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2009 Results: Gastonia, 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 125       14      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Mallard 63       8      
Canvasback 3       3      
Ring-necked Duck 18       5      
Hooded Merganser 52       3      
Ruddy Duck 263       6      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 13       3      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 7       3      
Turkey Vulture 29       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       7      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 20       3      
Killdeer 4       2      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 259       3      
Rock Pigeon 1       1      
Mourning Dove 232       40      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 8       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 31       28      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       6      
Downy Woodpecker 41       27      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 7       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 19       10      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 41       22      
American Crow 79       22      
Carolina Chickadee 121       44      
Tufted Titmouse 98       38      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 11       10      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 29       22      
Carolina Wren 69       30      
House Wren 4       3      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 16       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       9      
Eastern Bluebird 62       26      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 260       26      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 41       21      
Brown Thrasher 8       7      
European Starling 45       7      
Cedar Waxwing 14       6      
Pine Warbler 45       28      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 29       14      
Eastern Towhee 39       18      
Chipping Sparrow 88       13      
Field Sparrow 10       7      
Fox Sparrow 6       2      
Song Sparrow 135       23      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 153       29      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 144       28      
Northern Cardinal 330       43      
Red-winged Blackbird 455       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 77       9      
Baltimore Oriole 5       4      
Purple Finch 28       7      
House Finch 119       20      
Pine Siskin 240       14      
American Goldfinch 128       28      
House Sparrow 8       3      
Total 4,239             

A total of 77 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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