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Delaware 2008-2012

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Species Information

currently sorted by: safe date end

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Species Alpha Code* Safe date start** Safe date end Habitat
  Bald Eagle  BAEA4 / 15 5 / 15 
  American Woodcock  AMWO3 / 20 6 / 10 
  European Starling  EUST4 / 15 6 / 10 
  Hooded Merganser  HOME5 / 1 6 / 15 
  Killdeer  KILL4 / 15 6 / 20 
  Bank Swallow  BANS6 / 1 6 / 20 
  Willet  WILL5 / 20 6 / 25 
  Spotted Sandpiper  SPSA6 / 10 6 / 25 
  Upland Sandpiper  UPSA5 / 10 6 / 25 
  Tree Swallow  TRES6 / 1 6 / 25 
  Canada Goose  CANG4 / 15 6 / 30 
  Mute Swan  MUSW4 / 1 6 / 30 
  Wood Duck  WODU4 / 1 6 / 30 
  Gadwall  GADW5 / 20 6 / 30 
  American Black Duck  ABDU5 / 20 6 / 30 
  Mallard  MALL5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Blue-winged Teal  BWTE6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Northern Shoveler  NSHO6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Green-winged Teal  AGWT6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Ruddy Duck  RUDU6 / 10 6 / 30 
  Pied-billed Grebe  PBGR5 / 20 6 / 30 
  Least Bittern  LEBI5 / 25 6 / 30 
  Great Blue Heron  GBHE5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Great Egret  GREG5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Snowy Egret  SNEG5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Little Blue Heron  LBHE5 / 25 6 / 30 
  Tricolored Heron  TRHE5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Cattle Egret  CAEG5 / 25 6 / 30 
  Green Heron  GRHE5 / 20 6 / 30 
  Black-crowned Night-Heron  BCNH5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Glossy Ibis  GLIB5 / 15 6 / 30 
  American Kestrel  AMKE5 / 20 6 / 30 
  Peregrine Falcon  PEFA6 / 1 6 / 30 
  Piping Plover  PIPL4 / 15 6 / 30 
  American Oystercatcher  AMOY5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Black-necked Stilt  BNST5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Laughing Gull  LAGU5 / 1 6 / 30 
  Herring Gull  HERG4 / 1 6 / 30 
  Great Black-backed Gull  GBBG4 / 1 6 / 30 
  Eastern Screech-Owl  EASO12 / 1 6 / 30 
  Great Horned Owl  GHOW12 / 1 6 / 30 
  Barred Owl  BADO1 / 1 6 / 30 
  Loggerhead Shrike  LOSH3 / 15 6 / 30 
  Red-winged Blackbird  RWBL4 / 20 6 / 30 
  Common Grackle  COGR4 / 15 6 / 30 
  Brown-headed Cowbird  BHCO4 / 20 6 / 30 
  Orchard Oriole  OROR5 / 15 6 / 30 
  Common Tern  COTE6 / 1 7 / 1 
  Forster's Tern  FOTE5 / 15 7 / 1 
  Least Tern  LETE5 / 20 7 / 1 
  Mourning Dove  MODO4 / 1 7 / 1 
  Belted Kingfisher  BEKI5 / 1 7 / 1 
  Red-bellied Woodpecker  RBWO3 / 1 7 / 1 
  Downy Woodpecker  DOWO3 / 1 7 / 1 
  Hairy Woodpecker  HAWO3 / 1 7 / 1 
  Eastern Phoebe  EAPH4 / 20 7 / 1 
  American Crow  AMCR4 / 1 7 / 1 
  Horned Lark  HOLA3 / 25 7 / 1 
  Cliff Swallow  CLSW5 / 25 7 / 1 
  Carolina Chickadee  CACH3 / 1 7 / 1 
  Tufted Titmouse  TUTI3 / 1 7 / 1 
  White-breasted Nuthatch  WBNU3 / 15 7 / 1 
