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2000 Results: Wilmington, 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
Canada Goose 847       15      
Mallard 3       1      
Common Merganser 3       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Wild Turkey 5       1      
Black Vulture 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 12       6      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       8      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 22       17      
Merlin 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Laughing Gull 110       4      
Ring-billed Gull 12       4      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 291       20      
Mourning Dove 822       174      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 95       78      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       4      
Downy Woodpecker 178       106      
Hairy Woodpecker 39       29      
Northern Flicker 17       16      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Blue Jay 148       86      
American Crow 541       93      
Carolina Chickadee 224       92      
Black-capped Chickadee 141       58      
Tufted Titmouse 399       166      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 36       29      
White-breasted Nuthatch 212       113      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       2      
Brown Creeper 8       6      
Carolina Wren 82       52      
House Wren 1       1      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 30       10      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 551       58      
Gray Catbird 8       6      
Northern Mockingbird 30       28      
Brown Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 864       80      
Lapland Longspur 9       2      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 22       6      
Chipping Sparrow 29       8      
Field Sparrow 13       5      
Savannah Sparrow 8       4      
Fox Sparrow 5       2      
Song Sparrow 159       59      
White-throated Sparrow 412       97      
White-crowned Sparrow 9       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,208       185      
Northern Cardinal 674       191      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,255       55      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 223       8      
Common Grackle 7,218       113      
Boat-tailed Grackle 2       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 513       41      
Purple Finch 104       26      
House Finch 746       128      
Common Redpoll 5       2      
Pine Siskin 4       1      
American Goldfinch 351       76      
House Sparrow 563       77      
Total 19,314             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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