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 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 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 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 76 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 77 Purple MartinProgne subis
 78 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
 79 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
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 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 107 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 108 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 109 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 110 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 111 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 112 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 113 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 114 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 115 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 116 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
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