Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
The 50 most recent entries.
speciescountyobserverdatelocationcommentsphoto_linkcbc_photoreviewer_comment
Fish CrowWataugaJ. Merrill Lynch 17 April 2019NC Hwy 88, about 2.7 miles north of jct with US Hwy 421View
Nelson's SparrowPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root4/14/2019Cedar Pt off Ball and Pasture Creek entrance Merritt NCVocalizing at least 3. Very comfortable with my approach for photograph and recording.photo
DickcisselCamdenJames M Harrison03/29/2019171 Alder Branch Rd, Shiloh US-NC 27974 Camden (County) (36.2544,-76.0279) View photo
Ring-necked PheasantMcDowellDennis ThrallMarch 22, 2019Hwy 226 and Harmony Grove RdAlmost walked up on bird. I was within ten feet of bird. Immediately recognized it as a Ring Necked Pheasant Yes
Painted BuntingCamdenJames M. Harrison, Juanita Leary and Olin Leary03 Feb 20191361 NC Highway 343 S, Shiloh US-NC (36.2499--76.0301)View photoYes
Mississippi KiteGreeneLoretta BarrowMay-September 2018Shepherds RunHave nested for past 3 years in my back yardphotoYes
House WrenPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root04/15/18eBird Checklist S44588994 map 174–352 Bay Shores Rd, Merritt US-NC (35.1402,-76.6695), Pamlico, North CarolinaphotoYes
Worm-eating WarblerPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root05/14/17Hobucken 33-to Goose Creek Entrance, Pamlico County, North Carolina,eBird Checklist S36833971 Calling, located and photographedphotoYes
Golden-crowned KingletPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root02/14/17 US-NC-Merritt-553-1017 Sanders Rd - 35.1327x-76.6485, Pamlico, North Carolina, United StatesCould here the calls while slowly driving down Sanders stopped located and photographed eBird record checklist S34360086photoYes
Red-eyed VireoPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root09/03/18Hotspot Straight Rd Heard frequently in the area audios on eBird photoYes
Acadian FlycatcherPamlicoChristine S StoughtonRoot09/03/18Wrong photo for the last entry Hotspot Straight Rd Seen with warblers, red-eyed V and Philadelphia V sine in area also quite a bitphotoYes
Kentucky WarblerPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root Liz Lathrop04/25/12Liz's residence Yardarm Rd Oriental NCWe were having a Pamlico Birders Breakfast and the Bird struk the window recovered and flew offphoto
Northern GoshawkPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root, Ronnie Hewlette12/18/19Concord Church 4076 Florence Rd, Pamlico County, North Checklist S50784177 eBird for map Carolina, Unobstructed view crossing an open farm field 300’ away approached from the southwest to the northeast flying directly to us and about 40’ over our heads. Sunny, clear, sky, calm at 39.View
Northern Rough-winged SwallowPamlicoPauline Sterin Christine Stoughton Root03/29/17400-506 Neals Creek Rd - 35.1340x-76.7833 at bridge Bayboro, NCTwo in attendance on wire above bridge over salt marshphotoYes
Brown CreeperPamlicoPauline Sterin Christine Stoughton Root01/19/2017983 Hardison Lee Farm Rd Arapahoe NCPhotograph by Pauline Sterin photoYes
White-breasted NuthatchPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root03/13/17983 Hardison Lee Farm Rd. Arapahoe, NCCommon visitor to feederphotoYes
Rusty BlackbirdPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root02/11/2-17Lumac Park Oriental Waterfront Oriental NCIn a tree with several RWBB. photo
Red-breasted NuthatchPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root01/02/2013651 Quail Rd Merritt NC Home PatchWas on feeder rim just happen to walk by window and catch a photo. Not seen after that.photoYes
Field SparrowPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root11/10/2016Hardison Lee Farm Rd Pamlico County Oriental NCView photoYes
Vesper SparrowPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root, Pauline Sterin11/10/2016Hardison Lee Farm Pamlico County, Oriental NC View photoYes
Louisiana WaterthrushPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root & Pauline Sterin7/11/17Creek off Hardison Lee Farm Rd Oriental NCBoth observers heard the call. Then he flew into the area but was only viewed by Christine. Then not seen again that day. View to brief for photo
Painted BuntingPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root03/16/18603 Broad St Oriental Private residence but seen from streetThe bird was in the front yard in a tree getting ready to approach a feeder. The photos are already on the CBC site. photoYes
Trumpeter SwanBuncombeSimon Thompson18 February 2017French Broad River- Ledges River Park, near Asheville1 or more birds had probably been present for several weeks and remained for another week or so after identification. Photos on e-bird
DunlinBuncombeSimon Thompson3 November 2018Warren-Wilson College farm fieldsFirst for the county as far as I know.
