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2009 Results: West Palm Beach, 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 95       2      
Wood Duck 16       2      
Mallard 3       1      
Mottled Duck 36       7      
Blue-winged Teal 6       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 7       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Wood Stork 33       6      
Magnificent Frigatebird 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 41       10      
Anhinga 34       10      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Brown Pelican 61       7      
Least Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 28       12      
Great Egret 30       5      
Snowy Egret 10       5      
Little Blue Heron 7       5      
Tricolored Heron 6       4      
Reddish Egret 1       1      
Cattle Egret 74       9      
Green Heron 7       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 730       14      
Glossy Ibis 354       4      
Black Vulture 264       11      
Turkey Vulture 745       15      
Osprey 25       14      
Snail Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 9       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       1      
American Kestrel 15       10      
Purple Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 18       3      
Limpkin 5       4      
Sandhill Crane 31       4      
Black-bellied Plover 3       1      
Killdeer 9       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Solitary Sandpiper 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 17       3      
Sanderling 5       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 254       6      
Ring-billed Gull 492       8      
Herring Gull 2       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Forster's Tern 3       3      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 443       12      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 161       21      
White-winged Dove 32       9      
Mourning Dove 93       25      
Common Ground-Dove 1       1      
Monk Parakeet 30       6      
Mangrove Cuckoo 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 14       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 28       15      
Downy Woodpecker 6       3      
Northern Flicker 7       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Western Kingbird 1       1      
Gray Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 12       4      
White-eyed Vireo 6       4      
Blue Jay 87       21      
American Crow 13       3      
Fish Crow 190       10      
Purple Martin 4       2      
Carolina Wren 12       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 28       12      
Gray Catbird 23       6      
Northern Mockingbird 80       21      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 641       13      
Ovenbird 4       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 4       4      
Common Yellowthroat 16       5      
American Redstart 1       1      
Northern Parula 3       2      
Palm Warbler 27       9      
Pine Warbler 27       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 101       8      
Prairie Warbler 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 7       3      
Bachman's Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 15       3      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 67       16      
Indigo Bunting 29       1      
Painted Bunting 43       12      
Red-winged Blackbird 30       5      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 511       16      
Boat-tailed Grackle 367       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 46       2      
Spot-breasted Oriole 2       1      
American Goldfinch 21       1      
House Sparrow 83       13      
Total 6,852             

A total of 112 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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