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2002 Results: Merritt Island, 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
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 317       3      
Mottled Duck 8       2      
Blue-winged Teal 56       2      
Northern Shoveler 14       2      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 206       4      
Hooded Merganser 22       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 15       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 63       3      
Wood Stork 38       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 52       3      
Anhinga 23       5      
American White Pelican 300       6      
Brown Pelican 160       6      
Great Blue Heron 35       8      
Great Egret 93       5      
Snowy Egret 77       4      
Little Blue Heron 25       5      
Tricolored Heron 43       5      
Reddish Egret 1       1      
Cattle Egret 12       2      
Green Heron 3       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 1,391       6      
Glossy Ibis 40       2      
Roseate Spoonbill 5       2      
Black Vulture 35       2      
Turkey Vulture 28       5      
Osprey 39       8      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 6       2      
Purple Gallinule 4       1      
American Coot 2,659       5      
Sandhill Crane 4       2      
Killdeer 6       4      
American Avocet 20       1      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 6       2      
Willet 10       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       1      
Marbled Godwit 35       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 39       3      
Sanderling 20       2      
Least Sandpiper 10       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 10       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       1      
Laughing Gull 37       3      
Ring-billed Gull 685       5      
Herring Gull 50       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 7       2      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 39       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 11       3      
Mourning Dove 86       6      
Common Ground-Dove 10       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 5       2      
Belted Kingfisher 29       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 6       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5       3      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 6       2      
Blue Jay 10       2      
Florida Scrub-Jay 1       1      
American Crow 249       6      
Fish Crow 8       2      
Purple Martin 12       1      
Tree Swallow 150       2      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
American Robin 11       2      
Gray Catbird 6       3      
Northern Mockingbird 14       6      
American Redstart 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 32       2      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 6       1      
Northern Cardinal 12       4      
Painted Bunting 11       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 16       1      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 12       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 59       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Total 7,554             

A total of 92 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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