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2009 Results: Murrells Inlet, 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
Canada Goose 30       7      
Tundra Swan 7       5      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 41       6      
Green-winged Teal 8       2      
Ring-necked Duck 8       2      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Surf Scoter 4       1      
Bufflehead 18       2      
Common Goldeneye 4       2      
Hooded Merganser 61       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Red-throated Loon 21       2      
Common Loon 6       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       2      
Horned Grebe 13       2      
Northern Gannet 42       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 47       6      
Brown Pelican 19       4      
Great Blue Heron 18       8      
Great Egret 32       9      
Snowy Egret 15       3      
Tricolored Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 17       2      
Turkey Vulture 20       3      
Bald Eagle 15       5      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       4      
American Coot 9       2      
Black-bellied Plover 10       3      
Semipalmated Plover 3       1      
Killdeer 3       2      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 9       4      
Willet 3       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 52       2      
Red Knot 6       1      
Sanderling 16       2      
Western Sandpiper 12       1      
Purple Sandpiper 3       2      
Dunlin 83       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 8       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 22       2      
Laughing Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 279       6      
Herring Gull 7       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Forster's Tern 12       4      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 40       11      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 12       10      
Downy Woodpecker 9       6      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 25       7      
American Crow 42       9      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Tree Swallow 300       3      
Carolina Chickadee 12       8      
Tufted Titmouse 4       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Eastern Bluebird 11       5      
American Robin 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 15       10      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
Cedar Waxwing 30       2      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 86       4      
Eastern Towhee 3       3      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 8       2      
White-throated Sparrow 19       6      
Northern Cardinal 20       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 54       7      
Common Grackle 3       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 63       4      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 19       9      
Pine Siskin 3       3      
American Goldfinch 248       8      
Total 2,076             

A total of 88 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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