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2010 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
Gadwall 1       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 4,809       7      
Mottled Duck 54       2      
Blue-winged Teal 877       11      
Northern Shoveler 215       10      
Northern Pintail 5,595       8      
Green-winged Teal 9       3      
Lesser Scaup 1,525       7      
Hooded Merganser 27       5      
Red-breasted Merganser 10       1      
Wild Turkey 11       1      
Common Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 194       10      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Wood Stork 45       11      
Northern Gannet 240       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 656       11      
Anhinga 28       10      
American White Pelican 998       9      
Brown Pelican 70       8      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 84       12      
Great Egret 242       13      
Snowy Egret 147       9      
Little Blue Heron 59       13      
Tricolored Heron 64       13      
Reddish Egret 25       11      
Cattle Egret 29       5      
Green Heron 8       6      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 893       13      
Glossy Ibis 274       13      
Roseate Spoonbill 253       12      
Black Vulture 138       10      
Turkey Vulture 138       9      
Osprey 55       13      
Bald Eagle 15       8      
Northern Harrier 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 7       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Crested Caracara 3       1      
American Kestrel 15       7      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 7,113       11      
Black-bellied Plover 88       6      
Semipalmated Plover 57       5      
Killdeer 32       9      
American Avocet 492       9      
Greater Yellowlegs 32       9      
Willet 408       9      
Lesser Yellowlegs 39       8      
Marbled Godwit 34       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 103       9      
Red Knot 35       3      
Sanderling 64       7      
Western Sandpiper 675       4      
Least Sandpiper 154       7      
Dunlin 3,739       10      
Short-billed Dowitcher 215       6      
Long-billed Dowitcher 7       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 21       2      
Laughing Gull 103       7      
Ring-billed Gull 1,025       8      
Herring Gull 23       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Caspian Tern 6       3      
Forster's Tern 123       6      
Royal Tern 28       7      
Sandwich Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 374       9      
Rock Pigeon 11       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       1      
Mourning Dove 62       6      
Common Ground-Dove 17       5      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 60       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3       2      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 6       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 8       6      
Blue Jay 1       1      
Florida Scrub-Jay 16       5      
Fish Crow 44       6      
Tree Swallow 132       4      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3       2      
American Robin 2,063       6      
Gray Catbird 6       4      
Northern Mockingbird 9       6      
European Starling 6       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Palm Warbler 34       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 18       5      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 30       5      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 5       3      
Painted Bunting 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 13       5      
Common Grackle 23       3      
Boat-tailed Grackle 294       10      
Total 35,711             

A total of 109 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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