Sooty TernHendersonSimon Thompson12 September 2017Hooper Lane, Mills RiverPhotos are on e-bird report and some have also been uploaded to the CBC website
Sooty TernBuncombeSimon Thompson16 September 2018Lake Julian following Hurricane Florence - photos on e-bird reportImmature bird
Horned LarkClevelandSimon ThompsonJanuary 15, 2015West Zion Church Road and Highway 226Flock in fallow cotton field
Lapland LongspurClevelandSimon ThompsonJanuary 15, 2015West Zion Church Road and Highway 226 - in fallow cotton fieldsSingle bird in with a flock of 30+ Horned Larks
Lapland LongspurClevelandSimon ThompsonJanuary 15, 2015West Zion Church Road and Highway 226 - in fallow cotton fieldsSingle bird in with a flock of 30+ Horned Larks
Ross's GoosePamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root12/01/2018Bayboro water treatment plant-Restricted area-on SR 306With about 35 Canada Geese in the last raised pondphotoYes
Black-headed GullWashingtonGreg HudsonNovember 14, 2018Lake Phelps, Pettigrew State Park.Seen resting with Laughing Gull, Bonaparte's Gull and Forster's Tern off the boardwalk pier at Lake Phelps.photo
Tahiti PetrelDarePeter Flood, Brian Patteson et al.29 May 2018pelagic trip out of HatterasPhotographs and a description of the bird are found on Patteson's Seabirding website. This is a first record for continental North America.
Red-breasted NuthatchLincolnSteve BassettOctober 29, 2018Iron StationSpotted at my black oil sunflower seed feeder. Solitary but traveling in flock of Carolina Chickadees and Tufted Titmouse.
Bay-breasted WarblerFranklinJeff Lemons10-27-2018Joyner Park, Louisburg, NC Feeding in trees along the river. No photo.
Black-throated Green WarblerPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root120/12/2018Straight Rd. Between Bent Tree and Orchard CreekAlways check this area during migration. It was alone a few chickadees around.photoYes
Philadelphia VireoPamlicoChristine S Stoughton Root09/03/2018Straight Rd. Between Bent Tree and Orchard CreekWas with warblers and Red-eyed Vireo during a weather change.photoYes
Roseate SpoonbillPasquotankGreg Hudson9/23/18Hall's Creek off the Little River in Pasquotank County.View photo
White-rumped SandpiperPasquotankGreg HudsonMuddy field off Halstead Blvd. Foraging in a muddy field with shallow pools with mixed flock of shorebirds. During Hurricane Florence.photo
Lesser Black-backed GullPasquotankGreg HudsonDry Ridge Road. Close to Albemarle Sound.View photo
Rose-breasted GrosbeakGranvilleThomas M. Hardee4/11,12,18/2018816 N. Crescent Drive, Creedmoor, NC 27522View
Wood ThrushPasquotankGreg Hudson5/13/18Dances Bay on the Little River.Singing in wood lot next to our home. I had not heard a singing bird from our yard for a couple years. photo
Rose-breasted GrosbeakDavieJanine Wooten5/4/2018Mocksville areaView
Short-eared OwlPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root03/13/2018Days Landing Rd. Between Florence and Quail located in 3 yr cut field after woods on left as you enter.View
Barn OwlPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root07/09/2013Silos on SR 55 North of Oriental aprox. 1 mile or so on south side of Roadway. Private farmNesting in Silo with 4 owlets photo
Barred OwlPamlicoChristine Stoughton Root07/14/2016 US-NC-Oriental - 35.0559x-76.6804 Berm of Straight Road View photoYes
White-winged DovePamlicoChristine Stoughton Root03/07/2108902 Borad St. Oriental NC Front yard of home on west side of the roadway.View
Lark SparrowCamdenJames M. Harrison & Hazel P. Harrison2/22 thru 2/27/18171 Alder Branch Road, Shiloh NC 27974This Lark Sparrow has visited every day, several times daily for 6 consecutive days. I made 15 additional photos today. I also made a photo last week.photoYes
BuffleheadMontgomeryOakes RossomandoFeb 17, 2018Town of Ether, north of StarView photoYes
Orchard OriolePasquotankGreg HudsonDances Bay on Little River.Immature male singing. photoMetadata says bird photographed on June 7, 2014
CanvasbackPasquotankGreg HudsonJanuary 30, 2018Pond at Landfill.Associated with flock of Ring-Necked Ducks and one Lesser Scaup noted.photo