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2010 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 2       2      
Snow Goose 6,803       13      
Brant 106       4      
Canada Goose 10,169       606      
Mute Swan 18       12      
Tundra Swan 10,508       21      
Wood Duck 390       67      
Gadwall 523       24      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 644       16      
American Black Duck 143       28      
Mallard 2,466       324      
Blue-winged Teal 19       5      
Northern Shoveler 412       17      
Northern Pintail 1,700       13      
Green-winged Teal 93       16      
Canvasback 254       3      
Redhead 216       13      
Ring-necked Duck 2,520       56      
Greater Scaup 2       2      
Lesser Scaup 496       19      
Common Eider 1       1      
Black Scoter 187       6      
Bufflehead 1,312       97      
Hooded Merganser 1,186       130      
Common Merganser 13       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 821       21      
Ruddy Duck 1,006       51      
Northern Bobwhite 35       8      
Ruffed Grouse 2       2      
Wild Turkey 1,048       92      
Red-throated Loon 265       6      
Common Loon 121       35      
Pied-billed Grebe 282       76      
Horned Grebe 186       15      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 2       2      
Northern Gannet 379       22      
Double-crested Cormorant 16,944       146      
Great Cormorant 6       4      
American White Pelican 25       6      
Brown Pelican 567       110      
American Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 528       347      
Great Egret 150       65      
Snowy Egret 40       19      
Little Blue Heron 8       7      
Tricolored Heron 19       16      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 28       10      
White Ibis 480       36      
Black Vulture 934       254      
Turkey Vulture 2,247       682      
Osprey 20       15      
Bald Eagle 76       53      
Northern Harrier 39       32      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 117       107      
Cooper's Hawk 197       178      
Red-shouldered Hawk 457       339      
Red-tailed Hawk 585       422      
American Kestrel 72       53      
Merlin 8       8      
Peregrine Falcon 11       11      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 1,617       57      
Black-bellied Plover 17       6      
Semipalmated Plover 115       9      
Piping Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 1,042       186      
American Oystercatcher 7       2      
American Avocet 27       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 17       6      
Willet 55       16      
Lesser Yellowlegs 8       4      
Marbled Godwit 61       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 24       6      
Sanderling 348       25      
Western Sandpiper 42       6      
Least Sandpiper 13       2      
Purple Sandpiper 12       3      
Dunlin 382       14      
Wilson's Snipe 31       7      
American Woodcock 19       10      
Bonaparte's Gull 449       18      
Laughing Gull 276       37      
Ring-billed Gull 22,665       257      
Herring Gull 1,906       108      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 38       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 395       37      
Caspian Tern 3       2      
Forster's Tern 99       21      
Royal Tern 21       7      
Razorbill 4       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,881       123      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 94       30      
Mourning Dove 14,997       2,898      
Barn Owl 11       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 21       20      
Great Horned Owl 18       14      
Barred Owl 75       59      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 45       33      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 158       144      
Red-headed Woodpecker 300       224      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,904       2,106      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 395       329      
Downy Woodpecker 2,891       1,904      
Hairy Woodpecker 402       316      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 17       7      
Northern Flicker 783       471      
Pileated Woodpecker 355       280      
Eastern Phoebe 331       247      
Loggerhead Shrike 35       24      
Blue-headed Vireo 28       16      
Blue Jay 5,138       1,986      
American Crow 9,063       1,765      
Fish Crow 286       56      
Common Raven 120       30      
Horned Lark 324       4      
Purple Martin 2       1      
Tree Swallow 963       17      
Carolina Chickadee 9,638       3,329      
Tufted Titmouse 8,184       3,135      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 185       89      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,196       1,363      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,806       1,008      
Brown Creeper 124       104      
Carolina Wren 5,145       2,737      
House Wren 350       148      
Winter Wren 151       71      
Marsh Wren 5       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 285       115      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 549       368      
Eastern Bluebird 5,295       1,748      
Hermit Thrush 411       281      
American Robin 20,016       1,745      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Gray Catbird 160       111      
Northern Mockingbird 2,283       1,590      
Brown Thrasher 890       734      
European Starling 12,773       672      
American Pipit 701       11      
Cedar Waxwing 2,466       147      
Lapland Longspur 3       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 10       7      
Orange-crowned Warbler 23       15      
Common Yellowthroat 31       18      
Palm Warbler 46       29      
Pine Warbler 1,638       808      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 6,490       1,300      
Yellow-throated Warbler 6       6      
Eastern Towhee 2,753       1,397      
Bachman's Sparrow 6       2      
Chipping Sparrow 6,139       855      
Field Sparrow 1,160       260      
Vesper Sparrow 15       9      
Savannah Sparrow 404       85      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 11       2      
Seaside Sparrow 30       3      
Fox Sparrow 624       288      
Song Sparrow 3,725       1,249      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 199       52      
White-throated Sparrow 9,021       1,808      
White-crowned Sparrow 489       114      
Dark-eyed Junco 19,161       2,860      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 17,565       3,852      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 2       1      
Painted Bunting 11       10      
Red-winged Blackbird 20,317       417      
Eastern Meadowlark 335       51      
Rusty Blackbird 774       47      
Common Grackle 36,209       618      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1,328       68      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,090       264      
Orchard Oriole 4       2      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Baltimore Oriole 280       112      
Purple Finch 2,079       606      
House Finch 7,303       1,855      
Pine Siskin 943       254      
American Goldfinch 20,948       2,412      
House Sparrow 2,801       556      
Total 378,831             

A total of 185 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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