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2005 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 11,548       22      
Brant 55       1      
Canada Goose 6,140       66      
Mute Swan 40       6      
Tundra Swan 384       7      
Wood Duck 11       5      
Gadwall 8       1      
American Wigeon 66       4      
American Black Duck 163       7      
Mallard 435       23      
Northern Shoveler 118       7      
Northern Pintail 2,057       6      
Green-winged Teal 115       4      
Canvasback 220       1      
Ring-necked Duck 15       2      
Lesser Scaup 7       2      
Surf Scoter 237       3      
Black Scoter 655       3      
Long-tailed Duck 6       1      
Bufflehead 62       8      
Hooded Merganser 10       3      
Common Merganser 263       7      
Red-breasted Merganser 34       4      
Ruddy Duck 40       1      
Northern Bobwhite 2       2      
Wild Turkey 46       2      
Red-throated Loon 14       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 14       2      
Great Cormorant 8       1      
Great Blue Heron 17       10      
Black Vulture 93       12      
Turkey Vulture 453       69      
Bald Eagle 17       14      
Northern Harrier 19       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       7      
Cooper's Hawk 14       14      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 38       26      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 11       8      
Peregrine Falcon 4       3      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 19       4      
Sanderling 35       1      
Black-headed Gull 4       1      
Ring-billed Gull 567       35      
Herring Gull 168       17      
Great Black-backed Gull 24       8      
Rock Pigeon 673       21      
Mourning Dove 749       127      
Great Horned Owl 6       4      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 9       8      
Red-headed Woodpecker 12       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 89       65      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 163       89      
Hairy Woodpecker 25       17      
Northern Flicker 31       18      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       5      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 153       47      
American Crow 460       69      
Fish Crow 9       5      
Horned Lark 28       1      
Carolina Chickadee 225       69      
Black-capped Chickadee 80       23      
Tufted Titmouse 254       92      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 33       16      
White-breasted Nuthatch 108       65      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 7       4      
Brown Creeper 8       6      
Carolina Wren 90       50      
Winter Wren 3       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 56       10      
Hermit Thrush 5       3      
American Robin 1,187       67      
Gray Catbird 7       3      
Northern Mockingbird 101       58      
Brown Thrasher 6       5      
European Starling 4,554       79      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 39       6      
Eastern Towhee 11       7      
American Tree Sparrow 49       10      
Chipping Sparrow 23       9      
Field Sparrow 29       4      
Savannah Sparrow 8       5      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 17       5      
Song Sparrow 123       56      
Swamp Sparrow 9       3      
White-throated Sparrow 487       64      
White-crowned Sparrow 16       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,111       119      
Northern Cardinal 494       128      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,162       65      
Rusty Blackbird 9       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 9       3      
Common Grackle 3,287       70      
Boat-tailed Grackle 25       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 377       30      
Purple Finch 24       8      
House Finch 614       102      
Common Redpoll 2       1      
American Goldfinch 630       91      
House Sparrow 709       62      
Total 42,687             

A total of 110 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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