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2000 Results: Raleigh, 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 2       2      
Canada Goose 256       26      
Wood Duck 17       7      
Mallard 170       14      
Lesser Scaup 8       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 15       11      
White Ibis 1       1      
Black Vulture 13       2      
Turkey Vulture 60       11      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 8       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 24       20      
Red-tailed Hawk 29       24      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 4       1      
Killdeer 10       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       2      
Ring-billed Gull 1,409       6      
Herring Gull 11       4      
Rock Pigeon 51       5      
Mourning Dove 623       172      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 9       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 158       120      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 32       25      
Downy Woodpecker 165       114      
Hairy Woodpecker 18       13      
Northern Flicker 48       36      
Pileated Woodpecker 13       12      
Blue Jay 221       111      
American Crow 281       80      
Fish Crow 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 511       186      
Tufted Titmouse 373       168      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 123       86      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 103       59      
Brown Creeper 11       11      
Carolina Wren 305       151      
House Wren 9       6      
Winter Wren 3       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       6      
Eastern Bluebird 158       54      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
American Robin 663       116      
Gray Catbird 8       7      
Northern Mockingbird 98       68      
Brown Thrasher 62       56      
European Starling 203       35      
Cedar Waxwing 15       4      
Pine Warbler 28       20      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 206       98      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 110       70      
Chipping Sparrow 77       23      
Field Sparrow 6       2      
Fox Sparrow 13       10      
Song Sparrow 154       50      
White-throated Sparrow 346       82      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 849       174      
Scarlet Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 584       197      
Red-winged Blackbird 7       3      
Common Grackle 415       48      
Brown-headed Cowbird 12       4      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 14       6      
House Finch 407       113      
Pine Siskin 15       5      
American Goldfinch 558       116      
House Sparrow 200       48      
Total 10,360             

A total of 78 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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