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