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2008 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
Wood Duck 11       3      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Bufflehead 8       2      
Hooded Merganser 36       8      
Common Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       3      
Wood Stork 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 81       12      
Anhinga 10       9      
American White Pelican 7       2      
Brown Pelican 47       7      
Great Blue Heron 30       15      
Great Egret 155       15      
Snowy Egret 631       17      
Little Blue Heron 26       7      
Tricolored Heron 155       7      
White Ibis 140       14      
Black Vulture 18       5      
Turkey Vulture 10       5      
Osprey 14       8      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       5      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       2      
Willet 95       5      
Sanderling 59       5      
Laughing Gull 6       2      
Ring-billed Gull 105       4      
Herring Gull 52       2      
Forster's Tern 37       2      
Black Skimmer 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       1      
Mourning Dove 28       15      
Barred Owl 4       2      
Belted Kingfisher 10       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 24       18      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 7       6      
Northern Flicker 6       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 20       11      
American Crow 118       19      
Fish Crow 16       5      
Tree Swallow 15       2      
Carolina Chickadee 80       23      
Tufted Titmouse 54       21      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 20       11      
Carolina Wren 35       18      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       6      
Eastern Bluebird 26       12      
American Robin 30       6      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 17       12      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 30       2      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 18       9      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 139       8      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 6       4      
Chipping Sparrow 44       15      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 6       5      
Northern Cardinal 55       24      
Red-winged Blackbird 233       15      
Common Grackle 15       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 16       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18       4      
House Finch 28       14      
American Goldfinch 180       18      
Total 3,110             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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