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2010 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.

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 2       1      
Wood Duck 19       5      
Mallard 18       3      
Blue-winged Teal 8       1      
Bufflehead 24       9      
Hooded Merganser 94       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       4      
Wood Stork 5       4      
Northern Gannet 3       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 246       27      
Anhinga 23       10      
Brown Pelican 65       16      
Great Blue Heron 91       31      
Great Egret 53       28      
Snowy Egret 314       25      
Little Blue Heron 60       15      
Tricolored Heron 9       7      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 14       5      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 5       4      
White Ibis 121       12      
Glossy Ibis 1       1      
Black Vulture 4       3      
Turkey Vulture 17       5      
Osprey 21       10      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       7      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 21       2      
Piping Plover 14       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
American Oystercatcher 11       3      
Willet 40       3      
Marbled Godwit 157       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Red Knot 26       1      
Sanderling 120       3      
Western Sandpiper 32       2      
Dunlin 400       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 50       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 139       7      
Ring-billed Gull 392       12      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       2      
Forster's Tern 30       4      
Rock Pigeon 28       2      
Mourning Dove 47       19      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8       8      
Belted Kingfisher 7       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 48       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       2      
Downy Woodpecker 21       13      
Northern Flicker 4       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 7       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 88       30      
American Crow 318       30      
Fish Crow 6       3      
Carolina Chickadee 190       58      
Tufted Titmouse 116       51      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 11       6      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 35       16      
Carolina Wren 151       50      
House Wren 25       2      
Marsh Wren 25       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       5      
Eastern Bluebird 128       40      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 234       22      
Gray Catbird 5       4      
Northern Mockingbird 29       18      
Brown Thrasher 4       4      
European Starling 8       2      
Cedar Waxwing 268       8      
Black-and-white Warbler 5       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       1      
Palm Warbler 9       5      
Pine Warbler 30       19      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 271       18      
Yellow-throated Warbler 7       7      
Eastern Towhee 18       13      
Chipping Sparrow 80       16      
Field Sparrow 10       3      
Savannah Sparrow 16       6      
Song Sparrow 6       6      
White-throated Sparrow 5       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 4       2      
Northern Cardinal 172       56      
Painted Bunting 3       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 492       24      
Common Grackle 117       7      
Boat-tailed Grackle 24       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 9       6      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 9       4      
House Finch 92       28      
American Goldfinch 499       43      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 6,423             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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