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2012 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 97       4      
Canada Goose 395       26      
Mute Swan 37       14      
Wood Duck 32       8      
Gadwall 63       6      
American Wigeon 58       5      
American Black Duck 8       2      
Mallard 116       19      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 31       7      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 50       1      
Bufflehead 21       3      
Hooded Merganser 127       13      
Red-breasted Merganser 10       2      
Ruddy Duck 4       1      
Common Loon 11       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 18       8      
Northern Gannet 13       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,295       24      
Great Cormorant 3       2      
Brown Pelican 73       19      
Great Blue Heron 60       27      
Great Egret 120       25      
Snowy Egret 19       6      
Little Blue Heron 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 288       12      
Black Vulture 14       6      
Turkey Vulture 77       31      
Osprey 9       9      
Northern Harrier 4       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       5      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 13       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 14       9      
Clapper Rail 4       2      
Common Gallinule 1       1      
American Coot 14       3      
Semipalmated Plover 20       1      
Killdeer 3       2      
American Oystercatcher 11       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 14       2      
Willet 6       4      
Marbled Godwit 15       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 27       2      
Western Sandpiper 20       1      
Least Sandpiper 25       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 21       2      
Laughing Gull 24       9      
Ring-billed Gull 406       20      
Herring Gull 77       13      
Forster's Tern 5       3      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Razorbill 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 30       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 497       116      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 25       21      
Red-headed Woodpecker 9       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 95       74      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 13       10      
Downy Woodpecker 50       40      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 16       13      
Pileated Woodpecker 14       13      
Merlin 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 6       2      
Blue Jay 194       70      
American Crow 403       87      
Fish Crow 36       11      
Tree Swallow 40       1      
Carolina Chickadee 407       125      
Tufted Titmouse 215       99      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 106       45      
Brown Creeper 10       3      
House Wren 33       7      
Carolina Wren 155       77      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 132       47      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 749       46      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 92       59      
Brown Thrasher 40       31      
European Starling 205       19      
Cedar Waxwing 579       19      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 12       2      
Pine Warbler 13       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 322       64      
Eastern Towhee 16       14      
Chipping Sparrow 226       33      
Field Sparrow 9       2      
Savannah Sparrow 14       3      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 98       17      
White-throated Sparrow 200       52      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 118       32      
Northern Cardinal 393       126      
Painted Bunting 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,698       44      
Rusty Blackbird 7       2      
Common Grackle 288       38      
Boat-tailed Grackle 75       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 165       21      
Baltimore Oriole 10       4      
Purple Finch 63       14      
House Finch 266       59      
Pine Siskin 7       5      
American Goldfinch 167       28      
House Sparrow 87       26      
Total 13,243             

A total of 121 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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