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2002 Results: Wrightsville Beach, 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 2       1      
Bufflehead 5       1      
Hooded Merganser 17       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 140       2      
Red-throated Loon 3       1      
Common Loon 4       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 27       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 33       2      
Brown Pelican 33       3      
Great Blue Heron 9       2      
Great Egret 30       2      
Tricolored Heron 12       2      
Cattle Egret 2       1      
White Ibis 41       2      
Turkey Vulture 21       2      
Northern Harrier 6       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 2       2      
American Oystercatcher 2       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 24       2      
Willet 26       2      
Sanderling 10       2      
Dunlin 20       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 49       2      
Laughing Gull 11       3      
Ring-billed Gull 100       2      
Herring Gull 703       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 12       2      
Forster's Tern 34       2      
Rock Pigeon 23       2      
Mourning Dove 24       3      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 2       1      
Carolina Wren 8       3      
American Robin 769       2      
Northern Mockingbird 17       3      
Brown Thrasher 2       1      
European Starling 123       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 350       2      
Song Sparrow 9       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 23       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 52       3      
Common Grackle 7       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 33       3      
Purple Finch 17       1      
House Finch 27       2      
Total 2,879             

A total of 53 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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