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2008 Results: Melbourne, 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
Fulvous Whistling-Duck 6       1      
Muscovy Duck 17       3      
Wood Duck 49       3      
Mallard 31       6      
Mottled Duck 23       7      
Blue-winged Teal 110       5      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 53       5      
Hooded Merganser 26       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 76       9      
Wood Stork 49       12      
Double-crested Cormorant 199       12      
Anhinga 43       9      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Brown Pelican 227       4      
American Bittern 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 65       20      
Great Egret 39       11      
Snowy Egret 58       9      
Little Blue Heron 13       8      
Tricolored Heron 23       7      
Cattle Egret 28       3      
Green Heron 4       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 489       19      
Glossy Ibis 112       6      
Roseate Spoonbill 1       1      
Black Vulture 45       10      
Turkey Vulture 28       10      
Osprey 19       12      
Bald Eagle 4       3      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 5       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 1,187       7      
Limpkin 9       5      
Sandhill Crane 39       8      
Killdeer 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 11       1      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 17       1      
Laughing Gull 15       1      
Ring-billed Gull 525       9      
Herring Gull 7       2      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 77       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 19       8      
White-winged Dove 26       6      
Mourning Dove 73       21      
Common Ground-Dove 26       3      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 20       13      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       2      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 8       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 37       18      
American Crow 92       9      
Fish Crow 35       4      
Purple Martin 6       1      
Tree Swallow 13       1      
Tufted Titmouse 2       1      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
House Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
American Robin 297       11      
Gray Catbird 13       6      
Northern Mockingbird 30       17      
Brown Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 16       9      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Northern Parula 2       1      
Palm Warbler 14       9      
Pine Warbler 5       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 86       10      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 19       2      
Northern Cardinal 33       16      
Indigo Bunting 8       1      
Painted Bunting 39       9      
Red-winged Blackbird 60       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 3       2      
Common Grackle 65       13      
Boat-tailed Grackle 337       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 103       4      
House Finch 12       2      
American Goldfinch 24       4      
House Sparrow 9       5      
Total 5,339             

A total of 100 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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