Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Haywood - 237 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 26 species 1 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 2 Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
 3 Cackling GooseBranta hutchinsii
 4 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 5 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 6 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 7 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 8 GadwallMareca strepera
 9 American WigeonMareca americana
 10 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 11 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 12 Northern PintailAnas acuta
 13 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 14 CanvasbackAythya valisineria
 15 RedheadAythya americana
 16 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 17 Greater ScaupAythya marila
 18 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 19 Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
 20 White-winged ScoterMelanitta fusca
 21 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 22 Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
 23 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 24 Common MerganserMergus merganser
 25 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 26 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 27 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 2 species 28 Ruffed GrouseBonasa umbellus
 29 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 3 species 30 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 31 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
 32 Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis
Doves - 4 species 33 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 34 Band-tailed PigeonPatagioenas fasciata
 35 Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
 36 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 2 species 37 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
 38 Black-billed CuckooCoccyzus erythropthalmus
Swifts - 2 species 39 Cypseloides Swift sp.Cypseloides sp.
 40 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 2 species 41 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
 42 Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 3 species 43 SoraPorzana carolina
 44 Purple GallinulePorphyrio martinicus
 45 American CootFulica americana
Cranes - 1 species 46 Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensis
Stilts & Avocets - 1 species 47 American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Plovers - 3 species 48 American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
 49 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
 50 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 11 species 51 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 52 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 53 Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
 54 Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
 55 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 56 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 57 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 58 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 59 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 60 WilletTringa semipalmata
 61 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 10 species 62 Sabine's GullXema sabini
 63 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 64 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 65 Franklin's GullLeucophaeus pipixcan
 66 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 67 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 68 Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
 69 Black TernChlidonias niger
 70 Common TernSterna hirundo
 71 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
Loons - 1 species 72 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 73 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Darters - 1 species 74 AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Pelicans - 2 species 75 American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
 76 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 7 species 77 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 78 Great EgretArdea alba
 79 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 80 Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
 81 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 82 Green HeronButorides virescens
 83 Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 84 White IbisEudocimus albus
New World Vultures - 2 species 85 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 86 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 87 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 12 species 88 White-tailed KiteElanus leucurus
 89 Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
 90 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 91 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 92 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 93 Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
 94 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 95 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 96 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 97 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 98 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
 99 Rough-legged HawkButeo lagopus
Owls - 4 species 100 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 101 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 102 Barred OwlStrix varia
 103 Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus
Kingfishers - 1 species 104 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 105 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 106 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 107 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 108 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 109 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 110 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 111 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 3 species 112 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 113 MerlinFalco columbarius
 114 Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Tyrant Flycatchers - 9 species 115 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 116 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 117 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 118 Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
 119 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 120 Alder FlycatcherEmpidonax alnorum
 121 Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
 122 Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
 123 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 5 species 124 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 125 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 126 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 127 Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
 128 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 4 species 129 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 130 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 131 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
 132 Common RavenCorvus corax
Swallows - 5 species 133 Purple MartinProgne subis
 134 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 135 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 136 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
 137 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 3 species 138 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 139 Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillus
 140 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 2 species 141 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 142 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
Treecreepers - 1 species 143 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 4 species 144 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 145 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 146 Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
 147 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 148 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 149 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 150 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 7 species 151 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 152 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 153 Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
 154 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 155 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 156 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 157 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 158 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 159 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 160 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 161 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 162 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 163 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 164 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 5 species 165 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 166 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 167 Red CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
 168 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 169 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
Longspurs & Allies - 1 species 170 Chestnut-collared LongspurCalcarius ornatus
New World Sparrows & Allies - 14 species 171 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 172 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 173 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 174 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 175 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 176 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 177 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 178 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 179 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 180 Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
 181 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 182 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 183 White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
 184 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 185 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 9 species 186 Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
 187 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 188 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 189 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 190 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 191 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 192 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 193 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 194 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 37 species 195 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 196 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 197 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 198 Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
 199 Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
 200 Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
 201 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 202 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 203 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 204 Tennessee WarblerOreothlypis peregrina
 205 Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
 206 Nashville WarblerOreothlypis ruficapilla
 207 Mourning WarblerGeothlypis philadelphia
 208 Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
 209 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 210 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 211 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 212 Kirtland's WarblerSetophaga kirtlandii
 213 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 214 Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea
 215 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 216 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 217 Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
 218 Blackburnian WarblerSetophaga fusca
 219 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 220 Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
 221 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 222 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 223 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 224 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 225 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 226 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 227 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 228 Townsend's WarblerSetophaga townsendi
 229 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
 230 Canada WarblerCardellina canadensis
 231 Wilson's WarblerCardellina pusilla
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 232 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 233 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 234 Western TanagerPiranga ludoviciana
 235 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 236 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 237 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea