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2012 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 470       40      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 28       2      
American Wigeon 11       3      
American Black Duck 8       5      
Mallard 412       18      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 5       2      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 27       4      
Ring-necked Duck 26       4      
Bufflehead 8       3      
Hooded Merganser 141       5      
Ruddy Duck 206       5      
Wild Turkey 34       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       4      
Great Blue Heron 22       15      
Black Vulture 15       7      
Turkey Vulture 50       23      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 26       25      
Red-shouldered Hawk 33       24      
Red-tailed Hawk 26       23      
Killdeer 28       9      
American Woodcock 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 262       6      
Herring Gull 8       2      
Rock Pigeon 223       17      
Mourning Dove 538       126      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 15       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 152       104      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 24       22      
Downy Woodpecker 168       113      
Hairy Woodpecker 22       17      
Northern Flicker 36       25      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 41       17      
Blue Jay 210       94      
American Crow 726       117      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Common Raven 2       2      
Carolina Chickadee 429       157      
Tufted Titmouse 434       144      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 156       94      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 78       39      
Brown Creeper 6       6      
House Wren 33       12      
Winter Wren 4       3      
Carolina Wren 267       122      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 22       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 23       20      
Eastern Bluebird 323       83      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
American Robin 984       124      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 110       74      
Brown Thrasher 15       14      
European Starling 390       36      
American Pipit 17       3      
Cedar Waxwing 195       17      
Pine Warbler 35       15      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 87       41      
Eastern Towhee 202       95      
Chipping Sparrow 88       20      
Field Sparrow 58       11      
Savannah Sparrow 9       3      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 330       69      
Swamp Sparrow 8       4      
White-throated Sparrow 663       92      
White-crowned Sparrow 41       9      
Dark-eyed Junco 687       106      
Northern Cardinal 912       174      
Red-winged Blackbird 32       7      
Eastern Meadowlark 3       1      
Rusty Blackbird 157       5      
Common Grackle 457       49      
Brown-headed Cowbird 30       7      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 59       20      
House Finch 438       100      
Pine Siskin 51       9      
American Goldfinch 290       80      
House Sparrow 141       23      
Total 12,326             

A total of 92 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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