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2008 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
Canada Goose 586       39      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Mallard 83       12      
Northern Shoveler 79       3      
Ring-necked Duck 83       4      
Lesser Scaup 144       3      
Bufflehead 16       5      
Hooded Merganser 68       13      
Ruddy Duck 109       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 38       3      
Great Blue Heron 19       16      
Black Vulture 22       8      
Turkey Vulture 188       30      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 5       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14       10      
Cooper's Hawk 17       15      
Red-shouldered Hawk 20       16      
Red-tailed Hawk 29       21      
American Kestrel 5       5      
Killdeer 38       8      
Ring-billed Gull 13,132       11      
Herring Gull 32       6      
Rock Pigeon 470       8      
Mourning Dove 463       121      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 8       8      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 134       104      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18       16      
Downy Woodpecker 111       76      
Hairy Woodpecker 15       12      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 33       24      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       7      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 165       76      
American Crow 514       90      
Fish Crow 34       9      
Carolina Chickadee 389       142      
Tufted Titmouse 322       134      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 39       24      
White-breasted Nuthatch 115       80      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 105       63      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
Carolina Wren 240       114      
House Wren 20       9      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 11       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 20       17      
Eastern Bluebird 238       89      
Hermit Thrush 19       8      
American Robin 298       66      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 104       63      
Brown Thrasher 41       41      
European Starling 634       30      
Cedar Waxwing 270       18      
Pine Warbler 51       37      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 254       65      
Eastern Towhee 161       78      
Chipping Sparrow 96       28      
Field Sparrow 46       12      
Savannah Sparrow 8       2      
Fox Sparrow 24       13      
Song Sparrow 139       27      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 404       85      
Dark-eyed Junco 709       123      
Northern Cardinal 648       163      
Red-winged Blackbird 168       8      
Eastern Meadowlark 24       3      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 487       42      
Boat-tailed Grackle 2       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 367       5      
Baltimore Oriole 9       4      
Purple Finch 111       30      
House Finch 611       134      
Pine Siskin 7       5      
American Goldfinch 480       80      
House Sparrow 98       25      
Total 24,500             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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