Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Pasquotank - 177 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 Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
 37 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
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 CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
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 - 1 species 65 Roseate SpoonbillPlatalea ajaja
New World Vultures - 2 species 66 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 67 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 68 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 6 species 69 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 70 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 71 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 72 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 73 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 74 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 75 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 76 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 77 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 78 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 79 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 80 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 81 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 82 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 83 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 84 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 85 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 2 species 86 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 87 MerlinFalco columbarius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 88 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 89 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 90 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 91 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 92 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 3 species 93 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 94 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 95 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 96 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 97 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 98 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Larks - 1 species 99 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 100 Purple MartinProgne subis
 101 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 102 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 103 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 104 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 105 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 106 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 107 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 108 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Wrens - 2 species 109 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 110 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 111 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 112 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 113 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 5 species 114 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 115 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 116 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 117 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 118 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 119 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 120 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 121 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 122 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 123 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 124 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 125 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 126 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 127 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 128 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 129 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 11 species 130 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 131 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 132 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 133 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 134 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 135 Henslow's SparrowCentronyx henslowii
 136 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 137 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 138 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 139 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 140 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 141 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 9 species 142 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 143 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 144 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 145 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 146 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 147 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 148 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 149 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
 150 Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major
Wood-Warblers - 22 species 151 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 152 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 153 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 154 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 155 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 156 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 157 Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
 158 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 159 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 160 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 161 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 162 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 163 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 164 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 165 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 166 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 167 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 168 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 169 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 170 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 171 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 172 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 5 species 173 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 174 Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
 175 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 176 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 177 Painted BuntingPasserina ciris