Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2007 Results: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, John F. Kennedy Space Center, 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 6       2      
Blue-winged Teal 511       7      
Northern Shoveler 77       7      
Northern Pintail 619       7      
Green-winged Teal 7       2      
Ring-necked Duck 7       2      
Greater Scaup 10       2      
Lesser Scaup 500       7      
Hooded Merganser 173       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 36       2      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 132       8      
Horned Grebe 50       1      
Wood Stork 44       9      
Double-crested Cormorant 28       6      
Anhinga 30       10      
American White Pelican 250       8      
Brown Pelican 59       9      
Great Blue Heron 27       9      
Great Egret 85       9      
Snowy Egret 110       9      
Little Blue Heron 17       7      
Tricolored Heron 52       8      
Reddish Egret 7       4      
Cattle Egret 21       5      
Green Heron 5       4      
White Ibis 407       8      
Glossy Ibis 126       9      
Roseate Spoonbill 162       9      
Black Vulture 49       8      
Turkey Vulture 39       6      
Osprey 18       9      
Bald Eagle 12       7      
Northern Harrier 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 6       4      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 2       2      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 7,060       9      
Sandhill Crane 2       1      
Black-bellied Plover 7       2      
Semipalmated Plover 15       1      
Killdeer 48       7      
American Avocet 104       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 57       4      
Willet 1       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 31       6      
Ruddy Turnstone 32       3      
Sanderling 60       2      
Western Sandpiper 11       2      
Least Sandpiper 21       2      
Dunlin 159       4      
Short-billed Dowitcher 313       4      
Long-billed Dowitcher 139       3      
Wilson's Snipe 9       1      
Laughing Gull 48       3      
Ring-billed Gull 398       6      
Herring Gull 19       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 3       2      
Caspian Tern 22       4      
Forster's Tern 4       4      
Royal Tern 8       3      
Black Skimmer 34       3      
Rock Pigeon 10       2      
Mourning Dove 20       6      
Common Ground-Dove 10       4      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 24       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5       4      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 5       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       1      
Blue Jay 3       2      
Florida Scrub-Jay 18       4      
American Crow 8       2      
Fish Crow 92       4      
Tree Swallow 421       8      
Carolina Wren 31       3      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
American Robin 149       7      
Gray Catbird 15       5      
Northern Mockingbird 25       8      
Brown Thrasher 4       1      
Cedar Waxwing 12       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Palm Warbler 9       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 194       7      
Eastern Towhee 7       3      
Chipping Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 20       5      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 5       3      
Painted Bunting 4       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 101       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 38       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 58       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Total 13,616             

A total of 105 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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