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2009 Results: Decatur, Georgia

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 25       7      
Mallard 19       4      
Great Blue Heron 3       3      
Turkey Vulture 5       2      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       12      
Red-tailed Hawk 16       10      
Sandhill Crane 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 1       1      
Mourning Dove 155       59      
Common Ground-Dove 20       9      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 20       15      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 71       56      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       10      
Downy Woodpecker 122       76      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       5      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 11       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 6       3      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 191       68      
American Crow 93       32      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 230       90      
Tufted Titmouse 220       92      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 148       80      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 148       68      
Carolina Wren 160       82      
House Wren 18       7      
Sedge Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 38       25      
Eastern Bluebird 80       35      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 397       60      
Northern Mockingbird 60       45      
Brown Thrasher 50       40      
European Starling 9       4      
Cedar Waxwing 188       11      
Pine Warbler 70       43      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 90       35      
Eastern Towhee 76       41      
Chipping Sparrow 28       13      
Field Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 43       25      
White-throated Sparrow 90       34      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 89       32      
Northern Cardinal 360       105      
Red-winged Blackbird 346       47      
Common Grackle 41       8      
Purple Finch 52       18      
House Finch 207       67      
Pine Siskin 185       29      
American Goldfinch 464       73      
House Sparrow 79       15      
Total 4,792             

A total of 59 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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