Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2008 Results: Townsend, Delaware

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
Snow Goose 4,030       3      
Canada Goose 1,500       2      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Mallard 70       2      
Northern Pintail 100       1      
Lesser Scaup 3       1      
Bufflehead 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Common Merganser 36       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       2      
Black Vulture 13       3      
Turkey Vulture 41       5      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Northern Harrier 5       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 326       2      
Herring Gull 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 7       2      
Mourning Dove 150       4      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 13       4      
Downy Woodpecker 36       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 8       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       2      
Blue Jay 17       4      
American Crow 15       4      
Carolina Chickadee 38       5      
Tufted Titmouse 43       5      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 22       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 23       5      
Brown Creeper 5       1      
Carolina Wren 12       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
American Robin 31       2      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
European Starling 27       2      
Chipping Sparrow 6       3      
Savannah Sparrow 8       2      
Fox Sparrow 4       4      
Song Sparrow 4       2      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 92       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 77       5      
Northern Cardinal 68       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 420       5      
Common Grackle 177       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       3      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 31       5      
American Goldfinch 147       5      
House Sparrow 18       3      
Total 7,688             

A total of 58 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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