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2008 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 [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 95       14      
Wood Duck 8       4      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 4       1      
Mallard 80       8      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 10       2      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 6       1      
Common Loon 9       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 20       9      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 300       9      
Great Cormorant 10       1      
Anhinga 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 27       15      
Great Egret 3       2      
Black Vulture 31       7      
Turkey Vulture 40       16      
Bald Eagle 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 8       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 19       12      
American Kestrel 4       3      
American Coot 2       1      
Killdeer 39       5      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 8       1      
Ring-billed Gull 467       17      
Herring Gull 6       3      
Rock Pigeon 412       9      
Mourning Dove 242       68      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 13       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 65       44      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 14       12      
Downy Woodpecker 41       29      
Hairy Woodpecker 7       4      
Northern Flicker 20       15      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       5      
Eastern Phoebe 10       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 61       32      
American Crow 189       45      
Fish Crow 59       3      
Tree Swallow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 144       65      
Tufted Titmouse 116       56      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 11       8      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 40       22      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Carolina Wren 117       66      
House Wren 2       2      
Winter Wren 3       2      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 30       19      
Eastern Bluebird 35       14      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 494       36      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 72       46      
Brown Thrasher 40       30      
European Starling 69       12      
American Pipit 40       1      
Cedar Waxwing 337       14      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 49       14      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 93       23      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 42       27      
Chipping Sparrow 81       15      
Field Sparrow 25       5      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 11       4      
Grasshopper Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 55       18      
Swamp Sparrow 6       2      
White-throated Sparrow 171       33      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 133       29      
Northern Cardinal 273       82      
Red-winged Blackbird 104       12      
Eastern Meadowlark 17       2      
Common Grackle 151       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       3      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 22       7      
House Finch 129       32      
Pine Siskin 7       4      
American Goldfinch 117       25      
House Sparrow 41       13      
Total 5,502             

A total of 100 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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