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