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2008 Results: West Palm Beach, Florida

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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 3       1      
Muscovy Duck 48       11      
Wood Duck 9       3      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 4       2      
Mottled Duck 40       8      
Blue-winged Teal 42       1      
Northern Shoveler 27       1      
Northern Pintail 3       1      
Ring-necked Duck 6       2      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       7      
Wood Stork 20       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 52       13      
Anhinga 33       15      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Brown Pelican 18       7      
Great Blue Heron 20       9      
Great Egret 196       12      
Snowy Egret 17       9      
Little Blue Heron 11       7      
Tricolored Heron 8       7      
Cattle Egret 226       17      
Green Heron 7       7      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       3      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
White Ibis 330       17      
Glossy Ibis 280       3      
Roseate Spoonbill 3       2      
Black Vulture 290       10      
Turkey Vulture 711       18      
Osprey 12       9      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       5      
Short-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 12       6      
Merlin 2       2      
Purple Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 298       7      
Limpkin 7       5      
Sandhill Crane 2       2      
Black-bellied Plover 20       1      
Killdeer 11       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 17       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 415       10      
Ring-billed Gull 678       10      
Herring Gull 7       3      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Royal Tern 12       3      
Black Skimmer 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 382       16      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 216       20      
White-winged Dove 17       6      
Mourning Dove 81       20      
Common Ground-Dove 25       5      
Nanday Parakeet 2       1      
Monk Parakeet 113       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 10       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 24       17      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 4       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       2      
Eastern Phoebe 4       2      
Great Crested Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 9       8      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 53       18      
American Crow 4       2      
Fish Crow 96       15      
Purple Martin 1       1      
Tree Swallow 58       5      
Carolina Chickadee 1       1      
Carolina Wren 4       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 20       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 73       4      
Gray Catbird 9       7      
Northern Mockingbird 66       23      
Common Myna 8       3      
European Starling 553       15      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       4      
American Redstart 2       2      
Palm Warbler 16       6      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 53       12      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Bachman's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 4       1      
Northern Cardinal 52       21      
Indigo Bunting 34       2      
Painted Bunting 37       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 37       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 191       17      
Boat-tailed Grackle 252       18      
Spot-breasted Oriole 2       1      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
American Goldfinch 4       2      
House Sparrow 119       15      
Total 6,613             

A total of 109 species were reported.

See a summary for Florida.

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