Species

This page serves as an index to each of 415 species accounts.

These accounts consist of every species that has known to have occurred in the county (plus a few hypotheticals). It also includes historical information on each. An asterisk denotes a second review and I consider the page publication ready.

January 2019 – It’s difficult to believe it’s already been five years since I published these, so I’m going back through and updating them for a third time. You’ll see that progress in red font. Once this third pass is complete, it’s to the press!

Waterfowl    (42 species accounts*)

Grouse, Quail, & Allies   (3 species accounts*) Updated 26 Jan 2019.

Loons and Grebes   (9 species accounts*)

Petrels and Shearwaters   (7 species accounts*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Storm-Petrels   (3 species accounts*) Updated 28 Jan 2019.

Tropicbirds   (2 species accounts*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Storks   (1 species account.) Updated 25 Jan 2019.

Frigatebirds and Sulids  (4 species accounts*) Updated 19 Mar 2019.

Cormorants, Anhingas, and Pelicans   (5 species accounts*)

Herons, Ibis, and Allies   (18 species accounts*)

Vultures, Hawks, and Allies   (19 species accounts*)

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies   (9 species accounts*)

Limpkin   (1 species account*) Updated 27 Jan 2019.

Cranes   (1 species account*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Shorebirds   (44 species accounts)

Skuas and Jaegers  (4 species accounts*) Updated 17 Mar 2019.

Alcids   (4 species accounts*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers   (28 species accounts)

Pigeons and Doves   (6 species accounts*)

Parrots  (5 species accounts*) Updated 12 Mar 2019.

Cuckoos   (3 species accounts*) Updated 12 Feb 2019.

Owls   (8 species accounts*)

Nightjars  (4 species accounts*) Updated 12 Mar 2019.

Swifts   (1 species account*) Updated 27 Jan 2019.

Hummingbirds   (5 species accounts*)

Kingfishers   (1 species account*) Updated 27 Jan 2019.

Woodpeckers   (10 species accounts*)

Falcons   (4 species accounts*)

Tyrant Flycatchers   (17 species accounts*)

Vireos   (7 species accounts*)

Jays, Crows, and Lark   (5 species accounts*)

Martins and Swallows   (7 species accounts*)

Chickadees, Titmice, and Nuthatches   (5 species accounts*)

Treecreepers   (1 species account*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Wrens   (5 species accounts*) Updated 25 Jan 2019.

Gnatcatchers and Kinglets   (3 species accounts*)

Thrushes   (8 species accounts*)

Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers   (3 species accounts*)

Pipits   (2 species accounts*)

Waxwings   (1 species account*) Updated 29 Jan 2019.

Longspurs and Snow Buntings   (3 species accounts*)

Wood-Warblers   (39 species accounts)

Sparrows and other Emberizids   (23 species accounts)

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies   (11 species accounts*)

Blackbirds and Orioles   (14 species accounts*) Updated 25 Jan 2019.

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies   (7 species accounts*) Updated 28 Jan 2019.

Starlings and Myna   (2 species accounts*) Updated 28 Jan 2019.

View two pdf versions of Duval County Checklists, one from 1983 and the other from 2005.

1983 Birds of Duval County

Duval County Bird Checklist

Literature cited:

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Anderson, B. (2001) Florida. North American Birds, 55(2)

Anderson, B. (2002) Florida. North American Birds, 56(2)

Anderson, B. (2003) Florida. North American Birds, 57(2)

Anderson, B. (2004) Florida. North American Birds, 58(2)

Anderson, B. (2005) Florida. North American Birds 59(2), p 255-257

Anderson, B. (2005) Florida. North American Birds, 59(3)

Anderson, B. (2006) Florida. North American Birds, 60(2)

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1980) Florida Region. American Birds, 34(2).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1981) Florida Region. American Birds, 35(2).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1982) Florida Region. American Birds, 36(2)

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1983) Florida Region. American Birds, 37(2).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1984) Florida Region. American Birds, 38(2).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1985) Florida Region. American Birds, 39(1).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1986) Florida Region. American Birds, 40(1).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1987) Florida Region. American Birds, 41(1).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1988) Florida Region. American Birds, 42(1).

Atherton, L. & Atherton, B. (1989) Florida Region. American Birds, 43(1).

Brookfield, C. (1951) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 5(1), p.11.

Brookfield, C. (1951) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 5(3), p.200.

