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2011 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 5,644       88      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 777       10      
Swan Goose 8       2      
Snow Goose 6       3      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,543       141      
Mute Swan 5       3      
Black Swan 4       1      
Egyptian Goose 44       17      
Wood Duck 1,194       197      
Gadwall 207       18      
American Wigeon 238       17      
Mallard 1,395       246      
Mottled Duck 2,001       326      
Blue-winged Teal 3,983       114      
Northern Shoveler 1,491       42      
Northern Pintail 61       11      
Green-winged Teal 623       28      
Canvasback 65       10      
Redhead 2,156       13      
Ring-necked Duck 3,636       91      
Greater Scaup 30       5      
Lesser Scaup 13,218       123      
Common Eider 2       2      
White-winged Scoter 7       1      
Black Scoter 19       1      
Bufflehead 766       40      
Hooded Merganser 1,394       195      
Red-breasted Merganser 416       44      
Ruddy Duck 241       33      
Northern Bobwhite 103       24      
Indian Peafowl 11       6      
Wild Turkey 597       78      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 340       67      
Pied-billed Grebe 1,804       434      
Horned Grebe 103       11      
Wood Stork 2,227       504      
Magnificent Frigatebird 21       8      
Northern Gannet 566       19      
Double-crested Cormorant 14,141       749      
Anhinga 3,496       748      
American White Pelican 3,095       135      
Brown Pelican 4,772       452      
American Bittern 57       37      
Least Bittern 5       4      
Great Blue Heron 2,813       968      
Great Egret 3,828       968      
Snowy Egret 2,451       545      
Little Blue Heron 1,250       536      
Tricolored Heron 939       352      
Reddish Egret 62       36      
Cattle Egret 3,384       339      
Green Heron 234       142      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 205       73      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 63       32      
White Ibis 14,535       1,056      
Scarlet Ibis 11       1      
Glossy Ibis 3,790       185      
Roseate Spoonbill 1,267       80      
Black Vulture 7,942       900      
Turkey Vulture 12,064       1,238      
Osprey 2,306       900      
Swallow-tailed Kite 8       3      
White-tailed Kite 4       3      
Snail Kite 149       31      
Bald Eagle 630       361      
Northern Harrier 218       100      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 77       67      
Cooper's Hawk 173       148      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1,386       747      
Broad-winged Hawk 29       22      
Short-tailed Hawk 18       17      
Red-tailed Hawk 399       277      
Crested Caracara 88       29      
American Kestrel 568       251      
Merlin 17       15      
Peregrine Falcon 35       20      
Clapper Rail 17       9      
King Rail 11       9      
Virginia Rail 8       7      
Sora 36       16      
Purple Swamphen 158       7      
Purple Gallinule 125       46      
American Coot 88,214       373      
Limpkin 726       184      
Sandhill Crane 19,992       451      
Whooping Crane 9       3      
Black-bellied Plover 489       43      
Wilson's Plover 75       9      
Semipalmated Plover 1,070       24      
Piping Plover 80       4      
Killdeer 1,845       265      
American Oystercatcher 146       32      
Black-necked Stilt 341       11      
American Avocet 34       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 51       36      
Solitary Sandpiper 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1,001       55      
Willet 1,573       92      
Lesser Yellowlegs 941       40      
Whimbrel 13       5      
Marbled Godwit 242       15      
Ruddy Turnstone 846       73      
Red Knot 46       5      
Sanderling 1,495       64      
Western Sandpiper 820       13      
Least Sandpiper 1,134       43      
Dunlin 3,707       36      
Stilt Sandpiper 6       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 346       14      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,106       12      
Wilson's Snipe 255       51      
American Woodcock 10       6      
Bonaparte's Gull 910       39      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 17,453       402      
Ring-billed Gull 30,719       561      
Herring Gull 3,734       173      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 38       9      
Great Black-backed Gull 37       19      
Gull-billed Tern 12       4      
Caspian Tern 198       37      
Common Tern 11       4      
Forster's Tern 2,511       108      
Royal Tern 1,310       100      
Sandwich Tern 101       13      
Black Skimmer 4,612       53      
Pomarine Jaeger 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 3,157       261      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1,845       443      
White-winged Dove 717       171      
Mourning Dove 9,188       1,982      
Common Ground-Dove 1,389       341      
Nanday Parakeet 101       24      
Monk Parakeet 571       99      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 47       7      
Green Parakeet 4       1      
Mitred Parakeet 6       1      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw 4       2      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 4       2      
Red-crowned Parrot 9       2      
