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2008 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
Snow Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 339       33      
Mute Swan 20       5      
Tundra Swan 5       2      
Wood Duck 42       7      
Gadwall 14       2      
American Wigeon 8       1      
Mallard 140       17      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Redhead 15       2      
Ring-necked Duck 43       2      
Greater Scaup 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 5       2      
Bufflehead 45       3      
Hooded Merganser 381       17      
Red-breasted Merganser 22       3      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Red-throated Loon 3       1      
Common Loon 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       3      
Horned Grebe 7       3      
Northern Gannet 7       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 365       24      
Great Cormorant 18       5      
Anhinga 1       1      
Brown Pelican 103       19      
Great Blue Heron 99       33      
Great Egret 63       24      
Snowy Egret 14       7      
Little Blue Heron 3       3      
Tricolored Heron 12       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 75       14      
Black Vulture 17       8      
Turkey Vulture 139       40      
Osprey 8       8      
Northern Harrier 11       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       13      
Red-tailed Hawk 34       25      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 173       6      
Black-bellied Plover 28       2      
Semipalmated Plover 33       1      
Piping Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 12       5      
American Oystercatcher 13       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 11       4      
Willet 40       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 25       1      
Marbled Godwit 16       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 1       1      
Western Sandpiper 14       2      
Least Sandpiper 19       3      
Dunlin 78       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 10       1      
Laughing Gull 75       12      
Ring-billed Gull 394       22      
Herring Gull 163       19      
Forster's Tern 22       7      
Rock Pigeon 103       12      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       2      
Mourning Dove 489       126      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 15       14      
Red-headed Woodpecker 14       12      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 83       67      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 27       25      
Downy Woodpecker 44       36      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       8      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 35       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 11       9      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       2      
Blue Jay 135       65      
American Crow 283       69      
Fish Crow 36       4      
Carolina Chickadee 356       114      
Tufted Titmouse 154       75      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 22       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 7       5      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 75       40      
Brown Creeper 5       3      
Carolina Wren 163       80      
House Wren 37       12      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       8      
Eastern Bluebird 164       51      
Hermit Thrush 7       6      
American Robin 329       32      
Gray Catbird 8       6      
Northern Mockingbird 121       75      
Brown Thrasher 31       21      
European Starling 631       33      
Cedar Waxwing 164       14      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Pine Warbler 10       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 220       47      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 16       10      
Chipping Sparrow 125       25      
Field Sparrow 46       12      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 18       5      
Fox Sparrow 5       2      
Song Sparrow 72       11      
Swamp Sparrow 4       3      
White-throated Sparrow 92       34      
Dark-eyed Junco 93       34      
Northern Cardinal 394       132      
Red-winged Blackbird 731       60      
Rusty Blackbird 188       8      
Brewer's Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 777       49      
Boat-tailed Grackle 213       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 290       20      
Baltimore Oriole 4       3      
Purple Finch 91       25      
House Finch 317       76      
Pine Siskin 19       8      
American Goldfinch 182       34      
House Sparrow 123       42      
Total 10,884             

A total of 133 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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