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2006 Results: Louisiana

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

See list of localities in Louisiana with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 465       2      
Greater White-fronted Goose 57       2      
Snow Goose 24,918       16      
Canada Goose 117       14      
Wood Duck 908       50      
Gadwall 877       22      
American Wigeon 17       2      
Mallard 457       38      
Mottled Duck 16       2      
Blue-winged Teal 69       6      
Northern Shoveler 107       8      
Northern Pintail 4       2      
Green-winged Teal 287       5      
Canvasback 49       4      
Redhead 24       3      
Ring-necked Duck 465       19      
Lesser Scaup 1,140       15      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 51       8      
Hooded Merganser 52       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 602       7      
Northern Bobwhite 15       2      
Wild Turkey 14       2      
Common Loon 12       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 105       34      
Horned Grebe 4       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 7       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 4,667       63      
Anhinga 55       14      
American White Pelican 1,081       18      
Brown Pelican 357       10      
Great Blue Heron 273       88      
Great Egret 1,185       86      
Snowy Egret 362       27      
Little Blue Heron 25       9      
Tricolored Heron 32       6      
Cattle Egret 276       18      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       4      
White Ibis 710       18      
Glossy Ibis 135       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 4       1      
Black Vulture 411       39      
Turkey Vulture 522       84      
Osprey 15       12      
Bald Eagle 26       11      
Northern Harrier 30       16      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21       20      
Cooper's Hawk 15       15      
Red-shouldered Hawk 56       43      
Red-tailed Hawk 145       78      
American Kestrel 58       35      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 2,798       29      
Sandhill Crane 39       2      
Killdeer 771       71      
Black-necked Stilt 56       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 6       5      
Greater Yellowlegs 15       3      
Willet 35       1      
Western Sandpiper 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 7       2      
Dunlin 45       1      
Wilson's Snipe 352       18      
American Woodcock 4       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 24       4      
Laughing Gull 306       9      
Ring-billed Gull 811       32      
Herring Gull 80       5      
Caspian Tern 7       2      
Common Tern 6       1      
Forster's Tern 65       11      
Royal Tern 24       3      
Black Skimmer 25       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,076       34      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 344       59      
White-winged Dove 232       31      
Mourning Dove 1,319       258      
Inca Dove 135       38      
Common Ground-Dove 18       4      
Barn Owl 6       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 11       5      
Great Horned Owl 8       6      
Barred Owl 25       20      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 9       7      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 19       16      
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 3       3      
Rufous Hummingbird 62       31      
Calliope Hummingbird 3       2      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 2       2      
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 12       11      
Belted Kingfisher 68       43      
Red-headed Woodpecker 53       36      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 320       191      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 61       45      
Downy Woodpecker 171       116      
Hairy Woodpecker 10       9      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 106       58      
Pileated Woodpecker 65       37      
Eastern Phoebe 89       60      
Vermilion Flycatcher 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 86       38      
White-eyed Vireo 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 7       6      
Blue Jay 793       267      
American Crow 1,481       190      
Fish Crow 174       21      
Horned Lark 65       2      
Purple Martin 195       12      
Tree Swallow 266       3      
Carolina Chickadee 764       256      
Tufted Titmouse 474       182      
White-breasted Nuthatch 45       26      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 74       34      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Carolina Wren 412       198      
House Wren 32       17      
Winter Wren 8       7      
Sedge Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 12       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 17       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 162       84      
Eastern Bluebird 422       114      
Hermit Thrush 32       14      
American Robin 1,455       93      
Gray Catbird 5       5      
Northern Mockingbird 439       239      
Brown Thrasher 122       86      
European Starling 1,824       81      
American Pipit 440       14      
Sprague's Pipit 3       2      
Cedar Waxwing 987       39      
Lapland Longspur 165       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 86       49      
Common Yellowthroat 8       8      
Northern Parula 2       1      
Palm Warbler 55       5      
Pine Warbler 557       99      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 833       82      
Eastern Towhee 46       30      
Chipping Sparrow 3,309       158      
Field Sparrow 108       19      
Vesper Sparrow 31       8      
Lark Sparrow 28       2      
Savannah Sparrow 749       26      
Le Conte's Sparrow 9       3      
Fox Sparrow 10       5      
Song Sparrow 226       63      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 136       24      
White-throated Sparrow 1,676       172      
Harris's Sparrow 3       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 218       25      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,028       109      
Northern Cardinal 3,030       368      
Indigo Bunting 2       2      
Painted Bunting 3       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 18,438       186      
Eastern Meadowlark 469       32      
Rusty Blackbird 181       7      
Brewer's Blackbird 496       16      
Common Grackle 7,460       126      
Boat-tailed Grackle 118       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,198       68      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 28       14      
House Finch 465       133      
Pine Siskin 18       8      
American Goldfinch 7,929       261      
House Sparrow 1,211       153      
Total 114,178             

A total of 175 species were reported.

See list of localities in Louisiana with reports.

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