Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Lincoln - 140 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 13 species 1 Black-bellied Whistling-DuckDendrocygna autumnalis
 2 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 3 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 4 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 5 American WigeonMareca americana
 6 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 7 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 8 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 9 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 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 - 3 species 16 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 17 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
 18 Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Doves - 2 species 19 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 20 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 21 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Swifts - 1 species 22 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 2 species 23 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
 24 Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Stilts & Avocets - 1 species 25 American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Plovers - 1 species 26 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 6 species 27 SanderlingCalidris alba
 28 DunlinCalidris alpina
 29 Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii
 30 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 31 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 32 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Gulls & Terns - 4 species 33 Sabine's GullXema sabini
 34 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 35 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 36 Herring GullLarus argentatus
Loons - 1 species 37 Common LoonGavia immer
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 3 species 38 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 39 Great EgretArdea alba
 40 Green HeronButorides virescens
New World Vultures - 2 species 41 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 42 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 43 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 8 species 44 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 45 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 46 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 47 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 48 Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
 49 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 50 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 51 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Barn-Owls - 1 species 52 Barn OwlTyto alba
Owls - 4 species 53 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 54 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 55 Barred OwlStrix varia
 56 Long-eared OwlAsio otus
Kingfishers - 1 species 57 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 6 species 58 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 59 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 60 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 61 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 62 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 63 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 64 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 65 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 66 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 67 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 68 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 69 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 3 species 70 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 71 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 72 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 4 species 73 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 74 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 75 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
 76 Common RavenCorvus corax
Larks - 1 species 77 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 78 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 79 Purple MartinProgne subis
 80 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
 81 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 82 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 83 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 84 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 85 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 86 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Wrens - 2 species 87 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 88 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 89 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 1 species 90 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 3 species 91 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 92 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 93 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 94 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 95 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 96 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 97 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 98 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 99 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 100 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 101 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 102 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 103 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 9 species 104 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 105 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 106 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 107 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 108 White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
 109 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 110 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 111 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 112 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 113 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 6 species 114 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 115 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 116 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 117 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 118 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 119 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 15 species 120 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 121 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 122 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 123 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 124 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 125 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 126 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 127 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 128 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 129 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 130 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 131 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 132 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 133 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 134 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 135 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 136 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 137 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 138 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 139 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 140 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea