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1999 Results: Hilton Head Island, 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
Wood Duck 18       5      
Mallard 5       2      
Lesser Scaup 19       6      
Bufflehead 129       10      
Hooded Merganser 139       11      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       3      
Common Loon 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       2      
Wood Stork 10       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 418       31      
Anhinga 33       20      
Brown Pelican 117       12      
Great Blue Heron 58       30      
Great Egret 134       34      
Snowy Egret 187       12      
Little Blue Heron 25       11      
Tricolored Heron 33       6      
Cattle Egret 6       1      
White Ibis 245       18      
Black Vulture 30       6      
Turkey Vulture 29       6      
Osprey 24       15      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 14       6      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 11       2      
Black-bellied Plover 2       2      
Killdeer 5       3      
Willet 152       7      
Sanderling 82       6      
Western Sandpiper 20       2      
Least Sandpiper 18       1      
Dunlin 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 89       4      
Ring-billed Gull 547       11      
Herring Gull 11       3      
Forster's Tern 36       8      
Royal Tern 10       2      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 9       3      
Mourning Dove 167       44      
Common Ground-Dove 36       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 12       8      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 83       51      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 25       17      
Northern Flicker 27       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 5       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 154       50      
American Crow 201       42      
Fish Crow 49       8      
Tree Swallow 181       4      
Carolina Chickadee 293       67      
Tufted Titmouse 151       53      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 50       26      
Carolina Wren 116       47      
House Wren 5       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       8      
Eastern Bluebird 80       26      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 78       6      
Gray Catbird 4       1      
Northern Mockingbird 37       24      
Brown Thrasher 26       17      
European Starling 10       4      
Cedar Waxwing 995       11      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 4       1      
Pine Warbler 75       25      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,142       33      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       1      
Eastern Towhee 25       17      
Chipping Sparrow 112       20      
Field Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 9       2      
White-throated Sparrow 80       24      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 14       5      
Northern Cardinal 176       64      
Red-winged Blackbird 580       36      
Common Grackle 1,256       35      
Boat-tailed Grackle 132       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 20       4      
House Finch 2       1      
American Goldfinch 118       35      
Total 9,279             

A total of 99 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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