Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Pasquotank - 169 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 19 species 1 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 2 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 3 Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
 4 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 5 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 6 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 7 GadwallMareca strepera
 8 American WigeonMareca americana
 9 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 10 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 11 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 12 RedheadAythya americana
 13 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 14 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 15 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 16 Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
 17 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 18 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 19 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 20 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 21 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 2 species 22 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 23 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Doves - 2 species 24 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 25 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 26 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 1 species 27 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Swifts - 1 species 28 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 2 species 29 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
 30 Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 1 species 31 Clapper RailRallus crepitans
Plovers - 3 species 32 Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
 33 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
 34 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 9 species 35 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 36 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 37 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 38 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 39 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 40 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 41 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 42 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 43 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 8 species 44 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 45 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 46 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 47 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 48 Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
 49 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
 50 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
 51 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 1 species 52 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 53 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Pelicans - 1 species 54 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 5 species 55 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 56 Great EgretArdea alba
 57 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 58 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 59 Green HeronButorides virescens
New World Vultures - 2 species 60 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 61 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 62 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 6 species 63 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 64 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 65 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 66 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 67 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 68 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 69 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 70 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 71 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 72 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 73 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 74 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 75 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 76 Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
 77 Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
 78 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 79 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 2 species 80 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 81 MerlinFalco columbarius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 82 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 83 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 84 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
 85 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 86 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
Vireos - 3 species 87 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 88 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 89 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 90 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 91 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 92 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Larks - 1 species 93 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 94 Purple MartinProgne subis
 95 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 96 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 97 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 98 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 99 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 100 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 101 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 102 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Wrens - 2 species 103 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 104 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 105 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 106 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 107 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 4 species 108 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 109 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 110 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 111 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 112 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 113 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 114 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 115 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 116 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 117 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 118 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 119 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 120 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 121 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 122 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 11 species 123 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 124 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 125 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 126 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 127 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 128 Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii
 129 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 130 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 131 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 132 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 133 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 134 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 8 species 135 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 136 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 137 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 138 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 139 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 140 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 141 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
 142 Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major
Wood-Warblers - 22 species 143 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 144 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 145 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 146 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 147 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 148 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 149 Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
 150 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 151 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 152 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 153 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 154 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 155 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 156 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 157 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 158 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 159 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 160 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 161 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 162 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 163 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 164 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 5 species 165 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 166 Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
 167 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 168 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 169 Painted BuntingPasserina ciris