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2002 Results: Charleston, South 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 8       1      
Wood Duck 18       4      
Mallard 89       5      
Mottled Duck 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 11       2      
Bufflehead 4       1      
Hooded Merganser 68       5      
Common Loon 5       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 46       9      
Anhinga 3       2      
American White Pelican 4       1      
Brown Pelican 14       5      
Great Blue Heron 9       8      
Great Egret 13       8      
Snowy Egret 8       5      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Cattle Egret 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 24       3      
White Ibis 65       6      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 23       12      
Osprey 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Clapper Rail 5       2      
Killdeer 2       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 10       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 39       7      
Ring-billed Gull 111       6      
Herring Gull 12       3      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 120       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 160       32      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       8      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 6       5      
Blue Jay 44       24      
American Crow 31       9      
Tree Swallow 10       1      
Carolina Chickadee 38       16      
Tufted Titmouse 24       10      
Carolina Wren 20       11      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       5      
Eastern Bluebird 17       9      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 293       12      
Northern Mockingbird 42       28      
Brown Thrasher 10       8      
European Starling 491       5      
Cedar Waxwing 80       6      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 107       16      
Chipping Sparrow 27       4      
White-throated Sparrow 39       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 8       1      
Northern Cardinal 61       29      
Red-winged Blackbird 179       16      
Rusty Blackbird 21       2      
Common Grackle 208       13      
Boat-tailed Grackle 55       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       3      
Purple Finch 19       4      
House Finch 66       19      
American Goldfinch 207       18      
House Sparrow 30       11      
Total 3,088             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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