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2012 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 6       2      
Snow Goose 18       1      
Cackling Goose 8       1      
Canada Goose 3,364       189      
Mute Swan 8       3      
Wood Duck 46       18      
Gadwall 99       14      
American Wigeon 20       3      
American Black Duck 24       7      
Mallard 1,225       105      
Northern Shoveler 61       8      
Northern Pintail 15       3      
Green-winged Teal 44       8      
Canvasback 13       3      
Redhead 82       3      
Ring-necked Duck 127       12      
Lesser Scaup 480       11      
Bufflehead 47       7      
Common Goldeneye 19       5      
Hooded Merganser 112       5      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 41       7      
Northern Bobwhite 38       11      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 1,577       78      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 67       15      
Horned Grebe 13       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 229       4      
American White Pelican 589       10      
Great Blue Heron 267       99      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4       1      
Black Vulture 655       98      
Turkey Vulture 1,256       280      
Northern Harrier 32       18      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21       19      
Cooper's Hawk 77       71      
Bald Eagle 42       12      
Red-shouldered Hawk 83       55      
Red-tailed Hawk 229       150      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 597       25      
Sandhill Crane 6,426       19      
Whooping Crane 1       1      
Killdeer 265       88      
Least Sandpiper 14       1      
Wilson's Snipe 18       4      
American Woodcock 21       10      
Bonaparte's Gull 276       5      
Ring-billed Gull 735       29      
Herring Gull 299       12      
Forster's Tern 8       1      
Rock Pigeon 634       56      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 20       8      
Mourning Dove 4,563       772      
Barn Owl 5       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 11       10      
Great Horned Owl 20       17      
Barred Owl 23       15      
Short-eared Owl 3       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 6       3      
Belted Kingfisher 52       37      
Red-headed Woodpecker 120       74      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 608       418      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 28       27      
Downy Woodpecker 941       530      
Hairy Woodpecker 181       136      
Northern Flicker 201       102      
Pileated Woodpecker 144       110      
American Kestrel 122       60      
Eastern Phoebe 24       15      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       3      
Blue Jay 1,829       604      
American Crow 3,018       439      
Horned Lark 10       5      
Carolina Chickadee 2,102       683      
Tufted Titmouse 1,929       647      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 34       18      
White-breasted Nuthatch 749       389      
Brown Creeper 61       53      
Winter Wren 48       22      
Carolina Wren 638       365      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 40       17      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8       8      
Eastern Bluebird 905       251      
Hermit Thrush 6       4      
American Robin 5,889       555      
Northern Mockingbird 499       336      
Brown Thrasher 18       16      
European Starling 18,012       450      
American Pipit 3       3      
Cedar Waxwing 563       29      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 4       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 127       37      
Eastern Towhee 289       122      
American Tree Sparrow 95       33      
Chipping Sparrow 120       39      
Field Sparrow 594       100      
Savannah Sparrow 23       6      
Fox Sparrow 56       33      
Song Sparrow 920       313      
Swamp Sparrow 43       12      
White-throated Sparrow 922       245      
White-crowned Sparrow 411       116      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,110       403      
Northern Cardinal 5,075       920      
Red-winged Blackbird 77,459       164      
Eastern Meadowlark 243       71      
Rusty Blackbird 201       13      
Common Grackle 78,664       153      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,025       56      
Purple Finch 609       150      
House Finch 1,879       421      
Pine Siskin 77       18      
American Goldfinch 6,590       568      
House Sparrow 2,938       406      
Total 244,252             

A total of 117 species were reported.

See list of localities in Kentucky with reports.

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