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2010 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 194       19      
Wood Duck 49       9      
Gadwall 35       1      
Mallard 98       13      
Blue-winged Teal 52       3      
Green-winged Teal 25       1      
Redhead 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 900       2      
Black Scoter 300       1      
Bufflehead 11       4      
Hooded Merganser 91       13      
Red-breasted Merganser 10       2      
Wild Turkey 1       1      
Red-throated Loon 3       2      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 14       3      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Wood Stork 11       3      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 95       13      
Anhinga 8       6      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Brown Pelican 50       12      
Great Blue Heron 42       18      
Great Egret 103       20      
Snowy Egret 44       13      
Little Blue Heron 5       4      
Tricolored Heron 18       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 54       3      
White Ibis 226       18      
Glossy Ibis 3       1      
Black Vulture 29       12      
Turkey Vulture 48       14      
Osprey 11       9      
Bald Eagle 15       10      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       2      
Cooper's Hawk 6       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 21       12      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Clapper Rail 11       2      
American Coot 24       2      
Black-bellied Plover 6       2      
Semipalmated Plover 71       3      
Killdeer 11       4      
American Oystercatcher 9       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 11       2      
Willet 117       5      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 65       3      
Sanderling 19       2      
Western Sandpiper 250       2      
Least Sandpiper 10       1      
Purple Sandpiper 6       1      
Dunlin 116       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 8       1      
Laughing Gull 213       4      
Ring-billed Gull 321       17      
Herring Gull 90       9      
Great Black-backed Gull 3       2      
Caspian Tern 3       1      
Forster's Tern 6       2      
Black Skimmer 45       1      
Rock Pigeon 125       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 21       6      
Mourning Dove 231       50      
Common Ground-Dove 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       6      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 11       7      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 31       20      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       5      
Downy Woodpecker 32       28      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       2      
Northern Flicker 5       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       3      
Eastern Phoebe 6       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 3       3      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 112       44      
American Crow 62       15      
Fish Crow 27       8      
Tree Swallow 82       2      
Carolina Chickadee 102       47      
Tufted Titmouse 78       40      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 70       45      
House Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 18       12      
Eastern Bluebird 54       24      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 1,026       27      
Gray Catbird 5       2      
Northern Mockingbird 76       34      
Brown Thrasher 20       15      
European Starling 319       15      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 606       17      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       2      
Pine Warbler 16       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 396       37      
Yellow-throated Warbler 5       3      
Eastern Towhee 4       3      
Chipping Sparrow 225       17      
Field Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 10       1      
Song Sparrow 18       7      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 53       12      
Dark-eyed Junco 8       3      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 146       58      
Painted Bunting 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 587       16      
Rusty Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 315       19      
Boat-tailed Grackle 155       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       3      
Baltimore Oriole 46       13      
Purple Finch 26       11      
House Finch 121       31      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 334       36      
House Sparrow 46       10      
Total 9,725             

A total of 133 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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