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2003 Results: Charlotte, North Carolina

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 415       49      
Wood Duck 5       2      
Gadwall 1       1      
Mallard 121       22      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 5       1      
Hooded Merganser 6       2      
Ruddy Duck 28       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 13       12      
Black Vulture 4       2      
Turkey Vulture 40       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 23       21      
Red-shouldered Hawk 37       28      
Red-tailed Hawk 44       33      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 12       1      
Killdeer 11       4      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 196       13      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 62       7      
Mourning Dove 1,399       331      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 17       13      
Belted Kingfisher 14       13      
Red-headed Woodpecker 18       12      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 310       232      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 43       37      
Downy Woodpecker 383       244      
Hairy Woodpecker 28       23      
Northern Flicker 43       33      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       4      
Eastern Phoebe 12       8      
Blue Jay 314       159      
American Crow 597       153      
Common Raven 1       1      
Tree Swallow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,146       379      
Tufted Titmouse 823       334      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 136       89      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 332       176      
Brown Creeper 13       9      
Carolina Wren 721       327      
House Wren 50       22      
Winter Wren 12       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 15       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 67       44      
Eastern Bluebird 306       125      
Hermit Thrush 16       16      
American Robin 1,258       266      
Gray Catbird 10       5      
Northern Mockingbird 342       200      
Brown Thrasher 176       136      
European Starling 1,189       156      
Cedar Waxwing 326       17      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 150       76      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 372       148      
Eastern Towhee 651       268      
Chipping Sparrow 88       29      
Field Sparrow 22       11      
Vesper Sparrow 5       2      
Savannah Sparrow 18       6      
Fox Sparrow 57       26      
Song Sparrow 572       178      
Swamp Sparrow 7       3      
White-throated Sparrow 1,301       210      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,988       320      
Northern Cardinal 2,262       418      
Red-winged Blackbird 68       14      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       1      
Rusty Blackbird 19       4      
Common Grackle 1,215       130      
Boat-tailed Grackle 8       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 68       12      
Baltimore Oriole 13       7      
Purple Finch 215       54      
House Finch 1,666       314      
American Goldfinch 1,661       259      
House Sparrow 506       124      
Total 24,117             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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