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