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2007 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 18       6      
Snow Goose 28       10      
Ross's Goose 9       5      
Canada Goose 5,373       438      
Tundra Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 456       69      
Gadwall 56       5      
American Wigeon 36       6      
American Black Duck 30       5      
Mallard 1,514       196      
Mottled Duck 10       1      
Blue-winged Teal 121       7      
Northern Shoveler 106       7      
Northern Pintail 15       3      
Green-winged Teal 69       7      
Canvasback 15       3      
Ring-necked Duck 1,263       36      
Greater Scaup 170       7      
Lesser Scaup 457       21      
White-winged Scoter 3       3      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 293       31      
Common Goldeneye 23       2      
Hooded Merganser 763       83      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 53       10      
Ruddy Duck 115       9      
Plain Chachalaca 8       4      
Northern Bobwhite 32       7      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 906       75      
Red-throated Loon 18       6      
Common Loon 51       17      
Pied-billed Grebe 262       72      
Horned Grebe 220       13      
Red-necked Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 6       2      
Wood Stork 125       31      
Northern Gannet 240       11      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,458       89      
Anhinga 214       38      
American White Pelican 9       4      
Brown Pelican 747       53      
American Bittern 5       4      
Great Blue Heron 426       249      
Great Egret 385       98      
Snowy Egret 574       54      
Little Blue Heron 214       39      
Tricolored Heron 107       19      
Cattle Egret 14       5      
Green Heron 14       12      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 335       20      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 35       9      
White Ibis 833       41      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 4       2      
Black Vulture 1,617       264      
Turkey Vulture 2,094       455      
Osprey 66       49      
Bald Eagle 38       27      
Northern Harrier 27       23      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 64       56      
Cooper's Hawk 208       171      
Red-shouldered Hawk 403       314      
Red-tailed Hawk 643       435      
Golden Eagle 3       3      
American Kestrel 87       55      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 20       16      
Black Rail 2       1      
Clapper Rail 25       10      
King Rail 3       2      
Virginia Rail 6       1      
Sora 7       5      
Purple Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 4,054       35      
Sandhill Crane 2,397       42      
Black-bellied Plover 125       9      
Semipalmated Plover 290       5      
Piping Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 550       134      
American Oystercatcher 110       9      
American Avocet 146       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 14       9      
Greater Yellowlegs 21       10      
Willet 148       15      
Lesser Yellowlegs 28       8      
Ruddy Turnstone 480       7      
Red Knot 41       3      
Sanderling 498       12      
Western Sandpiper 481       5      
Least Sandpiper 95       9      
Purple Sandpiper 23       3      
Dunlin 600       11      
Short-billed Dowitcher 70       7      
Long-billed Dowitcher 7       1      
Wilson's Snipe 118       17      
American Woodcock 16       9      
Bonaparte's Gull 67       16      
Laughing Gull 223       26      
Ring-billed Gull 6,585       104      
Herring Gull 496       43      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 5       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 12       6      
Caspian Tern 8       2      
Forster's Tern 267       35      
Royal Tern 80       12      
Black Skimmer 521       5      
Rock Pigeon 2,381       134      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 283       76      
White-winged Dove 44       19      
Mourning Dove 10,059       2,279      
Common Ground-Dove 798       170      
Barn Owl 10       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 22       22      
Great Horned Owl 37       30      
Barred Owl 52       39      
Short-eared Owl 4       3      
Chuck-will's-widow 2       1      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 24       16      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 38       27      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 45       25      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       2      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 143       110      
Red-headed Woodpecker 414       302      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,389       1,681      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 407       316      
Downy Woodpecker 2,559       1,625      
Hairy Woodpecker 388       280      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 34       26      
Northern Flicker 441       286      
Pileated Woodpecker 342       248      
Eastern Phoebe 541       336      
Western Kingbird 11       7      
Loggerhead Shrike 49       38      
White-eyed Vireo 38       22      
Blue-headed Vireo 37       22      
Blue Jay 4,849       1,836      
American Crow 6,894       1,322      
Fish Crow 225       54      
Common Raven 146       47      
Horned Lark 5       4      
Purple Martin 188       38      
Tree Swallow 3,454       81      
Carolina Chickadee 8,122       2,574      
Black-capped Chickadee 8       3      
Tufted Titmouse 8,015       2,529      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 153       76      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,606       1,354      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,858       1,014      
Brown Creeper 130       96      
Carolina Wren 4,373       2,091      
House Wren 914       305      
Winter Wren 101       40      
Sedge Wren 24       6      
Marsh Wren 31       12      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 59       23      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 170       83      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 896       506      
Eastern Bluebird 3,835       1,297      
Hermit Thrush 485       331      
American Robin 24,524       2,223      
Gray Catbird 166       91      
Northern Mockingbird 2,455       1,358      
Brown Thrasher 1,478       1,007      
European Starling 7,702       442      
American Pipit 124       19      
Cedar Waxwing 10,852       329      
Ovenbird 15       11      
Black-and-white Warbler 41       25      
Orange-crowned Warbler 110       51      
Common Yellowthroat 47       22      
Northern Parula 7       6      
Palm Warbler 49       31      
Pine Warbler 2,234       907      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8,757       1,205      
Yellow-throated Warbler 86       45      
Prairie Warbler 11       7      
Wilson's Warbler 8       4      
Eastern Towhee 2,787       1,346      
Bachman's Sparrow 45       17      
Chipping Sparrow 11,256       1,040      
Field Sparrow 1,741       265      
Vesper Sparrow 53       22      
Savannah Sparrow 451       100      
Grasshopper Sparrow 17       5      
Henslow's Sparrow 9       3      
Le Conte's Sparrow 8       3      
Nelson's Sparrow 25       6      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 11       4      
Seaside Sparrow 16       4      
Fox Sparrow 131       57      
Song Sparrow 2,660       818      
Lincoln's Sparrow 55       16      
Swamp Sparrow 262       42      
White-throated Sparrow 4,162       959      
White-crowned Sparrow 267       74      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,710       1,709      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Western Tanager 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 12,922       3,053      
Indigo Bunting 26       12      
Painted Bunting 14       11      
Red-winged Blackbird 10,275       623      
Eastern Meadowlark 414       53      
Rusty Blackbird 288       26      
Brewer's Blackbird 477       37      
Common Grackle 15,128       495      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1,525       69      
Shiny Cowbird 44       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,409       133      
Bullock's Oriole 2       2      
Baltimore Oriole 126       54      
Purple Finch 1,699       490      
House Finch 6,782       1,658      
Red Crossbill 2       2      
Pine Siskin 551       155      
American Goldfinch 20,517       1,990      
Evening Grosbeak 90       20      
House Sparrow 2,430       441      
Total 280,346             

A total of 222 species were reported.

See list of localities in Georgia with reports.

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