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2011 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
Snow Goose 2,519       12      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 9,468       731      
Mute Swan 63       29      
Tundra Swan 2,258       14      
Wood Duck 1,139       90      
Gadwall 195       22      
American Wigeon 214       16      
American Black Duck 207       16      
Mallard 2,779       407      
Blue-winged Teal 54       11      
Northern Shoveler 204       16      
Northern Pintail 110       6      
Green-winged Teal 528       16      
Canvasback 430       8      
Redhead 65       5      
Ring-necked Duck 784       62      
Greater Scaup 17       5      
Lesser Scaup 1,141       18      
Surf Scoter 16       2      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Black Scoter 31       2      
Bufflehead 520       72      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 969       102      
Common Merganser 5       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 165       7      
Ruddy Duck 1,497       65      
Northern Bobwhite 12       6      
Ruffed Grouse 4       2      
Wild Turkey 732       73      
Red-throated Loon 88       5      
Common Loon 93       24      
Pied-billed Grebe 384       89      
Horned Grebe 20       6      
Northern Gannet 28,140       13      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,279       85      
Great Cormorant 12       5      
Brown Pelican 442       71      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 645       335      
Great Egret 137       53      
Snowy Egret 13       9      
Little Blue Heron 6       6      
Tricolored Heron 6       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 20       7      
White Ibis 281       29      
Black Vulture 1,496       328      
Turkey Vulture 4,526       890      
Osprey 44       28      
Bald Eagle 85       53      
Northern Harrier 38       27      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 113       99      
Cooper's Hawk 250       216      
Red-shouldered Hawk 612       404      
Red-tailed Hawk 722       501      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 82       51      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 10       9      
American Coot 3,160       60      
Sandhill Crane 3       2      
Black-bellied Plover 83       6      
Semipalmated Plover 285       6      
Piping Plover 14       4      
Killdeer 741       143      
American Oystercatcher 25       8      
Greater Yellowlegs 6       4      
Willet 36       8      
Ruddy Turnstone 58       5      
Red Knot 14       2      
Sanderling 128       11      
Western Sandpiper 30       1      
Least Sandpiper 16       3      
Dunlin 1,077       6      
Short-billed Dowitcher 92       4      
Wilson's Snipe 24       10      
American Woodcock 30       18      
Bonaparte's Gull 819       17      
Laughing Gull 284       31      
Ring-billed Gull 19,364       252      
Herring Gull 1,123       91      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 22       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 35       17      
Caspian Tern 2       2      
Forster's Tern 106       15      
Royal Tern 11       5      
Black Skimmer 50       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,051       134      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 43       14      
Mourning Dove 10,571       2,727      
Barn Owl 5       4      
Eastern Screech-Owl 26       23      
Great Horned Owl 52       37      
Barred Owl 138       89      
Short-eared Owl 3       3      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 39       25      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 206       155      
Red-headed Woodpecker 293       192      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,521       1,746      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 374       306      
Downy Woodpecker 2,651       1,701      
Hairy Woodpecker 441       319      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 18       8      
Northern Flicker 610       393      
Pileated Woodpecker 325       240      
Eastern Phoebe 356       241      
Loggerhead Shrike 29       14      
Blue-headed Vireo 15       7      
Blue Jay 3,758       1,567      
American Crow 8,979       1,959      
Fish Crow 498       105      
Common Raven 78       36      
Horned Lark 73       9      
Purple Martin 52       15      
Tree Swallow 73       7      
Carolina Chickadee 9,297       3,168      
Tufted Titmouse 6,902       2,718      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 305       177      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,047       1,250      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,693       931      
Brown Creeper 183       152      
Carolina Wren 4,444       2,275      
House Wren 382       169      
Winter Wren 65       36      
Marsh Wren 8       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 23       13      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 270       113      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 355       239      
Eastern Bluebird 4,684       1,683      
Swainson's Thrush 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 221       175      
American Robin 17,229       1,910      
Gray Catbird 106       76      
Northern Mockingbird 2,423       1,515      
Brown Thrasher 687       564      
European Starling 7,692       614      
American Pipit 114       13      
Cedar Waxwing 2,689       198      
Lapland Longspur 4       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 15       11      
Orange-crowned Warbler 10       10      
Common Yellowthroat 9       6      
Palm Warbler 27       19      
Pine Warbler 1,342       697      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4,066       1,024      
Yellow-throated Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 2,102       1,128      
Bachman's Sparrow 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 2,980       626      
Field Sparrow 1,024       238      
Vesper Sparrow 22       9      
Savannah Sparrow 282       74      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 11       2      
Seaside Sparrow 14       3      
Fox Sparrow 357       205      
Song Sparrow 2,761       947      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 152       44      
White-throated Sparrow 6,791       1,435      
White-crowned Sparrow 288       93      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,373       2,040      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 13,695       3,405      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Painted Bunting 8       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 19,377       521      
Eastern Meadowlark 332       40      
Rusty Blackbird 1,390       56      
Common Grackle 27,475       871      
Boat-tailed Grackle 860       58      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,372       277      
Baltimore Oriole 159       71      
Purple Finch 2,848       796      
House Finch 7,164       1,869      
Red Crossbill 3       2      
Pine Siskin 5,847       660      
American Goldfinch 15,281       2,140      
House Sparrow 2,547       498      
Total 322,414             

A total of 180 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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