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2006 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 4,606       16      
Ross's Goose 4       2      
Brant 2       1      
Canada Goose 5,987       478      
Mute Swan 19       5      
Tundra Swan 2,847       23      
Wood Duck 260       64      
Gadwall 299       18      
Eurasian Wigeon 5       1      
American Wigeon 185       9      
American Black Duck 87       11      
Mallard 2,221       263      
Blue-winged Teal 17       7      
Northern Shoveler 249       12      
Northern Pintail 167       8      
Green-winged Teal 505       7      
Canvasback 84       11      
Redhead 433       12      
Ring-necked Duck 1,226       41      
Greater Scaup 117       6      
Lesser Scaup 288       18      
Surf Scoter 17       3      
White-winged Scoter 2       2      
Black Scoter 23       4      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 659       45      
Common Goldeneye 8       3      
Hooded Merganser 636       71      
Common Merganser 6       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 1,032       18      
Ruddy Duck 363       28      
Northern Bobwhite 10       7      
Ruffed Grouse 4       3      
Wild Turkey 393       48      
Red-throated Loon 200       1      
Common Loon 148       32      
Pied-billed Grebe 168       53      
Horned Grebe 28       5      
Red-necked Grebe 4       2      
Eared Grebe 2       2      
Black-capped Petrel 2       1      
Northern Gannet 451       14      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,541       72      
Great Cormorant 8       7      
Anhinga 1       1      
Brown Pelican 287       66      
American Bittern 3       3      
Great Blue Heron 431       244      
Great Egret 117       59      
Snowy Egret 35       16      
Little Blue Heron 23       18      
Tricolored Heron 17       13      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 10       5      
White Ibis 320       25      
Black Vulture 469       104      
Turkey Vulture 1,675       384      
Osprey 21       17      
Bald Eagle 52       33      
Northern Harrier 57       30      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 87       69      
Cooper's Hawk 112       98      
Red-shouldered Hawk 271       207      
Red-tailed Hawk 392       268      
American Kestrel 91       58      
Merlin 6       4      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
King Rail 2       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 1,844       60      
Semipalmated Plover 28       5      
Piping Plover 10       2      
Killdeer 278       87      
American Oystercatcher 36       8      
American Avocet 29       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 27       5      
Willet 33       9      
Lesser Yellowlegs 30       4      
Marbled Godwit 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 7       3      
Sanderling 78       11      
Western Sandpiper 6       2      
Least Sandpiper 42       2      
Purple Sandpiper 2       1      
Dunlin 60       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 20       5      
American Woodcock 15       6      
Red Phalarope 1       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 48       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 138       13      
Laughing Gull 247       42      
Ring-billed Gull 7,162       192      
Herring Gull 1,106       69      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 48       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 74       24      
Forster's Tern 50       18      
Royal Tern 5       4      
Black Skimmer 7       2      
Parasitic Jaeger 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,173       103      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 25       6      
Mourning Dove 9,124       1,939      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 14       12      
Great Horned Owl 31       24      
Barred Owl 62       51      
Short-eared Owl 6       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 32       21      
Rufous Hummingbird 19       14      
Belted Kingfisher 144       118      
Red-headed Woodpecker 175       131      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,629       1,170      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 297       260      
Downy Woodpecker 1,686       1,100      
Hairy Woodpecker 236       185      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 21       12      
Northern Flicker 417       269      
Pileated Woodpecker 231       169      
Eastern Phoebe 138       97      
Loggerhead Shrike 26       21      
Blue-headed Vireo 11       4      
Blue Jay 2,584       1,040      
American Crow 5,654       1,069      
Fish Crow 193       37      
Common Raven 12       5      
Purple Martin 12       3      
Tree Swallow 202       19      
Carolina Chickadee 5,404       2,030      
Tufted Titmouse 4,219       1,769      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 84       54      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,313       823      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,034       622      
Brown Creeper 108       79      
Carolina Wren 2,919       1,560      
House Wren 181       81      
Winter Wren 32       22      
Marsh Wren 8       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 152       77      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 365       285      
Eastern Bluebird 2,337       887      
Hermit Thrush 116       106      
American Robin 16,607       1,099      
Gray Catbird 81       59      
Northern Mockingbird 1,349       832      
Brown Thrasher 428       342      
European Starling 6,470       455      
American Pipit 106       3      
Cedar Waxwing 3,105       186      
Snow Bunting 13       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 15       11      
Common Yellowthroat 23       17      
Palm Warbler 16       10      
Pine Warbler 924       431      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,241       561      
Eastern Towhee 1,560       782      
Chipping Sparrow 3,218       511      
Field Sparrow 708       145      
Vesper Sparrow 22       8      
Savannah Sparrow 93       32      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 165       86      
Song Sparrow 1,995       699      
Lincoln's Sparrow 6       2      
Swamp Sparrow 259       38      
White-throated Sparrow 4,322       949      
White-crowned Sparrow 35       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,152       1,504      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 8,812       2,188      
Painted Bunting 14       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 13,401       280      
Eastern Meadowlark 215       38      
Rusty Blackbird 659       32      
Common Grackle 10,772       514      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1,131       60      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,144       194      
Bullock's Oriole 2       2      
Baltimore Oriole 179       78      
Purple Finch 2,167       495      
House Finch 4,846       1,242      
Red Crossbill 17       5      
Pine Siskin 625       91      
American Goldfinch 18,328       1,593      
Evening Grosbeak 16       3      
House Sparrow 1,987       356      
Total 203,901             

A total of 188 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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