Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Montgomery - 144 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 10 species 1 Ross's GooseAnser rossii
 2 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 3 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 4 American WigeonMareca americana
 5 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 6 White-winged ScoterMelanitta deglandi
 7 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 8 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 9 Common MerganserMergus merganser
 10 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
New World Quails - 1 species 11 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 2 species 12 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
 13 Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicus
Grebes - 2 species 14 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 15 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Doves - 3 species 16 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 17 Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
 18 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 19 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Swifts - 1 species 20 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 21 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Cranes - 1 species 22 Sandhill CraneAntigone canadensis
Plovers - 2 species 23 American Golden-PloverPluvialis dominica
 24 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 4 species 25 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 26 Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
 27 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 28 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
Gulls & Terns - 4 species 29 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 30 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 31 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 32 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 1 species 33 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 34 Double-crested CormorantNannopterum auritum
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 2 species 35 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 36 Great EgretArdea alba
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 37 White IbisEudocimus albus
New World Vultures - 2 species 38 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 39 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 40 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 8 species 41 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 42 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 43 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 44 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 45 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 46 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 47 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 48 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 49 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 50 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 51 Northern Saw-whet OwlAegolius acadicus
Kingfishers - 1 species 52 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 8 species 53 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 54 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 55 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 56 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 57 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerDryobates borealis
 58 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 59 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 60 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 61 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 6 species 62 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 63 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 64 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 65 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 66 Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
 67 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 4 species 68 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 69 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 70 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 71 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Shrikes - 1 species 72 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 73 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 74 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 75 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 76 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 77 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Swallows - 5 species 78 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 79 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 80 Purple MartinProgne subis
 81 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
 82 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Kinglets - 2 species 83 Ruby-crowned KingletCorthylio calendula
 84 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Waxwings - 1 species 85 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Nuthatches - 3 species 86 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 87 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 88 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 89 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 90 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Wrens - 2 species 91 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 92 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 93 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 94 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 95 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 96 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Thrushes - 5 species 97 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 98 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 99 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 100 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 101 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 102 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 103 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 3 species 104 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 105 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 106 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 11 species 107 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 108 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 109 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 110 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 111 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 112 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 113 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 114 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 115 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 116 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 117 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 118 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 4 species 119 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 120 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 121 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 122 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 16 species 123 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 124 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 125 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 126 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 127 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 128 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 129 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 130 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 131 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 132 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 133 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 134 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 135 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 136 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 137 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 138 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 139 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 140 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 141 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 142 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 143 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 144 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea