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2008 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 6,778       20      
Wood Duck 4       2      
American Wigeon 4       2      
American Black Duck 32       3      
Mallard 26       4      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 834       4      
Bufflehead 14       3      
Hooded Merganser 53       3      
Common Merganser 576       5      
Ruddy Duck 16       2      
Wild Turkey 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       3      
Horned Grebe 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 9       6      
Black Vulture 10       4      
Turkey Vulture 77       20      
Bald Eagle 4       2      
Northern Harrier 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       2      
Cooper's Hawk 13       11      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 25       15      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
American Coot 13       4      
Killdeer 4       3      
Ring-billed Gull 128       10      
Herring Gull 15       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 97       12      
Mourning Dove 444       75      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       3      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 80       38      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       4      
Downy Woodpecker 101       58      
Hairy Woodpecker 25       20      
Northern Flicker 13       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       4      
Blue Jay 128       36      
American Crow 200       27      
Fish Crow 52       4      
Carolina Chickadee 210       60      
Black-capped Chickadee 5       1      
Tufted Titmouse 186       60      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 53       37      
White-breasted Nuthatch 102       51      
Brown Creeper 10       9      
Carolina Wren 49       28      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 41       5      
American Robin 350       26      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 19       12      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 208       24      
Cedar Waxwing 20       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       1      
Eastern Towhee 7       4      
American Tree Sparrow 16       5      
Chipping Sparrow 20       5      
Field Sparrow 62       7      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 44       21      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 507       35      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 391       55      
Northern Cardinal 386       76      
Red-winged Blackbird 193       14      
Rusty Blackbird 3       2      
Common Grackle 212       23      
Brown-headed Cowbird 48       8      
Purple Finch 13       3      
House Finch 254       57      
Pine Siskin 6       1      
American Goldfinch 183       43      
House Sparrow 297       39      
Total 13,757             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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