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2009 Results: Georgia

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See list of localities in Georgia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 32       3      
Snow Goose 14       8      
Ross's Goose 9       2      
Canada Goose 5,355       536      
Wood Duck 694       115      
Gadwall 285       21      
American Wigeon 81       11      
American Black Duck 49       12      
Mallard 1,513       246      
Mottled Duck 17       3      
Blue-winged Teal 151       10      
Northern Shoveler 227       17      
Northern Pintail 12       4      
Green-winged Teal 976       13      
Canvasback 53       4      
Redhead 29       7      
Ring-necked Duck 1,086       34      
Greater Scaup 52       3      
Lesser Scaup 85       14      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Bufflehead 144       25      
Common Goldeneye 2       2      
Hooded Merganser 1,134       100      
Red-breasted Merganser 32       11      
Ruddy Duck 418       10      
Northern Bobwhite 99       17      
Wild Turkey 889       71      
Red-throated Loon 12       4      
Common Loon 26       12      
Pied-billed Grebe 187       68      
Horned Grebe 12       6      
Wood Stork 50       20      
Northern Gannet 245       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,506       94      
Anhinga 122       34      
American White Pelican 4       2      
Brown Pelican 382       36      
American Bittern 4       4      
Great Blue Heron 494       276      
Great Egret 280       86      
Snowy Egret 449       52      
Little Blue Heron 123       48      
Tricolored Heron 65       20      
Cattle Egret 41       5      
Green Heron 9       8      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 105       9      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 42       4      
White Ibis 332       25      
Glossy Ibis 16       3      
Black Vulture 1,929       301      
Turkey Vulture 2,823       520      
Osprey 63       47      
Bald Eagle 54       29      
Northern Harrier 38       32      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 98       78      
Cooper's Hawk 216       181      
Red-shouldered Hawk 556       378      
Red-tailed Hawk 630       445      
American Kestrel 124       79      
Merlin 9       4      
Peregrine Falcon 19       11      
Clapper Rail 42       15      
King Rail 9       4      
Virginia Rail 11       4      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 3,273       41      
Sandhill Crane 5,800       82      
Whooping Crane 4       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1,647       10      
Wilson's Plover 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 477       10      
Piping Plover 3       2      
Killdeer 774       117      
American Oystercatcher 179       9      
American Avocet 96       6      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 45       12      
Willet 356       16      
Lesser Yellowlegs 30       5      
Whimbrel 12       3      
Marbled Godwit 11       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 506       14      
Red Knot 15       1      
Sanderling 281       9      
Western Sandpiper 732       9      
Least Sandpiper 107       9      
Purple Sandpiper 26       3      
Dunlin 4,723       12      
Short-billed Dowitcher 86       6      
Wilson's Snipe 80       19      
American Woodcock 18       10      
Bonaparte's Gull 29       9      
Laughing Gull 423       28      
Ring-billed Gull 3,195       90      
Herring Gull 386       30      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 8       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       1      
Caspian Tern 5       1      
Forster's Tern 355       25      
Royal Tern 266       14      
Black Skimmer 1,225       9      
Rock Pigeon 1,833       136      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 356       96      
Mourning Dove 9,611       2,188      
Common Ground-Dove 768       191      
Barn Owl 19       11      
Eastern Screech-Owl 28       22      
Great Horned Owl 66       51      
Barred Owl 95       71      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Eastern Whip-poor-will 9       6      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 86       49      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 9       8      
Rufous Hummingbird 13       11      
Allen's Hummingbird 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 208       160      
Red-headed Woodpecker 398       277      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,300       1,530      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 414       310      
Downy Woodpecker 2,393       1,548      
Hairy Woodpecker 422       290      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 17       15      
Northern Flicker 492       299      
Pileated Woodpecker 529       352      
Eastern Phoebe 490       307      
Western Kingbird 4       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 73       46      
White-eyed Vireo 30       24      
Blue-headed Vireo 41       18      
Blue Jay 4,543       1,645      
American Crow 7,459       1,377      
Fish Crow 578       79      
Common Raven 57       14      
Horned Lark 16       5      
Purple Martin 79       19      
Tree Swallow 1,339       57      
Carolina Chickadee 8,135       2,539      
Tufted Titmouse 7,517       2,441      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 149       76      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,631       1,362      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2,775       1,365      
Brown Creeper 101       65      
Carolina Wren 3,467       1,774      
House Wren 930       301      
Winter Wren 68       29      
Sedge Wren 21       11      
Marsh Wren 26       17      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 40       19      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 177       76      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 757       377      
Eastern Bluebird 4,085       1,347      
Hermit Thrush 137       109      
American Robin 12,879       1,358      
Gray Catbird 177       109      
Northern Mockingbird 2,107       1,199      
Brown Thrasher 1,152       791      
European Starling 3,887       347      
American Pipit 204       11      
Cedar Waxwing 9,068       306      
Black-and-white Warbler 49       25      
Orange-crowned Warbler 66       27      
Common Yellowthroat 75       30      
Palm Warbler 184       53      
Pine Warbler 1,800       804      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4,277       781      
Yellow-throated Warbler 43       31      
Prairie Warbler 9       4      
Wilson's Warbler 3       2      
Eastern Towhee 2,419       1,171      
Chipping Sparrow 11,285       1,026      
Field Sparrow 1,254       222      
Vesper Sparrow 31       7      
Savannah Sparrow 619       84      
Grasshopper Sparrow 10       5      
Henslow's Sparrow 2       2      
Le Conte's Sparrow 6       1      
Nelson's Sparrow 8       3      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 2       2      
Seaside Sparrow 9       3      
Fox Sparrow 139       67      
Song Sparrow 2,499       661      
Lincoln's Sparrow 13       5      
Swamp Sparrow 214       49      
White-throated Sparrow 2,544       760      
White-crowned Sparrow 251       68      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,524       899      
Summer Tanager 3       3      
Western Tanager 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 15,814       3,001      
Indigo Bunting 25       14      
Painted Bunting 8       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 12,414       677      
Eastern Meadowlark 561       52      
Rusty Blackbird 670       28      
Brewer's Blackbird 296       28      
Common Grackle 5,956       403      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1,077       63      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,321       154      
Baltimore Oriole 155       50      
Purple Finch 2,138       568      
House Finch 7,160       1,647      
Red Crossbill 16       6      
Pine Siskin 9,280       784      
American Goldfinch 21,124       1,935      
House Sparrow 2,101       374      
Total 257,480             

A total of 207 species were reported.

See list of localities in Georgia with reports.

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