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2008 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 922       69      
Mallard 323       40      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Redhead 2       2      
Ring-necked Duck 19       5      
Hooded Merganser 30       6      
Ruddy Duck 42       6      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 64       21      
Black Vulture 118       24      
Turkey Vulture 357       80      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 34       29      
Red-shouldered Hawk 99       59      
Red-tailed Hawk 73       58      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 174       5      
Killdeer 21       9      
American Woodcock 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 232       22      
Herring Gull 98       6      
Rock Pigeon 220       16      
Mourning Dove 1,058       280      
Great Horned Owl 4       3      
Barred Owl 26       20      
Belted Kingfisher 10       10      
Red-headed Woodpecker 23       22      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 256       183      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 33       29      
Downy Woodpecker 374       228      
Hairy Woodpecker 30       24      
Northern Flicker 53       40      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 60       34      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Blue Jay 238       121      
American Crow 628       179      
Fish Crow 4       3      
Purple Martin 11       3      
Tree Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,141       355      
Tufted Titmouse 551       258      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 29       22      
White-breasted Nuthatch 116       76      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 373       189      
Brown Creeper 16       14      
Carolina Wren 644       295      
House Wren 18       6      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 78       53      
Eastern Bluebird 488       176      
Hermit Thrush 15       15      
American Robin 1,179       190      
Gray Catbird 6       4      
Northern Mockingbird 234       161      
Brown Thrasher 97       83      
European Starling 1,324       115      
Cedar Waxwing 463       38      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       2      
Pine Warbler 133       79      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 252       108      
Eastern Towhee 338       181      
Chipping Sparrow 108       25      
Field Sparrow 70       19      
Vesper Sparrow 3       2      
Savannah Sparrow 19       5      
Fox Sparrow 15       8      
Song Sparrow 278       117      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 753       180      
Dark-eyed Junco 884       207      
Northern Cardinal 1,745       374      
Red-winged Blackbird 806       25      
Rusty Blackbird 74       4      
Common Grackle 3,435       112      
Boat-tailed Grackle 40       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 57       14      
Baltimore Oriole 18       16      
Purple Finch 210       62      
House Finch 1,125       275      
Pine Siskin 20       13      
American Goldfinch 994       207      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 378       81      
Total 24,214             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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