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2011 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 497       31      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 4       2      
Gadwall 16       2      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 30       12      
Northern Shoveler 6       1      
Canvasback 215       2      
Redhead 10       1      
Ring-necked Duck 250       3      
Greater Scaup 10       2      
Lesser Scaup 75       2      
Bufflehead 42       5      
Hooded Merganser 73       6      
Ruddy Duck 86       4      
Wild Turkey 5       1      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 237       3      
Great Blue Heron 11       7      
Black Vulture 41       14      
Turkey Vulture 111       41      
Bald Eagle 7       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 20       18      
Red-shouldered Hawk 47       30      
Red-tailed Hawk 33       25      
American Kestrel 3       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 10       1      
Killdeer 9       5      
American Woodcock 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 117       3      
Ring-billed Gull 406       21      
Herring Gull 7       2      
Rock Pigeon 62       9      
Mourning Dove 392       151      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 11       8      
Belted Kingfisher 7       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 15       11      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 172       128      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 23       17      
Downy Woodpecker 129       90      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       17      
Northern Flicker 51       36      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       6      
Eastern Phoebe 9       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 205       114      
American Crow 512       102      
Fish Crow 67       15      
Horned Lark 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 483       185      
Tufted Titmouse 399       171      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 21       11      
White-breasted Nuthatch 144       96      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 108       71      
Brown Creeper 15       14      
Carolina Wren 233       127      
House Wren 9       7      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 22       7      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 25       20      
Eastern Bluebird 299       123      
Hermit Thrush 21       14      
American Robin 867       139      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 114       75      
Brown Thrasher 69       55      
European Starling 105       30      
American Pipit 3       1      
Cedar Waxwing 325       19      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 5       3      
Pine Warbler 122       67      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 368       112      
Eastern Towhee 196       107      
Chipping Sparrow 80       33      
Field Sparrow 73       13      
Savannah Sparrow 21       6      
Fox Sparrow 26       6      
Song Sparrow 70       21      
Swamp Sparrow 7       3      
White-throated Sparrow 400       109      
White-crowned Sparrow 31       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 545       125      
Northern Cardinal 714       206      
Red-winged Blackbird 99       21      
Eastern Meadowlark 67       4      
Rusty Blackbird 4       1      
Common Grackle 2,494       64      
Brown-headed Cowbird 91       20      
Baltimore Oriole 7       4      
Purple Finch 94       36      
House Finch 502       151      
Pine Siskin 369       44      
American Goldfinch 668       118      
House Sparrow 136       26      
Total 14,551             

A total of 104 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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