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2009 Results: Charlotte, North Carolina

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

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 856       77      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Gadwall 3       1      
Mallard 249       40      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 29       5      
Bufflehead 15       2      
Hooded Merganser 55       10      
Ruddy Duck 76       7      
Wild Turkey 9       2      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       3      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 19       3      
Great Blue Heron 36       28      
Black Vulture 43       18      
Turkey Vulture 80       41      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13       12      
Cooper's Hawk 17       16      
Red-shouldered Hawk 76       49      
Red-tailed Hawk 87       46      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 10       3      
Killdeer 10       5      
American Woodcock 11       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 100       4      
Ring-billed Gull 573       25      
Herring Gull 3       2      
Rock Pigeon 343       16      
Mourning Dove 1,088       285      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 24       21      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       5      
Belted Kingfisher 20       13      
Red-headed Woodpecker 40       28      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 265       186      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 37       30      
Downy Woodpecker 418       234      
Hairy Woodpecker 40       29      
Northern Flicker 45       34      
Pileated Woodpecker 14       9      
Eastern Phoebe 47       36      
Blue-headed Vireo 9       2      
Blue Jay 184       107      
American Crow 693       192      
Fish Crow 77       2      
Carolina Chickadee 1,229       360      
Tufted Titmouse 726       290      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 35       16      
White-breasted Nuthatch 108       72      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 395       200      
Brown Creeper 10       7      
Carolina Wren 592       268      
House Wren 53       21      
Winter Wren 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 20       11      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 42       36      
Eastern Bluebird 534       187      
Hermit Thrush 15       13      
American Robin 1,459       256      
Gray Catbird 7       6      
Northern Mockingbird 294       151      
Brown Thrasher 127       106      
European Starling 736       107      
American Pipit 2       1      
Cedar Waxwing 774       48      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       6      
Common Yellowthroat 5       2      
Palm Warbler 9       5      
Pine Warbler 123       84      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 232       112      
Eastern Towhee 384       202      
Chipping Sparrow 81       37      
Field Sparrow 63       24      
Vesper Sparrow 2       2      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 19       10      
Song Sparrow 347       141      
Swamp Sparrow 4       4      
White-throated Sparrow 709       174      
White-crowned Sparrow 38       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 582       170      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 1,819       400      
Red-winged Blackbird 95       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       2      
Rusty Blackbird 3       1      
Common Grackle 613       106      
Brown-headed Cowbird 21       9      
Baltimore Oriole 16       11      
Purple Finch 195       52      
House Finch 1,140       255      
Pine Siskin 242       59      
American Goldfinch 1,039       226      
House Sparrow 381       86      
Total 21,081             

A total of 99 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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