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2002 Results: North Carolina

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 563       4      
Canada Goose 3,640       250      
Mute Swan 7       2      
Tundra Swan 2,435       11      
Wood Duck 104       27      
Gadwall 3       1      
American Wigeon 22       3      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 1,090       131      
Northern Shoveler 122       2      
Northern Pintail 403       3      
Green-winged Teal 19       1      
Ring-necked Duck 159       15      
Lesser Scaup 8       2      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 7       2      
Bufflehead 83       14      
Hooded Merganser 190       26      
Common Merganser 4       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 281       8      
Ruddy Duck 96       9      
Northern Bobwhite 41       10      
Ruffed Grouse 4       2      
Wild Turkey 203       17      
Red-throated Loon 10       3      
Common Loon 36       14      
Pied-billed Grebe 58       27      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Great Shearwater 15       1      
Northern Gannet 286       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 210       25      
American White Pelican 4       1      
Brown Pelican 364       35      
Great Blue Heron 166       111      
Great Egret 94       14      
Snowy Egret 20       9      
Little Blue Heron 3       3      
Tricolored Heron 13       3      
Cattle Egret 67       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 69       8      
Glossy Ibis 3       1      
Black Vulture 99       42      
Turkey Vulture 1,050       270      
Osprey 15       11      
Bald Eagle 10       7      
Northern Harrier 19       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 40       40      
Cooper's Hawk 50       46      
Red-shouldered Hawk 110       87      
Red-tailed Hawk 261       184      
American Kestrel 46       34      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 568       25      
Black-bellied Plover 11       2      
Semipalmated Plover 8       2      
Killdeer 179       53      
American Oystercatcher 10       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 4       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 25       3      
Willet 30       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 16       4      
Western Sandpiper 4       3      
Least Sandpiper 2       1      
Dunlin 53       2      
Common Snipe 15       4      
American Woodcock 4       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 194       7      
Laughing Gull 206       19      
Ring-billed Gull 2,497       77      
Herring Gull 1,129       38      
Great Black-backed Gull 99       11      
Caspian Tern 21       1      
Forster's Tern 112       7      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 844       67      
Mourning Dove 5,689       1,271      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 9       7      
Great Horned Owl 12       9      
Barred Owl 31       25      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 26       13      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       4      
Belted Kingfisher 79       63      
Red-headed Woodpecker 113       81      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,073       759      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 166       147      
Downy Woodpecker 1,143       735      
Hairy Woodpecker 133       103      
Northern Flicker 325       202      
Pileated Woodpecker 103       85      
Eastern Phoebe 95       65      
Loggerhead Shrike 12       5      
Blue Jay 1,912       733      
American Crow 3,922       697      
Fish Crow 168       31      
Common Raven 9       5      
Purple Martin 14       4      
Tree Swallow 289       8      
Barn Swallow 5       1      
Carolina Chickadee 3,558       1,278      
Tufted Titmouse 3,194       1,179      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 92       57      
White-breasted Nuthatch 993       550      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 798       419      
Brown Creeper 49       42      
Carolina Wren 1,881       945      
House Wren 114       39      
Winter Wren 28       14      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 17       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 87       41      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 169       111      
Eastern Bluebird 1,684       572      
Hermit Thrush 89       77      
American Robin 8,194       801      
Gray Catbird 34       23      
Northern Mockingbird 1,010       625      
Brown Thrasher 232       181      
European Starling 3,426       356      
American Pipit 4       1      
Cedar Waxwing 752       68      
Black-and-white Warbler 4       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       3      
Palm Warbler 43       10      
Pine Warbler 381       201      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,537       383      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 763       402      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 1,060       174      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 165       53      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 83       22      
Grasshopper Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 125       59      
Song Sparrow 1,324       421      
Swamp Sparrow 26       14      
White-throated Sparrow 3,237       631      
White-crowned Sparrow 117       22      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,203       1,013      
Western Tanager 4       4      
Northern Cardinal 5,491       1,360      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,216       144      
Eastern Meadowlark 142       21      
Rusty Blackbird 138       15      
Common Grackle 4,015       361      
Boat-tailed Grackle 469       28      
Brown-headed Cowbird 912       110      
Baltimore Oriole 16       11      
Purple Finch 1,586       344      
House Finch 4,111       885      
Pine Siskin 1,104       133      
American Goldfinch 9,082       946      
Evening Grosbeak 63       9      
House Sparrow 1,280       262      
Total 107,109             

A total of 163 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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