  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  BGGN5 / 7 7 / 1 
  Yellow Warbler  YWAR5 / 25 7 / 1 
  Black-and-white Warbler  BAWW5 / 25 7 / 1 
  Ruby-throated Hummingbird  RTHU5 / 25 7 / 5 
  Eastern Kingbird  EAKI5 / 25 7 / 5 
  Purple Martin  PUMA5 / 10 7 / 5 
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow  NRWS5 / 10 7 / 5 
  Blue-winged Warbler  BWWA5 / 20 7 / 5 
  American Redstart  AMRE6 / 5 7 / 5 
  Yellow-breasted Chat  YBCH5 / 20 7 / 5 
  American Bittern  AMBI5 / 15 7 / 10 
  Sora  SORA6 / 1 7 / 10 
  Black Skimmer  BLSK6 / 1 7 / 10 
  Barn Swallow  BARS5 / 25 7 / 10 
  House Wren  HOWR5 / 15 7 / 10 
  Bobolink  BOBO6 / 15 7 / 10 
  Baltimore Oriole  BAOR5 / 25 7 / 10 
  Common Merganser  COME5 / 10 7 / 15 
  Double-crested Cormorant  DCCO6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  YCNH4 / 20 7 / 15 
  Black Vulture  BLVU5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Turkey Vulture  TUVU5 / 20 7 / 15 
  King Rail  KIRA5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Virginia Rail  VIRA5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Gull-billed Tern  GBTE5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Common Nighthawk  CONI5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Chuck-will's-widow  CWWI5 / 1 7 / 15 
  unid. Mexican / Eastern Whip-poor-will  WPWI5 / 10 7 / 15 
  Chimney Swift  CHSW5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Pileated Woodpecker  PIWO3 / 1 7 / 15 
  Least Flycatcher  LEFL6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Yellow-throated Vireo  YTVI5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Red-eyed Vireo  REVI6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Blue Jay  BLJA5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Fish Crow  FICR4 / 25 7 / 15 
  Marsh Wren  MAWR5 / 10 7 / 15 
  American Robin  AMRO4 / 15 7 / 15 
  Gray Catbird  GRCA5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Brown Thrasher  BRTH5 / 10 7 / 15 
  Chestnut-sided Warbler  CSWA6 / 5 7 / 15 
  Black-throated Green Warbler  BTNW6 / 5 7 / 15 
  Yellow-throated Warbler  YTWA5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Pine Warbler  PIWA5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Ovenbird  OVEN5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Louisiana Waterthrush  LOWA5 / 1 7 / 15 
  Common Yellowthroat  COYE5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Summer Tanager  SUTA5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Eastern Towhee  EATO5 / 7 7 / 15 
  Chipping Sparrow  CHSP5 / 7 7 / 15 
  Field Sparrow  FISP4 / 20 7 / 15 
  Vesper Sparrow  VESP4 / 20 7 / 15 
  Savannah Sparrow  SAVS5 / 25 7 / 15 
  Saltmarsh Sparrow  SSTS5 / 25 7 / 15 
  Seaside Sparrow  SESP5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Song Sparrow  SOSP4 / 15 7 / 15 
  Swamp Sparrow  SWSP5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak  RBGR6 / 1 7 / 15 
  Blue Grosbeak  BLGR5 / 15 7 / 15 
  Indigo Bunting  INBU5 / 20 7 / 15 
