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2011 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 44       4      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Wood Duck 65       8      
Mallard 65       11      
Mottled Duck 7       1      
Blue-winged Teal 5       1      
Green-winged Teal 9       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 16       2      
Hooded Merganser 193       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 16       5      
Wood Stork 8       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 130       9      
Anhinga 8       7      
Brown Pelican 32       9      
Great Blue Heron 15       10      
Great Egret 52       13      
Snowy Egret 17       9      
Little Blue Heron 4       4      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       2      
White Ibis 182       14      
Black Vulture 46       10      
Turkey Vulture 52       15      
Osprey 8       6      
Bald Eagle 7       5      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 7       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 19       13      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 7       3      
American Coot 36       2      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 35       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 3       1      
Least Sandpiper 60       1      
Laughing Gull 267       9      
Ring-billed Gull 283       15      
Herring Gull 16       4      
Forster's Tern 3       2      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Black Skimmer 17       2      
Rock Pigeon 32       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       2      
Mourning Dove 103       35      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 6       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18       9      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 20       18      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       3      
Downy Woodpecker 25       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       6      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 82       29      
American Crow 94       16      
Fish Crow 37       10      
Tree Swallow 6       2      
Carolina Chickadee 122       33      
Tufted Titmouse 57       23      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       1      
Carolina Wren 70       24      
House Wren 7       3      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       12      
Eastern Bluebird 67       14      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 149       15      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 57       26      
Brown Thrasher 30       19      
European Starling 150       9      
Cedar Waxwing 3       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Palm Warbler 3       1      
Pine Warbler 10       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 213       30      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 84       9      
Savannah Sparrow 37       6      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 7       5      
Swamp Sparrow 8       3      
White-throated Sparrow 37       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 12       3      
Northern Cardinal 113       38      
Painted Bunting 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 436       20      
Rusty Blackbird 7       2      
Common Grackle 77       12      
Boat-tailed Grackle 35       10      
Brown-headed Cowbird 28       5      
Baltimore Oriole 17       5      
Purple Finch 32       8      
House Finch 50       16      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 113       19      
House Sparrow 30       4      
Total 4,324             

A total of 110 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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