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2009 Results: Durham, 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
Snow Goose 4       1      
Canada Goose 254       37      
Mallard 99       13      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Canvasback 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 40       2      
Hooded Merganser 15       6      
Ruddy Duck 3       1      
Wild Turkey 6       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 90       5      
Great Blue Heron 19       16      
Black Vulture 28       10      
Turkey Vulture 79       29      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 25       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 27       22      
Red-tailed Hawk 22       17      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Killdeer 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 63       5      
Herring Gull 71       4      
Rock Pigeon 18       4      
Mourning Dove 436       144      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 8       7      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 21       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 168       127      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 19       16      
Downy Woodpecker 179       124      
Hairy Woodpecker 8       7      
Northern Flicker 18       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 130       84      
American Crow 219       67      
Fish Crow 24       7      
Carolina Chickadee 412       192      
Tufted Titmouse 360       176      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 129       92      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 93       73      
Brown Creeper 10       9      
Carolina Wren 238       141      
House Wren 15       7      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       22      
Eastern Bluebird 239       109      
Hermit Thrush 8       8      
American Robin 430       86      
Gray Catbird 9       7      
Northern Mockingbird 66       45      
Brown Thrasher 20       20      
European Starling 307       20      
Cedar Waxwing 320       18      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Pine Warbler 49       38      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 126       71      
Eastern Towhee 146       88      
Chipping Sparrow 100       35      
Field Sparrow 16       7      
Savannah Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 9       9      
Song Sparrow 76       42      
White-throated Sparrow 360       109      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 639       159      
Northern Cardinal 673       205      
Red-winged Blackbird 150       16      
Rusty Blackbird 8       2      
Common Grackle 178       28      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       3      
Purple Finch 97       45      
House Finch 444       126      
Pine Siskin 740       74      
American Goldfinch 963       164      
House Sparrow 99       24      
Total 9,712             

A total of 80 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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