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2008 Results: Durham, 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 379       35      
Wood Duck 4       2      
Mallard 69       18      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 16       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 29       17      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 36       11      
Turkey Vulture 54       26      
Osprey 2       2      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       7      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 22       18      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       19      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Killdeer 11       5      
Wilson's Snipe 5       1      
Ring-billed Gull 257       12      
Herring Gull 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 46       7      
Mourning Dove 398       127      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 22       13      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 129       100      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 19       18      
Downy Woodpecker 153       109      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       20      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 35       24      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 4       3      
Blue Jay 126       58      
American Crow 495       68      
Fish Crow 21       8      
Tree Swallow 19       2      
Carolina Chickadee 457       198      
Tufted Titmouse 372       161      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 46       28      
White-breasted Nuthatch 123       83      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 94       64      
Carolina Wren 234       135      
House Wren 20       12      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       20      
Eastern Bluebird 235       100      
Hermit Thrush 7       7      
American Robin 596       72      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 69       47      
Brown Thrasher 18       16      
European Starling 753       36      
American Pipit 3       1      
Cedar Waxwing 23       8      
Common Yellowthroat 4       3      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 58       43      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 160       78      
Eastern Towhee 105       63      
Chipping Sparrow 115       36      
Field Sparrow 48       10      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 18       10      
Song Sparrow 95       37      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 418       104      
Dark-eyed Junco 903       176      
Northern Cardinal 792       203      
Red-winged Blackbird 197       24      
Rusty Blackbird 121       4      
Common Grackle 311       34      
Boat-tailed Grackle 2       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       4      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 141       45      
House Finch 488       128      
Pine Siskin 12       5      
American Goldfinch 615       134      
House Sparrow 108       32      
Total 10,254             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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