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2009 Results: Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 65,000       4      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,300       3      
Tundra Swan 123       2      
Gadwall 23       1      
American Wigeon 170       2      
American Black Duck 220       3      
Mallard 105       3      
Northern Shoveler 151       4      
Northern Pintail 795       4      
Green-winged Teal 2,550       3      
Ring-necked Duck 50       1      
Greater Scaup 50       1      
Surf Scoter 6       1      
Bufflehead 20       2      
Common Goldeneye 6       1      
Hooded Merganser 26       2      
Common Merganser 53       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 26       2      
Wild Turkey 4       1      
Red-throated Loon 7       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 9       3      
Black Vulture 12       3      
Turkey Vulture 133       4      
Bald Eagle 7       3      
Northern Harrier 11       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       3      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Black-bellied Plover 7       2      
Killdeer 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 45       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 36       2      
Dunlin 1,375       3      
Ring-billed Gull 1,365       3      
Herring Gull 175       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 53       3      
Rock Pigeon 20       1      
Mourning Dove 74       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 4       2      
Downy Woodpecker 5       2      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Blue Jay 3       2      
American Crow 34       3      
Horned Lark 6       1      
Tree Swallow 4       2      
Carolina Chickadee 7       3      
Tufted Titmouse 7       3      
Carolina Wren 12       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 16       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 30       2      
Northern Mockingbird 15       4      
European Starling 131       3      
American Pipit 200       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Eastern Towhee 3       2      
Chipping Sparrow 5       1      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 30       1      
Savannah Sparrow 7       1      
Song Sparrow 27       2      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 72       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 20       2      
Northern Cardinal 21       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 155       3      
Rusty Blackbird 14       1      
Common Grackle 120       2      
House Finch 35       2      
American Goldfinch 61       3      
House Sparrow 6       1      
Total 75,103             

A total of 81 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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