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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2017

Charleston

392 species (+111 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Brant
Canada Goose
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Tundra Swan
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
American Black Duck
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
Mottled Duck
Mallard x Mottled Duck (hybrid)
Mallard/Mottled Duck
American Black/Mottled Duck
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Aythya sp.
King Eider
Common Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Surf/Black Scoter
Common/Black Scoter
scoter sp.
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
merganser sp.
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)
Northern Bobwhite
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
Wild Turkey
American Flamingo
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
grebe sp.
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Common Ground-Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed/Black-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Chuck-will's-widow
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Antrostomus sp.
Chimney Swift
large swift sp.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated/Black-chinned Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
hummingbird sp.
King Rail
Clapper Rail
King/Clapper Rail
large rail sp.
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Purple Gallinule
moorhen/coot/gallinule sp.
Yellow Rail
Black Rail
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
rail/crake sp.
Limpkin
Sandhill Crane
Whooping Crane
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
American Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Snowy Plover
Wilson's Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover
Killdeer
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
small plover sp.
plover sp.
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Eskimo Curlew
Long-billed Curlew
curlew sp.
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Ruff
Stilt Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Purple Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
American Woodcock
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
Scolopacidae sp.
large shorebird sp.
shorebird sp.
South Polar Skua
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Dovekie
Razorbill
large alcid sp.
Black-legged Kittiwake
Bonaparte's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Brown Noddy
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Sooty/Bridled Tern
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Arctic Tern
Common/Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
Common/Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
large tern sp.
tern sp.
Black Skimmer
gull/tern sp.
White-tailed Tropicbird
Red-billed Tropicbird
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
loon sp.
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
storm-petrel sp. (white-rumped)
storm-petrel sp.
Trindade Petrel
Fea's Petrel
Bermuda Petrel
Black-capped Petrel
Cory's Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Cory's/Great Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Audubon's Shearwater
black-and-white shearwater sp.
shearwater sp.
Wood Stork
Magnificent Frigatebird
Masked Booby
Brown Booby
Red-footed Booby
booby sp.
Northern Gannet
Anhinga
Great Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
pelican sp.
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
heron sp.
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
new world vulture sp.
Osprey
Swallow-tailed Kite
Golden Eagle
Mississippi Kite
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
eagle sp.