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2012 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 302       43      
Wood Duck 7       3      
Mallard 60       19      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 15       1      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 30       1      
Bufflehead 12       1      
Hooded Merganser 45       6      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 19       4      
Horned Grebe 25       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 203       5      
Great Blue Heron 17       10      
Great Egret 2       2      
Black Vulture 57       14      
Turkey Vulture 111       42      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       6      
Cooper's Hawk 11       10      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 39       30      
Red-tailed Hawk 18       13      
American Coot 9       1      
Killdeer 8       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 15       1      
Ring-billed Gull 394       7      
Herring Gull 32       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 48       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       2      
Mourning Dove 379       135      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 22       16      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 181       142      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 23       20      
Downy Woodpecker 205       140      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       20      
Northern Flicker 31       21      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 7       7      
Blue Jay 163       87      
American Crow 313       97      
Fish Crow 16       6      
Carolina Chickadee 674       253      
Tufted Titmouse 500       227      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 135       95      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 129       82      
Brown Creeper 14       12      
House Wren 16       6      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Carolina Wren 300       177      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8       5      
Eastern Bluebird 414       145      
Hermit Thrush 9       9      
American Robin 572       102      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 92       66      
Brown Thrasher 36       32      
European Starling 316       26      
Cedar Waxwing 272       16      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 63       45      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 202       103      
Eastern Towhee 151       94      
Chipping Sparrow 134       36      
Field Sparrow 21       9      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 101       43      
Swamp Sparrow 6       2      
White-throated Sparrow 536       132      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,073       190      
Northern Cardinal 814       235      
Red-winged Blackbird 164       23      
Rusty Blackbird 3       1      
Common Grackle 91       25      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18       8      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 58       23      
House Finch 469       143      
Pine Siskin 18       8      
American Goldfinch 556       124      
House Sparrow 150       32      
Total 11,031             

A total of 93 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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