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2012 Results: Delaware

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See list of localities in Delaware with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Avocet 4       4      
American Black Duck 811       40      
American Coot 1,603       17      
American Crow 1,458       195      
American Goldfinch 632       135      
American Kestrel 14       11      
American Pipit 1       1      
American Robin 4,344       188      
American Tree Sparrow 16       9      
American Wigeon 293       11      
American Woodcock 11       5      
Bald Eagle 124       53      
Barred Owl 8       6      
Belted Kingfisher 21       17      
Black Vulture 278       40      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       2      
Black-necked Stilt 5       5      
Blue Jay 467       179      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 177       10      
Bonaparte's Gull 32       6      
Brant 539       4      
Brown Creeper 19       16      
Brown Thrasher 6       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 659       56      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 44       14      
Bufflehead 246       32      
Cackling Goose 3       3      
Canada Goose 19,419       169      
Canvasback 3,617       6      
Carolina Chickadee 785       300      
Carolina Wren 221       143      
Cedar Waxwing 834       22      
Chipping Sparrow 46       14      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Common Gallinule 1       1      
Common Grackle 88,315       146      
Common Loon 40       12      
Common Merganser 102       17      
Cooper's Hawk 21       20      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,622       269      
Double-crested Cormorant 76       18      
Downy Woodpecker 318       222      
Dunlin 14       4      
Eastern Bluebird 205       48      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       5      
Eastern Towhee 21       13      
European Starling 4,857       159      
Field Sparrow 125       27      
Fish Crow 65       11      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Gadwall 795       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 92       21      
Great Blue Heron 136       62      
Great Cormorant 23       5      
Great Egret 14       5      
Great Horned Owl 8       6      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 76       8      
Green-winged Teal 444       17      
Hairy Woodpecker 57       50      
Hermit Thrush 7       7      
Herring Gull 1,025       35      
Hooded Merganser 81       22      
Horned Grebe 21       5      
Horned Lark 20       5      
House Finch 963       223      
House Sparrow 770       138      
Killdeer 30       13      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 6       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 4       2      
Long-tailed Duck 357       5      
Mallard 1,895       84      
Marbled Godwit 3       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Mourning Dove 1,284       318      
Mute Swan 19       7      
Northern Cardinal 1,143       350      
Northern Flicker 58       42      
Northern Gannet 121       6      
Northern Harrier 59       27      
Northern Mockingbird 148       102      
Northern Pintail 2,547       28      
Northern Shoveler 1,750       24      
Pied-billed Grebe 52       19      
Pileated Woodpecker 25       20      
Pine Siskin 8       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Purple Finch 4       2      
Purple Sandpiper 1       1      
Razorbill 9       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 265       188      
Red-breasted Merganser 109       15      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 18       15      
Red-shouldered Hawk 20       18      
Red-tailed Hawk 114       70      
Red-throated Loon 45       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 963,836       134      
Redhead 23       4      
Ring-billed Gull 2,283       65      
Ring-necked Duck 334       11      
Rock Pigeon 1,007       33      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Ruddy Duck 1,077       6      
Ruddy Turnstone 64       5      
Rusty Blackbird 9       2      
Sanderling 795       11      
Savannah Sparrow 20       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23       21      
Snow Bunting 26       2      
Snow Goose 278,710       67      
Song Sparrow 345       140      
Surf Scoter 5       4      
Swamp Sparrow 9       6      
Tufted Titmouse 641       270      
Tundra Swan 662       21      
Turkey Vulture 1,155       186      
Western Grebe 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 207       134      
White-crowned Sparrow 51       17      
White-throated Sparrow 1,032       185      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Wild Turkey 22       3      
Wilson's Snipe 3       2      
Winter Wren 18       12      
Wood Duck 29       8      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 36       14      
Total 1,399,619             

A total of 134 species were reported.

See list of localities in Delaware with reports.

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