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2012 Results: Myrtle Beach, 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
Canada Goose 107       10      
Mute Swan 6       3      
Mallard 44       6      
Green-winged Teal 12       1      
Canvasback 55       2      
Lesser Scaup 36       3      
Black Scoter 65       2      
Bufflehead 24       1      
Hooded Merganser 50       1      
Red-throated Loon 15       1      
Common Loon 19       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       1      
Northern Gannet 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       12      
Anhinga 2       2      
Brown Pelican 25       8      
Great Blue Heron 14       7      
Great Egret 18       6      
Snowy Egret 22       3      
Green Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 11       1      
Turkey Vulture 27       7      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       2      
American Coot 66       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 9       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 37       3      
Laughing Gull 137       6      
Ring-billed Gull 716       11      
Herring Gull 33       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 7       3      
Forster's Tern 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 75       8      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 161       31      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 16       11      
Downy Woodpecker 15       11      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 22       10      
American Crow 26       6      
Carolina Chickadee 33       15      
Tufted Titmouse 49       19      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 10       7      
House Wren 4       2      
Carolina Wren 74       19      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Eastern Bluebird 7       4      
American Robin 156       7      
Gray Catbird 6       2      
Northern Mockingbird 31       13      
Brown Thrasher 15       10      
European Starling 365       4      
Cedar Waxwing 10       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 10       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 33       11      
Eastern Towhee 9       6      
Chipping Sparrow 158       15      
Field Sparrow 27       4      
Song Sparrow 8       7      
White-throated Sparrow 41       9      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       2      
Northern Cardinal 78       23      
Red-winged Blackbird 108       8      
Common Grackle 29       4      
Boat-tailed Grackle 24       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 18       5      
Baltimore Oriole 4       4      
House Finch 48       18      
American Goldfinch 16       8      
House Sparrow 46       14      
Total 3,382             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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