Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Bladen - 183 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 13 species 1 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 2 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 3 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 4 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 5 Northern PintailAnas acuta
 6 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 7 CanvasbackAythya valisineria
 8 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 9 Greater ScaupAythya marila
 10 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 11 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 12 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 13 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 14 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 15 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 1 species 16 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Doves - 3 species 17 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 18 Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
 19 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 20 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 3 species 21 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
 22 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
 23 Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus
Swifts - 1 species 24 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 25 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 3 species 26 American CootFulica americana
 27 Yellow RailCoturnicops noveboracensis
 28 Black RailLaterallus jamaicensis
Limpkin - 1 species 29 LimpkinAramus guarauna
Plovers - 4 species 30 Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
 31 American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
 32 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
 33 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Sandpipers - 19 species 34 Upland SandpiperBartramia longicauda
 35 Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
 36 Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
 37 SanderlingCalidris alba
 38 Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
 39 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 40 White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
 41 Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
 42 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 43 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 44 Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
 45 Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
 46 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 47 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 48 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 49 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 50 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 51 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
 52 Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Gulls & Terns - 2 species 53 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 54 Herring GullLarus argentatus
Loons - 1 species 55 Common LoonGavia immer
Storks - 1 species 56 Wood StorkMycteria americana
Darters - 1 species 57 AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Cormorants - 1 species 58 Double-crested CormorantNannopterum auritum
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 9 species 59 American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
 60 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 61 Great EgretArdea alba
 62 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 63 Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
 64 Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
 65 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 66 Green HeronButorides virescens
 67 Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 68 White IbisEudocimus albus
New World Vultures - 2 species 69 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 70 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 71 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 9 species 72 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 73 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 74 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 75 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 76 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 77 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 78 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 79 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 80 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 4 species 81 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 82 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 83 Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
 84 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 85 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 8 species 86 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 87 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 88 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 89 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 90 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerDryobates borealis
 91 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 92 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 93 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 94 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 6 species 95 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 96 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 97 Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi
 98 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 99 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 100 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 5 species 101 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 102 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 103 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 104 Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
 105 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Shrikes - 1 species 106 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 107 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 108 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 109 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 110 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 111 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Larks - 1 species 112 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 113 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 114 Purple MartinProgne subis
 115 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
 116 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Kinglets - 2 species 117 Ruby-crowned KingletCorthylio calendula
 118 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Waxwings - 1 species 119 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Nuthatches - 2 species 120 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 121 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 122 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 123 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Wrens - 3 species 124 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 125 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
 126 Bewick's WrenThryomanes bewickii
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 127 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 128 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 129 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 130 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Thrushes - 6 species 131 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 132 Bicknell's ThrushCatharus bicknelli
 133 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 134 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 135 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 136 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 137 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 138 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 139 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 140 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 141 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 142 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 10 species 143 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 144 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 145 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 146 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 147 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 148 Seaside SparrowAmmospiza maritima
 149 Nelson's SparrowAmmospiza nelsoni
 150 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 151 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 152 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 153 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 7 species 154 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 155 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 156 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 157 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 158 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 159 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 160 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 17 species 161 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 162 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 163 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 164 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 165 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 166 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 167 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 168 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 169 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 170 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 171 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 172 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 173 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 174 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 175 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 176 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 177 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 178 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 179 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 180 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 181 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 182 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 183 DickcisselSpiza americana