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2009 Results: Sanibel, 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
Red-breasted Merganser 5       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       2      
Anhinga 10       5      
Brown Pelican 105       7      
Great Blue Heron 3       3      
Great Egret 3       2      
Snowy Egret 14       2      
Little Blue Heron 4       4      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Reddish Egret 2       1      
White Ibis 13       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 1       1      
Black Vulture 7       3      
Turkey Vulture 19       4      
Osprey 18       9      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       6      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 24       2      
Semipalmated Plover 48       1      
Piping Plover 4       1      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
American Avocet 1       1      
Willet 17       3      
Marbled Godwit 5       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 9       2      
Red Knot 16       1      
Sanderling 69       2      
Western Sandpiper 156       1      
Least Sandpiper 5       1      
Dunlin 30       1      
Laughing Gull 158       3      
Ring-billed Gull 29       3      
Herring Gull 9       1      
Common Tern 3       1      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Royal Tern 51       4      
Sandwich Tern 15       1      
Black Skimmer 250       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5       3      
White-winged Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 27       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       7      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Western Kingbird 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 3       3      
Blue Jay 5       3      
Fish Crow 18       6      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 14       4      
Gray Catbird 19       8      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
European Starling 10       2      
Ovenbird 3       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Northern Parula 1       1      
Palm Warbler 6       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 17       6      
Prairie Warbler 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 22       8      
Painted Bunting 17       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 5       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 59       4      
Total 1,385             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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