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2005 Results: Oak Island, 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
Hooded Merganser 249       6      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Brown Pelican 17       3      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Great Egret 5       5      
Tricolored Heron 24       6      
White Ibis 80       3      
Turkey Vulture 3       1      
American Coot 2       1      
Black-bellied Plover 18       2      
American Oystercatcher 11       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       3      
Willet 2       2      
Sanderling 5       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 30       2      
Laughing Gull 14       2      
Ring-billed Gull 630       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 25       4      
Forster's Tern 16       5      
Royal Tern 12       2      
Black Skimmer 25       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 11       3      
Mourning Dove 31       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 8       7      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 14       8      
Carolina Chickadee 13       7      
Tufted Titmouse 10       8      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       2      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 9       8      
House Wren 3       2      
Eastern Bluebird 6       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 6       3      
Northern Mockingbird 9       7      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 3       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 6       4      
Eastern Towhee 2       1      
Field Sparrow 8       1      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 3       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 23       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 6       6      
Common Grackle 2       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 91       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8       2      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 8       4      
American Goldfinch 26       6      
Total 1,511             

A total of 58 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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