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2009 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 689       5      
Canada Goose 13,604       35      
Mute Swan 3       3      
Tundra Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 2       1      
American Wigeon 18       2      
American Black Duck 30       7      
Mallard 83       11      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Canvasback 10       2      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 541       7      
Bufflehead 24       2      
Common Goldeneye 52       1      
Hooded Merganser 64       3      
Common Merganser 2,326       6      
Ruddy Duck 23       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 7       4      
Black Vulture 3       2      
Turkey Vulture 139       22      
Bald Eagle 4       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 7       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 32       24      
American Coot 2       2      
Killdeer 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 515       10      
Herring Gull 12       2      
Rock Pigeon 160       13      
Mourning Dove 507       79      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 5       5      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 57       43      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 79       47      
Hairy Woodpecker 30       21      
Northern Flicker 15       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Blue Jay 113       38      
American Crow 335       41      
Fish Crow 113       7      
Carolina Chickadee 166       57      
Tufted Titmouse 172       61      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 89       42      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Carolina Wren 76       47      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 34       9      
American Robin 122       22      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 19       14      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 669       45      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
American Tree Sparrow 8       2      
Chipping Sparrow 7       1      
Field Sparrow 38       6      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 89       30      
White-throated Sparrow 186       35      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 339       54      
Northern Cardinal 275       75      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,812       24      
Rusty Blackbird 7       1      
Common Grackle 3,260       41      
Brown-headed Cowbird 139       8      
Purple Finch 37       7      
House Finch 256       57      
Pine Siskin 196       23      
American Goldfinch 443       54      
House Sparrow 309       40      
Total 29,397             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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