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2008 Results: Florida

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See list of localities in Florida with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Avocet 248       15      
American Bittern 40       26      
American Black Duck 12       4      
American Coot 148,996       277      
American Crow 7,960       742      
American Goldfinch 10,056       751      
American Kestrel 478       196      
American Oystercatcher 142       23      
American Pipit 65       13      
American Redstart 9       9      
American Robin 85,055       796      
American White Pelican 7,258       109      
American Wigeon 105       17      
American Woodcock 9       7      
Anhinga 3,030       638      
Bachman's Sparrow 22       9      
Bald Eagle 572       317      
Baltimore Oriole 209       83      
Bananaquit 2       2      
Barn Owl 13       10      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Barred Owl 169       109      
Belted Kingfisher 735       406      
Black Skimmer 5,791       61      
Black Vulture 6,739       750      
Black-and-white Warbler 129       91      
Black-bellied Plover 1,483       47      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 1,324       36      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 11       9      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 337       71      
Black-necked Stilt 163       14      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1       1      
Black-throated Green Warbler 2       1      
Blue Jay 3,818       1,340      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 7       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1,144       331      
Blue-headed Vireo 101       64      
Blue-winged Teal 6,714       114      
Boat-tailed Grackle 7,329       492      
Bonaparte's Gull 897       55      
Brewer's Blackbird 59       15      
Broad-winged Hawk 39       15      
Bronzed Cowbird 7       3      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Brown Noddy 5       1      
Brown Pelican 4,589       449      
Brown Thrasher 360       244      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4,976       221      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 127       53      
Budgerigar 31       3      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 3       3      
Bufflehead 553       51      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 34       16      
Canada Goose 1,352       149      
Canvasback 50       10      
Cape May Warbler 2       2      
Carolina Chickadee 1,856       698      
Carolina Wren 1,843       803      
Caspian Tern 246       41      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Cattle Egret 5,904       295      
Cave Swallow 2       2      
Cedar Waxwing 2,229       87      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 12       1      
Chipping Sparrow 8,585       549      
Clapper Rail 38       15      
Common Goldeneye 2       2      
Common Grackle 11,841       738      
Common Ground-Dove 1,169       301      
Common Hill Myna 2       1      
Common Loon 337       79      
Common Myna 37       11      
Common Tern 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 346       110      
Cooper's Hawk 181       151      
Crested Caracara 59       26      
Dark-eyed Junco 15       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 11,115       662      
Downy Woodpecker 761       495      
Dunlin 4,849       38      
Eared Grebe 4       2      
Eastern Bluebird 1,023       313      
Eastern Kingbird 2       2      
Eastern Meadowlark 423       57      
Eastern Phoebe 650       357      
Eastern Screech-Owl 58       41      
Eastern Towhee 411       172      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 19       14      
Egyptian Goose 14       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,287       444      
European Starling 5,248       307      
Field Sparrow 223       45      
Fish Crow 14,746       442      
Florida Scrub-Jay 103       28      
Forster's Tern 1,594       123      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 591       10      
Gadwall 11       6      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Glossy Ibis 2,465       154      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 12       7      
Grasshopper Sparrow 44       11      
Gray Catbird 810       419      
Great Black-backed Gull 156       21      
Great Blue Heron 2,357       850      
Great Crested Flycatcher 63       38      
Great Egret 4,293       854      
Great Horned Owl 91       58      
Greater Scaup 20       7      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 414       54      
Green Heron 248       136      
Green-winged Teal 751       41      
Gull-billed Tern 5       4      
Hairy Woodpecker 34       29      
Henslow's Sparrow 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 83       56      
Herring Gull 8,198       172      
Hooded Merganser 1,220       158      
Horned Grebe 361       34      
House Finch 1,653       403      
House Sparrow 2,570       342      
House Wren 563       200      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Indian Peafowl 60       9      
Indigo Bunting 244       40      
Killdeer 1,185       235      
King Rail 2       2      
Lark Sparrow 3       2      
Laughing Gull 14,952       393      
Lazuli Bunting 1       1      
Least Bittern 16       2      
Least Flycatcher 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 2,311       49      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 44       15      
Lesser Scaup 9,315       130      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1,087       39      
