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2009 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 3       3      
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 130,979       51      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Brant 98       7      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 29,839       145      
Mute Swan 34       12      
Tundra Swan 736       12      
Wood Duck 127       12      
Gadwall 90       11      
American Wigeon 752       12      
American Black Duck 1,118       41      
Mallard 1,853       74      
Northern Shoveler 234       14      
Northern Pintail 2,284       18      
Green-winged Teal 2,879       13      
Canvasback 2,403       9      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 669       11      
Greater Scaup 56       3      
Lesser Scaup 4       2      
Surf Scoter 118       6      
Black Scoter 10       1      
Long-tailed Duck 6       3      
Bufflehead 389       32      
Common Goldeneye 66       6      
Hooded Merganser 177       23      
Common Merganser 2,504       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 100       15      
Ruddy Duck 1,659       17      
Northern Bobwhite 12       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 75       7      
Red-throated Loon 44       7      
Common Loon 18       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       4      
Horned Grebe 8       2      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 18       10      
Great Cormorant 40       7      
Great Blue Heron 94       48      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 174       36      
Turkey Vulture 1,039       122      
Bald Eagle 33       24      
Northern Harrier 51       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16       16      
Cooper's Hawk 25       22      
Red-shouldered Hawk 18       15      
Red-tailed Hawk 89       65      
American Kestrel 10       9      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 4       3      
American Coot 21       8      
Black-bellied Plover 7       2      
Killdeer 45       21      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
American Avocet 36       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 60       5      
Lesser Yellowlegs 6       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 18       4      
Sanderling 209       8      
Purple Sandpiper 43       4      
Dunlin 1,804       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 254       3      
Ring-billed Gull 5,815       70      
Herring Gull 1,460       36      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 229       16      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Razorbill 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 307       28      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 1,669       256      
Barn Owl 3       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       4      
Great Horned Owl 14       12      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Short-eared Owl 5       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 27       22      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 211       145      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 279       159      
Hairy Woodpecker 59       44      
Northern Flicker 59       37      
Pileated Woodpecker 20       17      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 503       155      
American Crow 1,198       139      
Fish Crow 189       15      
Horned Lark 102       7      
Tree Swallow 4       2      
Carolina Chickadee 652       225      
Black-capped Chickadee 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 643       219      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 19       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 187       87      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 39       6      
Brown Creeper 10       9      
Carolina Wren 305       136      
Winter Wren 21       10      
Marsh Wren 4       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       5      
Eastern Bluebird 174       47      
Hermit Thrush 18       13      
American Robin 1,574       110      
Gray Catbird 13       12      
Northern Mockingbird 154       96      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
European Starling 3,005       134      
American Pipit 202       2      
Cedar Waxwing 202       13      
Snow Bunting 39       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 6       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 115       13      
Eastern Towhee 24       14      
American Tree Sparrow 86       15      
Chipping Sparrow 101       20      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 222       23      
Savannah Sparrow 69       15      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 21       13      
Song Sparrow 338       102      
Swamp Sparrow 30       12      
White-throated Sparrow 1,360       159      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,764       216      
Northern Cardinal 1,077       265      
Red-winged Blackbird 56,166       149      
Eastern Meadowlark 28       2      
Rusty Blackbird 30       4      
Common Grackle 15,206       181      
Boat-tailed Grackle 75       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,585       46      
Purple Finch 173       37      
House Finch 974       188      
White-winged Crossbill 61       5      
Pine Siskin 391       51      
American Goldfinch 1,589       208      
House Sparrow 1,038       122      
Total 285,485             

A total of 147 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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