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2008 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 40       4      
Canada Goose 1,387       167      
Mute Swan 7       2      
Tundra Swan 39       5      
Wood Duck 167       44      
Gadwall 40       3      
American Wigeon 195       5      
American Black Duck 23       5      
Mallard 599       97      
Mottled Duck 30       3      
Blue-winged Teal 283       8      
Northern Shoveler 42       3      
Green-winged Teal 462       4      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 16       1      
Ring-necked Duck 343       17      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 117       10      
Common Eider 1       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 103       25      
Hooded Merganser 577       74      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       4      
Ruddy Duck 16       5      
Northern Bobwhite 6       4      
Wild Turkey 163       15      
Red-throated Loon 3       1      
Common Loon 64       20      
Pied-billed Grebe 150       54      
Horned Grebe 25       5      
Wood Stork 37       24      
Northern Gannet 5       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,790       127      
Great Cormorant 29       9      
Anhinga 92       48      
American White Pelican 10       5      
Brown Pelican 398       60      
Great Blue Heron 337       206      
Great Egret 949       143      
Snowy Egret 872       82      
Little Blue Heron 69       33      
Tricolored Heron 188       21      
Green Heron 5       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 55       16      
White Ibis 1,053       75      
Glossy Ibis 62       3      
Black Vulture 819       154      
Turkey Vulture 1,412       238      
Osprey 69       48      
Bald Eagle 76       49      
Northern Harrier 24       18      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28       27      
Cooper's Hawk 53       43      
Red-shouldered Hawk 133       98      
Red-tailed Hawk 218       155      
American Kestrel 18       14      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 14       6      
King Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 921       24      
Black-bellied Plover 56       6      
Semipalmated Plover 115       6      
Killdeer 152       44      
American Oystercatcher 115       6      
Spotted Sandpiper 9       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 178       19      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       3      
Marbled Godwit 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 19       3      
Red Knot 225       2      
Sanderling 154       9      
Western Sandpiper 120       4      
Least Sandpiper 39       6      
Dunlin 120       4      
Short-billed Dowitcher 133       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 21       2      
Wilson's Snipe 8       6      
American Woodcock 4       4      
Red Phalarope 2       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 166       9      
Laughing Gull 2,080       39      
Ring-billed Gull 8,279       108      
Herring Gull 828       37      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 13       3      
Caspian Tern 4       2      
Forster's Tern 583       17      
Black Skimmer 18       3      
Rock Pigeon 929       37      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 99       31      
Mourning Dove 3,986       894      
Common Ground-Dove 53       21      
Barn Owl 3       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       10      
Great Horned Owl 17       14      
Barred Owl 30       20      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 23       21      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 15       3      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 85       67      
Red-headed Woodpecker 93       76      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 655       457      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 154       120      
Downy Woodpecker 539       392      
Hairy Woodpecker 55       44      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 220       109      
Pileated Woodpecker 140       106      
Eastern Phoebe 100       76      
Loggerhead Shrike 26       24      
White-eyed Vireo 11       6      
Blue-headed Vireo 15       12      
Blue Jay 1,250       502      
American Crow 3,095       490      
Fish Crow 485       55      
Common Raven 2       1      
Purple Martin 46       8      
Tree Swallow 351       28      
Carolina Chickadee 2,633       900      
Tufted Titmouse 1,951       750      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 187       112      
White-breasted Nuthatch 299       173      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 416       222      
Brown Creeper 29       23      
Carolina Wren 1,582       704      
House Wren 169       36      
Winter Wren 14       8      
Sedge Wren 6       3      
Marsh Wren 18       7      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 13       8      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 63       26      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 268       138      
Eastern Bluebird 1,103       370      
Hermit Thrush 166       51      
American Robin 8,677       393      
Gray Catbird 58       44      
Northern Mockingbird 791       481      
Brown Thrasher 293       219      
European Starling 1,409       92      
American Pipit 115       6      
Cedar Waxwing 1,657       76      
Ovenbird 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 5       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       6      
Common Yellowthroat 10       9      
American Redstart 1       1      
Palm Warbler 32       16      
Pine Warbler 354       148      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,632       271      
Yellow-throated Warbler 12       10      
Eastern Towhee 366       204      
Chipping Sparrow 2,457       347      
Field Sparrow 335       65      
Vesper Sparrow 12       3      
Savannah Sparrow 144       37      
Grasshopper Sparrow 3       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 2       1      
Seaside Sparrow 10       4      
Fox Sparrow 117       42      
Song Sparrow 530       189      
Swamp Sparrow 101       23      
White-throated Sparrow 1,648       335      
White-crowned Sparrow 38       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,008       393      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 4,400       1,067      
Painted Bunting 11       11      
Red-winged Blackbird 7,071       299      
Eastern Meadowlark 77       14      
Rusty Blackbird 382       15      
Common Grackle 4,409       250      
Boat-tailed Grackle 565       42      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,201       101      
Baltimore Oriole 112       34      
Purple Finch 690       216      
House Finch 2,281       523      
Pine Siskin 71       29      
American Goldfinch 7,590       685      
House Sparrow 590       141      
Total 101,782             

A total of 185 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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