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2008 Results: Delaware

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See list of localities in Delaware with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 18,327       23      
Brant 181       5      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 14,794       115      
Mute Swan 6       2      
Tundra Swan 980       16      
Wood Duck 55       13      
Gadwall 34       3      
American Wigeon 64       5      
American Black Duck 528       22      
Mallard 722       62      
Northern Shoveler 190       6      
Northern Pintail 248       10      
Green-winged Teal 101       9      
Canvasback 1,705       5      
Redhead 3       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1,119       14      
Greater Scaup 115       2      
Lesser Scaup 12       2      
Common Eider 8       4      
Surf Scoter 1,020       5      
White-winged Scoter 21       3      
Black Scoter 184       4      
Long-tailed Duck 132       4      
Bufflehead 283       25      
Common Goldeneye 7       1      
Hooded Merganser 191       17      
Common Merganser 644       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 87       8      
Ruddy Duck 449       7      
Wild Turkey 54       6      
Red-throated Loon 12       5      
Common Loon 101       11      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       5      
Horned Grebe 18       6      
Northern Gannet 90       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 14       6      
Great Cormorant 5       3      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 76       49      
Black Vulture 214       33      
Turkey Vulture 880       133      
Bald Eagle 35       25      
Northern Harrier 36       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 29       27      
Cooper's Hawk 32       28      
Northern Goshawk 5       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 58       40      
American Kestrel 9       8      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
American Coot 52       7      
Black-bellied Plover 34       3      
Killdeer 14       11      
American Avocet 3       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 12       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 27       3      
Sanderling 516       11      
Western Sandpiper 2       1      
Purple Sandpiper 12       3      
Dunlin 1,465       3      
American Woodcock 5       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       2      
Black-headed Gull 7       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,301       48      
Herring Gull 631       34      
Iceland Gull 6       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 7       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 239       11      
Rock Pigeon 346       26      
Mourning Dove 1,714       260      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 8       5      
Great Horned Owl 9       6      
Barred Owl 11       8      
Belted Kingfisher 24       20      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 214       131      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       9      
Downy Woodpecker 298       164      
Hairy Woodpecker 64       50      
Northern Flicker 56       33      
Pileated Woodpecker 36       22      
Eastern Phoebe 11       7      
Blue Jay 407       126      
American Crow 845       128      
Fish Crow 73       10      
Horned Lark 119       8      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 692       215      
Black-capped Chickadee 7       2      
Tufted Titmouse 648       221      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 218       123      
White-breasted Nuthatch 239       118      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 17       8      
Brown Creeper 40       28      
Carolina Wren 220       136      
House Wren 1       1      
Winter Wren 20       12      
Marsh Wren 5       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 22       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13       13      
Eastern Bluebird 110       29      
Hermit Thrush 9       6      
American Robin 1,351       102      
Gray Catbird 9       7      
Northern Mockingbird 140       89      
Brown Thrasher 6       5      
European Starling 1,663       101      
American Pipit 50       1      
Cedar Waxwing 87       12      
Lapland Longspur 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 4       1      
Pine Warbler 7       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 89       10      
Eastern Towhee 27       19      
American Tree Sparrow 45       12      
Chipping Sparrow 95       25      
Field Sparrow 143       23      
Savannah Sparrow 32       9      
Fox Sparrow 11       11      
Song Sparrow 268       106      
Swamp Sparrow 12       7      
White-throated Sparrow 1,206       141      
White-crowned Sparrow 26       12      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,520       216      
Northern Cardinal 1,123       261      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,270       123      
Eastern Meadowlark 29       3      
Rusty Blackbird 41       5      
Common Grackle 16,735       141      
Boat-tailed Grackle 110       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 905       48      
Purple Finch 99       36      
House Finch 1,032       200      
Common Redpoll 8       2      
Pine Siskin 25       8      
American Goldfinch 1,471       185      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
House Sparrow 970       130      
Total 87,371             

A total of 144 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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