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2005 Results: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Wigeon 80       1      
Mottled Duck 4       1      
Blue-winged Teal 269       6      
Northern Shoveler 20       2      
Northern Pintail 337       2      
Green-winged Teal 10       1      
Lesser Scaup 40       1      
Hooded Merganser 10       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 51       4      
Wood Stork 22       5      
Northern Gannet 7       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 17       2      
Anhinga 7       3      
American White Pelican 21       2      
Brown Pelican 7       2      
Great Blue Heron 21       5      
Great Egret 92       5      
Snowy Egret 228       6      
Little Blue Heron 59       6      
Tricolored Heron 52       5      
Reddish Egret 8       3      
Cattle Egret 6       2      
Green Heron 4       2      
White Ibis 179       6      
Glossy Ibis 119       5      
Roseate Spoonbill 130       6      
Black Vulture 17       5      
Turkey Vulture 14       3      
Osprey 8       3      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Sora 2       1      
American Coot 989       6      
Limpkin 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 7       1      
American Golden-Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 14       5      
American Avocet 345       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 30       4      
Willet 7       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 38       3      
Marbled Godwit 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Sanderling 58       2      
Western Sandpiper 370       1      
Dunlin 349       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 242       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 64       2      
Wilson's Snipe 2       1      
Laughing Gull 11       2      
Ring-billed Gull 291       3      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Caspian Tern 13       2      
Common Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 8       3      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Black Skimmer 3       1      
White-winged Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 5       2      
Common Ground-Dove 10       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 9       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
White-eyed Vireo 4       2      
Blue Jay 6       2      
Florida Scrub-Jay 8       2      
American Crow 8       2      
Fish Crow 7       1      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
American Robin 3       3      
Gray Catbird 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 16       4      
European Starling 4       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Palm Warbler 8       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 47       4      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 6       2      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
Northern Cardinal 6       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 18       2      
Common Grackle 35       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 30       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       1      
Total 4,977             

A total of 96 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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