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2012 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 7       3      
Snow Goose 4       2      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 2,717       224      
Mute Swan 11       6      
Tundra Swan 401       5      
Wood Duck 276       65      
Gadwall 315       11      
American Wigeon 77       5      
American Black Duck 18       6      
Mallard 700       133      
Mottled Duck 66       9      
Blue-winged Teal 393       20      
Northern Shoveler 1,301       17      
Northern Pintail 13       4      
Green-winged Teal 935       19      
Canvasback 56       3      
Redhead 28       7      
Ring-necked Duck 339       13      
Greater Scaup 6       3      
Lesser Scaup 545       25      
Black Scoter 147       4      
Bufflehead 640       56      
Hooded Merganser 869       112      
Red-breasted Merganser 62       8      
Ruddy Duck 456       12      
Northern Bobwhite 6       3      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 377       44      
Red-throated Loon 18       4      
Common Loon 138       25      
Pied-billed Grebe 330       84      
Horned Grebe 117       14      
Wood Stork 148       45      
Northern Gannet 93       9      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,365       136      
Anhinga 171       76      
American White Pelican 143       7      
Brown Pelican 365       77      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 520       241      
Great Egret 543       152      
Snowy Egret 479       85      
Little Blue Heron 102       34      
Tricolored Heron 160       31      
Cattle Egret 9       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 89       17      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 3,724       89      
Glossy Ibis 82       8      
Black Vulture 698       164      
Turkey Vulture 1,146       285      
Osprey 100       72      
Northern Harrier 45       19      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 37       27      
Cooper's Hawk 62       52      
Bald Eagle 105       59      
Red-shouldered Hawk 191       123      
Red-tailed Hawk 256       159      
Clapper Rail 34       11      
King Rail 2       2      
Virginia Rail 5       3      
Sora 2       2      
Common Gallinule 97       19      
American Coot 2,432       49      
Sandhill Crane 30       2      
Black-bellied Plover 276       10      
American Golden-Plover 1       1      
Wilson's Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 187       9      
Piping Plover 19       5      
Killdeer 328       60      
American Oystercatcher 34       12      
American Avocet 338       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 31       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 60       9      
Willet 172       18      
Lesser Yellowlegs 162       11      
Marbled Godwit 10       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 144       23      
Red Knot 40       1      
Sanderling 456       8      
Western Sandpiper 2,281       7      
Least Sandpiper 38       7      
Purple Sandpiper 2       2      
Dunlin 1,752       16      
Stilt Sandpiper 3       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 118       6      
Long-billed Dowitcher 377       3      
Wilson's Snipe 26       11      
American Woodcock 19       10      
Wilson's Phalarope 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 211       14      
Laughing Gull 786       58      
Ring-billed Gull 3,940       119      
Herring Gull 402       43      
Great Black-backed Gull 12       7      
Caspian Tern 7       6      
Forster's Tern 266       23      
Royal Tern 36       10      
Black Skimmer 162       7      
Rock Pigeon 789       60      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 98       44      
Mourning Dove 3,895       979      
Common Ground-Dove 22       2      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 12       9      
Great Horned Owl 30       22      
Barred Owl 87       36      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 12       10      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 172       124      
Red-headed Woodpecker 134       81      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 842       541      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 182       138      
Downy Woodpecker 817       523      
Hairy Woodpecker 85       69      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 5       2      
Northern Flicker 321       145      
Pileated Woodpecker 208       133      
American Kestrel 38       31      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Eastern Phoebe 241       149      
Loggerhead Shrike 37       25      
White-eyed Vireo 5       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 11       8      
Blue Jay 1,083       464      
American Crow 3,502       671      
Fish Crow 3,406       75      
Common Raven 11       5      
Horned Lark 11       5      
Purple Martin 14       6      
Tree Swallow 264       11      
Carolina Chickadee 3,159       1,079      
Tufted Titmouse 2,641       923      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 18       10      
White-breasted Nuthatch 382       222      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 558       292      
Brown Creeper 33       22      
House Wren 113       40      
Winter Wren 22       13      
Sedge Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 9       6      
Carolina Wren 1,775       836      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 101       31      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 280       130      
Eastern Bluebird 1,564       506      
Hermit Thrush 89       67      
American Robin 8,109       453      
Gray Catbird 46       28      
Northern Mockingbird 1,069       543      
Brown Thrasher 286       217      
European Starling 1,884       113      
American Pipit 208       8      
Cedar Waxwing 3,324       151      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 10       6      
Orange-crowned Warbler 21       13      
Common Yellowthroat 17       9      
Palm Warbler 30       16      
Pine Warbler 495       242      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3,949       353      
Yellow-throated Warbler 11       8      
Eastern Towhee 507       287      
Chipping Sparrow 3,290       410      
Field Sparrow 343       69      
Vesper Sparrow 8       3      
Savannah Sparrow 323       45      
Le Conte's Sparrow 4       2      
Nelson's Sparrow 13       2      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 7       1      
Seaside Sparrow 15       4      
Fox Sparrow 43       23      
Song Sparrow 618       189      
Swamp Sparrow 102       29      
White-throated Sparrow 1,859       450      
White-crowned Sparrow 56       25      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,128       425      
Northern Cardinal 5,325       1,233      
Painted Bunting 3       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 19,436       352      
Eastern Meadowlark 266       23      
Rusty Blackbird 172       12      
Brewer's Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 5,699       247      
Boat-tailed Grackle 736       49      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,312       102      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Baltimore Oriole 102       33      
Purple Finch 346       129      
House Finch 2,813       716      
Pine Siskin 49       33      
American Goldfinch 4,125       596      
House Sparrow 704       162      
Total 134,274             

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.