Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
No distinction is made between transient and resident records for a county. The majority of the records are from eBird and the Chat.
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Scotland - 155 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 8 species 1 Snow GooseAnser caerulescens
 2 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 3 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 4 GadwallMareca strepera
 5 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 6 RedheadAythya americana
 7 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 8 White-winged ScoterMelanitta deglandi
New World Quails - 1 species 9 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 10 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 1 species 11 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
Doves - 2 species 12 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 13 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 14 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 3 species 15 Common NighthawkChordeiles minor
 16 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
 17 Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus
Swifts - 1 species 18 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 19 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 1 species 20 SoraPorzana carolina
Plovers - 1 species 21 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 7 species 22 Stilt SandpiperCalidris himantopus
 23 DunlinCalidris alpina
 24 Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla
 25 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 26 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 27 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 28 Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Gulls & Terns - 1 species 29 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
Loons - 1 species 30 Common LoonGavia immer
Storks - 1 species 31 Wood StorkMycteria americana
Darters - 1 species 32 AnhingaAnhinga anhinga
Cormorants - 1 species 33 Double-crested CormorantNannopterum auritum
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 7 species 34 American BitternBotaurus lentiginosus
 35 Least BitternIxobrychus exilis
 36 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 37 Great EgretArdea alba
 38 Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
 39 Green HeronButorides virescens
 40 Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Ibises & Spoonbills - 1 species 41 White IbisEudocimus albus
New World Vultures - 2 species 42 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 43 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 44 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 9 species 45 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 46 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 47 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 48 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 49 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 50 Mississippi KiteIctinia mississippiensis
 51 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 52 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 53 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 2 species 54 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 55 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 56 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 8 species 57 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 58 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 59 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 60 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 61 Red-cockaded WoodpeckerDryobates borealis
 62 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 63 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 64 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 1 species 65 American KestrelFalco sparverius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 7 species 66 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 67 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 68 Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savana
 69 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 70 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 71 Least FlycatcherEmpidonax minimus
 72 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Vireos - 4 species 73 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 74 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 75 Blue-headed VireoVireo solitarius
 76 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Shrikes - 1 species 77 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 78 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 79 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 80 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 81 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 82 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Larks - 1 species 83 Horned LarkEremophila alpestris
Swallows - 4 species 84 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 85 Purple MartinProgne subis
 86 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
 87 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
Kinglets - 2 species 88 Ruby-crowned KingletCorthylio calendula
 89 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
Waxwings - 1 species 90 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Nuthatches - 2 species 91 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 92 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 93 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 94 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Wrens - 3 species 95 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 96 Marsh WrenCistothorus palustris
 97 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 98 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 99 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 100 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 101 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Thrushes - 5 species 102 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 103 Gray-cheeked ThrushCatharus minimus
 104 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 105 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 106 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Wagtails & Pipits - 1 species 107 American PipitAnthus rubescens
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 3 species 108 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 109 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 110 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 14 species 111 Cassin's SparrowPeucaea cassinii
 112 Bachman's SparrowPeucaea aestivalis
 113 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 114 Lark SparrowChondestes grammacus
 115 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 116 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 117 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 118 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
 119 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 120 Henslow's SparrowCentronyx henslowii
 121 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 122 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 123 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 124 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 125 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 7 species 126 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 127 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 128 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 129 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 130 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 131 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 132 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 19 species 133 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 134 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 135 Northern WaterthrushParkesia noveboracensis
 136 Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera
 137 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 138 Prothonotary WarblerProtonotaria citrea
 139 Swainson's WarblerLimnothlypis swainsonii
 140 Kentucky WarblerGeothlypis formosa
 141 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 142 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 143 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 144 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 145 Bay-breasted WarblerSetophaga castanea
 146 Black-throated Blue WarblerSetophaga caerulescens
 147 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 148 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 149 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 150 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
 151 Prairie WarblerSetophaga discolor
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 4 species 152 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 153 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 154 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 155 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea