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2000 Results: Kentucky

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

See list of localities in Kentucky with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 40       1      
Canada Goose 1,140       80      
Wood Duck 11       4      
Gadwall 23       2      
American Wigeon 25       3      
American Black Duck 4       1      
Mallard 481       46      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 10       1      
Redhead 30       1      
Ring-necked Duck 22       2      
Bufflehead 33       2      
Common Goldeneye 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 12       3      
Ruddy Duck 79       3      
Northern Bobwhite 27       3      
Ruffed Grouse 2       1      
Wild Turkey 207       16      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       3      
Horned Grebe 3       1      
Great Blue Heron 122       31      
Black Vulture 40       10      
Turkey Vulture 255       49      
Bald Eagle 4       4      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19       18      
Cooper's Hawk 9       9      
Northern Goshawk 9       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 11       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 118       85      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 58       31      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
American Coot 33       5      
Sandhill Crane 124       4      
Killdeer 110       26      
Ring-billed Gull 94       3      
Herring Gull 369       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 484       37      
Mourning Dove 2,913       478      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       4      
Great Horned Owl 4       4      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 15       14      
Red-headed Woodpecker 41       24      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 353       244      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       7      
Downy Woodpecker 487       285      
Hairy Woodpecker 92       70      
Northern Flicker 111       76      
Pileated Woodpecker 57       45      
Eastern Phoebe 9       8      
Blue Jay 962       311      
American Crow 1,375       236      
Carolina Chickadee 683       202      
Black-capped Chickadee 828       234      
Tufted Titmouse 1,042       342      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 68       54      
White-breasted Nuthatch 421       198      
Brown Creeper 21       19      
Carolina Wren 232       146      
House Wren 1       1      
Winter Wren 22       12      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 367       114      
Hermit Thrush 8       7      
American Robin 2,215       305      
Gray Catbird 5       4      
Northern Mockingbird 177       128      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 4,749       255      
Cedar Waxwing 130       10      
Pine Warbler 4       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 43       8      
Eastern Towhee 106       47      
American Tree Sparrow 303       46      
Chipping Sparrow 3       1      
Field Sparrow 117       24      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 15       10      
Song Sparrow 465       161      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 4       3      
White-throated Sparrow 565       142      
Harris's Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 132       40      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,363       236      
Northern Cardinal 2,301       479      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 438       63      
Eastern Meadowlark 48       25      
Rusty Blackbird 65       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 50       7      
Common Grackle 4,150       93      
Brown-headed Cowbird 299       25      
Purple Finch 848       137      
House Finch 2,513       303      
Common Redpoll 9       3      
Pine Siskin 199       20      
American Goldfinch 3,783       321      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 2,273       282      
Total 41,552             

A total of 104 species were reported.

See list of localities in Kentucky with reports.

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