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2012 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 793       18      
American Bittern 63       32      
American Black Duck 8       1      
American Coot 148,758       425      
American Crow 4,729       740      
American Goldfinch 3,780       542      
American Kestrel 495       240      
American Oystercatcher 118       33      
American Pipit 73       5      
American Redstart 4       4      
American Robin 39,493       782      
American White Pelican 3,725       138      
American Wigeon 2,600       21      
American Woodcock 9       3      
Anhinga 2,952       689      
Bachman's Sparrow 32       6      
Bald Eagle 597       341      
Baltimore Oriole 341       99      
Barn Owl 7       6      
Barn Swallow 3       1      
Barred Owl 185       136      
Belted Kingfisher 745       459      
Black Scoter 16       3      
Black Skimmer 6,462       88      
Black Swan 25       4      
Black Vulture 7,787       930      
Black-and-white Warbler 138       98      
Black-bellied Plover 676       70      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2,144       67      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 11       11      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 280       79      
Black-necked Stilt 1,049       13      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 5       5      
Black-throated Green Warbler 2       2      
Black-whiskered Vireo 2       2      
Blue Grosbeak 1       1      
Blue Jay 4,845       1,634      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw 19       4      
Blue-crowned Parakeet 56       9      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1,041       340      
Blue-headed Vireo 77       61      
Blue-winged Teal 8,125       180      
Boat-tailed Grackle 10,287       611      
Bonaparte's Gull 626       49      
Brewer's Blackbird 3       1      
Broad-winged Hawk 8       7      
Bronzed Cowbird 8       5      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Brown Pelican 7,019       578      
Brown Thrasher 379       282      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6,095       278      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 168       63      
Budgerigar 2       1      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1       1      
Bufflehead 786       72      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 19       12      
Canada Goose 1,771       176      
Canvasback 101       7      
Cape May Warbler 3       2      
Carolina Chickadee 1,958       774      
Carolina Wren 1,976       961      
Caspian Tern 335       60      
Cassin's Kingbird 4       4      
Cattle Egret 4,192       309      
Cedar Waxwing 14,804       370      
Chestnut-fronted Macaw 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 9,344       707      
Chuck-will's-widow 5       5      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Clapper Rail 20       11      
Common Gallinule 10,878       316      
Common Goldeneye 6       5      
Common Grackle 13,687       832      
Common Ground-Dove 1,465       381      
Common Hill Myna 4       1      
Common Loon 376       89      
Common Myna 16       6      
Common Tern 13       6      
Common Yellowthroat 352       103      
Cooper's Hawk 189       157      
Crested Caracara 61       31      
Dark-eyed Junco 20       4      
Dickcissel 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 11,402       774      
Downy Woodpecker 923       628      
Dunlin 10,491       58      
Eastern Bluebird 1,581       467      
Eastern Meadowlark 165       45      
Eastern Phoebe 644       401      
Eastern Screech-Owl 53       41      
Eastern Towhee 535       154      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 6       6      
Egyptian Goose 88       21      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2,129       480      
European Starling 6,751       342      
Field Sparrow 121       29      
Fish Crow 10,702       560      
Florida Scrub-Jay 557       35      
Forster's Tern 2,015       185      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 323       9      
Gadwall 43       17      
Glaucous Gull 3       2      
Glossy Ibis 3,070       211      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       6      
Grasshopper Sparrow 57       16      
Gray Catbird 1,089       485      
Gray Kingbird 5       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 63       28      
Great Blue Heron 2,697       969      
Great Crested Flycatcher 71       42      
Great Egret 4,850       940      
Great Horned Owl 102       70      
Greater Scaup 182       17      
Greater Yellowlegs 640       77      
Green Heron 277       135      
Green Parakeet 9       1      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 751       35      
Gull-billed Tern 3       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 22       18      
Henslow's Sparrow 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 82       60      
Herring Gull 1,630       177      
Hooded Merganser 1,534       225      
Horned Grebe 133       42      
House Finch 2,082       492      
House Sparrow 3,286       362      
House Wren 422       168      
Indian Peafowl 2       2      
Indigo Bunting 356       54      
Killdeer 1,313       260      
King Rail 4       4      
La Sagra's Flycatcher 1       1      
Laughing Gull 14,421       448      
Le Conte's Sparrow 1       1      
Least Bittern 5       5      
Least Sandpiper 2,011       56      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 58       14      
Lesser Scaup 21,329       145      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1,056       60      
