow-throated Vireo 1       1      
Total 349,413             

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.