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2009 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 508       46      
Mute Swan 4       2      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 97       17      
Ring-necked Duck 33       1      
Bufflehead 18       2      
Hooded Merganser 67       10      
Ruddy Duck 35       2      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 67       7      
Great Blue Heron 21       14      
Black Vulture 20       12      
Turkey Vulture 54       27      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 7       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 54       38      
Red-tailed Hawk 37       26      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 2       2      
Killdeer 31       9      
American Woodcock 9       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 11       2      
Ring-billed Gull 942       21      
Herring Gull 194       11      
Rock Pigeon 400       15      
Mourning Dove 427       135      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 9       7      
Red-headed Woodpecker 16       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 176       120      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 23       21      
Downy Woodpecker 134       92      
Hairy Woodpecker 18       16      
Northern Flicker 28       23      
Pileated Woodpecker 9       7      
Eastern Phoebe 5       4      
Blue Jay 203       104      
American Crow 502       101      
Fish Crow 14       7      
Carolina Chickadee 388       150      
Tufted Titmouse 348       147      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 140       94      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 107       69      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
Carolina Wren 245       133      
House Wren 15       5      
Winter Wren 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 22       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 26       23      
Eastern Bluebird 240       98      
Hermit Thrush 18       12      
American Robin 725       124      
Gray Catbird 7       6      
Northern Mockingbird 72       57      
Brown Thrasher 72       64      
European Starling 520       39      
Cedar Waxwing 676       38      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 91       50      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 232       92      
Eastern Towhee 192       91      
Chipping Sparrow 147       30      
Field Sparrow 31       9      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 4       2      
Fox Sparrow 11       8      
Song Sparrow 102       36      
Swamp Sparrow 4       3      
White-throated Sparrow 310       91      
White-crowned Sparrow 17       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 679       119      
Northern Cardinal 641       177      
Red-winged Blackbird 93       9      
Eastern Meadowlark 46       7      
Common Grackle 479       51      
Brown-headed Cowbird 67       9      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 115       27      
House Finch 401       122      
Pine Siskin 569       40      
American Goldfinch 590       107      
House Sparrow 109       21      
Total 12,774             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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