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2012 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
Red-winged Blackbird 19,578       511      
Ring-billed Gull 18,924       285      
American Robin 18,823       1,952      
Northern Cardinal 18,570       3,967      
Dark-eyed Junco 14,658       2,557      
Common Grackle 13,953       804      
Mourning Dove 12,933       3,033      
American Goldfinch 12,545       2,013      
Carolina Chickadee 11,641       3,705      
Canada Goose 10,661       729      
American Crow 10,131       2,062      
Tufted Titmouse 9,498       3,323      
European Starling 9,224       640      
White-throated Sparrow 8,413       1,749      
Tundra Swan 8,361       18      
Double-crested Cormorant 8,357       151      
House Finch 8,304       2,105      
Cedar Waxwing 6,334       323      
Eastern Bluebird 5,529       1,959      
Carolina Wren 5,113       2,681      
American Coot 4,439       73      
Chipping Sparrow 4,389       727      
Blue Jay 4,260       1,782      
Snow Goose 4,160       19      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,934       1,101      
Song Sparrow 3,660       987      
Downy Woodpecker 3,341       2,118      
Turkey Vulture 3,177       775      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3,041       2,160      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,018       285      
Mallard 2,759       407      
House Sparrow 2,738       590      
Northern Mockingbird 2,498       1,546      
Eastern Towhee 2,427       1,376      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,331       1,410      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1,886       1,049      
Rock Pigeon 1,780       158      
Herring Gull 1,466       135      
Bonaparte's Gull 1,387       17      
Purple Finch 1,349       431      
Black Vulture 1,164       286      
Hooded Merganser 1,158       119      
Ring-necked Duck 1,130       61      
Field Sparrow 1,099       247      
Wild Turkey 1,048       123      
Pine Warbler 1,021       594      
Gadwall 934       26      
Boat-tailed Grackle 893       68      
Ruddy Duck 887       50      
Brown Thrasher 817       654      
Brown Pelican 787       120      
Great Blue Heron 770       414      
Northern Flicker 757       485      
Pine Siskin 719       184      
Northern Gannet 694       23      
Killdeer 660       170      
Wood Duck 652       99      
Red-shouldered Hawk 651       447      
Red-tailed Hawk 647       438      
Laughing Gull 583       53      
Rusty Blackbird 544       37      
White-crowned Sparrow 522       139      
White Ibis 504       28      
Pied-billed Grebe 491       138      
Tree Swallow 490       6      
Red-throated Loon 488       11      
Green-winged Teal 482       21      
Northern Pintail 480       16      
Northern Shoveler 468       25      
Hairy Woodpecker 448       323      
Red-breasted Merganser 437       20      
House Wren 428       171      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 412       340      
Eastern Phoebe 378       253      
Pileated Woodpecker 368       284      
Black Scoter 353       4      
Bufflehead 332       50      
Red-headed Woodpecker 331       220      
Forster's Tern 329       22      
Savannah Sparrow 313       57      
American Wigeon 298       22      
Fish Crow 284       84      
Eastern Meadowlark 282       52      
Great Egret 275       75      
Swamp Sparrow 263       63      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 257       198      
Belted Kingfisher 245       191      
Great Black-backed Gull 240       26      
Cooper's Hawk 229       193      
Common Loon 205       46      
Fox Sparrow 203       115      
Gray Catbird 199       113      
Hermit Thrush 199       173      
Horned Grebe 190       5      
Brown Creeper 189       145      
American Black Duck 173       26      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 153       71      
Canvasback 143       4      
Lesser Scaup 143       15      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 142       22      
Sanderling 137       9      
Baltimore Oriole 132       66      
Willet 122       23      
Surf Scoter 121       3      
American Pipit 116       17      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 116       57      
American Kestrel 108       57      
Barred Owl 98       78      
Winter Wren 98       52      
Redhead 93       4      
Bald Eagle 92       50      
Razorbill 92       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 86       77      
Least Sandpiper 78       14      
Mute Swan 76       30      
Dunlin 70       3      
Northern Bobwhite 69       13      
Common Raven 56       33      
American Woodcock 55       23      
Ruddy Turnstone 54       9      
Purple Martin 49       12      
Snowy Egret 48       23      
Greater Yellowlegs 47       8      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 45       26      
Palm Warbler 43       20      
Great Horned Owl 42       36      
Osprey 41       30      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 37       16      
Wilson's Snipe 36       13      
Blue-winged Teal 35       6      
Loggerhead Shrike 33       24      
Black Skimmer 32       2      
Northern Harrier 31       24      
American Oystercatcher 30       10      
American Avocet 26       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 25       4      
Semipalmated Plover 24       3      
Great Cormorant 23       8      
Vesper Sparrow 23       12      
Eastern Screech-Owl 21       17      
Horned Lark 21       7      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 21       18      
Western Sandpiper 20       1      
Common Yellowthroat 19       15      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 18       5      
Royal Tern 17       6      
Blue-headed Vireo 16       8      
Tricolored Heron 16       7      
Marbled Godwit 15       1      
Painted Bunting 15       11      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 12       9      
Glossy Ibis 12       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 12       10      
Peregrine Falcon 11       11      
American Bittern 10       7      
Little Blue Heron 10       8      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 10       3      
Black-bellied Plover 8       3      
Clapper Rail 8       3      
Black-and-white Warbler 5       4      
Greater Scaup 5       2      
Marsh Wren 5       4      
Merlin 5       5      
American White Pelican 4       3      
Common Redpoll 4       4      
Seaside Sparrow 4       2      
Caspian Tern 3       1      
Parasitic Jaeger 3       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 3       3      
Common Goldeneye 2       2      
Henslow's Sparrow 2       1      
Scarlet Tanager 2       2      
White-winged Scoter 2       2      
Common Gallinule 1       1      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Total 322,455             

A total of 177 species were reported.

See list of localities in North Carolina with reports.

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