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2009 Results: South Carolina

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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 1       1      
Greater White-fronted Goose 6       1      
Snow Goose 35       8      
Canada Goose 1,581       187      
Mute Swan 4       2      
Tundra Swan 722       10      
Wood Duck 385       55      
Gadwall 261       6      
American Wigeon 253       8      
American Black Duck 8       3      
Mallard 571       113      
Mottled Duck 53       4      
Blue-winged Teal 303       11      
Northern Shoveler 2,791       9      
Northern Pintail 52       2      
Green-winged Teal 3,755       8      
Canvasback 16       4      
Redhead 74       4      
Ring-necked Duck 1,312       13      
Greater Scaup 4       3      
Lesser Scaup 715       14      
Harlequin Duck 1       1      
Surf Scoter 345       5      
Black Scoter 352       6      
Bufflehead 339       45      
Common Goldeneye 9       5      
Hooded Merganser 548       73      
Red-breasted Merganser 111       19      
Ruddy Duck 1,011       11      
Northern Bobwhite 37       8      
Wild Turkey 307       24      
Red-throated Loon 50       8      
Common Loon 84       27      
Pied-billed Grebe 342       63      
Horned Grebe 28       6      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 6       1      
Wood Stork 56       15      
Northern Gannet 108       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,345       134      
Anhinga 102       51      
American White Pelican 22       3      
Brown Pelican 409       75      
American Bittern 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 754       224      
Great Egret 759       167      
Snowy Egret 903       91      
Little Blue Heron 292       53      
Tricolored Heron 363       31      
Green Heron 13       7      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 63       15      
White Ibis 1,588       98      
Glossy Ibis 53       6      
Black Vulture 762       141      
Turkey Vulture 1,024       230      
Osprey 100       66      
Bald Eagle 119       56      
Northern Harrier 28       21      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 33       29      
Cooper's Hawk 43       39      
Red-shouldered Hawk 175       108      
Red-tailed Hawk 227       140      
American Kestrel 24       19      
Merlin 5       5      
Clapper Rail 8       8      
King Rail 4       2      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 1,965       25      
Sandhill Crane 3       1      
Black-bellied Plover 448       11      
Wilson's Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 1,030       11      
Piping Plover 8       4      
Killdeer 292       46      
American Oystercatcher 47       19      
American Avocet 117       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 142       12      
Willet 189       21      
Lesser Yellowlegs 39       4      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 179       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 179       15      
Red Knot 28       3      
Sanderling 294       11      
Western Sandpiper 244       9      
Least Sandpiper 439       9      
Purple Sandpiper 6       5      
Dunlin 7,960       20      
Stilt Sandpiper 2       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 495       10      
Long-billed Dowitcher 203       1      
Wilson's Snipe 68       10      
American Woodcock 26       5      
Bonaparte's Gull 374       21      
Laughing Gull 840       37      
Ring-billed Gull 2,782       110      
Herring Gull 914       48      
Great Black-backed Gull 7       5      
Forster's Tern 189       28      
Royal Tern 6       4      
Black Skimmer 121       3      
Rock Pigeon 1,329       60      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 184       42      
Mourning Dove 4,122       950      
Common Ground-Dove 39       12      
Barn Owl 6       5      
Eastern Screech-Owl 5       5      
Great Horned Owl 16       12      
Barred Owl 40       22      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 30       24      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       2      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 121       81      
Red-headed Woodpecker 101       78      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 943       632      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 149       117      
Downy Woodpecker 657       468      
Hairy Woodpecker 58       50      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 6       3      
Northern Flicker 268       123      
Pileated Woodpecker 154       94      
Eastern Phoebe 196       101      
Loggerhead Shrike 28       18      
White-eyed Vireo 4       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 19       15      
Blue Jay 1,609       663      
American Crow 2,977       565      
Fish Crow 333       48      
Common Raven 3       2      
Horned Lark 2       2      
Purple Martin 17       2      
Tree Swallow 4,136       28      
Carolina Chickadee 2,869       1,007      
Tufted Titmouse 2,579       895      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 35       16      
White-breasted Nuthatch 357       222      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 632       324      
Brown Creeper 39       14      
Carolina Wren 1,835       803      
House Wren 133       50      
Winter Wren 30       10      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 40       12      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 23       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 64       24      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 394       145      
Eastern Bluebird 1,339       448      
Hermit Thrush 66       57      
American Robin 4,499       437      
Gray Catbird 38       29      
Northern Mockingbird 973       533      
Brown Thrasher 373       278      
European Starling 2,557       114      
American Pipit 38       2      
Cedar Waxwing 4,911       179      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 6       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 8       6      
Common Yellowthroat 16       12      
Blackpoll Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 102       25      
Pine Warbler 462       198      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,278       297      
Yellow-throated Warbler 29       24      
Prairie Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 498       254      
Bachman's Sparrow 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 3,526       425      
Field Sparrow 396       76      
Vesper Sparrow 16       3      
Savannah Sparrow 250       58      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 63       26      
Song Sparrow 778       203      
Swamp Sparrow 201       37      
White-throated Sparrow 1,898       420      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       19      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,603       368      
Northern Cardinal 5,113       1,222      
Painted Bunting 9       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 9,951       290      
Eastern Meadowlark 191       23      
Rusty Blackbird 279       16      
Common Grackle 3,171       223      
Boat-tailed Grackle 742       68      
Brown-headed Cowbird 983       81      
Bullock's Oriole 2       1      
Baltimore Oriole 157       52      
Purple Finch 878       266      
House Finch 2,487       595      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
Pine Siskin 2,250       185      
American Goldfinch 9,596       760      
Evening Grosbeak 8       3      
House Sparrow 913       147      
Total 136,788             

A total of 198 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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