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2008 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 74       17      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Wood Duck 46       6      
Gadwall 8       1      
American Wigeon 12       1      
American Black Duck 10       1      
Mallard 101       17      
Blue-winged Teal 220       2      
Green-winged Teal 120       1      
Lesser Scaup 9       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 22       6      
Hooded Merganser 178       11      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 16       8      
Wood Stork 9       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 399       19      
Great Cormorant 10       2      
Anhinga 18       3      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Brown Pelican 123       16      
Great Blue Heron 33       18      
Great Egret 44       16      
Snowy Egret 18       8      
Little Blue Heron 8       6      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 9       3      
White Ibis 625       22      
Black Vulture 42       13      
Turkey Vulture 34       14      
Osprey 13       9      
Bald Eagle 14       11      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 13       9      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       10      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
American Coot 6       3      
Killdeer 4       2      
American Oystercatcher 100       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 8       1      
Laughing Gull 18       4      
Ring-billed Gull 166       10      
Herring Gull 46       6      
Forster's Tern 8       3      
Rock Pigeon 38       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 15       5      
Mourning Dove 382       84      
Common Ground-Dove 12       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4       3      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 13       1      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 16       10      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 32       27      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 16       14      
Downy Woodpecker 46       33      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 13       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 11       8      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 142       56      
American Crow 147       22      
Fish Crow 20       6      
Purple Martin 9       2      
Tree Swallow 56       4      
Carolina Chickadee 218       74      
Tufted Titmouse 152       58      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 129       59      
House Wren 7       3      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       15      
Eastern Bluebird 36       18      
Hermit Thrush 4       3      
American Robin 1,795       42      
Gray Catbird 9       7      
Northern Mockingbird 60       40      
Brown Thrasher 30       19      
European Starling 175       16      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 70       7      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 4       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 5       4      
American Redstart 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 14       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 162       39      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 3       3      
Chipping Sparrow 258       25      
Field Sparrow 10       4      
Seaside Sparrow 8       3      
Fox Sparrow 20       4      
Song Sparrow 67       13      
Swamp Sparrow 32       2      
White-throated Sparrow 63       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 24       8      
Northern Cardinal 225       82      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 319       36      
Rusty Blackbird 65       5      
Common Grackle 487       30      
Boat-tailed Grackle 58       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 162       15      
Baltimore Oriole 41       12      
Purple Finch 29       14      
House Finch 173       48      
Pine Siskin 5       2      
American Goldfinch 260       46      
House Sparrow 38       14      
Total 8,874             

A total of 129 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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