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2005 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 2,311       152      
Wood Duck 117       26      
Gadwall 92       9      
American Black Duck 36       5      
Mallard 1,260       99      
Blue-winged Teal 6       1      
Northern Shoveler 49       5      
Northern Pintail 10       1      
Green-winged Teal 32       5      
Canvasback 8       2      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 164       11      
Lesser Scaup 6       1      
Bufflehead 20       5      
Common Goldeneye 5       2      
Hooded Merganser 15       4      
Ruddy Duck 16       3      
Northern Bobwhite 33       8      
Ruffed Grouse 2       1      
Wild Turkey 631       44      
Common Loon 13       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 31       12      
Horned Grebe 12       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 8       4      
Great Blue Heron 150       77      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       2      
Black Vulture 543       54      
Turkey Vulture 623       121      
Bald Eagle 14       11      
Northern Harrier 13       12      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 41       32      
Cooper's Hawk 74       58      
Red-shouldered Hawk 66       47      
Red-tailed Hawk 242       146      
American Kestrel 59       41      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
American Coot 125       10      
Sandhill Crane 1,587       16      
Killdeer 137       64      
Wilson's Snipe 10       4      
American Woodcock 18       8      
Ring-billed Gull 1,676       35      
Herring Gull 33       15      
Rock Pigeon 969       61      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 121       23      
Mourning Dove 4,469       693      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       6      
Great Horned Owl 16       12      
Barred Owl 21       17      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 70       54      
Red-headed Woodpecker 37       21      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 742       480      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 99       83      
Downy Woodpecker 980       536      
Hairy Woodpecker 160       114      
Northern Flicker 221       138      
Pileated Woodpecker 132       97      
Eastern Phoebe 41       31      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       4      
Blue Jay 1,889       510      
American Crow 2,088       402      
Fish Crow 6       4      
Common Raven 1       1      
Horned Lark 3       3      
Tree Swallow 24       4      
Carolina Chickadee 1,875       558      
Tufted Titmouse 2,036       597      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 104       66      
White-breasted Nuthatch 762       390      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 44       23      
Brown Creeper 27       25      
Carolina Wren 1,052       497      
Winter Wren 21       17      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 50       30      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 38       33      
Eastern Bluebird 795       258      
Hermit Thrush 30       26      
American Robin 4,035       398      
Northern Mockingbird 719       397      
Brown Thrasher 85       74      
European Starling 7,235       314      
American Pipit 6       2      
Cedar Waxwing 978       19      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 8       4      
Pine Warbler 66       42      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 157       64      
Eastern Towhee 559       255      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 225       32      
Field Sparrow 440       94      
Savannah Sparrow 56       15      
Fox Sparrow 104       48      
Song Sparrow 901       280      
Swamp Sparrow 61       17      
White-throated Sparrow 2,125       349      
White-crowned Sparrow 92       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,193       448      
Northern Cardinal 5,149       787      
Red-winged Blackbird 830       146      
Eastern Meadowlark 171       45      
Rusty Blackbird 79       10      
Brewer's Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 5,333       230      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,484       106      
Purple Finch 704       174      
House Finch 1,905       406      
Pine Siskin 504       46      
American Goldfinch 6,356       496      
House Sparrow 1,593       246      
Total 73,399             

A total of 113 species were reported.

See list of localities in Tennessee with reports.

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