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2010 Results: Sunset Beach, 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
Gadwall 8       1      
American Wigeon 14       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 6       1      
Canvasback 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 44       1      
Lesser Scaup 210       1      
Bufflehead 5       2      
Hooded Merganser 19       6      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 25       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 14       2      
Northern Gannet 17       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 59       10      
Brown Pelican 39       10      
Great Blue Heron 18       8      
Great Egret 30       8      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 7       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 10       1      
White Ibis 68       4      
Turkey Vulture 9       5      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 415       2      
Semipalmated Plover 24       2      
Killdeer 4       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 4       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 6       1      
Sanderling 89       3      
Western Sandpiper 21       1      
Least Sandpiper 12       1      
Purple Sandpiper 3       1      
Dunlin 123       4      
Laughing Gull 6       2      
Ring-billed Gull 163       5      
Herring Gull 39       8      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Forster's Tern 7       4      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Mourning Dove 22       7      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 7       5      
Downy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 26       6      
American Crow 11       3      
Tree Swallow 141       3      
Carolina Chickadee 14       6      
Tufted Titmouse 15       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       1      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 10       2      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 5       1      
Northern Mockingbird 10       7      
Brown Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 41       2      
Cedar Waxwing 10       1      
Pine Warbler 3       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 322       10      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 6       1      
Savannah Sparrow 7       2      
Song Sparrow 28       9      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 8       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 4       4      
Northern Cardinal 17       9      
Red-winged Blackbird 24       4      
Common Grackle 62       6      
Boat-tailed Grackle 37       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 11       2      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 2       1      
American Goldfinch 25       2      
Total 2,429             

A total of 84 species were reported.

See a summary for North Carolina.

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