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2005 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
Bufflehead 5       2      
Hooded Merganser 33       10      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       8      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 69       16      
American White Pelican 3       1      
Brown Pelican 10       3      
Great Blue Heron 29       18      
Great Egret 43       17      
Snowy Egret 142       12      
Little Blue Heron 21       2      
Tricolored Heron 45       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 215       12      
Glossy Ibis 10       1      
Black Vulture 8       3      
Turkey Vulture 11       6      
Osprey 20       11      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       4      
American Coot 4       1      
Semipalmated Plover 5       1      
Killdeer 5       1      
Sanderling 22       3      
Dunlin 49       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 2       1      
Laughing Gull 12       1      
Ring-billed Gull 700       8      
Herring Gull 14       3      
Forster's Tern 10       2      
Pomarine Jaeger 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 3       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 14       2      
Mourning Dove 72       24      
Common Ground-Dove 9       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 61       40      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       4      
Downy Woodpecker 12       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 14       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 90       41      
American Crow 101       20      
Fish Crow 11       3      
Tree Swallow 25       3      
Carolina Chickadee 135       50      
Tufted Titmouse 78       44      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 7       5      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 27       19      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 81       47      
House Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       4      
Eastern Bluebird 92       25      
Hermit Thrush 9       9      
American Robin 176       27      
Northern Mockingbird 32       22      
Brown Thrasher 26       20      
European Starling 16       1      
Cedar Waxwing 129       5      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 26       13      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 204       28      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       2      
Eastern Towhee 31       19      
Chipping Sparrow 87       18      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
White-throated Sparrow 45       17      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Northern Cardinal 128       51      
Red-winged Blackbird 209       23      
Rusty Blackbird 18       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 6       2      
Common Grackle 46       14      
Boat-tailed Grackle 40       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 51       7      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 52       24      
American Goldfinch 548       48      
House Sparrow 20       3      
Total 4,292             

A total of 95 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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