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2008 Results: Fort Myers, Florida

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Muscovy Duck 42       8      
Mallard 10       3      
Mottled Duck 48       12      
Blue-winged Teal 10       3      
Lesser Scaup 10       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       6      
Wood Stork 37       12      
Double-crested Cormorant 359       15      
Anhinga 87       17      
American White Pelican 30       1      
Brown Pelican 27       8      
American Bittern 1       1      
Least Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 24       14      
Great Egret 39       19      
Snowy Egret 43       14      
Little Blue Heron 40       19      
Tricolored Heron 19       11      
Reddish Egret 3       3      
Cattle Egret 42       10      
Green Heron 4       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
White Ibis 228       24      
Glossy Ibis 7       5      
Roseate Spoonbill 6       1      
Black Vulture 106       16      
Turkey Vulture 92       20      
Osprey 24       12      
Swallow-tailed Kite 1       1      
Snail Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 14       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 21       13      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       5      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 17       5      
Black-bellied Plover 11       1      
Wilson's Plover 3       1      
Semipalmated Plover 29       1      
Piping Plover 6       1      
Killdeer 9       2      
American Oystercatcher 2       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Willet 34       1      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 13       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 6       1      
Red Knot 3       1      
Sanderling 27       1      
Western Sandpiper 42       1      
Least Sandpiper 51       1      
Dunlin 62       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 15       1      
Laughing Gull 58       8      
Ring-billed Gull 127       9      
Herring Gull 45       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 5       2      
Royal Tern 30       2      
Sandwich Tern 8       1      
Black Skimmer 77       1      
Rock Pigeon 70       8      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 46       15      
White-winged Dove 24       7      
Mourning Dove 291       37      
Common Ground-Dove 24       5      
Monk Parakeet 9       1      
Burrowing Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 36       20      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 4       4      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       4      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Great Crested Flycatcher 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 12       6      
White-eyed Vireo 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 62       24      
American Crow 102       10      
Fish Crow 292       11      
Tufted Titmouse 4       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 5       4      
House Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 12       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 5       1      
American Robin 136       2      
Gray Catbird 11       8      
Northern Mockingbird 80       26      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 225       13      
Black-and-white Warbler 11       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Northern Parula 4       3      
Palm Warbler 26       7      
Pine Warbler 20       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 76       15      
Chipping Sparrow 10       2      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 15       1      
Northern Cardinal 48       20      
Painted Bunting 25       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 33       9      
Common Grackle 565       25      
Boat-tailed Grackle 130       14      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4       1      
American Goldfinch 17       3      
House Sparrow 13       6      
Total 4,579             

A total of 120 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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