Limpkin 566       193      
Lincoln's Sparrow 4       4      
Little Blue Heron 1,891       565      
Loggerhead Shrike 313       177      
Long-billed Curlew 6       4      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,057       9      
Louisiana Waterthrush 2       1      
Magnificent Frigatebird 83       18      
Mallard 353       54      
Mangrove Cuckoo 2       1      
Marbled Godwit 521       22      
Marsh Wren 71       21      
Merlin 14       14      
Mitred Parakeet 38       2      
Monk Parakeet 567       73      
Mottled Duck 1,973       319      
Mourning Dove 10,996       2,156      
Muscovy Duck 28       2      
Mute Swan 51       8      
Nanday Parakeet 126       25      
Northern Bobwhite 128       20      
Northern Cardinal 8,315       2,171      
Northern Flicker 221       138      
Northern Gannet 482       24      
Northern Harrier 248       91      
Northern Mockingbird 3,815       1,586      
Northern Parula 204       112      
Northern Pintail 1,950       25      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1,630       9      
Northern Shoveler 2,022       61      
Northern Waterthrush 4       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 83       69      
Osprey 2,349       935      
Ovenbird 23       16      
Painted Bunting 1,339       339      
Palm Warbler 2,811       609      
Peregrine Falcon 40       19      
Pied-billed Grebe 2,331       464      
Pileated Woodpecker 660       455      
Pine Siskin 23       11      
Pine Warbler 1,191       382      
Piping Plover 40       10      
Pomarine Jaeger 2       2      
Prairie Warbler 49       40      
Purple Gallinule 145       39      
Purple Martin 1,152       141      
Purple Swamphen 61       6      
Red Knot 135       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,700       1,454      
Red-breasted Merganser 867       74      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 14       6      
Red-crowned Parrot 8       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 249       146      
Red-masked Parakeet 123       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1,395       791      
Red-tailed Hawk 316       209      
Red-throated Loon 4       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 36,482       853      
Reddish Egret 117       45      
Redhead 3,193       25      
Ring-billed Gull 15,332       577      
Ring-necked Duck 4,145       134      
Rock Pigeon 3,146       240      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2       2      
Roseate Spoonbill 775       109      
Royal Tern 2,305       168      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 386       200      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 234       153      
Ruddy Duck 126       15      
Ruddy Turnstone 1,096       93      
Rufous Hummingbird 29       24      
Rusty Blackbird 15       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Sanderling 2,912       122      
Sandhill Crane 2,720       452      
Sandwich Tern 222       32      
Savannah Sparrow 812       115      
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 14       6      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Sedge Wren 35       19      
Semipalmated Plover 871       41      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 44       41      
Shiny Cowbird 11       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 695       26      
Short-tailed Hawk 9       7      
Snail Kite 93       13      
Snow Goose 4       3      
Snowy Egret 3,594       569      
Snowy Plover 19       6      
Solitary Sandpiper 7       6      
Song Sparrow 208       53      
Sora 101       30      
Spot-breasted Oriole 14       8      
Spotted Sandpiper 79       49      
Stilt Sandpiper 138       4      
Summer Tanager 12       11      
Swainson's Hawk 4       2      
Swallow-tailed Kite 14       8      
Swamp Sparrow 269       63      
Tree Swallow 3,055,693       355      
Tricolored Heron 1,823       425      
Tufted Titmouse 2,788       1,003      
Turkey Vulture 10,007       1,241      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       2      
Vesper Sparrow 32       11      
Virginia Rail 6       3      
Western Kingbird 24       6      
Western Sandpiper 1,541       30      
Western Tanager 3       3      
Whimbrel 13       8      
White Ibis 18,066       1,023      
White-breasted Nuthatch 60       48      
White-crowned Pigeon 6       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       5      
White-eyed Parakeet 26       1      
White-eyed Vireo 327       172      
White-faced Ibis 3       1      
White-tailed Kite 3       3      
White-throated Sparrow 280       71      
White-winged Dove 1,039       237      
Whooping Crane 23       12      
Wild Turkey 658       87      
Willet 1,419       143      
Wilson's Plover 52       11      
Wilson's Snipe 254       71      
Winter Wren 3       3      
Wood Duck 1,204       204      
Wood Stork 1,770       519      
Yellow Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 175       151      
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1       1      
Yellow-breasted Chat 2       1      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 8       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 131       44      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8,645       953      
Yellow-throated Vireo 17       9      
Yellow-throated Warbler 188       139      
Total 3,683,813             

A total of 280 species were reported.

See list of localities in Florida with reports.

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