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2011 Results: Wilmington, Delaware

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 10       1      
Canada Goose 2,449       18      
Mute Swan 2       1      
American Black Duck 11       1      
Mallard 10       3      
Ring-necked Duck 80       3      
Bufflehead 3       1      
Hooded Merganser 17       2      
Common Merganser 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 3       3      
Black Vulture 3       2      
Turkey Vulture 29       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       11      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 699       11      
Herring Gull 57       3      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 75       8      
Mourning Dove 328       73      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 47       33      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 91       69      
Hairy Woodpecker 28       21      
Northern Flicker 12       12      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Blue Jay 23       16      
American Crow 234       47      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Carolina Chickadee 213       75      
Black-capped Chickadee 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 137       60      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 101       49      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Carolina Wren 46       29      
Winter Wren 6       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 24       5      
American Robin 146       25      
Gray Catbird 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 19       14      
European Starling 261       31      
Cedar Waxwing 7       1      
Snow Bunting 3       1      
American Tree Sparrow 21       6      
Field Sparrow 33       3      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 33       20      
White-throated Sparrow 75       35      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 400       66      
Northern Cardinal 239       81      
Red-winged Blackbird 299       18      
Common Grackle 454       30      
Brown-headed Cowbird 33       8      
Purple Finch 31       13      
House Finch 159       42      
Pine Siskin 17       3      
American Goldfinch 214       40      
House Sparrow 229       37      
Total 7,485             

A total of 66 species were reported.

See a summary for Delaware.

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