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2012 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 3       1      
Canada Goose 601       37      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Wood Duck 1       1      
Mallard 100       10      
Northern Shoveler 50       1      
Bufflehead 39       5      
Hooded Merganser 12       2      
Ruddy Duck 71       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 36       3      
Great Blue Heron 21       10      
Black Vulture 13       4      
Turkey Vulture 111       22      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       5      
Cooper's Hawk 11       8      
Bald Eagle 4       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 48       34      
Red-tailed Hawk 47       33      
Killdeer 53       4      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 92       7      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 195       9      
Mourning Dove 456       187      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 6       4      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 20       14      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 233       169      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 28       23      
Downy Woodpecker 260       168      
Hairy Woodpecker 27       19      
Northern Flicker 55       49      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       4      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 7       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       3      
Blue Jay 275       135      
American Crow 449       104      
Fish Crow 8       6      
Common Raven 2       2      
Purple Martin 8       1      
Carolina Chickadee 754       270      
Tufted Titmouse 673       243      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 218       141      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 152       93      
Brown Creeper 7       6      
House Wren 37       17      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Carolina Wren 408       226      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       17      
Eastern Bluebird 490       174      
Hermit Thrush 23       21      
American Robin 863       164      
Gray Catbird 13       10      
Northern Mockingbird 140       85      
Brown Thrasher 112       100      
European Starling 788       45      
Cedar Waxwing 563       25      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       1      
Palm Warbler 7       3      
Pine Warbler 77       55      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 306       123      
Eastern Towhee 293       158      
Chipping Sparrow 98       38      
Field Sparrow 18       9      
Savannah Sparrow 19       9      
Fox Sparrow 7       5      
Song Sparrow 98       42      
Swamp Sparrow 22       4      
White-throated Sparrow 528       140      
White-crowned Sparrow 41       14      
Dark-eyed Junco 969       200      
Northern Cardinal 1,139       289      
Red-winged Blackbird 152       18      
Eastern Meadowlark 19       2      
Rusty Blackbird 7       2      
Common Grackle 394       62      
Brown-headed Cowbird 279       18      
Baltimore Oriole 7       5      
Purple Finch 93       30      
House Finch 752       194      
Pine Siskin 36       17      
American Goldfinch 538       132      
House Sparrow 141       38      
Total 14,698             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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