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2007 Results: Chapel Hill, 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 171       12      
Wood Duck 7       4      
Gadwall 10       1      
Mallard 2       1      
Wild Turkey 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 7       7      
Black Vulture 10       7      
Turkey Vulture 76       26      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 16       14      
Red-tailed Hawk 24       15      
American Coot 5       1      
Killdeer 11       3      
Ring-billed Gull 705       4      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 20       1      
Mourning Dove 276       75      
Great Horned Owl 6       5      
Barred Owl 7       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 126       89      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       11      
Downy Woodpecker 111       71      
Hairy Woodpecker 28       21      
Northern Flicker 16       15      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       9      
Eastern Phoebe 4       4      
Blue Jay 120       60      
American Crow 194       53      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 253       119      
Tufted Titmouse 240       115      
White-breasted Nuthatch 99       70      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 67       49      
Brown Creeper 10       10      
Carolina Wren 200       103      
House Wren 10       4      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 27       22      
Eastern Bluebird 237       82      
Hermit Thrush 51       27      
American Robin 252       47      
Gray Catbird 6       3      
Northern Mockingbird 61       45      
Brown Thrasher 29       25      
European Starling 69       5      
Cedar Waxwing 22       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 65       41      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 247       78      
Eastern Towhee 129       71      
Chipping Sparrow 79       28      
Field Sparrow 10       4      
Fox Sparrow 23       3      
Song Sparrow 82       26      
Swamp Sparrow 10       2      
White-throated Sparrow 458       87      
Dark-eyed Junco 991       120      
Northern Cardinal 403       122      
Red-winged Blackbird 263       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 10       1      
Rusty Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 16       2      
Purple Finch 7       3      
House Finch 245       75      
American Goldfinch 370       71      
House Sparrow 13       5      
Total 7,077             

A total of 74 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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