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2003 Results: Wilmington, North Carolina

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 184       6      
Mute Swan 5       3      
Tundra Swan 4       2      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Gadwall 8       1      
American Wigeon 183       3      
Mallard 60       6      
Northern Shoveler 18       2      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 5       2      
Black Scoter 8       1      
Bufflehead 11       1      
Hooded Merganser 76       5      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 12       1      
Common Loon 6       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       2      
Horned Grebe 80       1      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 136       7      
American White Pelican 3       2      
Brown Pelican 23       5      
Great Blue Heron 33       15      
Great Egret 32       11      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 2       2      
Cattle Egret 5       1      
White Ibis 50       3      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 38       15      
Osprey 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       7      
American Kestrel 4       2      
American Coot 55       1      
Killdeer 18       7      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 26       1      
Laughing Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 374       6      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 51       7      
Mourning Dove 407       69      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 12       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 11       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 48       37      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 37       29      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 30       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       5      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 123       55      
American Crow 157       21      
Fish Crow 15       4      
Tree Swallow 25       1      
Carolina Chickadee 133       52      
Tufted Titmouse 88       45      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 46       23      
Carolina Wren 75       44      
House Wren 4       3      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Eastern Bluebird 91       24      
Hermit Thrush 17       11      
American Robin 622       39      
Gray Catbird 8       7      
Northern Mockingbird 129       51      
Brown Thrasher 59       36      
European Starling 247       28      
Cedar Waxwing 106       7      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 3       2      
Pine Warbler 29       12      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 166       36      
Eastern Towhee 18       13      
Chipping Sparrow 82       14      
Field Sparrow 18       4      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 26       3      
Song Sparrow 89       17      
Swamp Sparrow 11       3      
White-throated Sparrow 157       35      
White-crowned Sparrow 11       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 71       20      
Northern Cardinal 266       70      
Red-winged Blackbird 305       34      
Eastern Meadowlark 17       2      
Rusty Blackbird 16       2      
Common Grackle 368       35      
Boat-tailed Grackle 38       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 207       15      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 7       3      
House Finch 165       39      
American Goldfinch 165       34      
House Sparrow 88       20      
Total 6,405             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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