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2000 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
Snow Goose 12       3      
Canada Goose 878       100      
Wood Duck 213       37      
Gadwall 84       5      
American Wigeon 48       4      
American Black Duck 28       4      
Mallard 783       85      
Mottled Duck 42       3      
Blue-winged Teal 54       6      
Northern Shoveler 32       1      
Northern Pintail 17       1      
Green-winged Teal 92       7      
Ring-necked Duck 157       10      
Lesser Scaup 88       11      
Bufflehead 110       25      
Hooded Merganser 246       29      
Red-breasted Merganser 16       6      
Ruddy Duck 66       6      
Northern Bobwhite 6       2      
Wild Turkey 131       16      
Common Loon 168       24      
Pied-billed Grebe 140       39      
Horned Grebe 12       8      
Wood Stork 18       2      
Northern Gannet 3       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 468       72      
Anhinga 106       29      
American White Pelican 16       3      
Brown Pelican 160       54      
Great Blue Heron 185       130      
Great Egret 351       84      
Snowy Egret 483       51      
Little Blue Heron 85       19      
Tricolored Heron 95       21      
Cattle Egret 1       1      
Green Heron 4       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 39       9      
White Ibis 681       33      
Glossy Ibis 13       2      
Black Vulture 120       43      
Turkey Vulture 631       173      
Osprey 70       52      
Bald Eagle 59       24      
Northern Harrier 20       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25       24      
Cooper's Hawk 22       18      
Red-shouldered Hawk 36       22      
Red-tailed Hawk 176       114      
American Kestrel 26       18      
Clapper Rail 18       8      
American Coot 1,947       37      
Sandhill Crane 5       1      
Black-bellied Plover 6       2      
Killdeer 90       32      
American Oystercatcher 18       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 13       4      
Greater Yellowlegs 25       6      
Willet 94       5      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 10       2      
Sanderling 51       4      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Common Snipe 5       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 282       12      
Laughing Gull 279       7      
Ring-billed Gull 6,497       75      
Herring Gull 466       36      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 110       6      
Gull-billed Tern 5       1      
Caspian Tern 3       1      
Forster's Tern 20       7      
Black Skimmer 15       3      
Rock Pigeon 504       48      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 24       5      
Mourning Dove 4,071       754      
Common Ground-Dove 100       27      
Barn Owl 4       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       3      
Great Horned Owl 9       7      
Barred Owl 12       8      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 82       63      
Red-headed Woodpecker 73       59      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 564       409      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 93       76      
Downy Woodpecker 353       272      
Hairy Woodpecker 38       28      
Northern Flicker 131       95      
Pileated Woodpecker 105       78      
Eastern Phoebe 44       38      
Eastern Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 34       19      
White-eyed Vireo 26       4      
Blue Jay 1,109       442      
American Crow 1,667       322      
Fish Crow 172       26      
Purple Martin 15       6      
Tree Swallow 98       5      
Carolina Chickadee 1,604       576      
Tufted Titmouse 1,568       600      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 171       89      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 432       212      
Brown Creeper 11       5      
Carolina Wren 917       431      
House Wren 65       27      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Sedge Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 8       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 16       7      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 123       71      
Eastern Bluebird 621       249      
Hermit Thrush 22       18      
American Robin 5,409       349      
Gray Catbird 22       18      
Northern Mockingbird 1,124       379      
Brown Thrasher 364       263      
European Starling 2,515       99      
American Pipit 7       2      
Cedar Waxwing 488       43      
Black-and-white Warbler 13       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 12       4      
Palm Warbler 17       6      
Pine Warbler 239       106      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,731       250      
Yellow-throated Warbler 7       6      
Prairie Warbler 6       2      
Eastern Towhee 363       198      
Chipping Sparrow 1,868       228      
Field Sparrow 88       21      
Vesper Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 43       14      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 14       8      
Song Sparrow 688       157      
Swamp Sparrow 64       14      
White-throated Sparrow 1,068       243      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,747       341      
Northern Cardinal 2,801       781      
Indigo Bunting 4       4      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,541       211      
Eastern Meadowlark 37       4      
Rusty Blackbird 12       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 3       3      
Common Grackle 5,851       255      
Boat-tailed Grackle 458       27      
Brown-headed Cowbird 837       83      
Baltimore Oriole 3       2      
Purple Finch 142       32      
House Finch 2,640       472      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 23       7      
American Goldfinch 13,255       598      
House Sparrow 867       163      
Total 79,593             

A total of 162 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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