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2012 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
Mottled Duck 19       3      
Blue-winged Teal 40       3      
Hooded Merganser 7       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 11       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 24       5      
Wood Stork 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 34       3      
Anhinga 6       4      
American White Pelican 63       3      
Brown Pelican 131       9      
Great Blue Heron 15       4      
Great Egret 45       7      
Snowy Egret 56       6      
Little Blue Heron 89       6      
Tricolored Heron 23       5      
Reddish Egret 3       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 8       3      
White Ibis 328       8      
Glossy Ibis 3       1      
Roseate Spoonbill 15       1      
Turkey Vulture 24       8      
Osprey 43       9      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       5      
Common Gallinule 4       3      
American Coot 71       4      
Black-bellied Plover 58       3      
Snowy Plover 12       2      
Semipalmated Plover 9       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
American Avocet 5       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Willet 84       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 30       4      
Red Knot 3       1      
Sanderling 211       4      
Dunlin 90       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 3       1      
Laughing Gull 62       5      
Ring-billed Gull 26       5      
Herring Gull 4       2      
Forster's Tern 54       4      
Royal Tern 31       3      
Sandwich Tern 14       4      
Black Skimmer 54       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       2      
Mourning Dove 33       8      
Common Ground-Dove 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       7      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       6      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
American Crow 2       2      
Fish Crow 21       4      
Tree Swallow 7,724       7      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Carolina Wren 3       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Gray Catbird 4       3      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
European Starling 9       3      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11       3      
Prairie Warbler 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 12       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       1      
Common Grackle 25       6      
Boat-tailed Grackle 8       3      
Total 9,731             

A total of 75 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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