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2011 Results: Morehead City, North 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
Canada Goose 8       2      
Wood Duck 7       2      
Mallard 47       6      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 540       3      
Hooded Merganser 36       4      
Common Loon 26       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 16       6      
Brown Pelican 8       4      
Great Blue Heron 8       7      
Great Egret 21       6      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 39       6      
Black Vulture 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 12       7      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
American Oystercatcher 3       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 225       7      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Forster's Tern 22       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       2      
Mourning Dove 81       17      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 8       8      
Downy Woodpecker 9       6      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Blue Jay 23       12      
American Crow 21       5      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 20       11      
Tufted Titmouse 14       8      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 7       3      
Carolina Wren 21       12      
House Wren 6       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 13       6      
American Robin 13       7      
Northern Mockingbird 19       16      
Brown Thrasher 11       10      
European Starling 129       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 48       12      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Bachman's Sparrow 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 31       7      
Field Sparrow 18       4      
Vesper Sparrow 7       2      
Savannah Sparrow 12       3      
Seaside Sparrow 14       3      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 10       6      
White-throated Sparrow 11       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 35       17      
Red-winged Blackbird 45       7      
Rusty Blackbird 2       2      
Common Grackle 13       6      
Boat-tailed Grackle 26       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 34       3      
Purple Finch 8       3      
House Finch 25       10      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 16       8      
House Sparrow 46       10      
Total 1,862             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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