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2009 Results: Florida

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See list of localities in Florida with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 1,123       41      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 288       7      
Swan Goose 4       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Graylag Goose 5       1      
Snow Goose 14       9      
Canada Goose 1,022       126      
Mute Swan 16       2      
Egyptian Goose 38       9      
Muscovy Duck 36       4      
Wood Duck 1,350       173      
Gadwall 109       15      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 536       14      
American Black Duck 7       3      
Mallard 1,886       268      
Mottled Duck 1,637       262      
Blue-winged Teal 7,268       84      
Northern Shoveler 338       30      
Northern Pintail 115       7      
Green-winged Teal 350       33      
Canvasback 8       6      
Redhead 877       16      
Ring-necked Duck 5,424       95      
Greater Scaup 83       7      
Lesser Scaup 17,132       109      
Black Scoter 9       2      
Bufflehead 780       58      
Common Goldeneye 25       6      
Hooded Merganser 860       123      
Common Merganser 3       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 779       79      
Masked Duck 2       2      
Ruddy Duck 206       22      
Northern Bobwhite 159       24      
Indian Peafowl 22       4      
Wild Turkey 637       93      
Red-throated Loon 3       2      
Common Loon 535       85      
Least Grebe 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,517       310      
Horned Grebe 255       27      
Wood Stork 1,344       340      
Magnificent Frigatebird 4       4      
Northern Gannet 494       17      
Double-crested Cormorant 13,547       662      
Anhinga 3,388       639      
American White Pelican 4,392       103      
Brown Pelican 4,541       454      
American Bittern 48       25      
Least Bittern 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 2,425       856      
Great Egret 4,118       789      
Snowy Egret 3,507       481      
Little Blue Heron 1,499       511      
Tricolored Heron 1,123       330      
Reddish Egret 44       31      
Cattle Egret 3,453       365      
Green Heron 295       133      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 243       67      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 235       54      
White Ibis 14,493       842      
Glossy Ibis 2,435       129      
White-faced Ibis 1       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 460       81      
Black Vulture 8,075       749      
Turkey Vulture 10,028       1,048      
Osprey 1,843       772      
Swallow-tailed Kite 11       5      
White-tailed Kite 3       3      
Snail Kite 22       12      
Bald Eagle 488       283      
Northern Harrier 198       68      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 73       64      
Cooper's Hawk 172       152      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1,238       713      
Broad-winged Hawk 15       15      
Short-tailed Hawk 7       5      
Swainson's Hawk 6       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 289       207      
Crested Caracara 37       20      
American Kestrel 451       240      
Merlin 29       24      
Peregrine Falcon 25       18      
Clapper Rail 39       14      
Virginia Rail 4       4      
Sora 17       11      
Purple Swamphen 50       6      
Purple Gallinule 215       48      
American Coot 91,869       263      
Limpkin 232       112      
Sandhill Crane 2,915       356      
Whooping Crane 15       5      
Black-bellied Plover 983       50      
Wilson's Plover 118       15      
Semipalmated Plover 1,420       41      
Piping Plover 192       13      
Killdeer 1,754       274      
American Oystercatcher 107       30      
Black-necked Stilt 164       12      
American Avocet 1       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 38       28      
Solitary Sandpiper 3       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 518       55      
Willet 1,676       89      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1,050       34      
Whimbrel 10       6      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 270       13      
Ruddy Turnstone 713       75      
Red Knot 264       11      
Sanderling 2,485       85      
Western Sandpiper 1,221       25      
Least Sandpiper 722       44      
Dunlin 5,641       46      
Stilt Sandpiper 74       4      
Short-billed Dowitcher 828       21      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,686       13      
Wilson's Snipe 218       47      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Red Phalarope 5       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 566       38      
Laughing Gull 16,439       396      
Ring-billed Gull 16,244       505      
Herring Gull 1,959       177      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 89       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 38       15      
Gull-billed Tern 8       5      
Caspian Tern 196       51      
Common Tern 60       18      
Forster's Tern 1,202       123      
Royal Tern 2,801       107      
Sandwich Tern 198       22      
Black Skimmer 6,456       47      
Parasitic Jaeger 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 3,116       227      
White-crowned Pigeon 34       8      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,242       523      
White-winged Dove 899       201      
Mourning Dove 9,936       1,968      
Common Ground-Dove 1,225       338      
