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2012 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 17       1      
Tundra Swan 1       1      
Mallard 22       5      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 57       3      
Common Loon 11       8      
Northern Gannet 14       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 335       16      
Brown Pelican 55       16      
Great Blue Heron 46       18      
Great Egret 10       8      
Snowy Egret 4       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 102       11      
White Ibis 13       2      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 11       6      
Osprey 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Killdeer 35       12      
American Oystercatcher 9       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 7       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       1      
Least Sandpiper 18       7      
Laughing Gull 317       16      
Ring-billed Gull 2,921       21      
Herring Gull 195       16      
Forster's Tern 14       1      
Rock Pigeon 90       10      
Mourning Dove 118       23      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 13       10      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 7       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 8       7      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Blue Jay 33       10      
American Crow 29       7      
Fish Crow 12       3      
Carolina Chickadee 44       16      
Tufted Titmouse 30       17      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       2      
Carolina Wren 11       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 21       8      
American Robin 88       10      
Gray Catbird 14       6      
Northern Mockingbird 12       10      
Brown Thrasher 5       5      
European Starling 160       9      
Cedar Waxwing 20       3      
Pine Warbler 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 28       8      
Chipping Sparrow 69       9      
Field Sparrow 12       2      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 7       2      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 19       3      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 12       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 13       2      
Northern Cardinal 51       15      
Red-winged Blackbird 577       18      
Common Grackle 253       16      
Boat-tailed Grackle 22       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 64       10      
Baltimore Oriole 9       2      
Purple Finch 6       3      
House Finch 9       5      
American Goldfinch 10       3      
House Sparrow 46       7      
Total 6,180             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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