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2009 Results: Columbia, 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 [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
American Crow 49       14      
American Goldfinch 241       34      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Pipit 38       2      
American Robin 500       41      
Bald Eagle 5       4      
Barred Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Black Vulture 11       4      
Blue Jay 79       38      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Brown Thrasher 33       28      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 40       28      
Canada Goose 98       7      
Canvasback 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 145       64      
Carolina Wren 91       54      
Cedar Waxwing 541       22      
Chipping Sparrow 71       15      
Common Grackle 314       15      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 152       31      
Double-crested Cormorant 39       7      
Downy Woodpecker 34       26      
Eastern Bluebird 48       14      
Eastern Meadowlark 22       3      
Eastern Phoebe 4       3      
Eastern Towhee 43       28      
European Starling 11       3      
Field Sparrow 10       3      
Fish Crow 51       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 18       11      
Great Egret 17       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       1      
House Finch 188       51      
House Sparrow 65       15      
House Wren 3       2      
Killdeer 20       2      
Lesser Scaup 3       1      
Mallard 23       8      
Mourning Dove 226       66      
Northern Cardinal 268       74      
Northern Flicker 12       9      
Northern Mockingbird 58       39      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 8       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       4      
Pine Siskin 60       6      
Pine Warbler 12       10      
Purple Finch 29       11      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 59       46      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 11       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 10       8      
Red-tailed Hawk 12       10      
Red-winged Blackbird 87       8      
Ring-billed Gull 283       12      
Rock Pigeon 621       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 27       11      
Rusty Blackbird 12       1      
Savannah Sparrow 6       2      
Song Sparrow 68       15      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 79       42      
Turkey Vulture 32       11      
White-breasted Nuthatch 21       16      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 138       29      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Wood Duck 13       3      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 32       14      
Total 5,256             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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