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2000 Results: Georgia

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Georgia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 67       7      
Canada Goose 3,494       253      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Wood Duck 148       36      
Gadwall 76       5      
American Wigeon 30       3      
American Black Duck 7       3      
Mallard 785       102      
Mottled Duck 7       3      
Blue-winged Teal 18       2      
Northern Shoveler 17       4      
Northern Pintail 10       3      
Green-winged Teal 10       2      
Canvasback 9       1      
Ring-necked Duck 98       7      
Lesser Scaup 135       7      
Bufflehead 40       8      
Hooded Merganser 197       22      
Red-breasted Merganser 18       3      
Ruddy Duck 204       4      
Northern Bobwhite 82       10      
Wild Turkey 247       30      
Common Loon 64       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 69       24      
Horned Grebe 6       4      
Wood Stork 95       7      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 951       29      
Anhinga 36       14      
American White Pelican 3       1      
Brown Pelican 172       19      
Great Blue Heron 283       153      
Great Egret 343       30      
Snowy Egret 114       14      
Little Blue Heron 27       14      
Tricolored Heron 11       5      
Cattle Egret 18       4      
Green Heron 4       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 26       6      
White Ibis 76       9      
Glossy Ibis 25       1      
Black Vulture 257       63      
Turkey Vulture 1,611       268      
Osprey 30       19      
Bald Eagle 22       10      
Northern Harrier 9       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 38       33      
Cooper's Hawk 61       51      
Red-shouldered Hawk 210       136      
Red-tailed Hawk 406       267      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 33       24      
Merlin 1       1      
Clapper Rail 5       2      
American Coot 1,019       21      
Sandhill Crane 6,871       63      
Black-bellied Plover 53       2      
Wilson's Plover 10       1      
Semipalmated Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 235       50      
American Avocet 32       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Willet 16       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 3       1      
Sanderling 7       1      
Western Sandpiper 200       1      
Dunlin 150       1      
American Woodcock 6       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 7       3      
Laughing Gull 15       2      
Ring-billed Gull 1,614       36      
Herring Gull 276       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Gull-billed Tern 200       1      
Forster's Tern 96       7      
Royal Tern 35       3      
Black Skimmer 214       3      
Rock Pigeon 644       63      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 38       11      
White-winged Dove 12       4      
Mourning Dove 5,555       1,392      
Common Ground-Dove 334       76      
Barn Owl 13       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 26       24      
Great Horned Owl 10       10      
Barred Owl 24       19      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 71       60      
Red-headed Woodpecker 353       238      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,368       957      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 200       169      
Downy Woodpecker 1,081       746      
Hairy Woodpecker 134       97      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 214       146      
Pileated Woodpecker 196       144      
Eastern Phoebe 116       83      
Great Crested Flycatcher 12       7      
Eastern Kingbird 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 32       14      
White-eyed Vireo 123       19      
Yellow-throated Vireo 1       1      
Red-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 2,870       1,022      
American Crow 4,161       863      
Fish Crow 73       19      
Purple Martin 21       9      
Tree Swallow 331       12      
Carolina Chickadee 4,130       1,407      
Black-capped Chickadee 6       2      
Tufted Titmouse 3,985       1,407      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 34       26      
White-breasted Nuthatch 819       484      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,056       557      
Brown Creeper 60       43      
Carolina Wren 1,821       976      
House Wren 128       63      
Winter Wren 20       9      
Sedge Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 136       68      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 234       164      
Eastern Bluebird 1,230       438      
Hermit Thrush 33       31      
Wood Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 8,154       827      
Gray Catbird 70       31      
Northern Mockingbird 774       489      
Brown Thrasher 730       477      
European Starling 4,276       285      
Cedar Waxwing 1,548       92      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 11       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 7       5      
American Redstart 2       2      
Palm Warbler 38       5      
Pine Warbler 2,937       322      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,968       365      
Yellow-throated Warbler 30       13      
Prairie Warbler 9       3      
Eastern Towhee 1,050       552      
Bachman's Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 2,855       364      
Field Sparrow 456       84      
Vesper Sparrow 5       3      
Savannah Sparrow 149       42      
Fox Sparrow 44       29      
Song Sparrow 880       312      
Swamp Sparrow 75       10      
White-throated Sparrow 1,286       391      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,315       522      
Northern Cardinal 4,777       1,483      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 17       6      
Painted Bunting 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,855       245      
Eastern Meadowlark 19       9      
Rusty Blackbird 61       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 167       4      
Common Grackle 9,404       381      
Boat-tailed Grackle 188       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 756       82      
Baltimore Oriole 9       6      
Purple Finch 194       65      
House Finch 3,581       839      
Pine Siskin 210       26      
American Goldfinch 17,644       1,152      
House Sparrow 995       186      
Total 125,056             

A total of 171 species were reported.

See list of localities in Georgia with reports.

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