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2011 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
Canada Goose 431       47      
Mallard 92       18      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Bufflehead 3       2      
Hooded Merganser 43       11      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 19       16      
Black Vulture 63       20      
Turkey Vulture 90       36      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 8       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 51       32      
Red-tailed Hawk 19       16      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 16       2      
Killdeer 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 46       11      
Herring Gull 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 12       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 297       107      
Barred Owl 8       5      
Belted Kingfisher 9       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 12       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 168       111      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 25       22      
Downy Woodpecker 150       104      
Hairy Woodpecker 18       16      
Northern Flicker 18       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 7       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 158       80      
American Crow 224       81      
Fish Crow 20       7      
Carolina Chickadee 431       174      
Tufted Titmouse 343       156      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 116       88      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 92       60      
Brown Creeper 13       12      
Carolina Wren 213       135      
House Wren 36       11      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 24       14      
Eastern Bluebird 215       99      
Hermit Thrush 9       9      
American Robin 291       70      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 67       51      
Brown Thrasher 35       33      
European Starling 115       19      
American Pipit 2       1      
Cedar Waxwing 124       13      
Black-and-white Warbler 6       4      
Pine Warbler 91       52      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 213       89      
Eastern Towhee 116       71      
Chipping Sparrow 84       33      
Fox Sparrow 9       7      
Song Sparrow 61       33      
White-throated Sparrow 311       89      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 682       144      
Northern Cardinal 563       192      
Red-winged Blackbird 461       26      
Rusty Blackbird 111       4      
Common Grackle 2,078       31      
Brown-headed Cowbird 28       5      
Purple Finch 98       33      
House Finch 360       114      
Pine Siskin 239       47      
American Goldfinch 632       124      
House Sparrow 58       18      
Total 10,382             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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