Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Pamlico - 235 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 33 species 1 Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
 2 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 3 Ross's GooseAnser rossii
 4 Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
 5 BrantBranta bernicla
 6 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 7 Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
 8 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 9 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 10 Cinnamon TealSpatula cyanoptera
 11 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 12 GadwallMareca strepera
 13 Eurasian WigeonMareca penelope
 14 American WigeonMareca americana
 15 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 16 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 17 Northern PintailAnas acuta
 18 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 19 CanvasbackAythya valisineria
 20 RedheadAythya americana
 21 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 22 Greater ScaupAythya marila
 23 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 24 Harlequin DuckHistrionicus histrionicus
 25 Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
 26 White-winged ScoterMelanitta fusca
 27 Black ScoterMelanitta americana
 28 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 29 Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
 30 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 31 Common MerganserMergus merganser
 32 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 33 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 34 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 35 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 4 species 36 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 37 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
 38 Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
 39 Eared GrebePodiceps nigricollis
Doves - 3 species 40 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 41 White-winged DoveZenaida asiatica
 42 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 43 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 1 species 44 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
Swifts - 1 species 45 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 4 species 46 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
 47 Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
 48 Allen's HummingbirdSelasphorus sasin
 49 Buff-bellied HummingbirdAmazilia yucatanensis
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 7 species 50 Black RailLaterallus jamaicensis
 51 Clapper RailRallus crepitans
 52 King RailRallus elegans
 53 Virginia RailRallus limicola
 54 SoraPorzana carolina
 55 Common GallinuleGallinula galeata
 56 American CootFulica americana
Stilts & Avocets - 2 species 57 Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
 58 American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Plovers - 2 species 59 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
 60 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 17 species 61 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
 62 Hudsonian GodwitLimosa haemastica
 63 Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
 64 DunlinCalidris alpina
 65 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 66 White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
 67 Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis
 68 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 69 Short-billed DowitcherLimnodromus griseus
 70 Long-billed DowitcherLimnodromus scolopaceus
 71 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 72 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 73 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 74 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 75 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 76 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
 77 Wilson's PhalaropePhalaropus tricolor
Gulls & Terns - 12 species 78 Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
 79 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 80 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 81 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 82 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 83 Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
 84 Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
 85 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
 86 Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
 87 Common TernSterna hirundo
 88 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
 89 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 2 species 90 Red-throated LoonGavia stellata
 91 Common LoonGavia immer
Boobies & Gannets - 1 species 92 Northern GannetMorus bassanus
Cormorants - 2 species 93 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
 94 Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
Darters - 1 species 95 AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Pelicans - 2 species 96 American White PelicanPelecanus erythrorhynchos
 97 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 10 species 98 American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
 99 Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
 100 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 101 Great EgretArdea alba
 102 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 103 Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea
 104 Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor
 105 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 106 Green HeronButorides virescens
 107 Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Ibises & Spoonbills - 2 species 108 White IbisEudocimus albus
 109 Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
New World Vultures - 2 species 110 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 111 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 112 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 11 species 113 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 114 Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
 115 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 116 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 117 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 118 Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
 119 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 120 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 121 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 122 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 123 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Barn-Owls - 1 species 124 Barn OwlTyto alba
Owls - 4 species 125 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 126 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 127 Barred OwlStrix varia
 128 Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Kingfishers - 1 species 129 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 8 species 130 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 131 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 132 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 133 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 134 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerDryobates borealis
 135 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 136 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 137 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 3 species 138 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 139 MerlinFalco columbarius
 140 GyrfalconFalco rusticolus
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 141 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 142 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 143 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 144 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 145 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 4 species 146 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 147 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 148 Philadelphia VireoVireo philadelphicus
 149 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 150 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 151 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 152 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Swallows - 5 species 153 Purple MartinProgne subis
 154 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 155 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 156 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
 157 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 158 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 159 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 160 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 161 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 162 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 163 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 4 species 164 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 165 Sedge WrenCistothorus platensis
 166 Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
 167 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 168 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 169 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 170 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 4 species 171 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 172 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 173 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 174 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 175 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 176 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 177 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 178 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 179 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 180 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 181 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 182 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 183 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 184 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
Longspurs & Allies - 1 species 185 Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 16 species 186 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 187 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 188 Clay-colored SparrowSpizella pallida
 189 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 190 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 191 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 192 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 193 LeConte's SparrowAmmospiza leconteii
 194 Seaside SparrowAmmospiza maritima
 195 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 196 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 197 Lincoln's SparrowMelospiza lincolnii
 198 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 199 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 200 White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
 201 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 202 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 10 species 203 Yellow-headed BlackbirdXanthocephalus xanthocephalus
 204 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 205 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 206 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 207 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 208 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 209 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 210 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 211 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
 212 Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major
Wood-Warblers - 18 species 213 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 214 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 215 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 216 Blue-winged WarblerVermivora cyanoptera
 217 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 218 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 219 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 220 Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
 221 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 222 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 223 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 224 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 225 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 226 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 227 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 228 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 229 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 230 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 5 species 231 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 232 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 233 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 234 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 235 Painted BuntingPasserina ciris