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2009 Results: North Carolina

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See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 4,516       16      
Ross's Goose 3       3      
Cackling Goose 2       2      
Canada Goose 10,632       751      
Mute Swan 67       25      
Tundra Swan 4,736       22      
Wood Duck 339       84      
Gadwall 178       16      
American Wigeon 45       6      
American Black Duck 165       22      
Mallard 2,949       400      
Blue-winged Teal 24       5      
Northern Shoveler 542       8      
Northern Pintail 123       13      
Green-winged Teal 120       5      
Canvasback 27       15      
Redhead 20       10      
Ring-necked Duck 500       50      
Tufted Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 16       5      
Lesser Scaup 201       15      
Surf Scoter 122       3      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Black Scoter 12       3      
Long-tailed Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 601       63      
Common Goldeneye 3       3      
Hooded Merganser 1,083       117      
Common Merganser 12       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 2,027       20      
Ruddy Duck 815       36      
Northern Bobwhite 37       10      
Ruffed Grouse 7       4      
Wild Turkey 878       101      
Red-throated Loon 154       5      
Common Loon 239       37      
Pied-billed Grebe 276       99      
Horned Grebe 115       19      
Northern Gannet 9,207       19      
Double-crested Cormorant 25,557       119      
Great Cormorant 25       8      
American White Pelican 6       2      
Brown Pelican 1,039       116      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 544       376      
Great Egret 233       80      
Snowy Egret 37       23      
Little Blue Heron 22       17      
Tricolored Heron 27       13      
Cattle Egret 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 23       6      
White Ibis 453       41      
Glossy Ibis 14       1      
Black Vulture 1,096       247      
Turkey Vulture 3,124       761      
Osprey 26       25      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 56       48      
Northern Harrier 52       36      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 103       88      
Cooper's Hawk 179       137      
Red-shouldered Hawk 534       373      
Red-tailed Hawk 709       456      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 80       62      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
Clapper Rail 2       2      
American Coot 3,742       70      
Sandhill Crane 6       1      
Black-bellied Plover 103       8      
Semipalmated Plover 238       7      
Piping Plover 9       1      
Killdeer 638       161      
American Oystercatcher 46       13      
American Avocet 5       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 54       10      
Willet 78       11      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 7       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 4       2      
Sanderling 33       8      
Least Sandpiper 32       4      
Dunlin 391       10      
Short-billed Dowitcher 46       4      
Wilson's Snipe 30       8      
American Woodcock 47       18      
Bonaparte's Gull 635       27      
Laughing Gull 168       28      
Ring-billed Gull 14,594       265      
Herring Gull 1,836       123      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 19       6      
Great Black-backed Gull 149       32      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Forster's Tern 203       24      
Royal Tern 10       3      
Black Skimmer 46       2      
Razorbill 8       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,734       146      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 38       11      
Mourning Dove 13,173       2,992      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
Barn Owl 5       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 13       11      
Great Horned Owl 44       33      
Barred Owl 94       75      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 41       22      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       10      
Belted Kingfisher 228       184      
Red-headed Woodpecker 398       270      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,821       1,971      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 393       333      
Downy Woodpecker 2,813       1,824      
Hairy Woodpecker 418       303      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 18       9      
Northern Flicker 613       412      
Pileated Woodpecker 371       274      
Eastern Phoebe 330       215      
Loggerhead Shrike 39       21      
White-eyed Vireo 2       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 26       15      
Blue Jay 4,616       1,827      
American Crow 8,787       1,845      
Fish Crow 380       85      
Common Raven 96       37      
Horned Lark 16       2      
Purple Martin 11       2      
Tree Swallow 293       13      
Carolina Chickadee 9,838       3,162      
Tufted Titmouse 7,858       2,841      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 277       146      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,222       1,279      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,944       1,092      
Brown Creeper 162       115      
Carolina Wren 4,746       2,271      
House Wren 399       158      
Winter Wren 104       56      
Marsh Wren 30       7      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 228       104      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 432       291      
Eastern Bluebird 4,424       1,656      
Hermit Thrush 187       150      
American Robin 20,508       1,952      
Gray Catbird 217       137      
Northern Mockingbird 2,386       1,406      
Brown Thrasher 797       612      
European Starling 7,594       667      
American Pipit 224       7      
Cedar Waxwing 5,328       325      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 5       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 15       13      
Common Yellowthroat 26       14      
Palm Warbler 19       13      
Pine Warbler 1,046       619      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,287       916      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       4      
Eastern Towhee 2,300       1,259      
Chipping Sparrow 3,075       625      
Field Sparrow 1,193       267      
Vesper Sparrow 10       8      
Savannah Sparrow 177       52      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 14       2      
Fox Sparrow 312       155      
Song Sparrow 2,641       942      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 155       48      
White-throated Sparrow 5,797       1,405      
White-crowned Sparrow 453       123      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,675       2,073      
Summer Tanager 2       2      
Western Tanager 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 14,769       3,513      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2       1      
Painted Bunting 6       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 10,674       442      
Eastern Meadowlark 266       50      
Rusty Blackbird 1,077       61      
Common Grackle 10,895       822      
Boat-tailed Grackle 895       78      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,847       196      
Baltimore Oriole 173       65      
Purple Finch 3,050       790      
House Finch 7,235       1,848      
Pine Siskin 8,751       888      
American Goldfinch 20,757       2,362      
House Sparrow 2,727       546      
Total 320,011             

A total of 192 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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