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2002 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 429       47      
Wood Duck 152       30      
Gadwall 18       1      
American Wigeon 55       3      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 290       37      
Mottled Duck 4       2      
Blue-winged Teal 48       3      
Northern Shoveler 27       2      
Green-winged Teal 47       3      
Redhead 7       2      
Ring-necked Duck 72       10      
Greater Scaup 210       3      
Lesser Scaup 1,981       16      
Bufflehead 119       23      
Hooded Merganser 455       49      
Red-breasted Merganser 163       8      
Ruddy Duck 16       3      
Northern Bobwhite 27       4      
Wild Turkey 61       6      
Red-throated Loon 6       2      
Common Loon 28       11      
Pied-billed Grebe 43       19      
Horned Grebe 4       1      
Wood Stork 39       8      
Northern Gannet 44       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,174       90      
Anhinga 162       30      
American White Pelican 22       4      
Brown Pelican 507       54      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 270       119      
Great Egret 381       84      
Snowy Egret 426       47      
Little Blue Heron 48       28      
Tricolored Heron 94       21      
Cattle Egret 5       2      
Green Heron 4       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 44       10      
White Ibis 1,398       56      
Glossy Ibis 3       3      
Black Vulture 120       41      
Turkey Vulture 572       144      
Osprey 68       51      
Bald Eagle 17       14      
Northern Harrier 18       14      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18       15      
Cooper's Hawk 15       15      
Red-shouldered Hawk 50       33      
Red-tailed Hawk 85       62      
American Kestrel 23       20      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 8       5      
American Coot 201       13      
Black-bellied Plover 32       5      
Semipalmated Plover 126       4      
Piping Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 89       23      
American Oystercatcher 41       13      
Greater Yellowlegs 27       2      
Willet 184       19      
Lesser Yellowlegs 13       3      
Marbled Godwit 161       8      
Ruddy Turnstone 157       11      
Red Knot 3       1      
Sanderling 87       13      
Western Sandpiper 10       1      
Least Sandpiper 54       4      
Dunlin 150       10      
Short-billed Dowitcher 318       3      
Common Snipe 8       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 6       2      
Laughing Gull 214       25      
Ring-billed Gull 2,234       62      
Herring Gull 193       31      
Great Black-backed Gull 7       6      
Caspian Tern 17       4      
Forster's Tern 55       9      
Royal Tern 6       3      
Sandwich Tern 8       2      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 605       33      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 58       12      
White-winged Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 2,501       463      
Common Ground-Dove 64       10      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 3       3      
Great Horned Owl 8       6      
Barred Owl 13       11      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8       5      
Rufous Hummingbird 8       7      
Belted Kingfisher 74       57      
Red-headed Woodpecker 62       39      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 392       252      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 84       69      
Downy Woodpecker 275       168      
Hairy Woodpecker 22       19      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 164       71      
Pileated Woodpecker 58       43      
Acadian Flycatcher 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 57       39      
Loggerhead Shrike 13       12      
White-eyed Vireo 5       3      
Blue Jay 795       293      
American Crow 1,287       231      
Fish Crow 88       24      
Common Raven 1       1      
Purple Martin 4       1      
Tree Swallow 82       5      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,043       385      
Tufted Titmouse 885       357      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 30       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 66       43      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 273       135      
Brown Creeper 48       6      
Carolina Wren 801       306      
House Wren 43       17      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 37       13      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 132       65      
Eastern Bluebird 665       185      
Hermit Thrush 49       43      
American Robin 3,358       246      
Gray Catbird 11       11      
Northern Mockingbird 427       263      
Brown Thrasher 179       135      
European Starling 1,136       65      
American Pipit 10       1      
Cedar Waxwing 2,060       74      
Ovenbird 3       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 7       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 6       4      
Pine Warbler 230       91      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,171       190      
Yellow-throated Warbler 8       5      
Prairie Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 163       102      
Bachman's Sparrow 18       2      
Chipping Sparrow 1,276       170      
Field Sparrow 59       16      
Savannah Sparrow 40       8      
Fox Sparrow 16       9      
Song Sparrow 240       73      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       1      
Swamp Sparrow 21       8      
White-throated Sparrow 797       190      
White-crowned Sparrow 15       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,080       216      
Northern Cardinal 1,683       480      
Painted Bunting 4       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,678       164      
Eastern Meadowlark 9       6      
Rusty Blackbird 137       13      
Common Grackle 2,293       148      
Boat-tailed Grackle 677       38      
Brown-headed Cowbird 301       42      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 443       99      
House Finch 1,322       291      
Pine Siskin 282       38      
American Goldfinch 5,711       363      
Evening Grosbeak 15       1      
House Sparrow 465       81      
Total 55,462             

A total of 171 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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