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2009 Results: Saint Helena Island, 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 18       7      
Gadwall 3       1      
Black Scoter 4       1      
Bufflehead 52       7      
Hooded Merganser 36       7      
Red-breasted Merganser 20       5      
Wild Turkey 15       1      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 100       10      
Anhinga 3       3      
Brown Pelican 33       6      
American Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 29       16      
Great Egret 30       14      
Snowy Egret 33       11      
Little Blue Heron 12       5      
Tricolored Heron 4       3      
Green Heron 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       1      
White Ibis 12       4      
Glossy Ibis 3       1      
Black Vulture 11       4      
Turkey Vulture 26       9      
Osprey 21       13      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 13       1      
Killdeer 10       2      
Willet 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 3       1      
Sanderling 7       1      
Least Sandpiper 8       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 16       6      
Herring Gull 4       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Mourning Dove 61       18      
Common Ground-Dove 3       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 5       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 19       12      
Downy Woodpecker 18       13      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       2      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 3       1      
White-eyed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 43       21      
American Crow 60       15      
Fish Crow 7       1      
Carolina Chickadee 65       20      
Tufted Titmouse 64       17      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 15       4      
Carolina Wren 67       22      
House Wren 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22       2      
Eastern Bluebird 64       18      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 23       12      
Brown Thrasher 8       7      
European Starling 8       3      
Cedar Waxwing 48       2      
Common Yellowthroat 3       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 3       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 75       13      
Eastern Towhee 3       2      
Chipping Sparrow 16       3      
Field Sparrow 5       2      
Savannah Sparrow 6       3      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 4       1      
Northern Cardinal 102       29      
Red-winged Blackbird 144       14      
Common Grackle 7       3      
Boat-tailed Grackle 22       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 51       7      
Purple Finch 11       3      
House Finch 61       18      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 223       11      
House Sparrow 4       2      
Total 1,933             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See a summary for South Carolina.

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