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2011 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
Snow Goose 13,010       37      
Brant 311       2      
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 10,007       141      
Mute Swan 35       5      
Tundra Swan 891       20      
Wood Duck 33       12      
Gadwall 200       1      
American Wigeon 71       3      
American Black Duck 815       19      
Mallard 932       67      
Northern Shoveler 541       6      
Northern Pintail 5,824       12      
Green-winged Teal 3,332       10      
Canvasback 2,670       4      
Ring-necked Duck 126       6      
Greater Scaup 213       3      
Lesser Scaup 17       2      
Common Eider 4       1      
Surf Scoter 195       2      
White-winged Scoter 4       2      
Black Scoter 22       3      
Long-tailed Duck 56       3      
Bufflehead 145       12      
Hooded Merganser 75       10      
Common Merganser 92       15      
Red-breasted Merganser 41       6      
Ruddy Duck 177       6      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Wild Turkey 28       6      
Red-throated Loon 12       3      
Common Loon 7       3      
Horned Grebe 5       3      
Red-necked Grebe 2       1      
Northern Gannet 31       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 17       3      
Great Cormorant 17       4      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 66       41      
Great Egret 6       1      
Black Vulture 184       38      
Turkey Vulture 901       151      
Bald Eagle 44       25      
Northern Harrier 14       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15       15      
Cooper's Hawk 28       26      
Red-shouldered Hawk 18       16      
Red-tailed Hawk 62       48      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 14       6      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
American Coot 4       3      
Killdeer 7       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 13       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 20       1      
Sanderling 55       2      
Purple Sandpiper 14       1      
Dunlin 4       1      
American Woodcock 3       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 3,161       72      
Herring Gull 641       41      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 15       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 59       19      
Rock Pigeon 380       31      
Mourning Dove 1,471       252      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Great Horned Owl 11       8      
Barred Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 22       19      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 227       164      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       7      
Downy Woodpecker 317       207      
Hairy Woodpecker 56       44      
Northern Flicker 51       41      
Pileated Woodpecker 26       16      
Blue Jay 268       99      
American Crow 911       165      
Fish Crow 28       11      
Horned Lark 22       5      
Carolina Chickadee 790       244      
Black-capped Chickadee 9       7      
Tufted Titmouse 555       229      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 67       45      
White-breasted Nuthatch 231       140      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 10       5      
Brown Creeper 18       15      
Carolina Wren 180       110      
Winter Wren 12       4      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Eastern Bluebird 110       30      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 1,260       113      
Gray Catbird 6       5      
Northern Mockingbird 122       86      
Brown Thrasher 5       5      
European Starling 2,224       126      
American Pipit 100       1      
Cedar Waxwing 9       2      
Snow Bunting 3       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       3      
Eastern Towhee 12       6      
American Tree Sparrow 50       14      
Chipping Sparrow 48       14      
Field Sparrow 100       19      
Savannah Sparrow 11       4      
Nelson's Sparrow 8       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 7       1      
Seaside Sparrow 10       1      
Fox Sparrow 24       10      
Song Sparrow 278       90      
Swamp Sparrow 6       2      
White-throated Sparrow 877       151      
White-crowned Sparrow 62       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,698       247      
Northern Cardinal 1,016       285      
Red-winged Blackbird 4,014       173      
Eastern Meadowlark 12       2      
Rusty Blackbird 48       7      
Common Grackle 4,308       184      
Boat-tailed Grackle 102       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 297       48      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 107       40      
House Finch 886       185      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 243       26      
American Goldfinch 1,299       173      
House Sparrow 727       122      
Total 71,116             

A total of 136 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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