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2009 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
Gadwall 7       1      
American Wigeon 8       1      
Mottled Duck 8       1      
Blue-winged Teal 526       5      
Northern Shoveler 27       3      
Northern Pintail 6       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 155       4      
Horned Grebe 20       1      
Wood Stork 11       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 65       5      
Anhinga 2       1      
American White Pelican 308       3      
Brown Pelican 123       4      
Great Blue Heron 57       5      
Great Egret 205       5      
Snowy Egret 282       5      
Little Blue Heron 52       5      
Tricolored Heron 120       5      
Reddish Egret 2       2      
Cattle Egret 11       4      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 826       5      
Glossy Ibis 148       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 31       5      
Black Vulture 22       3      
Turkey Vulture 46       4      
Osprey 26       5      
Bald Eagle 4       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Purple Gallinule 5       1      
American Coot 222       3      
Semipalmated Plover 5       1      
Killdeer 14       4      
Black-necked Stilt 2       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 26       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 31       2      
Marbled Godwit 30       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 12       2      
Sanderling 15       1      
Western Sandpiper 145       1      
Least Sandpiper 11       1      
Dunlin 300       1      
Laughing Gull 2,040       2      
Ring-billed Gull 2,091       3      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Forster's Tern 38       2      
Royal Tern 40       1      
Mourning Dove 8       2      
Common Ground-Dove 3       1      
Belted Kingfisher 24       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Florida Scrub-Jay 5       2      
American Crow 5       1      
Fish Crow 14       1      
Purple Martin 1       1      
Tree Swallow 552       3      
Carolina Chickadee 2       1      
American Robin 3,100       2      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 3       1      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5       2      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 14       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 3       1      
Total 11,895             

A total of 77 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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