Budgerigar 19       3      
Nanday Parakeet 249       40      
Monk Parakeet 579       84      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 9       1      
Red-masked Parakeet 20       2      
White-winged Parakeet 2       1      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 57       6      
Red-crowned Parrot 5       1      
Mangrove Cuckoo 1       1      
Smooth-billed Ani 1       1      
Barn Owl 9       7      
Eastern Screech-Owl 48       38      
Great Horned Owl 91       64      
Burrowing Owl 17       7      
Barred Owl 191       130      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Chuck-will's-widow 2       2      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 10       6      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 201       135      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 7       7      
Rufous Hummingbird 25       22      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       2      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 763       397      
Red-headed Woodpecker 241       164      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,575       1,397      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 220       169      
Downy Woodpecker 896       590      
Hairy Woodpecker 50       38      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 16       8      
Northern Flicker 299       185      
Pileated Woodpecker 656       435      
Least Flycatcher 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 770       431      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 1       1      
Great Crested Flycatcher 86       49      
Western Kingbird 21       11      
Gray Kingbird 1       1      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 10       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 347       202      
White-eyed Vireo 254       129      
Bell's Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 139       86      
Blue Jay 4,902       1,562      
Florida Scrub-Jay 221       39      
American Crow 5,032       761      
Fish Crow 12,670       458      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 4,273       10      
Purple Martin 528       98      
Tree Swallow 13,157       239      
Barn Swallow 10       6      
Cave Swallow 13       2      
Carolina Chickadee 2,087       833      
Tufted Titmouse 2,692       1,022      
White-breasted Nuthatch 81       62      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 162       57      
Carolina Wren 1,908       928      
House Wren 409       182      
Winter Wren 7       5      
Sedge Wren 42       16      
Marsh Wren 31       25      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1,475       452      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 19       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 587       262      
Eastern Bluebird 1,224       351      
Hermit Thrush 87       71      
American Robin 339,514       667      
Gray Catbird 1,495       548      
Northern Mockingbird 3,832       1,474      
Brown Thrasher 405       299      
Common Myna 11       4      
European Starling 53,076       328      
American Pipit 30       3      
Cedar Waxwing 7,946       238      
Ovenbird 54       40      
Northern Waterthrush 7       5      
Black-and-white Warbler 136       104      
Orange-crowned Warbler 91       69      
Common Yellowthroat 357       124      
American Redstart 7       7      
Northern Parula 114       44      
Magnolia Warbler 3       2      
Yellow Warbler 19       15      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 4       4      
Palm Warbler 3,407       637      
Pine Warbler 1,392       438      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11,082       968      
Yellow-throated Warbler 151       127      
Prairie Warbler 81       51      
Black-throated Green Warbler 3       3      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 577       186      
Bachman's Sparrow 16       7      
Chipping Sparrow 13,295       736      
Field Sparrow 480       64      
Vesper Sparrow 83       17      
Savannah Sparrow 720       102      
Grasshopper Sparrow 28       11      
Nelson's Sparrow 4       2      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 2       1      
Seaside Sparrow 12       2      
Song Sparrow 297       72      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 209       67      
White-throated Sparrow 305       67      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 36       15      
Dark-eyed Junco 42       17      
Summer Tanager 4       4      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 8,691       2,088      
Indigo Bunting 271       46      
Painted Bunting 976       271      
Dickcissel 4       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 12,536       837      
Eastern Meadowlark 248       53      
Rusty Blackbird 349       13      
Brewer's Blackbird 20       5      
Common Grackle 49,976       748      
Boat-tailed Grackle 10,874       512      
Shiny Cowbird 10       1      
Bronzed Cowbird 5       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8,353       266      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Spot-breasted Oriole 27       13      
Baltimore Oriole 448       114      
Purple Finch 19       8      
House Finch 1,877       471      
Pine Siskin 2,719       199      
American Goldfinch 10,494       864      
House Sparrow 2,160       295      
Total 921,704             

A total of 276 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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