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2005 Results: Chapel Hill, 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 97       11      
Mallard 22       6      
Ring-necked Duck 10       1      
Bufflehead 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 7       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       1      
Great Blue Heron 7       5      
Black Vulture 4       3      
Turkey Vulture 38       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       5      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 9       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
Ring-billed Gull 12       1      
Rock Pigeon 15       2      
Mourning Dove 124       36      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 47       40      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 40       29      
Hairy Woodpecker 13       7      
Northern Flicker 10       8      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       3      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 40       16      
American Crow 71       22      
Carolina Chickadee 136       49      
Tufted Titmouse 116       49      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 43       29      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 36       21      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 85       46      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       15      
Eastern Bluebird 64       22      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
American Robin 210       22      
Northern Mockingbird 30       23      
Brown Thrasher 10       9      
European Starling 91       4      
Cedar Waxwing 225       3      
Pine Warbler 23       20      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 101       35      
Eastern Towhee 57       32      
Chipping Sparrow 32       6      
Field Sparrow 3       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 12       6      
Song Sparrow 19       7      
White-throated Sparrow 125       33      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 287       47      
Northern Cardinal 208       53      
Red-winged Blackbird 252       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
Purple Finch 17       9      
House Finch 34       15      
Pine Siskin 18       4      
American Goldfinch 156       25      
Total 3,054             

A total of 64 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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