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2005 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
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2       1      
Canada Goose 696       96      
Tundra Swan 111       5      
Wood Duck 266       30      
Gadwall 209       7      
American Wigeon 26       7      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 344       55      
Mottled Duck 30       3      
Blue-winged Teal 418       8      
Northern Shoveler 1,376       13      
Northern Pintail 327       3      
Green-winged Teal 3,142       10      
Canvasback 2       1      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1,563       18      
Greater Scaup 511       3      
Lesser Scaup 169       10      
King Eider 1       1      
Common Eider 2       2      
Harlequin Duck 2       2      
Surf Scoter 58       5      
White-winged Scoter 13       3      
Black Scoter 27       4      
Bufflehead 175       34      
Hooded Merganser 260       45      
Red-breasted Merganser 13       7      
Ruddy Duck 94       6      
Northern Bobwhite 33       3      
Wild Turkey 204       16      
Red-throated Loon 22       6      
Common Loon 106       14      
Pied-billed Grebe 111       40      
Horned Grebe 12       5      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Wood Stork 13       2      
Northern Gannet 43       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 551       75      
Great Cormorant 23       7      
Anhinga 14       8      
American White Pelican 38       8      
Brown Pelican 215       37      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 265       122      
Great Egret 283       105      
Snowy Egret 351       56      
Little Blue Heron 52       18      
Tricolored Heron 105       22      
Cattle Egret 17       5      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 21       11      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 3       3      
White Ibis 791       45      
Glossy Ibis 46       8      
Black Vulture 282       51      
Turkey Vulture 554       118      
Osprey 75       48      
Mississippi Kite 1       1      
Bald Eagle 39       23      
Northern Harrier 39       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18       14      
Cooper's Hawk 17       17      
Red-shouldered Hawk 59       42      
Red-tailed Hawk 164       99      
American Kestrel 23       18      
Merlin 5       4      
Peregrine Falcon 4       3      
Clapper Rail 9       5      
Sora 22       3      
American Coot 1,009       21      
Black-bellied Plover 80       8      
Wilson's Plover 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 20       4      
Piping Plover 19       2      
Killdeer 197       23      
American Oystercatcher 15       6      
American Avocet 124       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 65       10      
Willet 90       10      
Lesser Yellowlegs 129       7      
Long-billed Curlew 10       1      
Marbled Godwit 7       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 69       6      
Red Knot 1       1      
Sanderling 166       13      
Western Sandpiper 958       2      
Least Sandpiper 1,150       1      
Purple Sandpiper 11       3      
Dunlin 747       4      
Stilt Sandpiper 4       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 29       5      
Long-billed Dowitcher 112       1      
Wilson's Snipe 15       5      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Red Phalarope 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 74       8      
Laughing Gull 181       12      
Ring-billed Gull 1,584       54      
Herring Gull 405       31      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Caspian Tern 12       3      
Forster's Tern 79       13      
Royal Tern 11       4      
Black Skimmer 1       1      
Pomarine Jaeger 2       1      
Thick-billed Murre 4       3      
Razorbill 5       3      
Rock Pigeon 375       44      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 132       31      
Mourning Dove 2,906       560      
Common Ground-Dove 198       45      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 11       10      
Great Horned Owl 17       13      
Barred Owl 11       9      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 10       10      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 4       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       5      
Belted Kingfisher 43       34      
Red-headed Woodpecker 76       52      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 624       414      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 116       90      
Downy Woodpecker 352       242      
Hairy Woodpecker 59       48      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 6       6      
Northern Flicker 211       97      
Pileated Woodpecker 92       65      
Eastern Phoebe 92       47      
Loggerhead Shrike 15       13      
White-eyed Vireo 9       6      
Blue-headed Vireo 14       7      
Blue Jay 1,395       480      
American Crow 1,363       293      
Fish Crow 233       34      
Common Raven 23       8      
Horned Lark 1       1      
Purple Martin 62       8      
Tree Swallow 657       29      
Carolina Chickadee 1,542       581      
Tufted Titmouse 1,554       571      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 50       29      
White-breasted Nuthatch 182       111      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 301       183      
Brown Creeper 9       7      
Carolina Wren 942       468      
House Wren 98       35      
Winter Wren 6       5      
Sedge Wren 5       4      
Marsh Wren 13       6      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 13       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 155       78      
Eastern Bluebird 568       204      
Hermit Thrush 102       59      
American Robin 4,341       376      
Gray Catbird 52       31      
Northern Mockingbird 761       420      
Brown Thrasher 314       228      
European Starling 1,078       119      
American Pipit 16       1      
Cedar Waxwing 3,635       99      
Northern Waterthrush 2       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 7       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 16       8      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 13       7      
Palm Warbler 53       11      
Pine Warbler 248       103      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,679       208      
Yellow-throated Warbler 35       12      
Eastern Towhee 623       263      
Bachman's Sparrow 35       5      
American Tree Sparrow 3       1      
Chipping Sparrow 1,297       202      
Field Sparrow 170       52      
Vesper Sparrow 8       4      
Savannah Sparrow 163       32      
Grasshopper Sparrow 3       1      
Henslow's Sparrow 3       2      
Le Conte's Sparrow 4       2      
Nelson's Sparrow 2       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 68       28      
Song Sparrow 468       140      
Lincoln's Sparrow 6       1      
Swamp Sparrow 74       17      
White-throated Sparrow 1,159       290      
White-crowned Sparrow 126       26      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,300       258      
Northern Cardinal 3,209       740      
Painted Bunting 2       2      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,582       255      
Eastern Meadowlark 128       16      
Rusty Blackbird 112       14      
Brewer's Blackbird 164       23      
Common Grackle 2,003       229      
Boat-tailed Grackle 602       72      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,487       92      
Orchard Oriole 2       1      
Baltimore Oriole 31       9      
Purple Finch 593       150      
House Finch 1,589       361      
Red Crossbill 5       1      
Pine Siskin 116       30      
American Goldfinch 5,314       476      
Evening Grosbeak 10       6      
House Sparrow 790       115      
Total 76,062             

A total of 210 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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