Limpkin 258       122      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Little Blue Heron 1,480       507      
Loggerhead Shrike 377       189      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 10,144       8      
Long-tailed Duck 3       2      
Louisiana Waterthrush 2       1      
Magnificent Frigatebird 22       17      
Mallard 2,394       357      
Marbled Godwit 230       9      
Marsh Wren 41       15      
Merlin 15       12      
Monk Parakeet 672       93      
Mottled Duck 1,555       237      
Mourning Dove 9,165       1,832      
Muscovy Duck 1,207       223      
Mute Swan 6       2      
Nanday Parakeet 277       33      
Nashville Warbler 2       2      
Nelson's Sparrow 22       3      
Northern Bobwhite 144       27      
Northern Cardinal 6,975       1,918      
Northern Flicker 260       145      
Northern Gannet 377       26      
Northern Harrier 200       89      
Northern Mockingbird 3,438       1,381      
Northern Parula 154       78      
Northern Pintail 1,247       22      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 443       5      
Northern Shoveler 1,478       40      
Northern Waterthrush 7       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 75       59      
Osprey 1,800       766      
Ovenbird 26       19      
Painted Bunting 686       226      
Palm Warbler 2,547       487      
Parasitic Jaeger 3       2      
Peregrine Falcon 32       22      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,483       302      
Pileated Woodpecker 569       380      
Pine Siskin 86       19      
Pine Warbler 1,458       351      
Piping Plover 109       10      
Prairie Warbler 49       35      
Purple Finch 34       16      
Purple Gallinule 99       40      
Purple Martin 701       130      
Purple Swamphen 54       6      
Red Knot 732       11      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,230       1,182      
Red-breasted Merganser 490       57      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       6      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 41       18      
Red-crowned Parrot 99       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 175       125      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1,320       692      
Red-tailed Hawk 400       271      
Red-throated Loon 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 11,858       790      
Reddish Egret 68       38      
Redhead 691       17      
Ring-billed Gull 22,401       497      
Ring-necked Duck 3,913       105      
Rock Pigeon 3,638       294      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 3       2      
Roseate Spoonbill 1,863       62      
Royal Tern 1,438       106      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 502       218      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 141       108      
Ruddy Duck 596       20      
Ruddy Turnstone 777       45      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       10      
Rusty Blackbird 98       8      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 10       1      
Sanderling 2,361       60      
Sandhill Crane 18,370       399      
Sandwich Tern 188       22      
Savannah Sparrow 705       77      
Scarlet Ibis 4       4      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 18       7      
Seaside Sparrow 12       4      
Sedge Wren 101       16      
Semipalmated Plover 1,070       29      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 60       51      
Short-billed Dowitcher 1,422       21      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-tailed Hawk 10       10      
Smooth-billed Ani 1       1      
Snail Kite 31       12      
Snow Goose 29       10      
Snowy Egret 4,483       516      
Solitary Sandpiper 3       3      
Song Sparrow 277       78      
Sooty Tern 2       1      
Sora 27       12      
Spot-breasted Oriole 20       12      
Spotted Sandpiper 78       35      
Sprague's Pipit 1       1      
Stilt Sandpiper 68       7      
Summer Tanager 16       16      
Surf Scoter 5       1      
Swainson's Hawk 3       3      
Swallow-tailed Kite 6       6      
Swamp Sparrow 229       70      
Tree Swallow 14,688       213      
Tricolored Heron 1,062       309      
Tufted Titmouse 2,208       847      
Turkey Vulture 11,727       1,099      
Vermilion Flycatcher 2       2      
Vesper Sparrow 43       13      
Virginia Rail 6       3      
Western Kingbird 20       8      
Western Sandpiper 1,603       18      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Whimbrel 10       5      
White Ibis 17,870       835      
White-breasted Nuthatch 82       60      
White-crowned Pigeon 32       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       9      
White-eyed Vireo 207       111      
White-throated Sparrow 288       66      
White-winged Dove 1,013       204      
White-winged Parakeet 1       1      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Whooping Crane 23       9      
Wild Turkey 647       96      
Willet 2,373       82      
Wilson's Plover 215       16      
Wilson's Snipe 80       47      
Winter Wren 12       3      
Wood Duck 1,100       212      
Wood Stork 2,226       428      
Yellow Warbler 19       11      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 203       164      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 21       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 262       62      
Yellow-naped Parrot 12       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5,773       822      
Yellow-throated Warbler 112       81      
Total 647,352             

A total of 277 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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