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2005 Results: Tybee Island, Georgia

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
Lesser Scaup 6       1      
Bufflehead 61       5      
Hooded Merganser 31       5      
Red-breasted Merganser 16       4      
Red-throated Loon 7       1      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 61       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 380       8      
Brown Pelican 133       8      
Great Blue Heron 8       4      
Great Egret 13       6      
Snowy Egret 7       4      
Little Blue Heron 3       2      
Tricolored Heron 5       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       1      
White Ibis 2       1      
Black Vulture 22       4      
Turkey Vulture 23       5      
Osprey 4       2      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Clapper Rail 6       2      
Black-bellied Plover 29       3      
Semipalmated Plover 54       1      
Piping Plover 16       2      
Killdeer 5       2      
American Oystercatcher 13       2      
Willet 28       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 41       4      
Red Knot 44       1      
Sanderling 83       4      
Western Sandpiper 47       3      
Least Sandpiper 45       3      
Purple Sandpiper 6       2      
Dunlin 497       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 30       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 7       4      
Laughing Gull 128       5      
Ring-billed Gull 421       9      
Herring Gull 79       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       2      
Forster's Tern 39       7      
Royal Tern 43       4      
Black Skimmer 392       4      
Rock Pigeon 56       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 16       6      
Mourning Dove 34       7      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 11       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5       3      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 8       4      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 8       4      
American Crow 3       1      
Fish Crow 28       6      
Tree Swallow 37       2      
Carolina Chickadee 8       4      
Tufted Titmouse 3       3      
Carolina Wren 12       6      
House Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 5       2      
American Robin 145       4      
Gray Catbird 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 24       7      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 50       3      
Cedar Waxwing 140       6      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 182       6      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Savannah Sparrow 18       4      
Nelson's Sparrow 11       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 14       1      
Seaside Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 13       3      
White-throated Sparrow 8       4      
Northern Cardinal 24       7      
Painted Bunting 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 339       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 44       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 173       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       1      
House Finch 23       4      
American Goldfinch 90       6      
House Sparrow 24       3      
Total 4,455             

A total of 97 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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