Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Pasquotank - 173 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 - 9 species 38 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 39 Pectoral SandpiperCalidris melanotos
 40 Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla
 41 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 42 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 43 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 44 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 45 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
 46 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 8 species 47 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 48 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 49 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 50 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 51 Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
 52 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
 53 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
 54 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 1 species 55 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 56 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Pelicans - 1 species 57 Brown PelicanPelecanus occidentalis
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 5 species 58 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 59 Great EgretArdea alba
 60 Snowy EgretEgretta thula
 61 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 62 Green HeronButorides virescens
New World Vultures - 2 species 63 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 64 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 65 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 6 species 66 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 67 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 68 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 69 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 70 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 71 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 72 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 73 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 74 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 75 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 76 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 77 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 78 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 79 Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescens
 80 Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosus
 81 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 82 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 2 species 83 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 84 MerlinFalco columbarius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 85 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 86 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 87 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
 88 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 89 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
Vireos - 3 species 90 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 91 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 92 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 93 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 94 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 95 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Larks - 1 species 96 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 97 Purple MartinProgne subis
 98 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 99 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 100 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 101 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 102 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 103 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 104 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 105 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Wrens - 2 species 106 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 107 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 108 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 109 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 110 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 4 species 111 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 112 VeeryCatharus fuscescens
 113 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 114 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 115 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 116 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 117 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 118 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 119 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 120 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 121 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 122 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 123 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 124 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 125 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 11 species 126 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 127 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 128 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 129 Vesper SparrowPooecetes gramineus
 130 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 131 Henslow's SparrowAmmodramus henslowii
 132 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 133 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 134 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 135 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 136 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 137 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 9 species 138 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 139 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 140 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 141 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 142 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 143 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 144 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 145 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
 146 Boat-tailed GrackleQuiscalus major
Wood-Warblers - 22 species 147 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 148 Worm-eating WarblerHelmitheros vermivorum
 149 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 150 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 151 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 152 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 153 Orange-crowned WarblerOreothlypis celata
 154 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 155 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 156 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 157 Cape May WarblerSetophaga tigrina
 158 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 159 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 160 Yellow WarblerSetophaga petechia
 161 Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata
 162 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 163 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 164 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 165 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 166 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 167 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
 168 Black-throated Green WarblerSetophaga virens
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 5 species 169 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 170 Black-headed GrosbeakPheucticus melanocephalus
 171 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 172 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea
 173 Painted BuntingPasserina ciris