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2009 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
Mottled Duck 67       11      
Blue-winged Teal 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 40       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       2      
Wood Stork 26       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 40       8      
Anhinga 26       12      
American White Pelican 16       1      
Brown Pelican 20       3      
Great Blue Heron 13       7      
Great Egret 17       10      
Snowy Egret 7       3      
Little Blue Heron 12       6      
Tricolored Heron 13       11      
Cattle Egret 31       3      
Green Heron 5       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 110       12      
Glossy Ibis 2       2      
Black Vulture 39       10      
Turkey Vulture 41       10      
Osprey 12       7      
Bald Eagle 8       4      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       12      
Broad-winged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
American Oystercatcher 3       1      
Laughing Gull 3       3      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 19       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 32       12      
White-winged Dove 10       5      
Mourning Dove 146       26      
Common Ground-Dove 4       2      
Nanday Parakeet 2       1      
Monk Parakeet 13       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 22       14      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 4       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Great Crested Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 42       15      
American Crow 21       3      
Fish Crow 33       8      
Tufted Titmouse 3       3      
Carolina Wren 3       2      
House Wren 3       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 17       8      
Gray Catbird 7       5      
Northern Mockingbird 30       15      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 47       4      
Cedar Waxwing 8       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Northern Parula 2       2      
Palm Warbler 8       4      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 25       9      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 32       2      
Northern Cardinal 38       15      
Indigo Bunting 1       1      
Painted Bunting 16       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 41       12      
Common Grackle 124       13      
Boat-tailed Grackle 27       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 54       5      
American Goldfinch 39       3      
House Sparrow 14       5      
Total 1,497             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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