Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Pasquotank - 184 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 21 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 Northern PintailAnas acuta
 12 Green-winged TealAnas crecca
 13 CanvasbackAythya valisineria
 14 RedheadAythya americana
 15 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 16 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 17 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 18 Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
 19 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 20 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 21 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 22 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 23 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 2 species 24 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 25 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
Doves - 2 species 26 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 27 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 28 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 1 species 29 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
Swifts - 1 species 30 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 2 species 31 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
 32 Rufous HummingbirdSelasphorus rufus
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 2 species 33 Clapper RailRallus crepitans
 34 American CootFulica americana
Plovers - 3 species 35 Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
 36 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
 37 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Sandpipers - 10 species 38 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 39 White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis
 40 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 41 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 42 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 43 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 44 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 45 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 46 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 47 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 9 species 48 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 49 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 50 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 51 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 52 Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
 53 Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
 54 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
 55 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
 56 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 1 species 57 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 58 Double-crested CormorantNannopterum auritum
Pelicans - 1 species 59 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 5 species 60 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 61 Great EgretArdea alba
 62 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 63 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 64 Green HeronButorides virescens
Ibises & Spoonbills - 2 species 65 Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
 66 Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja
New World Vultures - 2 species 67 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 68 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 69 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 6 species 70 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 71 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 72 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 73 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 74 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 75 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 76 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 77 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 78 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 79 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 80 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 81 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 82 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 83 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 84 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 85 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 86 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 2 species 87 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 88 MerlinFalco columbarius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 89 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 90 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 91 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 92 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 93 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 4 species 94 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 95 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 96 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 97 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 98 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 99 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 100 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 101 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 102 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Larks - 1 species 103 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 104 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 105 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 106 Purple MartinProgne subis
 107 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Kinglets - 2 species 108 Ruby-crowned KingletCorthylio calendula
 109 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Waxwings - 1 species 110 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Nuthatches - 3 species 111 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 112 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 113 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 114 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 115 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Wrens - 2 species 116 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
 117 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 118 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 119 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 120 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 121 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Thrushes - 5 species 122 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 123 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 124 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 125 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 126 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 127 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 128 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 129 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 130 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 131 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 132 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 13 species 133 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 134 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 135 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 136 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 137 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 138 White-crowned SparrowZonotrichia leucophrys
 139 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 140 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 141 Henslow's SparrowCentronyx henslowii
 142 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 143 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 144 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 145 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 146 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 9 species 147 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 148 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 149 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 150 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 151 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 152 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 153 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 154 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
 155 Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major
Wood-Warblers - 22 species 156 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 157 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 158 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 159 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 160 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 161 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 162 Orange-crowned WarblerLeiothlypis celata
 163 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 164 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 165 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 166 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 167 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 168 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 169 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 170 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 171 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 172 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 173 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 174 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 175 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 176 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 177 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 7 species 178 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 179 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 180 Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
 181 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 182 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 183 Painted BuntingPasserina ciris
 184 DickcisselSpiza americana