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2012 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 3       1      
Mallard 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 3       3      
Black Scoter 2       1      
Bufflehead 100       8      
Hooded Merganser 71       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 31       9      
Wood Stork 13       8      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 132       17      
Anhinga 27       15      
Brown Pelican 24       6      
Great Blue Heron 30       16      
Great Egret 86       19      
Snowy Egret 109       7      
Little Blue Heron 29       5      
Tricolored Heron 17       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 16       3      
White Ibis 611       17      
Black Vulture 9       4      
Turkey Vulture 20       7      
Osprey 22       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Bald Eagle 8       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       6      
Clapper Rail 6       2      
American Coot 6       4      
Black-bellied Plover 7       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
American Oystercatcher 5       1      
Willet 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 6       1      
Sanderling 2       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Laughing Gull 25       1      
Ring-billed Gull 39       4      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Forster's Tern 25       1      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 34       1      
Rock Pigeon 12       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 47       18      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 13       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 41       24      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 19       12      
Northern Flicker 16       8      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       7      
Eastern Phoebe 8       5      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 18       8      
American Crow 158       30      
Fish Crow 10       8      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 132       39      
Tufted Titmouse 60       24      
White-breasted Nuthatch 12       7      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 29       16      
House Wren 1       1      
Carolina Wren 54       30      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 89       27      
American Robin 125       8      
Gray Catbird 4       3      
Northern Mockingbird 18       13      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 52       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Pine Warbler 35       16      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 305       13      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 16       5      
Chipping Sparrow 145       25      
Savannah Sparrow 13       2      
Song Sparrow 4       1      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 21       12      
Northern Cardinal 95       38      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,059       24      
Common Grackle 8       4      
Boat-tailed Grackle 25       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 9       4      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 101       24      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 44       13      
House Sparrow 8       3      
Total 4,384             

A total of 94 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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