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2005 Results: Wilmington, North Carolina

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 2       1      
Canada Goose 271       19      
Tundra Swan 7       3      
Wood Duck 40       3      
American Black Duck 10       2      
Mallard 97       13      
Green-winged Teal 13       1      
Lesser Scaup 6       1      
Bufflehead 9       2      
Hooded Merganser 194       13      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       1      
Common Loon 6       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       6      
Brown Pelican 20       7      
Great Blue Heron 27       20      
Great Egret 35       21      
Snowy Egret 5       3      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 160       14      
Black Vulture 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 45       20      
Osprey 3       2      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       9      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Clapper Rail 3       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Piping Plover 4       1      
Killdeer 6       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 5       3      
Sanderling 1       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 71       7      
Ring-billed Gull 238       13      
Herring Gull 13       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 153       21      
Mourning Dove 549       125      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 12       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 16       15      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 90       71      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 15       10      
Downy Woodpecker 47       32      
Hairy Woodpecker 13       10      
Northern Flicker 24       15      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       5      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 240       101      
American Crow 151       50      
Fish Crow 58       14      
Purple Martin 5       2      
Carolina Chickadee 255       106      
Tufted Titmouse 201       92      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 17       10      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 77       42      
Carolina Wren 156       89      
House Wren 17       9      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 25       4      
Eastern Bluebird 97       47      
Hermit Thrush 16       15      
American Robin 609       92      
Gray Catbird 20       15      
Northern Mockingbird 143       83      
Brown Thrasher 56       45      
European Starling 296       39      
Cedar Waxwing 460       18      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 19       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 219       55      
Eastern Towhee 47       23      
Chipping Sparrow 139       24      
Field Sparrow 28       11      
Savannah Sparrow 27       3      
Henslow's Sparrow 4       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 29       14      
Song Sparrow 80       22      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 157       39      
Dark-eyed Junco 163       37      
Northern Cardinal 524       138      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,256       27      
Rusty Blackbird 42       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 4       1      
Common Grackle 348       34      
Boat-tailed Grackle 67       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 412       35      
Baltimore Oriole 8       5      
Purple Finch 80       29      
House Finch 289       79      
Red Crossbill 1       1      
Pine Siskin 38       10      
American Goldfinch 206       39      
House Sparrow 186       29      
Total 13,583             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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