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