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2006 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
Snow Goose 2       2      
Mottled Duck 14       3      
Blue-winged Teal 616       5      
Northern Shoveler 313       4      
Northern Pintail 2,332       3      
Green-winged Teal 56       2      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 14       1      
Hooded Merganser 16       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       2      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 116       5      
Wood Stork 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       2      
Anhinga 12       3      
American White Pelican 6       1      
Brown Pelican 15       3      
Great Blue Heron 29       4      
Great Egret 60       4      
Snowy Egret 121       4      
Little Blue Heron 15       3      
Tricolored Heron 92       4      
Reddish Egret 11       3      
Cattle Egret 11       3      
White Ibis 126       4      
Glossy Ibis 70       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 28       4      
Black Vulture 27       4      
Turkey Vulture 38       3      
Osprey 12       3      
Bald Eagle 5       3      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 7,504       4      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 143       3      
Black-necked Stilt 3       1      
American Avocet 158       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 51       2      
Willet 8       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 131       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 40       1      
Sanderling 38       1      
Western Sandpiper 142       2      
Least Sandpiper 566       2      
Dunlin 320       1      
Stilt Sandpiper 12       1      
Wilson's Snipe 3       2      
Laughing Gull 45       4      
Ring-billed Gull 93       2      
Herring Gull 24       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 3       3      
Caspian Tern 35       3      
Forster's Tern 32       2      
Royal Tern 12       1      
Black Skimmer 37       1      
Mourning Dove 18       2      
Common Ground-Dove 3       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 14       4      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Florida Scrub-Jay 6       1      
American Crow 2       1      
Fish Crow 29       2      
Tree Swallow 98       3      
American Robin 400       1      
Gray Catbird 3       1      
Northern Mockingbird 13       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 84       1      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 16       2      
Northern Cardinal 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 31       3      
Common Grackle 2       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 123       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Total 14,431             

A total of 80 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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