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