Barn Owl 6       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 75       43      
Great Horned Owl 84       61      
Burrowing Owl 15       7      
Barred Owl 159       104      
Common Nighthawk 1       1      
Chuck-will's-widow 5       5      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 19       10      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 284       165      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 17       17      
Belted Kingfisher 685       426      
Red-headed Woodpecker 196       128      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,529       1,370      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 164       121      
Downy Woodpecker 945       614      
Hairy Woodpecker 28       25      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 23       10      
Northern Flicker 220       129      
Pileated Woodpecker 568       370      
Least Flycatcher 8       7      
Eastern Phoebe 743       408      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 1       1      
Great Crested Flycatcher 66       46      
Cassin's Kingbird 4       3      
Western Kingbird 29       9      
Gray Kingbird 1       1      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 25       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 354       161      
White-eyed Vireo 288       134      
Blue-headed Vireo 117       72      
Red-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 4,814       1,611      
Florida Scrub-Jay 89       24      
American Crow 5,540       780      
Fish Crow 11,133       498      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 143       9      
Purple Martin 551       100      
Tree Swallow 149,264       265      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,907       787      
Tufted Titmouse 2,630       1,014      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 12       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 106       77      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 204       71      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 2,321       963      
House Wren 409       183      
Winter Wren 9       7      
Sedge Wren 17       10      
Marsh Wren 64       28      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 896       325      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 42       19      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 490       224      
Eastern Bluebird 1,353       391      
Hermit Thrush 71       49      
American Robin 821,681       924      
Gray Catbird 1,105       497      
Northern Mockingbird 4,824       1,718      
Brown Thrasher 476       321      
Common Myna 14       4      
European Starling 8,427       314      
American Pipit 54       8      
Cedar Waxwing 2,166       126      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Ovenbird 21       17      
Worm-eating Warbler 1       1      
Louisiana Waterthrush 3       3      
Northern Waterthrush 7       6      
Black-and-white Warbler 137       101      
Orange-crowned Warbler 76       68      
Common Yellowthroat 364       118      
American Redstart 10       8      
Northern Parula 109       59      
Magnolia Warbler 1       1      
Yellow Warbler 13       9      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 6       6      
Palm Warbler 2,705       630      
Pine Warbler 1,781       501      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11,500       947      
Yellow-throated Warbler 250       203      
Prairie Warbler 63       39      
Black-throated Green Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-breasted Chat 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 579       200      
Bachman's Sparrow 10       5      
Chipping Sparrow 10,144       733      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 185       44      
Vesper Sparrow 95       18      
Savannah Sparrow 903       109      
Grasshopper Sparrow 37       17      
Seaside Sparrow 8       1      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 201       74      
Swamp Sparrow 221       63      
White-throated Sparrow 232       81      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       12      
Dark-eyed Junco 21       15      
Summer Tanager 12       12      
Western Tanager 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 8,511       2,231      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2       2      
Lazuli Bunting 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 256       61      
Painted Bunting 1,191       302      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 15,325       863      
Eastern Meadowlark 385       41      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 64       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 17       3      
Common Grackle 38,124       735      
Boat-tailed Grackle 7,377       517      
Shiny Cowbird 6       3      
Bronzed Cowbird 22       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 7,458       361      
Spot-breasted Oriole 21       12      
Baltimore Oriole 391       123      
Purple Finch 13       9      
House Finch 1,503       437      
Pine Siskin 155       43      
American Goldfinch 6,959       768      
House Sparrow 2,296       339      
Total 1,487,422             

A total of 266 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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