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2011 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
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,214       103      
Mute Swan 17       6      
Wood Duck 16       7      
Gadwall 13       3      
American Wigeon 3       1      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 351       60      
Northern Shoveler 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 40       5      
Bufflehead 9       4      
Hooded Merganser 14       3      
Ruddy Duck 96       7      
Wild Turkey 11       2      
Common Loon 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 91       40      
Great Egret 1       1      
Black Vulture 140       28      
Turkey Vulture 191       79      
Bald Eagle 5       2      
Northern Harrier 9       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 46       40      
Red-shouldered Hawk 101       75      
Red-tailed Hawk 115       81      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 432       7      
Killdeer 66       15      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
American Woodcock 4       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 40       3      
Ring-billed Gull 6,670       27      
Herring Gull 101       5      
Rock Pigeon 166       25      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 1,054       343      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 6       4      
Barred Owl 26       15      
Belted Kingfisher 16       14      
Red-headed Woodpecker 44       36      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 298       219      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 28       24      
Downy Woodpecker 415       252      
Hairy Woodpecker 36       31      
Northern Flicker 42       33      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 76       54      
Blue Jay 277       158      
American Crow 847       229      
Fish Crow 12       7      
Horned Lark 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,212       450      
Tufted Titmouse 640       307      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 13       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 122       82      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 334       178      
Brown Creeper 6       6      
Carolina Wren 717       355      
House Wren 82       41      
Winter Wren 10       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 36       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 80       56      
Eastern Bluebird 614       253      
Hermit Thrush 32       25      
American Robin 1,869       342      
Gray Catbird 12       6      
Northern Mockingbird 342       222      
Brown Thrasher 136       108      
European Starling 838       113      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 910       50      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Palm Warbler 5       4      
Pine Warbler 165       98      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 296       150      
Eastern Towhee 311       182      
Chipping Sparrow 146       43      
Field Sparrow 79       22      
Savannah Sparrow 39       12      
Fox Sparrow 9       7      
Song Sparrow 321       121      
Swamp Sparrow 12       4      
White-throated Sparrow 716       176      
White-crowned Sparrow 18       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 757       204      
Northern Cardinal 1,954       485      
Red-winged Blackbird 111       20      
Eastern Meadowlark 21       6      
Common Grackle 1,228       135      
Brown-headed Cowbird 58       21      
Baltimore Oriole 30       18      
Purple Finch 186       54      
House Finch 1,244       310      
Pine Siskin 265       54      
American Goldfinch 759       215      
House Sparrow 284       83      
Total 30,205             

A total of 102 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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