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2006 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
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 154       14      
Mute Swan 16       3      
Tundra Swan 5       2      
Wood Duck 18       4      
Gadwall 15       2      
American Wigeon 50       3      
Mallard 53       10      
Blue-winged Teal 4       1      
Northern Shoveler 13       3      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 20       1      
Bufflehead 63       4      
Hooded Merganser 127       9      
Common Merganser 5       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 92       6      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
Common Loon 6       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 25       6      
Northern Gannet 7       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 185       16      
Anhinga 1       1      
Brown Pelican 22       8      
Great Blue Heron 19       11      
Great Egret 49       18      
Snowy Egret 10       5      
Little Blue Heron 5       5      
Tricolored Heron 4       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       1      
White Ibis 55       11      
Black Vulture 2       2      
Turkey Vulture 43       19      
Osprey 6       6      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       13      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 31       6      
Semipalmated Plover 24       3      
Killdeer 10       3      
American Oystercatcher 6       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 17       1      
Willet 2       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 15       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 2       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 20       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 12       2      
Laughing Gull 73       13      
Ring-billed Gull 291       13      
Herring Gull 33       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 3       2      
Forster's Tern 11       5      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Black Skimmer 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 60       5      
Mourning Dove 281       53      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8       7      
Belted Kingfisher 16       12      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 34       25      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       8      
Downy Woodpecker 24       17      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 22       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       2      
Blue Jay 69       33      
American Crow 71       22      
Fish Crow 66       6      
Tree Swallow 130       3      
Carolina Chickadee 116       46      
Tufted Titmouse 72       34      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 30       18      
Carolina Wren 62       37      
House Wren 11       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       8      
Eastern Bluebird 56       22      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 258       24      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 47       30      
Brown Thrasher 27       24      
European Starling 256       15      
Cedar Waxwing 22       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 12       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 271       32      
Eastern Towhee 26       10      
Chipping Sparrow 56       11      
Field Sparrow 3       1      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 16       9      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 115       22      
Dark-eyed Junco 47       11      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 140       44      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 268       22      
Rusty Blackbird 29       3      
Common Grackle 848       13      
Boat-tailed Grackle 376       17      
Brown-headed Cowbird 369       12      
Baltimore Oriole 8       4      
Purple Finch 84       11      
House Finch 93       20      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 67       15      
House Sparrow 48       8      
Total 6,337             

A total of 118 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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