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2002 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
Canada Goose 8       1      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 15       2      
Blue-winged Teal 40       1      
Northern Shoveler 22       1      
Green-winged Teal 20       1      
Redhead 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 18       1      
Greater Scaup 9       1      
Lesser Scaup 69       5      
Bufflehead 47       7      
Hooded Merganser 149       14      
Red-breasted Merganser 18       3      
Northern Bobwhite 8       1      
Common Loon 3       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       5      
Wood Stork 33       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 419       28      
Anhinga 148       22      
Brown Pelican 153       23      
Great Blue Heron 101       43      
Great Egret 144       42      
Snowy Egret 338       16      
Little Blue Heron 31       13      
Tricolored Heron 53       9      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 11       4      
White Ibis 773       23      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
Black Vulture 38       9      
Turkey Vulture 75       14      
Osprey 38       27      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Kestrel 3       2      
American Coot 20       1      
Black-bellied Plover 10       1      
Semipalmated Plover 66       2      
Killdeer 13       3      
American Oystercatcher 4       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 15       1      
Willet 68       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Marbled Godwit 135       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 46       4      
Red Knot 3       1      
Sanderling 41       5      
Least Sandpiper 15       1      
Dunlin 38       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 25       1      
Common Snipe 4       1      
Laughing Gull 17       5      
Ring-billed Gull 456       17      
Herring Gull 48       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Forster's Tern 39       4      
Sandwich Tern 8       2      
Rock Pigeon 22       4      
Mourning Dove 141       45      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 18       16      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 69       50      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       9      
Downy Woodpecker 14       12      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 16       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 9       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 103       52      
American Crow 270       37      
Fish Crow 23       6      
Tree Swallow 69       3      
Carolina Chickadee 214       61      
Tufted Titmouse 106       49      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 37       18      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 124       59      
House Wren 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 40       10      
Eastern Bluebird 222       37      
Hermit Thrush 14       11      
American Robin 52       3      
Gray Catbird 6       6      
Northern Mockingbird 34       26      
Brown Thrasher 20       16      
European Starling 40       2      
Cedar Waxwing 155       10      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Pine Warbler 66       19      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 904       45      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 27       19      
Chipping Sparrow 147       23      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 30       6      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       1      
Swamp Sparrow 14       4      
White-throated Sparrow 39       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 196       67      
Red-winged Blackbird 789       27      
Common Grackle 478       21      
Boat-tailed Grackle 159       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18       2      
House Finch 24       13      
American Goldfinch 500       41      
House Sparrow 5       1      
Total 9,151             

A total of 117 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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