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2012 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 [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Black Duck 32       10      
American Coot 2,265       83      
American Crow 5,598       812      
American Goldfinch 7,369       817      
American Kestrel 148       89      
American Pipit 4       2      
American Robin 10,179       926      
American Tree Sparrow 5       4      
American White Pelican 283       8      
American Wigeon 420       16      
American Woodcock 28       11      
Bald Eagle 71       29      
Barred Owl 47       36      
Belted Kingfisher 152       116      
Black Vulture 1,488       162      
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 42       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13       9      
Blue Jay 2,873       947      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-winged Teal 3       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 150       11      
Brown Creeper 82       74      
Brown Thrasher 78       70      
Brown-headed Cowbird 675       86      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 56       36      
Bufflehead 798       30      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 4,398       310      
Canvasback 133       9      
Carolina Chickadee 3,922       1,248      
Carolina Wren 1,671       833      
Cedar Waxwing 3,835       117      
Chipping Sparrow 428       123      
Common Goldeneye 23       3      
Common Grackle 4,181       212      
Common Loon 34       10      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Common Raven 12       6      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 112       103      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,143       648      
Double-crested Cormorant 652       17      
Downy Woodpecker 1,644       986      
Eastern Bluebird 2,286       625      
Eastern Meadowlark 551       108      
Eastern Phoebe 141       104      
Eastern Screech-Owl 18       17      
Eastern Towhee 837       444      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 164       55      
European Starling 17,134       558      
Field Sparrow 650       170      
Fish Crow 16       5      
Forster's Tern 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 62       39      
Gadwall 1,162       55      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 90       36      
Great Blue Heron 828       210      
Great Egret 5       4      
Great Horned Owl 36       29      
Greater Scaup 40       4      
Greater White-fronted Goose 104       5      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       3      
Green Heron 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 167       14      
Hairy Woodpecker 222       187      
Hermit Thrush 77       50      
Herring Gull 31       7      
Hooded Merganser 241       28      
Horned Grebe 231       6      
Horned Lark 61       12      
House Finch 3,283       812      
House Sparrow 2,800       458      
House Wren 2       1      
Killdeer 510       132      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 7,619       19      
Loggerhead Shrike 10       7      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Mallard 4,716       209      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Merlin 3       3      
Mourning Dove 6,377       1,257      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Northern Bobwhite 29       8      
Northern Cardinal 9,109       1,503      
Northern Flicker 379       189      
Northern Harrier 46       25      
Northern Mockingbird 1,376       731      
Northern Pintail 151       4      
Northern Shoveler 215       21      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Osprey 2       2      
Palm Warbler 4       3      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 394       70      
Pileated Woodpecker 237       180      
Pine Siskin 84       37      
Pine Warbler 102       63      
Purple Finch 781       230      
Purple Martin 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,171       802      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 48       21      
Red-headed Woodpecker 143       92      
Red-shouldered Hawk 137       105      
Red-tailed Hawk 463       285      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,363       193      
Redhead 98       6      
Ring-billed Gull 4,106       110      
Ring-necked Duck 1,159       44      
Rock Pigeon 2,538       96      
Ross's Goose 4       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 53       38      
Ruddy Duck 398       21      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 215       17      
Sandhill Crane 15,646       46      
Savannah Sparrow 126       30      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 31       30      
Snow Goose 1       1      
Song Sparrow 1,281       490      
Sora 2       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Surf Scoter 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 136       35      
Tree Swallow 6       4      
Tufted Titmouse 3,625       1,172      
Turkey Vulture 1,398       315      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,173       638      
White-crowned Sparrow 416       113      
White-throated Sparrow 2,445       563      
Whooping Crane 2       1      
Wild Turkey 1,736       93      
Wilson's Snipe 62       5      
Winter Wren 62       40      
Wood Duck 165       34      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 158       138      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 732       211      
Total 162,563             

A total of 141 species were reported.

See list of localities in Tennessee with reports.

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