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2011 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
Mallard 6       1      
Lesser Scaup 60       1      
Bufflehead 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 161       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Ruddy Duck 3       1      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 22       5      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Wood Stork 24       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 105       10      
Great Cormorant 1       1      
Anhinga 22       14      
Brown Pelican 41       6      
Great Blue Heron 35       22      
Great Egret 39       18      
Snowy Egret 310       12      
Little Blue Heron 37       6      
Tricolored Heron 35       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 368       14      
Black Vulture 8       4      
Turkey Vulture 27       8      
Osprey 13       9      
Bald Eagle 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
Clapper Rail 4       1      
American Coot 5       1      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Wilson's Plover 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 2,100       2      
Piping Plover 4       2      
Willet 33       2      
Whimbrel 4       1      
Marbled Godwit 160       2      
Sanderling 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 18       1      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Purple Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 1,100       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 108       2      
Laughing Gull 103       5      
Ring-billed Gull 94       3      
Forster's Tern 12       1      
Black Skimmer 9       2      
Rock Pigeon 12       1      
Mourning Dove 29       15      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 42       30      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       4      
Downy Woodpecker 25       16      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       1      
Blue Jay 25       14      
American Crow 144       24      
Fish Crow 5       3      
Purple Martin 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 92       35      
Tufted Titmouse 61       31      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 5       5      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 27       14      
Carolina Wren 56       35      
House Wren 4       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Eastern Bluebird 30       15      
American Robin 29       7      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 15       12      
Brown Thrasher 7       6      
Cedar Waxwing 10       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 28       14      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 246       14      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       4      
Eastern Towhee 5       3      
Chipping Sparrow 68       15      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 2       2      
Swamp Sparrow 10       4      
White-throated Sparrow 20       12      
Northern Cardinal 106       42      
Red-winged Blackbird 93       9      
Rusty Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 4       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 44       8      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 4       3      
House Finch 59       24      
Pine Siskin 7       3      
American Goldfinch 234       28      
Total 6,713             

A total of 99 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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