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1999 Results: Tennessee

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

See list of localities in Tennessee with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 1,016       62      
Wood Duck 34       10      
Gadwall 144       8      
American Wigeon 20       1      
American Black Duck 5       2      
Mallard 2,108       41      
Blue-winged Teal 43       1      
Northern Shoveler 30       2      
Northern Pintail 8       1      
Green-winged Teal 17       3      
Canvasback 16       3      
Ring-necked Duck 61       9      
Lesser Scaup 23       5      
Bufflehead 18       5      
Hooded Merganser 23       5      
Ruddy Duck 14       4      
Northern Bobwhite 44       9      
Wild Turkey 283       15      
Common Loon 17       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 42       14      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 22       8      
Great Blue Heron 146       48      
Great Egret 2       1      
Little Blue Heron 3       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Black Vulture 141       30      
Turkey Vulture 232       70      
Osprey 5       1      
Bald Eagle 10       5      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15       12      
Cooper's Hawk 17       15      
Red-shouldered Hawk 23       13      
Red-tailed Hawk 166       86      
American Kestrel 68       35      
American Coot 720       18      
Killdeer 152       39      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Common Snipe 3       2      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 72       4      
Ring-billed Gull 646       12      
Herring Gull 95       5      
Rock Pigeon 369       18      
White-winged Dove 4       1      
Mourning Dove 2,205       331      
Common Ground-Dove 74       14      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 11       8      
Barred Owl 14       10      
Belted Kingfisher 39       27      
Red-headed Woodpecker 41       29      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 405       241      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 34       31      
Downy Woodpecker 390       234      
Hairy Woodpecker 55       43      
Northern Flicker 119       71      
Pileated Woodpecker 62       40      
Eastern Phoebe 15       13      
Loggerhead Shrike 6       4      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,020       279      
American Crow 1,559       230      
Carolina Chickadee 1,140       314      
Black-capped Chickadee 8       2      
Tufted Titmouse 1,092       333      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 16       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 308       154      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 18       8      
Brown Creeper 28       26      
Carolina Wren 406       210      
House Wren 42       16      
Winter Wren 10       9      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 66       21      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       10      
Eastern Bluebird 479       149      
Hermit Thrush 20       12      
American Robin 1,719       214      
Gray Catbird 4       1      
Northern Mockingbird 295       190      
Brown Thrasher 28       18      
European Starling 4,892       182      
American Pipit 90       1      
Cedar Waxwing 111       6      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 26       15      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 224       58      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 265       135      
American Tree Sparrow 4       2      
Chipping Sparrow 138       29      
Field Sparrow 301       63      
Savannah Sparrow 15       3      
Fox Sparrow 94       34      
Song Sparrow 533       125      
Swamp Sparrow 41       12      
White-throated Sparrow 1,933       201      
White-crowned Sparrow 149       36      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,632       253      
Northern Cardinal 2,782       395      
Red-winged Blackbird 471       55      
Eastern Meadowlark 88       30      
Rusty Blackbird 69       9      
Brewer's Blackbird 583       18      
Common Grackle 3,143       114      
Boat-tailed Grackle 14       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 502       53      
Purple Finch 455       78      
House Finch 1,615       218      
Pine Siskin 28       7      
American Goldfinch 4,970       280      
Evening Grosbeak 3       2      
House Sparrow 565       96      
Total 44,381             

A total of 116 species were reported.

See list of localities in Tennessee with reports.

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