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2010 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 895       66      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Gadwall 11       2      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 264       36      
Green-winged Teal 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 27       2      
Bufflehead 2       2      
Hooded Merganser 55       6      
Ruddy Duck 30       6      
Wild Turkey 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 37       14      
Black Vulture 59       22      
Turkey Vulture 86       44      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12       9      
Cooper's Hawk 23       22      
Red-shouldered Hawk 51       40      
Red-tailed Hawk 50       40      
American Kestrel 3       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 109       3      
Killdeer 172       10      
Ring-billed Gull 396       24      
Rock Pigeon 159       13      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 1,117       266      
Barred Owl 18       15      
Belted Kingfisher 6       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 28       15      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 248       183      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 25       21      
Downy Woodpecker 374       226      
Hairy Woodpecker 39       30      
Northern Flicker 43       21      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 59       42      
Blue Jay 228       115      
American Crow 591       155      
Fish Crow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,140       350      
Tufted Titmouse 599       267      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 94       61      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 328       174      
Brown Creeper 7       7      
Carolina Wren 605       321      
House Wren 14       9      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 15       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 95       62      
Eastern Bluebird 495       192      
Hermit Thrush 20       16      
American Robin 3,406       278      
Gray Catbird 8       4      
Northern Mockingbird 265       185      
Brown Thrasher 94       75      
European Starling 1,181       108      
Cedar Waxwing 380       24      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 7       6      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 4       2      
Pine Warbler 146       94      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 314       138      
Eastern Towhee 302       175      
Chipping Sparrow 230       51      
Field Sparrow 38       18      
Savannah Sparrow 7       4      
Fox Sparrow 29       17      
Song Sparrow 329       142      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 866       188      
White-crowned Sparrow 17       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,209       255      
Northern Cardinal 1,936       399      
Red-winged Blackbird 21       6      
Eastern Meadowlark 7       2      
Rusty Blackbird 4       2      
Common Grackle 1,108       80      
Brown-headed Cowbird 72       12      
Baltimore Oriole 36       23      
Purple Finch 129       30      
House Finch 1,122       247      
Pine Siskin 27       13      
American Goldfinch 913       180      
House Sparrow 419       88      
Total 23,290             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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