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2009 Results: Greensboro, 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 432       35      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 5       2      
Gadwall 7       2      
American Black Duck 5       3      
Mallard 103       15      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 51       7      
Bufflehead 10       4      
Hooded Merganser 14       4      
Ruddy Duck 42       3      
Northern Bobwhite 6       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 21       7      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 19       3      
Great Blue Heron 22       18      
Black Vulture 37       8      
Turkey Vulture 23       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       8      
Red-tailed Hawk 37       18      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 100       3      
Killdeer 10       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 554       13      
Herring Gull 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 35       9      
Mourning Dove 251       83      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 8       5      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 15       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 94       63      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 9       9      
Downy Woodpecker 99       63      
Hairy Woodpecker 12       6      
Northern Flicker 20       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 153       63      
American Crow 351       77      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Common Raven 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 231       91      
Tufted Titmouse 179       79      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 64       47      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 58       38      
Brown Creeper 5       4      
Carolina Wren 134       80      
House Wren 4       3      
Winter Wren 5       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Eastern Bluebird 143       58      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 321       72      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 85       57      
Brown Thrasher 8       8      
European Starling 128       25      
Cedar Waxwing 61       5      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Pine Warbler 19       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 26       16      
Eastern Towhee 81       50      
Chipping Sparrow 23       11      
Field Sparrow 16       5      
Vesper Sparrow 5       4      
Fox Sparrow 5       3      
Song Sparrow 82       47      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 182       47      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 261       57      
Northern Cardinal 422       108      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       3      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 165       39      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 55       18      
House Finch 241       65      
Pine Siskin 63       18      
American Goldfinch 342       60      
House Sparrow 86       20      
Total 6,139             

A total of 87 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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