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2009 Results: Cary, 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 168       12      
Mute Swan 5       3      
Wood Duck 4       1      
Mallard 25       4      
Bufflehead 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 11       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 12       1      
Great Blue Heron 3       3      
Black Vulture 4       2      
Turkey Vulture 7       4      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       7      
Killdeer 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 224       8      
Herring Gull 32       1      
Rock Pigeon 52       2      
Mourning Dove 98       40      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 75       43      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       7      
Downy Woodpecker 56       34      
Hairy Woodpecker 17       11      
Northern Flicker 17       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 42       29      
American Crow 116       25      
Fish Crow 4       3      
Carolina Chickadee 189       61      
Tufted Titmouse 172       58      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 57       35      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 48       24      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
Carolina Wren 107       46      
House Wren 2       2      
Winter Wren 3       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 23       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 16       12      
Eastern Bluebird 76       30      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 273       41      
Northern Mockingbird 11       7      
Brown Thrasher 26       17      
European Starling 7       3      
Cedar Waxwing 101       11      
Pine Warbler 19       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 114       41      
Eastern Towhee 89       39      
Chipping Sparrow 14       9      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 11       4      
White-throated Sparrow 78       29      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 175       43      
Northern Cardinal 191       60      
Red-winged Blackbird 20       4      
Rusty Blackbird 9       4      
Common Grackle 182       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       1      
Purple Finch 20       9      
House Finch 107       37      
Pine Siskin 54       14      
American Goldfinch 149       34      
House Sparrow 5       2      
Total 3,419             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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