Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Montgomery - 142 species

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