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2011 Results: Winston-Salem, 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 443       26      
Wood Duck 17       5      
Gadwall 29       3      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 7       4      
Mallard 164       16      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Green-winged Teal 19       4      
Redhead 12       1      
Ring-necked Duck 22       8      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Bufflehead 13       5      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 6       2      
Ruddy Duck 77       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 28       2      
Great Blue Heron 11       10      
Black Vulture 31       9      
Turkey Vulture 36       19      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 15       14      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       15      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 5       2      
Killdeer 38       11      
American Woodcock 8       3      
Ring-billed Gull 320       3      
Rock Pigeon 138       12      
Mourning Dove 387       94      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 71       53      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 101       63      
Hairy Woodpecker 15       11      
Northern Flicker 20       16      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 16       10      
Blue Jay 137       61      
American Crow 261       71      
Fish Crow 4       3      
Common Raven 13       6      
Carolina Chickadee 268       105      
Tufted Titmouse 229       99      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 88       52      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 47       28      
Brown Creeper 14       9      
Carolina Wren 144       83      
House Wren 6       4      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7       4      
Eastern Bluebird 138       53      
Swainson's Thrush 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 381       77      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 79       55      
Brown Thrasher 12       8      
European Starling 386       35      
Cedar Waxwing 83       6      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 17       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 64       28      
Eastern Towhee 90       48      
Chipping Sparrow 66       13      
Field Sparrow 44       11      
Savannah Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 3       3      
Song Sparrow 108       43      
Swamp Sparrow 5       2      
White-throated Sparrow 277       58      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 311       72      
Northern Cardinal 483       128      
Red-winged Blackbird 103       17      
Rusty Blackbird 6       1      
Common Grackle 687       41      
Brown-headed Cowbird 16       5      
Purple Finch 58       23      
House Finch 343       74      
Pine Siskin 58       8      
American Goldfinch 242       69      
House Sparrow 123       23      
Total 7,559             

A total of 88 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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