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2009 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 1       1      
Canada Goose 182       26      
Mute Swan 19       9      
Tundra Swan 6       2      
Wood Duck 24       6      
Gadwall 15       1      
American Wigeon 2       1      
American Black Duck 40       1      
Mallard 100       17      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 13       2      
Bufflehead 10       3      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 308       24      
Red-breasted Merganser 68       2      
Ruddy Duck 3       1      
Common Loon 7       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       5      
Northern Gannet 15       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 270       20      
Great Cormorant 11       2      
Brown Pelican 298       15      
Great Blue Heron 49       34      
Great Egret 133       29      
Snowy Egret 8       6      
Little Blue Heron 11       8      
Tricolored Heron 5       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
White Ibis 353       26      
Black Vulture 30       15      
Turkey Vulture 137       29      
Osprey 7       7      
Northern Harrier 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 24       17      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
American Coot 78       5      
Black-bellied Plover 84       4      
Semipalmated Plover 214       3      
Killdeer 9       5      
American Oystercatcher 11       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 39       6      
Willet 53       6      
Marbled Godwit 7       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 4       2      
Sanderling 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 10       2      
Dunlin 272       5      
Short-billed Dowitcher 46       4      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 13       3      
Ring-billed Gull 406       35      
Herring Gull 81       18      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 7       2      
Forster's Tern 44       6      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 86       15      
Mourning Dove 724       164      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 16       10      
Belted Kingfisher 33       24      
Red-headed Woodpecker 21       18      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 125       94      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 13       10      
Downy Woodpecker 61       52      
Hairy Woodpecker 16       9      
Northern Flicker 32       21      
Pileated Woodpecker 17       12      
Eastern Phoebe 16       6      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       1      
Blue Jay 340       118      
American Crow 424       78      
Fish Crow 52       12      
Tree Swallow 32       3      
Carolina Chickadee 460       151      
Tufted Titmouse 228       94      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 20       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 8       6      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 108       57      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Carolina Wren 232       103      
House Wren 22       10      
Winter Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 9       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13       10      
Eastern Bluebird 136       48      
Hermit Thrush 7       6      
American Robin 1,368       84      
Gray Catbird 23       16      
Northern Mockingbird 158       93      
Brown Thrasher 80       49      
European Starling 332       31      
Cedar Waxwing 225       19      
Black-and-white Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Pine Warbler 19       12      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 371       71      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       4      
Eastern Towhee 24       14      
Chipping Sparrow 179       36      
Field Sparrow 27       9      
Savannah Sparrow 5       2      
Fox Sparrow 16       5      
Song Sparrow 51       21      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 94       32      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 228       54      
Summer Tanager 2       2      
Western Tanager 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 543       162      
Painted Bunting 4       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 819       55      
Rusty Blackbird 44       3      
Common Grackle 673       59      
Boat-tailed Grackle 280       18      
Brown-headed Cowbird 113       16      
Baltimore Oriole 11       6      
Purple Finch 159       30      
House Finch 303       94      
Pine Siskin 37       11      
American Goldfinch 449       66      
House Sparrow 158       40      
Total 13,672             

A total of 136 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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