Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Camden - 188 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 15 species 1 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 2 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 3 Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
 4 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 5 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 6 American WigeonMareca americana
 7 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 8 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 9 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 10 RedheadAythya americana
 11 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 12 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 13 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 14 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 15 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 16 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 17 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 2 species 18 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 19 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Doves - 3 species 20 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 21 Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
 22 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 2 species 23 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
 24 Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmus
Goatsuckers - 3 species 25 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
 26 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
 27 Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus
Swifts - 1 species 28 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 29 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 1 species 30 American CootFulica americana
Plovers - 1 species 31 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 8 species 32 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 33 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 34 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 35 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 36 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 37 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 38 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 39 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 3 species 40 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 41 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 42 Herring GullLarus argentatus
Loons - 1 species 43 Common LoonGavia immer
Storks - 1 species 44 Wood StorkMycteria americana
Cormorants - 1 species 45 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Darters - 1 species 46 AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Pelicans - 1 species 47 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 9 species 48 American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
 49 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 50 Great EgretArdea alba
 51 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 52 Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
 53 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 54 Green HeronButorides virescens
 55 Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
 56 Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 57 Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
New World Vultures - 2 species 58 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 59 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 60 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 9 species 61 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 62 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 63 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 64 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 65 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 66 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 67 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 68 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
 69 Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Owls - 3 species 70 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 71 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 72 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 73 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 8 species 74 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 75 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 76 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 77 Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
 78 Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
 79 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerPicoides borealis
 80 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 81 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 3 species 82 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 83 MerlinFalco columbarius
 84 Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Tyrant Flycatchers - 8 species 85 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 86 Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
 87 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 88 Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
 89 Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
 90 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
 91 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 92 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
Vireos - 6 species 93 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 94 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 95 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 96 Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
 97 Warbling VireoVireo gilvus
 98 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 99 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 100 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 101 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Swallows - 5 species 102 Purple MartinProgne subis
 103 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 104 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 105 Cave SwallowPetrochelidon fulva
 106 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 107 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 108 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 109 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 110 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 111 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 112 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 3 species 113 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 114 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 115 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 116 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 117 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 118 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 6 species 119 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 120 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 121 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 122 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 123 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 124 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 125 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 126 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 127 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 128 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 129 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 130 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 131 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 132 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 133 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 134 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 135 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 9 species 136 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 137 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 138 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 139 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 140 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 141 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 142 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 143 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 144 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 145 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 8 species 146 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 147 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 148 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 149 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 150 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 151 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 152 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 153 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 29 species 154 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 155 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 156 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 157 Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
 158 Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
 159 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 160 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 161 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 162 Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
 163 Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
 164 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 165 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 166 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 167 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 168 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 169 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 170 Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
 171 Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
 172 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 173 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 174 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 175 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 176 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 177 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 178 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 179 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 180 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
 181 Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
 182 Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 183 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 184 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 185 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 186 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 187 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 188 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea