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