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1999 Results: Delaware

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 1,630       9      
Canada Goose 595       39      
Mute Swan 5       1      
Wood Duck 9       2      
American Black Duck 6       3      
Mallard 258       23      
Bufflehead 94       6      
Common Merganser 26       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 8       5      
Wild Turkey 14       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 20       14      
Great Blue Heron 14       11      
Black Vulture 6       3      
Turkey Vulture 181       43      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10       10      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 25       12      
American Kestrel 4       3      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 35       5      
Ring-billed Gull 497       22      
Herring Gull 40       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 10       3      
Rock Pigeon 174       16      
Mourning Dove 671       125      
Great Horned Owl 7       5      
Belted Kingfisher 14       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 98       66      
Downy Woodpecker 156       93      
Hairy Woodpecker 26       18      
Northern Flicker 20       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       2      
Blue Jay 236       75      
American Crow 216       59      
Fish Crow 5       2      
Carolina Chickadee 247       76      
Black-capped Chickadee 133       43      
Tufted Titmouse 301       103      
White-breasted Nuthatch 39       26      
Brown Creeper 8       8      
Carolina Wren 65       47      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 28       6      
Hermit Thrush 13       5      
American Robin 336       24      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 62       48      
European Starling 1,195       66      
Cedar Waxwing 83       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 65       6      
Eastern Towhee 2       2      
American Tree Sparrow 51       8      
Chipping Sparrow 42       6      
Field Sparrow 11       4      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 40       13      
Song Sparrow 110       50      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 657       87      
Dark-eyed Junco 833       111      
Northern Cardinal 530       129      
Red-winged Blackbird 977       55      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 500       2      
Common Grackle 2,375       82      
Brown-headed Cowbird 94       16      
Purple Finch 68       16      
House Finch 375       84      
Pine Siskin 20       4      
American Goldfinch 388       63      
House Sparrow 434       53      
Total 15,225             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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