Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Birds of North Carolina - County Listing
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Warren - 158 species

Ducks, Geese, & Swans - 18 species 1 Canada GooseBranta canadensis
 2 Wood DuckAix sponsa
 3 Blue-winged TealSpatula discors
 4 Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
 5 American WigeonMareca americana
 6 MallardAnas platyrhynchos
 7 American Black DuckAnas rubripes
 8 Northern PintailAnas acuta
 9 CanvasbackAythya valisineria
 10 RedheadAythya americana
 11 Ring-necked DuckAythya collaris
 12 Lesser ScaupAythya affinis
 13 Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
 14 BuffleheadBucephala albeola
 15 Hooded MerganserLophodytes cucullatus
 16 Common MerganserMergus merganser
 17 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
 18 Ruddy DuckOxyura jamaicensis
New World Quails - 1 species 19 Northern BobwhiteColinus virginianus
Grouse and Allies - 1 species 20 Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavo
Grebes - 3 species 21 Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podiceps
 22 Horned GrebePodiceps auritus
 23 Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Doves - 3 species 24 Rock PigeonColumba livia
 25 Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaocto
 26 Mourning DoveZenaida macroura
Cuckoos & Anis - 1 species 27 Yellow-billed CuckooCoccyzus americanus
Goatsuckers - 2 species 28 Chuck-will's-widowAntrostomus carolinensis
 29 Eastern Whip-poor-willAntrostomus vociferus
Swifts - 1 species 30 Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica
Hummingbirds - 1 species 31 Ruby-throated HummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Rails, Gallinules, & Coots - 1 species 32 American CootFulica americana
Plovers - 2 species 33 Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
 34 KilldeerCharadrius vociferus
Sandpipers - 5 species 35 American WoodcockScolopax minor
 36 Wilson's SnipeGallinago delicata
 37 Spotted SandpiperActitis macularius
 38 Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria
 39 Lesser YellowlegsTringa flavipes
Gulls & Terns - 9 species 40 Bonaparte's GullChroicocephalus philadelphia
 41 Laughing GullLeucophaeus atricilla
 42 Ring-billed GullLarus delawarensis
 43 Herring GullLarus argentatus
 44 Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
 45 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
 46 Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
 47 Forster's TernSterna forsteri
 48 Royal TernThalasseus maximus
Loons - 1 species 49 Common LoonGavia immer
Cormorants - 1 species 50 Double-crested CormorantPhalacrocorax auritus
Bitterns, Herons, & Allies - 3 species 51 Great Blue HeronArdea herodias
 52 Great EgretArdea alba
 53 Green HeronButorides virescens
New World Vultures - 2 species 54 Black VultureCoragyps atratus
 55 Turkey VultureCathartes aura
Osprey - 1 species 56 OspreyPandion haliaetus
Kites, Eagles, & Hawks - 8 species 57 Swallow-tailed KiteElanoides forficatus
 58 Northern HarrierCircus hudsonius
 59 Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatus
 60 Cooper's HawkAccipiter cooperii
 61 Bald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalus
 62 Red-shouldered HawkButeo lineatus
 63 Broad-winged HawkButeo platypterus
 64 Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensis
Owls - 3 species 65 Eastern Screech-OwlMegascops asio
 66 Great Horned OwlBubo virginianus
 67 Barred OwlStrix varia
Kingfishers - 1 species 68 Belted KingfisherMegaceryle alcyon
Woodpeckers - 7 species 69 Red-headed WoodpeckerMelanerpes erythrocephalus
 70 Red-bellied WoodpeckerMelanerpes carolinus
 71 Yellow-bellied SapsuckerSphyrapicus varius
 72 Downy WoodpeckerDryobates pubescens
 73 Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosus
 74 Northern FlickerColaptes auratus
 75 Pileated WoodpeckerDryocopus pileatus
Falcons - 2 species 76 American KestrelFalco sparverius
 77 MerlinFalco columbarius
Tyrant Flycatchers - 5 species 78 Great Crested FlycatcherMyiarchus crinitus
 79 Eastern KingbirdTyrannus tyrannus
 80 Eastern Wood-PeweeContopus virens
 81 Acadian FlycatcherEmpidonax virescens
 82 Eastern PhoebeSayornis phoebe
Shrikes - 1 species 83 Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianus
Vireos - 3 species 84 White-eyed VireoVireo griseus
 85 Yellow-throated VireoVireo flavifrons
 86 Red-eyed VireoVireo olivaceus
Jays, Crows, & Ravens - 3 species 87 Blue JayCyanocitta cristata
 88 American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchos
 89 Fish CrowCorvus ossifragus
Swallows - 5 species 90 Purple MartinProgne subis
 91 Tree SwallowTachycineta bicolor
 92 Northern Rough-winged SwallowStelgidopteryx serripennis
 93 Cliff SwallowPetrochelidon pyrrhonota
 94 Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Chickadees & Titmice - 2 species 95 Carolina ChickadeePoecile carolinensis
 96 Tufted TitmouseBaeolophus bicolor
Nuthatches - 3 species 97 Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensis
 98 White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensis
 99 Brown-headed NuthatchSitta pusilla
Treecreepers - 1 species 100 Brown CreeperCerthia americana
Wrens - 3 species 101 House WrenTroglodytes aedon
 102 Winter WrenTroglodytes hiemalis
 103 Carolina WrenThryothorus ludovicianus
Gnatcatchers - 1 species 104 Blue-gray GnatcatcherPolioptila caerulea
Kinglets - 2 species 105 Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapa
 106 Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendula
Thrushes - 4 species 107 Eastern BluebirdSialia sialis
 108 Hermit ThrushCatharus guttatus
 109 Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina
 110 American RobinTurdus migratorius
Mockingbirds & Thrashers - 3 species 111 Gray CatbirdDumetella carolinensis
 112 Brown ThrasherToxostoma rufum
 113 Northern MockingbirdMimus polyglottos
Starlings - 1 species 114 European StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Waxwings - 1 species 115 Cedar WaxwingBombycilla cedrorum
Old World Sparrows - 1 species 116 House SparrowPasser domesticus
Cardueline Finches & Allies - 4 species 117 House FinchHaemorhous mexicanus
 118 Purple FinchHaemorhous purpureus
 119 Pine SiskinSpinus pinus
 120 American GoldfinchSpinus tristis
New World Sparrows & Allies - 10 species 121 Eastern TowheePipilo erythrophthalmus
 122 Chipping SparrowSpizella passerina
 123 Field SparrowSpizella pusilla
 124 Savannah SparrowPasserculus sandwichensis
 125 Grasshopper SparrowAmmodramus savannarum
 126 Fox SparrowPasserella iliaca
 127 Song SparrowMelospiza melodia
 128 Swamp SparrowMelospiza georgiana
 129 White-throated SparrowZonotrichia albicollis
 130 Dark-eyed JuncoJunco hyemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat - 1 species 131 Yellow-breasted ChatIcteria virens
Blackbirds & Orioles - 8 species 132 BobolinkDolichonyx oryzivorus
 133 Eastern MeadowlarkSturnella magna
 134 Orchard OrioleIcterus spurius
 135 Baltimore OrioleIcterus galbula
 136 Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceus
 137 Brown-headed CowbirdMolothrus ater
 138 Rusty BlackbirdEuphagus carolinus
 139 Common GrackleQuiscalus quiscula
Wood-Warblers - 13 species 140 OvenbirdSeiurus aurocapilla
 141 Louisiana WaterthrushParkesia motacilla
 142 Black-and-white WarblerMniotilta varia
 143 Common YellowthroatGeothlypis trichas
 144 Hooded WarblerSetophaga citrina
 145 American RedstartSetophaga ruticilla
 146 Northern ParulaSetophaga americana
 147 Magnolia WarblerSetophaga magnolia
 148 Chestnut-sided WarblerSetophaga pensylvanica
 149 Palm WarblerSetophaga palmarum
 150 Pine WarblerSetophaga pinus
 151 Yellow-rumped WarblerSetophaga coronata
 152 Yellow-throated WarblerSetophaga dominica
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, & Allies - 6 species 153 Summer TanagerPiranga rubra
 154 Scarlet TanagerPiranga olivacea
 155 Northern CardinalCardinalis cardinalis
 156 Rose-breasted GrosbeakPheucticus ludovicianus
 157 Blue GrosbeakPasserina caerulea
 158 Indigo BuntingPasserina cyanea