Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Montgomery - 143 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 fusca
 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 Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicus
 13 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
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 CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
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 - 7 species 53 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 54 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 55 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 56 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 57 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 58 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 59 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 60 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 6 species 61 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 62 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 63 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 64 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 65 Willow FlycatcherEmpidonax traillii
 66 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Shrikes - 1 species 67 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Vireos - 4 species 68 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 69 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 70 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 71 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 72 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 73 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 74 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Swallows - 5 species 75 Purple MartinProgne subis
 76 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 77 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 78 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
 79 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 80 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 81 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 82 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 83 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 84 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 85 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 2 species 86 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 87 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 88 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 89 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 90 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 5 species 91 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 92 Swainson's ThrushCatharus ustulatus
 93 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 94 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 95 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 96 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 97 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 98 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 99 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 100 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 101 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 102 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 3 species 103 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 104 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 105 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 11 species 106 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 107 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 108 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 109 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 110 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 111 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 112 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 113 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 114 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 115 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 116 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 117 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 4 species 118 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 119 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 120 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 121 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 16 species 122 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 123 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 124 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 125 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 126 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 127 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 128 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 129 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 130 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 131 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 132 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 133 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 134 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 135 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 136 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 137 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 138 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 139 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 140 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 141 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 142 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 143 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea