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2003 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 20,248       6      
Canada Goose 4,147       284      
Mute Swan 7       5      
Tundra Swan 5,355       14      
Wood Duck 143       21      
Gadwall 393       5      
American Wigeon 199       6      
American Black Duck 43       9      
Mallard 1,589       153      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 423       7      
Northern Pintail 114       3      
Green-winged Teal 212       7      
Canvasback 3       2      
Redhead 20       5      
Ring-necked Duck 1,247       41      
Greater Scaup 75       7      
Lesser Scaup 314       11      
Common Eider 2       2      
Black Scoter 41       4      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 96       19      
Hooded Merganser 298       50      
Common Merganser 7       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 196       5      
Ruddy Duck 291       10      
Northern Bobwhite 46       10      
Ruffed Grouse 4       2      
Wild Turkey 149       15      
Red-throated Loon 155       5      
Common Loon 35       14      
Pied-billed Grebe 73       25      
Horned Grebe 109       4      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 1,376       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,490       17      
American White Pelican 7       4      
Brown Pelican 278       33      
Great Blue Heron 213       130      
Great Egret 45       18      
Snowy Egret 6       5      
Little Blue Heron 6       5      
Tricolored Heron 7       3      
Cattle Egret 37       3      
White Ibis 123       10      
Black Vulture 106       29      
Turkey Vulture 617       191      
Osprey 9       7      
Bald Eagle 14       12      
Northern Harrier 23       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 56       53      
Cooper's Hawk 77       69      
Red-shouldered Hawk 177       122      
Red-tailed Hawk 204       150      
American Kestrel 55       44      
Merlin 5       5      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Virginia Rail 5       2      
American Coot 674       25      
Sandhill Crane 15       3      
Killdeer 123       52      
American Avocet 2       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Sanderling 23       5      
Short-billed Dowitcher 100       1      
Wilson's Snipe 8       3      
American Woodcock 9       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 276       6      
Laughing Gull 55       10      
Ring-billed Gull 3,166       98      
Herring Gull 670       36      
Great Black-backed Gull 132       15      
Forster's Tern 18       4      
Royal Tern 1       1      
Black Guillemot 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,167       79      
Mourning Dove 9,141       1,840      
Barn Owl 4       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       4      
Great Horned Owl 18       15      
Barred Owl 36       29      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       10      
Belted Kingfisher 79       62      
Red-headed Woodpecker 191       118      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,886       1,376      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 290       237      
Downy Woodpecker 1,872       1,198      
Hairy Woodpecker 211       152      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 508       305      
Pileated Woodpecker 161       110      
Eastern Phoebe 71       58      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       7      
Blue Jay 2,958       1,244      
American Crow 3,533       831      
Fish Crow 78       18      
Common Raven 41       7      
Tree Swallow 65       9      
Carolina Chickadee 5,490       1,925      
Tufted Titmouse 4,745       1,787      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 55       32      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,412       884      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,244       714      
Brown Creeper 124       91      
Carolina Wren 3,099       1,603      
House Wren 260       102      
Winter Wren 41       23      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 10       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 111       34      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 212       148      
Eastern Bluebird 2,215       760      
Hermit Thrush 231       190      
American Robin 8,173       1,196      
Gray Catbird 86       49      
Northern Mockingbird 1,596       991      
Brown Thrasher 759       613      
European Starling 4,221       525      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 6,488       80      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Common Yellowthroat 16       4      
Cape May Warbler 2       2      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 23       9      
Pine Warbler 1,019       445      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,369       751      
Yellow-throated Warbler 3       3      
Prairie Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 2,296       1,080      
Chipping Sparrow 2,221       334      
Field Sparrow 557       112      
Vesper Sparrow 12       6      
Savannah Sparrow 64       23      
Grasshopper Sparrow 5       2      
Nelson's Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 510       211      
Song Sparrow 2,562       750      
Swamp Sparrow 68       23      
White-throated Sparrow 7,354       1,140      
White-crowned Sparrow 131       32      
Dark-eyed Junco 14,388       1,750      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 11,187       2,166      
Black-headed Grosbeak 1       1      
Painted Bunting 9       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 7,067       209      
Eastern Meadowlark 164       28      
Rusty Blackbird 76       14      
Common Grackle 5,692       531      
Boat-tailed Grackle 95       19      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,327       127      
Baltimore Oriole 117       53      
Purple Finch 934       260      
House Finch 7,205       1,429      
Pine Siskin 17       3      
American Goldfinch 16,490       1,568      
Evening Grosbeak 13       2      
House Sparrow 2,568       470      
Total 195,732             

A total of 160 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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