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2002 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 18       5      
Wood Duck 5       1      
Mallard 2       1      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 19       1      
Northern Bobwhite 8       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Brown Pelican 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 4       4      
Great Egret 7       4      
Snowy Egret 2       2      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Cattle Egret 40       1      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 21       8      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       3      
Killdeer 10       3      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Laughing Gull 6       1      
Ring-billed Gull 7       2      
Herring Gull 12       3      
Rock Pigeon 182       9      
Mourning Dove 254       40      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 26       21      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       5      
Downy Woodpecker 40       14      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 14       8      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       5      
Blue Jay 50       25      
American Crow 55       10      
Fish Crow 17       3      
Purple Martin 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 84       33      
Tufted Titmouse 57       27      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 46       14      
Carolina Wren 43       25      
House Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 12       2      
Eastern Bluebird 39       15      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 176       20      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 44       27      
Brown Thrasher 15       13      
European Starling 186       12      
Cedar Waxwing 47       5      
Pine Warbler 7       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 94       15      
Eastern Towhee 6       4      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Song Sparrow 28       9      
White-throated Sparrow 53       16      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 100       24      
Northern Cardinal 136       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 299       22      
Common Grackle 416       19      
Boat-tailed Grackle 42       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 101       10      
Purple Finch 22       8      
House Finch 126       20      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 83       13      
House Sparrow 40       7      
Total 3,159             

A total of 72 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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