  Eastern Meadowlark  EAME4 / 20 7 / 15 
  Boat-tailed Grackle  BTGR4 / 15 7 / 15 
  Pine Siskin  PISI5 / 20 7 / 15 
  (unid. Red/Yellow Shafted) Northern Flicker  NOFL4 / 20 7 / 20 
  Willow Flycatcher  WIFL6 / 5 7 / 20 
  Prairie Warbler  PRAW5 / 15 7 / 20 
  Prothonotary Warbler  PROW5 / 10 7 / 20 
  Worm-eating Warbler  WEWA5 / 15 7 / 20 
  Northern Harrier  NOHA5 / 10 7 / 25 
  Acadian Flycatcher  ACFL5 / 15 7 / 25 
  Warbling Vireo  WAVI5 / 25 7 / 25 
  Northern Parula  NOPA5 / 25 7 / 25 
  Kentucky Warbler  KEWA5 / 15 7 / 25 
  Hooded Warbler  HOWA5 / 15 7 / 25 
  Scarlet Tanager  SCTA5 / 25 7 / 25 
  Eastern Bluebird  EABL4 / 10 7 / 30 
  Dickcissel  DICK5 / 15 7 / 30 
  House Finch  HOFI4 / 15 7 / 30 
  Osprey  OSPR5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Sharp-shinned Hawk  SSHA5 / 25 7 / 31 
  Cooper's Hawk  COHA5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Red-shouldered Hawk  RSHA4 / 20 7 / 31 
  Broad-winged Hawk  BWHA6 / 1 7 / 31 
  Red-tailed Hawk  RTHA5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Black Rail  BLRA5 / 1 7 / 31 
  Clapper Rail  CLRA4 / 15 7 / 31 
  Common Gallinule  COMO5 / 20 7 / 31 
  American Coot  AMCO5 / 20 7 / 31 
  Eurasian Collared-Dove  EUCD3 / 1 7 / 31 
  Black-billed Cuckoo  BBCU6 / 1 7 / 31 
  Eastern Wood-Pewee  EAWP5 / 25 7 / 31 
  Great Crested Flycatcher  GCFL5 / 25 7 / 31 
  White-eyed Vireo  WEVI5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Red-breasted Nuthatch  RBNU5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Brown-headed Nuthatch  BHNU4 / 1 7 / 31 
  Brown Creeper  BRCR5 / 5 7 / 31 
  Carolina Wren  CARW4 / 1 7 / 31 
  Veery  VEER6 / 1 7 / 31 
  Wood Thrush  WOTH5 / 20 7 / 31 
  Cedar Waxwing  CEDW6 / 10 7 / 31 
  Cerulean Warbler  CERW5 / 15 7 / 31 
  Swainson's Warbler  SWWA4 / 25 7 / 31 
  Grasshopper Sparrow  GRSP5 / 20 7 / 31 
  Barn Owl  BANO4 / 1 8 / 1 
  Golden-crowned Kinglet  GCKI5 / 1 8 / 1 
  Wild Turkey  WITU3 / 15 8 / 15 
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo  YBCU6 / 1 8 / 15 
  Long-eared Owl  LEOW5 / 1 8 / 15 
  Red-headed Woodpecker  RHWO5 / 15 8 / 15 
  Sedge Wren  SEWR5 / 20 8 / 15 
  Northern Mockingbird  NOMO4 / 1 8 / 15 
  Northern Cardinal  NOCA4 / 1 8 / 15 
  Ring-necked Pheasant  RNEP4 / 1 8 / 30 
  Henslow's Sparrow  HESP4 / 1 8 / 30 
  American Goldfinch  AMGO6 / 1 8 / 30 
  Short-eared Owl  SEOW4 / 25 8 / 31 
  Northern Bobwhite  NOBO4 / 1 9 / 30 
  House Sparrow  HOSP3 / 1 9 / 30 
  Ruffed Grouse  RUGR1 / 1 12 / 31 
  Rock Pigeon  ROPI1 / 1 12 / 31 
 
* Alpha Codes are also known as 'banding codes' (not AOU codes, which are numeric)
** Safe dates represent a window when a singing male is assumed not to be in migration, and therefore on territory. Some atlases do not use safe dates, because they prefer (given present knowledge) not to assume migration or territorial status of all individuals. Safe dates generally apply to the Possible breeding category only when used.
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