Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Granville - 212 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 14 species 1 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 2 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 3 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 4 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 5 GadwallMareca strepera
 6 American WigeonMareca americana
 7 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 8 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 9 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 10 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 11 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 12 Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
 13 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 14 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 15 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 16 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 2 species 17 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 18 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Doves - 3 species 19 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 20 White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
 21 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 22 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 3 species 23 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
 24 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
 25 Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus
Swifts - 1 species 26 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 27 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Stilts & Avocets - 1 species 28 American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Plovers - 4 species 29 American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
 30 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
 31 Piping PloverCharadrius melodus
 32 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 21 species 33 Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
 34 Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
 35 Red KnotCalidris canutus
 36 SanderlingCalidris alba
 37 Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
 38 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 39 White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
 40 Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
 41 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 42 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 43 Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
 44 Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
 45 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 46 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 47 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 48 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 49 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 50 WilletTringa semipalmata
 51 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
 52 Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
 53 Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Gulls & Terns - 8 species 54 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 55 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 56 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 57 Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
 58 Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
 59 Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
 60 Black TernChlidonias niger
 61 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
Storks - 1 species 62 Wood StorkMycteria americana
Frigatebirds - 1 species 63 Magnificent FrigatebirdFregata magnificens
Cormorants - 2 species 64 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
 65 Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Pelicans - 1 species 66 American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 7 species 67 American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
 68 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 69 Great EgretArdea alba
 70 Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
 71 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 72 Green HeronButorides virescens
 73 Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 74 Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
New World Vultures - 2 species 75 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 76 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 77 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 9 species 78 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 79 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 80 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 81 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 82 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 83 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 84 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 85 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
 86 Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
Owls - 4 species 87 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 88 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 89 Snowy OwlBubo scandiacus
 90 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 91 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 92 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 93 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 94 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 95 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 96 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 97 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 98 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 3 species 99 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 100 MerlinFalco columbarius
 101 Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 102 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 103 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 104 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 105 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 106 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Shrikes - 1 species 107 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Vireos - 4 species 108 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 109 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 110 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 111 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 112 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 113 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 114 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Swallows - 5 species 115 Purple MartinProgne subis
 116 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 117 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 118 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
 119 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 120 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 121 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 122 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 123 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 124 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 125 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 5 species 126 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 127 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 128 Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
 129 Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
 130 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 131 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 132 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 133 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 7 species 134 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 135 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 136 Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
 137 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 138 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 139 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 140 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 141 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 142 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 143 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 144 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 145 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 146 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 147 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 5 species 148 Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinus
 149 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 150 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 151 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 152 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 14 species 153 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 154 American Tree SparrowSpizelloides arborea
 155 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 156 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 157 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 158 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 159 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 160 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 161 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 162 Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
 163 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 164 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 165 White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
 166 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 167 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 8 species 168 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 169 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 170 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 171 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 172 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 173 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 174 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 175 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 30 species 176 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 177 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 178 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 179 Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
 180 Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
 181 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 182 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 183 Tennessee WarblerOreothlypis peregrina
 184 Nashville WarblerOreothlypis ruficapilla
 185 Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
 186 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 187 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 188 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 189 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 190 Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea
 191 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 192 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 193 Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
 194 Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
 195 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 196 Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
 197 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 198 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 199 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 200 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 201 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 202 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 203 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 204 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
 205 Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 7 species 206 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 207 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 208 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 209 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 210 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 211 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 212 DickcisselSpiza americana