Conway, A., & Drennan, S. (1979) Rufous hummingbirds in eastern North America. American Birds, March, 130-132.

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Cruickshank, A. (1966) Jacksonville, FL. Audubon Field Notes, 20(2), p. 209.

Cruickshank, A. (1967) Jacksonville, FL. Audubon Field Notes, 21(2), p. 198.

Cruickshank, A. (1970) Jacksonville, FL. Audubon Field Notes, 24(2), p. 244.

Cruickshank, A. (1971) Jacksonville, FL. Audubon Field Notes, 25(2), p. 285-286.

Cunningham, R. (1966) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 20(3), p.415.

Cunningham, R. (1966) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 20(4), p.497.

Edscorn, J. (1974) Florida Region. American Birds, 28(1).

Edscorn, J. (1975) Florida Region. American Birds, 29(1).

Edscorn, J. (1976) Florida Region. American Birds, 30(1).

Edscorn, J. (1977) Florida Region. American Birds, 31(2).

Edscorn, J. (1978) Florida Region. American Birds, 32(2).

Edscorn, J. (1979) Florida Region. American Birds, 33(2).

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Greenlaw, J., Pranty, B., & Bowman, R. (2014) Florida Bird Species: An Annotated List. Gainesville: Florida Ornithological Society.

Grimes, S. (1943) Birds of Duval County. The Florida Naturalist,16(2), 15-19.

Grimes, S. (1943) Birds of Duval County. The Florida Naturalist 16(3), 29-36.

Grimes, S. (1943) Birds of Duval County. The Florida Naturalist 16(4), 62-71.

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Hoffman,W. (1983) Florida Region. American Birds, 37(3).

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Kale, H. (1971) Florida Region. American Birds, 25(4).

Kale, H. (1973) Florida Region. American Birds, 27(4).

Kale, H. (1974) Florida Region. American Birds, 28(4).

Kale, H. (1975) Florida Region. American Birds, 29(4).

Kale, H. (1976) Florida Region. American Birds, 30(4).

Kale, H. (1977) Florida Region. American Birds, 31(5).

Kale, H. (1978) Florida Region. American Birds, 32(5).

Kale, H. (1979) Florida Region. American Birds, 33(5).

Kale, H. (1980) Florida Region. American Birds, 34(5).

Kale, H. (1981) Florida Region. American Birds, 35(5).

Kale, H. (1982) Florida Region. American Birds, 36(5).

Kale, H. (1983) Florida Region. American Birds, 37(5).

Kale, H. (1984) Florida Region. American Birds, 38(5).

Kale, H. (1985) Florida Region. American Birds, 39(3).

Kale, H., & Loftin, R. ( 1982) A longevity record for the Black Skimmer. North American Bird Bander, 7(2),54-55.

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Langridge, H. (1986) Florida Region. American Birds, 40(3).

Langridge, H. (1987) Florida Region. American Birds, 41(3).

Langridge, H. (1988) Florida Region. American Birds, 42(3).

Langridge, H. (1989) Florida Region. American Birds, 44(3).

Langridge, H. (1991) Florida Region. American Birds, 45(3).

Langridge, H. (1992) Florida Region. American Birds, 46(3).

Langridge, H. (1993) Florida Region. American Birds, 47(3).

Langridge, H. (1996) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 50(3)

Lesser, F. & Stickley, A. (1967). Occurrence of the Saw-whet Owl in Florida. The Auk, 84(3), 425.

McKay, R (1951). Yellow-Billed Tropic Bird, Phaethon Lepturus Catesbyi, on the North Florida Coast. The Auk, 68 (3), 371.

Mockford, E. & Rice, D. (1953). General Notes. Wilson Bulletin,65(3), 211-212.

O’Brien, M. (2006, May/June) Subspecies identification of the Willet. Birding. 41-47.

Oberholser, H. (1918). Picoides Arcticus in Florida. The Auk, 35(4), p.479.

Ogden, J. (1970) Florida Region. American Birds, 24(5).

Ogden, J. (1971) Florida Region. American Birds, 25(5).

Ogden, J. (1972) Florida Region. American Birds, 26(5).

Ogden, J. (1973) Florida Region. American Birds, 27(5).

Ogden, J. (1974) Florida Region. American Birds, 28(5).

Ogden, J. (1975) Florida Region. American Birds, 29(5).

Ogden, J. (1976) Florida Region. American Birds, 30(5).

Ogden, J. (1978) Florida Region. American Birds, 32(6).

Ogden, J. (1979) Florida Region. American Birds, 33(6).

Ogden, J. (1986) Florida Region. American Birds, 40(2).

Ogden, J. (1987) Florida Region. American Birds, 41(2).

Ogden, J. (1988) Florida Region. American Birds, 42(2).

Ogden, J. (1989) Florida Region. American Birds, 43(2).

Ogden, J. (1990) Florida Region. American Birds, 44(2).

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Paul, R. (1981) Florida Region. American Birds, 35(6).

Paul, R. (1982) Florida Region. American Birds, 36(6).

Paul, R. (1983) Florida Region. American Birds, 37(6).

Paul, R. (1985) Florida Region. American Birds, 39(5).

Paul, R. (1986) Florida Region. American Birds, 40(5).

Paul, R. (1988) Florida Region. American Birds, 42(5).

Paul, R., & Paul, A. (2000) Florida. North American Birds, 53(4)

Paul, R., & Schnapf, A. (1995) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 49(5).

Paul, R., & Schnapf, A. (1996) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 50(5)

Paul, R., & Schnapf, A. (1997) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 51(5), 988-990.

Paul, R., & Schnapf, A. (1999) Florida. North American Birds, 53(4)

Powell, D. (2001) Florida. North American Birds, 55(4)

Powell, D. (2003) Florida. North American Birds, 57(4)

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Powell, D. (2005) Florida. North American Birds, 59(4)

Pranty, B. (1998) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 50(3)

Pranty, B. (1999) Florida. North American Birds, 53(1), 46-49.

Pranty, B. (1999) Florida. North American Birds, 53(3)

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Pranty, B. (2000) Florida. North American Birds, 54(3)

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Pranty, B. (2002) Florida. North American Birds, 56(3)

Pranty, B. (2003) Florida. North American Birds, 57(1)

Pranty, B. (2003) Florida. North American Birds, 57(3)

Pranty, B. (2004) Florida. North American Birds, 58(1), 64-67

Pranty, B. (2004) Florida. North American Birds, 58(3)

Pranty, B. (2006) Florida. North American Birds, 60(1), 58-61

Pranty, B. (2007) Florida. North American Birds, 61(1)

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Stevenson, H. (1963) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 17(5), p.456.

Stevenson, H. (1964) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 18(5), p.503.

Stevenson, H. (1965) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 19(1), p.31.

Stevenson, H. (1965) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 19(3), p.372.

Stevenson, H. (1967) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 21(1), p.24.

Stevenson, H. (1967) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 21(4), p.498-500.

Stevenson, H. (1967) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 22(3), p.430-434.

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Stevenson, H. (1971) Florida Region. Audubon Field Notes, 25(3), pp. 567-571.

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Stevenson, H. (1973) Florida Region. American Birds, 27(1)

Stevenson,H. (1974) Florida Region. American Birds, 28(3).

Stevenson,H. (1975) Florida Region. American Birds, 29(3).

Stevenson,H. (1976) Florida Region. American Birds, 30(3).

Stevenson,H. (1978) Florida Region. American Birds, 32(3).

Stevenson,H. (1979) Florida Region. American Birds, 33(3).

Stevenson,H. (1980) Florida Region. American Birds, 34(3).

Stevenson, H. (1981) Florida Region. American Birds, 35(3).

Stevenson, H. (1982) Florida Region. American Birds, 36(3).

Wamer, N. (1994) Florida Region. American Birds, 48(1).

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Wamer, N. & Pranty, B. (1996) National Audubon Society Field Notes, 50(1).

Wamer, N. (1997) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 51(1)

Wamer, N. (1998) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 52(1)

West, R. (1990) Florida Region. American Birds, 44(1).

West, R. (1991) Florida Region. American Birds, 45(1).

West, R. (1996) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 50(2).

West, R. (1997) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 51(3).

West, R. (1998) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 52(2), 188-191.

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West, R. & Anderson, B. (2000) Florida. North American Birds, 54(2)

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West, R. & Wamer, N. (1993) Florida Region. American Birds, 47(1).

West, R. & Wamer, N. (1993) Florida Region. American Birds, 47(2).

West, R., Wamer, N., & Pranty, B. (1994) Florida Region. National Audubon Society Field Notes, 48(2), 199-202.

Woolfenden, G. (1973) Florida Region. American Birds, 27(3).

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