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2003 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 6       3      
Mallard 12       1      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 27       6      
Bufflehead 66       6      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 309       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 66       19      
Anhinga 7       5      
Brown Pelican 27       12      
Great Blue Heron 40       22      
Great Egret 49       22      
Snowy Egret 40       14      
Little Blue Heron 6       5      
Tricolored Heron 5       3      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 81       11      
Black Vulture 3       2      
Turkey Vulture 15       10      
Osprey 11       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       7      
Merlin 1       1      
Clapper Rail 6       3      
Killdeer 3       3      
Willet 6       2      
Sanderling 16       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 14       1      
Laughing Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 135       9      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 3       2      
Royal Tern 7       2      
Rock Pigeon 14       2      
Mourning Dove 96       34      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 81       48      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       4      
Downy Woodpecker 24       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 10       7      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       5      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 87       47      
American Crow 151       35      
Fish Crow 4       3      
Carolina Chickadee 186       59      
Tufted Titmouse 106       52      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 37       25      
Carolina Wren 85       42      
House Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Eastern Bluebird 94       24      
Hermit Thrush 10       10      
American Robin 115       10      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 42       29      
Brown Thrasher 42       28      
European Starling 73       3      
Cedar Waxwing 71       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 4       2      
Pine Warbler 146       29      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 410       51      
Yellow-throated Warbler 11       10      
Eastern Towhee 14       7      
Chipping Sparrow 54       17      
Field Sparrow 3       1      
Savannah Sparrow 7       2      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 55       25      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 158       58      
Red-winged Blackbird 362       27      
Common Grackle 255       24      
Boat-tailed Grackle 53       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 21       4      
Baltimore Oriole 3       3      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 61       23      
American Goldfinch 577       46      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 4,556             

A total of 93 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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