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2011 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
Snow Goose 21       3      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,150       73      
Mute Swan 6       5      
Tundra Swan 146       2      
Wood Duck 294       57      
Gadwall 189       7      
American Wigeon 136       5      
American Black Duck 16       4      
Mallard 823       139      
Mottled Duck 83       8      
Blue-winged Teal 98       9      
Northern Shoveler 617       6      
Northern Pintail 5       1      
Green-winged Teal 2,936       7      
Canvasback 56       3      
Redhead 18       3      
Ring-necked Duck 866       19      
Greater Scaup 10       1      
Lesser Scaup 3,201       11      
Surf Scoter 6       1      
Black Scoter 113       3      
Bufflehead 319       40      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 796       85      
Red-breasted Merganser 49       9      
Ruddy Duck 1,484       19      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Wild Turkey 293       32      
Red-throated Loon 16       5      
Common Loon 89       22      
Pied-billed Grebe 253       70      
Horned Grebe 61       6      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Wood Stork 136       39      
Northern Gannet 9       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,476       135      
Great Cormorant 2       2      
Anhinga 113       55      
American White Pelican 4       3      
Brown Pelican 449       89      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 409       236      
Great Egret 1,095       173      
Snowy Egret 987       89      
Little Blue Heron 108       37      
Tricolored Heron 125       23      
Green Heron 5       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 54       15      
White Ibis 1,135       103      
Glossy Ibis 24       3      
Black Vulture 527       131      
Turkey Vulture 1,436       336      
Osprey 95       63      
Bald Eagle 112       73      
Northern Harrier 50       19      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 36       31      
Cooper's Hawk 81       52      
Red-shouldered Hawk 181       133      
Red-tailed Hawk 272       178      
American Kestrel 45       30      
Merlin 10       5      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Yellow Rail 1       1      
Clapper Rail 77       19      
King Rail 1       1      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 3,750       48      
Sandhill Crane 30       7      
Black-bellied Plover 96       11      
Wilson's Plover 4       2      
Semipalmated Plover 2,759       11      
Piping Plover 28       6      
Killdeer 249       41      
American Oystercatcher 142       19      
Black-necked Stilt 1       1      
American Avocet 543       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 7       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 90       9      
Willet 214       20      
Lesser Yellowlegs 277       5      
Whimbrel 5       2      
Marbled Godwit 168       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 39       7      
Red Knot 1,202       2      
Sanderling 165       16      
Western Sandpiper 880       9      
Least Sandpiper 794       6      
Purple Sandpiper 5       2      
Dunlin 5,432       15      
Stilt Sandpiper 50       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 258       9      
Long-billed Dowitcher 109       2      
Wilson's Snipe 32       9      
American Woodcock 6       6      
Bonaparte's Gull 104       10      
Laughing Gull 618       38      
Ring-billed Gull 5,025       123      
Herring Gull 924       56      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Caspian Tern 4       2      
Forster's Tern 167       18      
Royal Tern 35       5      
Black Skimmer 80       8      
Rock Pigeon 771       60      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 69       30      
Mourning Dove 3,575       917      
Barn Owl 6       3      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 15       11      
Barred Owl 63       33      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 36       26      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 107       84      
Red-headed Woodpecker 107       70      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 789       535      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 168       142      
Downy Woodpecker 696       441      
Hairy Woodpecker 63       55      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 5       3      
Northern Flicker 192       116      
Pileated Woodpecker 197       130      
Eastern Phoebe 180       119      
Loggerhead Shrike 24       20      
White-eyed Vireo 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 9       7      
Blue Jay 1,223       546      
American Crow 3,032       586      
Fish Crow 341       66      
Common Raven 11       3      
Horned Lark 13       3      
Purple Martin 15       6      
Tree Swallow 731       12      
Carolina Chickadee 2,727       1,031      
Tufted Titmouse 2,047       839      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 35       23      
White-breasted Nuthatch 353       207      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 517       299      
Brown Creeper 24       18      
Carolina Wren 1,828       839      
House Wren 114       41      
Winter Wren 17       13      
Sedge Wren 5       3      
Marsh Wren 15       8      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 109       42      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 269       114      
Eastern Bluebird 1,245       452      
Hermit Thrush 110       83      
American Robin 5,915       510      
Gray Catbird 33       29      
Northern Mockingbird 1,071       583      
Brown Thrasher 332       234      
European Starling 1,547       115      
American Pipit 4       1      
Cedar Waxwing 1,853       137      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 13       13      
Orange-crowned Warbler 18       15      
Common Yellowthroat 9       6      
Northern Parula 2       2      
Palm Warbler 13       6      
Pine Warbler 653       269      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,545       368      
Yellow-throated Warbler 30       29      
Prairie Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 422       239      
Chipping Sparrow 3,034       387      
Field Sparrow 333       78      
Vesper Sparrow 26       8      
Savannah Sparrow 376       59      
Henslow's Sparrow 1       1      
Nelson's Sparrow 2       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 21       3      
Seaside Sparrow 41       12      
Fox Sparrow 119       52      
Song Sparrow 716       215      
Swamp Sparrow 118       32      
White-throated Sparrow 1,583       398      
White-crowned Sparrow 53       21      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,781       356      
Northern Cardinal 4,927       1,245      
Painted Bunting 29       23      
Red-winged Blackbird 77,206       345      
Eastern Meadowlark 123       14      
Rusty Blackbird 738       23      
Common Grackle 256,706       266      
Boat-tailed Grackle 402       55      
Brown-headed Cowbird 798       136      
Baltimore Oriole 96       37      
Purple Finch 1,062       343      
House Finch 2,070       567      
Pine Siskin 1,152       158      
American Goldfinch 9,286       867      
House Sparrow 606       136      
Total 448,247             

A total of 196 species were reported.

See list of localities in South Carolina with reports.

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