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2012 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 216       24      
Mute Swan 7       4      
Wood Duck 8       1      
American Black Duck 3       1      
Mallard 110       20      
Northern Shoveler 6       1      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 16       4      
Bufflehead 6       4      
Hooded Merganser 25       6      
Ruddy Duck 56       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 132       6      
Great Blue Heron 17       14      
Black Vulture 26       2      
Turkey Vulture 59       23      
Osprey 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 32       22      
Red-tailed Hawk 11       10      
Ring-billed Gull 386       9      
Herring Gull 57       3      
Rock Pigeon 2       2      
Mourning Dove 190       69      
Barred Owl 7       6      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 6       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 105       72      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18       15      
Downy Woodpecker 112       73      
Hairy Woodpecker 18       16      
Northern Flicker 40       29      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 7       5      
Blue Jay 88       45      
American Crow 227       55      
Fish Crow 13       4      
Carolina Chickadee 331       115      
Tufted Titmouse 287       108      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 88       59      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 63       38      
Brown Creeper 7       6      
House Wren 15       6      
Winter Wren 7       6      
Carolina Wren 189       96      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 19       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       10      
Eastern Bluebird 222       84      
Hermit Thrush 12       11      
American Robin 418       69      
Northern Mockingbird 35       31      
Brown Thrasher 49       39      
European Starling 28       11      
Cedar Waxwing 121       12      
Palm Warbler 6       2      
Pine Warbler 53       27      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 132       78      
Eastern Towhee 80       54      
Chipping Sparrow 80       21      
Field Sparrow 15       5      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 22       14      
White-throated Sparrow 169       48      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 413       96      
Northern Cardinal 414       122      
Red-winged Blackbird 136       13      
Common Grackle 147       20      
Brown-headed Cowbird 23       10      
Baltimore Oriole 9       6      
Purple Finch 41       12      
House Finch 205       68      
Pine Siskin 6       6      
American Goldfinch 195       58      
House Sparrow 33       8      
Total 6,123             

A total of 80 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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