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