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2009 Results: Lewes, Delaware

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
Snow Goose 1,106       5      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Brant 27       2      
Canada Goose 440       5      
Wood Duck 7       1      
Gadwall 30       1      
American Wigeon 20       1      
American Black Duck 45       4      
Mallard 71       5      
Northern Shoveler 26       1      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 6       1      
Surf Scoter 26       2      
Black Scoter 10       1      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 61       3      
Hooded Merganser 10       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 25       3      
Ruddy Duck 350       1      
Red-throated Loon 25       2      
Common Loon 7       2      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       1      
Great Cormorant 27       2      
Great Blue Heron 14       4      
Black Vulture 20       3      
Turkey Vulture 63       7      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       3      
Killdeer 4       3      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Sanderling 70       2      
Purple Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 383       8      
Herring Gull 315       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 60       2      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Razorbill 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 12       2      
Mourning Dove 57       8      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       3      
Downy Woodpecker 15       5      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Blue Jay 27       5      
American Crow 24       5      
Carolina Chickadee 35       10      
Tufted Titmouse 20       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 30       3      
Carolina Wren 26       8      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       2      
Eastern Bluebird 7       2      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 333       7      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 13       6      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 85       2      
Cedar Waxwing 36       2      
Snow Bunting 34       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 71       3      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 6       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 39       6      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 103       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 132       7      
Northern Cardinal 29       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 77       5      
Common Grackle 432       7      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 19       2      
Purple Finch 9       3      
House Finch 57       6      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 40       8      
House Sparrow 61       4      
Total 5,149             

A total of 87 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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