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1999 Results: South Carolina

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 418       45      
Wood Duck 84       25      
Gadwall 48       5      
American Wigeon 21       2      
American Black Duck 4       2      
Mallard 370       41      
Blue-winged Teal 77       9      
Northern Pintail 7       2      
Green-winged Teal 35       4      
Ring-necked Duck 236       9      
Lesser Scaup 29       8      
Bufflehead 133       13      
Hooded Merganser 215       23      
Red-breasted Merganser 8       7      
Ruddy Duck 5       1      
Northern Bobwhite 10       2      
Wild Turkey 65       6      
Common Loon 7       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 61       19      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Wood Stork 10       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 611       48      
Anhinga 49       29      
Brown Pelican 136       18      
Great Blue Heron 103       71      
Great Egret 341       51      
Snowy Egret 208       25      
Little Blue Heron 141       21      
Tricolored Heron 90       12      
Cattle Egret 14       5      
Green Heron 4       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 9       4      
White Ibis 491       26      
Black Vulture 89       23      
Turkey Vulture 267       60      
Osprey 34       22      
Bald Eagle 10       8      
Northern Harrier 9       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10       8      
Cooper's Hawk 17       13      
Red-shouldered Hawk 14       12      
Red-tailed Hawk 107       68      
American Kestrel 15       11      
Clapper Rail 2       1      
American Coot 720       15      
Black-bellied Plover 42       3      
Semipalmated Plover 18       2      
Killdeer 61       23      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Willet 152       7      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Sanderling 107       7      
Western Sandpiper 20       2      
Least Sandpiper 18       1      
Dunlin 2       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 6       1      
Common Snipe 4       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 90       5      
Laughing Gull 25       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,238       35      
Herring Gull 190       9      
Forster's Tern 36       8      
Royal Tern 10       2      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 211       21      
White-winged Dove 22       5      
Mourning Dove 2,701       431      
Common Ground-Dove 102       17      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 7       5      
Barred Owl 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 35       28      
Red-headed Woodpecker 56       44      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 396       268      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 41       37      
Downy Woodpecker 244       173      
Hairy Woodpecker 43       28      
Northern Flicker 136       58      
Pileated Woodpecker 71       45      
Eastern Phoebe 30       23      
Loggerhead Shrike 24       12      
White-eyed Vireo 3       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 10       5      
Blue Jay 914       303      
American Crow 1,006       219      
Fish Crow 299       21      
Tree Swallow 238       8      
Carolina Chickadee 1,145       391      
Tufted Titmouse 1,094       381      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       6      
White-breasted Nuthatch 78       51      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 270       133      
Brown Creeper 23       11      
Carolina Wren 663       285      
House Wren 49       20      
Winter Wren 14       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       6      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 92       54      
Eastern Bluebird 444       149      
Hermit Thrush 28       22      
American Robin 2,341       209      
Gray Catbird 23       16      
Northern Mockingbird 357       189      
Brown Thrasher 212       142      
European Starling 1,472       64      
American Pipit 57       2      
Cedar Waxwing 2,705       57      
Black-and-white Warbler 8       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 4       1      
Palm Warbler 9       4      
Pine Warbler 182       80      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,546       118      
Yellow-throated Warbler 10       4      
Prairie Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 289       144      
Chipping Sparrow 917       111      
Field Sparrow 100       33      
Savannah Sparrow 27       8      
Fox Sparrow 34       15      
Song Sparrow 334       94      
Swamp Sparrow 15       7      
White-throated Sparrow 851       189      
White-crowned Sparrow 31       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,850       235      
Northern Cardinal 2,066       469      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,479       115      
Eastern Meadowlark 35       8      
Rusty Blackbird 23       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 130       22      
Common Grackle 3,301       139      
Boat-tailed Grackle 375       39      
Brown-headed Cowbird 282       47      
Purple Finch 389       105      
House Finch 1,552       272      
Pine Siskin 81       21      
American Goldfinch 2,094       263      
Evening Grosbeak 5       2      
House Sparrow 447       79      
Total 44,518             

A total of 140 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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