Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
No distinction is made between transient and resident records for a county. The majority of the records are from eBird and the Chat.
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Hertford - 107 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 10 species 1 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 2 Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
 3 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 4 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 5 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 6 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 7 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 8 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 9 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 10 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 11 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 12 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 1 species 13 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Doves - 1 species 14 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 15 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Swifts - 1 species 16 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 17 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Plovers - 1 species 18 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Gulls & Terns - 2 species 19 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 20 Herring GullLarus argentatus
Cormorants - 1 species 21 Double-crested CormorantNannopterum auritum
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 2 species 22 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 23 Green HeronButorides virescens
New World Vultures - 2 species 24 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 25 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 4 species 26 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 27 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 28 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 29 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Kingfishers - 1 species 30 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 31 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 32 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 33 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 34 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerDryobates borealis
 35 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 36 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 37 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 38 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 39 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 40 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 41 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 42 Yellow-bellied FlycatcherEmpidonax flaviventris
 43 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
Vireos - 3 species 44 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 45 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 46 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 47 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 48 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 49 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 50 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 51 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Larks - 1 species 52 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 53 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 54 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 55 Purple MartinProgne subis
 56 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Kinglets - 2 species 57 Ruby-crowned KingletCorthylio calendula
 58 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Waxwings - 1 species 59 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Nuthatches - 2 species 60 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 61 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 62 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 63 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Wrens - 2 species 64 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 65 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 2 species 66 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 67 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 68 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Thrushes - 4 species 69 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 70 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 71 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 72 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 73 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 3 species 74 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 75 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 76 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 8 species 77 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 78 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 79 American Tree SparrowSpizelloides arborea
 80 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 81 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 82 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 83 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 84 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 85 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 7 species 86 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 87 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 88 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 89 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 90 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 91 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 92 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 11 species 93 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 94 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 95 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 96 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 97 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 98 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 99 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 100 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 101 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 102 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 103 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 4 species 104 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 105 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 106 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 107 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea