Birds of Seabrook Island

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Species Acct.
Loons
Grebes
Procellarids
Pelicans
Herons
Ibises
Storks
Vultures
Flamingos
Waterfowl
Raptors
Turkeys
Quail
Rails
Limpkin
Cranes
Shorebirds
Gulls
Terns
Auks
Doves
Parrots
Cuckoos
Owls
Goatsuckers
Swifts
Hummers
Kingfishers
Woodpckrs
Flycatchers
Shrikes
Vireos
Crows/Jays
Larks
Swallows
Tits
Nuthatches
Creepers
Wrens
Kinglets
Gnatcatchers
Thrushes
Mimids
Starlings
Pipits
Waxwings
NW Warblers
Tanagers
NWSparrows
Cardinalines
Icterids
Finches
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CONTENTS - Seabrook
  Bird species are listed in order following the A. O. U. Check-List of North American Birds, 1998, and Potter, et al., Birds of the Carolinas, 2007.
   
 
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 For an alphabetical species list, go to INDEX
 
 
Birds of Seabrook Birds of the World
 
NON-PASSERINES
  Eoaves - Ratites, Tinamous
Neoaves - Modern Birds
   Sphenisciformes - Penguins
Loons
   Red-throated Loon
   Pacific Loon
   Common Loon
   Yellow-billed Loon
   Gaviiforms - Loons
Grebes
   Pied-billed Grebe     
   Horned Grebe
   Red-necked Grebe
   Eared Grebe  
   Western Grebe

   Podicipediformes - Grebes
Tube-nosed Swimmers    Procellariiformes - Procellariids
   ALBATROSSES
      Yellow-nosed Albatross
      Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
   PETRELS, SHEARWATERS, DIVING PETRELS
      Northern Fulmer
      Herald Petrel
      Bermuda Petrel
      Black-capped Petrel
      Fea's Petrel
      Bulwer's Petrel
      Cory's Shearwater
      Greater Shearwater
      Sooty Shearwater
      Manx Shearwater
      Audubon's Shearwater
      Little Shearwater
      Procellariidae - Shearwaters, Petrels
      (Pelecanoididae - Diving Petrels)
   STORM-PETRELS
      Wilson's Storm-Petrel
      White-faced Storm-Petrel
      Black-bellied Storm-Petrel
      European Storm-Petrel
      Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
      Leach's Storm-Petrel
      Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels
Toptipalmate Swimmers (4-webbed toes)    Pelecaniformes - Totipalmate Swimmers
   TROPICBIRDS
      White-tailed Tropicbird
      Red-billed Tropicbird
      Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
   BOOBIES & GANNETS
      Masked Booby
      Brown Booby
      Red-footed Booby
      Northern Gannet
      Sulidae - Boobies & Gannets
   PELICANS
      American White Pelican
      Brown Pelican
      Pelicanidade - Pelicans
   CORMORANTS
      Double-crested Cormorant
      Great Cormorant
      Phalacrocoracidae - Shags
   ANHINGA
      Anhinga
      Anhingidae - Darters
   FRIGATEBIRDS
      Magnificent Frigatebird
      Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
Waders    Ciconiiformes - Waders
   HERONS & EGRETS
      American Bittern
      Least Bittern
      Great Blue Heron
      "White Herons"
      Great Egret
      Snowy Egret
      Little Blue Heron
      Tricolored Heron
      Reddish Egret
      Cattle Egret
      Green Heron
      "Night-Herons"
      Black-crowned Night-Heron
      Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  
      Ardeidae - Herons, Egrets
   IBISES AND SPOONBILL
      White Ibis
      Glossy Ibis
      White-faced Ibis
      Roseate Spoonbill
      Threskiornithidae - Ibises, Spoonbill
    STORKS
       Wood Stork
      Ciconiidae - Storks
   NEW WORLD VULTURES
      Black Vulture
      Turkey Vulture
      Cathartidae - New World Vultures
      (Cathartiformes?)
Flamingos
      Greater Flamingo
      Chilian Flamingo
   Phoenicopteriformes - Flamingos
Waterfowl    Anseriformes - Screamers, Waterfowl
   WHISTLING DUCKS
      White-faced Whistling-Duck
      Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
      Fulvous Whistling-Duck
      Dendrocygnidae - Whistling Ducks
DUCKS, GEESE, SWANS       Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, Swans
   GEESE, SWANS
      Greater White-fronted Goose
      Snow Goose
      Ross's Goose
      Canada Goose
      Cackling Goose
      Brant
      Barnacle Goose
      Mute Swan
      Trumpeter Swan
      Tundra Swan
         Anserinae - Geese, Swans
   SHELDUCKS
      Egyptian Goose
      Ruddy Shelduck
         Tadorninae - Shelducks
   TRUE DUCKS          Anatinae - Ducks
      PERCHING DUCKS
         Muscovy Duck
         Wood Duck
         Mandarin Duck
            Cairini - Perching Ducks
     DABBLING DUCKS
         Gadwall 
         Falcated Teal
         Eurasian Wigeon
         American Wigeon
         "Dark" Dabblers
         American Black Duck
         Mallard
         Mottled Duck
         Blue-winged Teal
         Cinnamon Teal
         Northern Shoveler
         Northern Pintail
         Gargany
         Baikal Teal
         Green-winged Teal
            Anatini - Dabblers
      BAY DUCKS (POCHARDS)
         Canvasback
         Redhead
         Ring-necked Duck
         Greater Scaup
         Lesser Scaup
            Aythyini - Pochards
      SEA DUCKS
         King Eider
         Common Eider
         Harlequin Duck
         Scoter Species
         Surf Scoter
         White-winged Scoter 
         Black Scoter
         Long-tailed Duck  
         Bufflehead
         Common Goldeneye
         Hooded Merganser
         Common Merganser
         Red-breasted Merganser 
            Mergini - Sea Ducks
   STIFF-TAILED DUCKS
         Masked Duck
         Ruddy Duck
            Oxyurini - Stiff-tailed Ducks
Diurnal Birds of Prey    Falconiformes (Accipitriformes with vultures but without falcons)
   ACCIPITRIDS       Accipitridae
      OSPREYS
         Osprey
         Pandioninae - Osprey
      KITES
         Swallow-tailed Kite
         White-tailed Kite
         Snail Kite
         Mississippi Kite
         Kites (Elanini, Milvini, Pernini)
      SEA EAGLES
         Bald Eagle
         Sea Eagles (Haliaetus)
      HARRIERS
         Northern Harrier
         Harriers
      ACCIPITERS
        Sharp-shinned Hawk
        Cooper's Hawk
        Northern Goshawk
         Accipiters (Bird Hawks)
      BUTEOS
        Red-shouldered Hawk
        Broad-winged Hawk
        Swainson's Hawk
        Red-tailed Hawk
        Rough-legged Hawk
        Golden Eagle
         Buteos
   FALCONS       Falconidae - Caracaras, Falcons
      CARACARAS
         Northern Caracara
         Caracarinae
      FALCONS
        American Kestrel
        Merlin  
        Peregrine Falcon
        Prairie Falcon
         Falconiinae
Gallinaceous Birds    Galliformes - Fowl-like Birds
   FOWL-LIKE BIRDS       Phasianidae
      GROUSE, PTARMIGAN
         Ruffed Grouse
         Phasianinae         
         Tetranoninae
      TURKEYS
         Wild Turkey
         Meleagridinae
   NEW WORLD QUAIL
      Northern Bobwhite
      Odontophroidae - New World Quail
Gruiform Birds    Gruiformes - Rail-like Birds
   RAILS
      Yellow Rail
      Black Rail
      Clapper Rail
      King Rail
      Virginia Rail
      Sora
      Purple Gallinule
      Common Gallinule
      American Coot
      Ralidae - Rails
   LIMPKINS
      Limpkin
      Aramidae - Limpkin
   CRANES
      Sandhill Crane
      Whooping Crane
      Gruidae - Cranes
Charadriiform Birds    Charadriiformes - Shorebirds, Gulls/Terns, Auks
   SHOREBIRDS       Charadrii
      CRESTED SHOREBIRDS, PLOVERS
         Northern Lapwing
         Black-bellied Plover
         Snowy Plover
         Wilson's Plover
         Semipalmated Plover
         Piping Plover
         Killdeer
         Charadriidae - Lapwings & Plovers
      OYSTERCATCHERS
         American Oystercatcher
         Haematopididae - Oystercatchers
      RECURVIROSTRIDS
         Black-necked Stilt
         America Avocet
         Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets
SANDPIPERS
      Greater Yellowlegs
      Lesser Yellowlegs
      Spotted Redshank
      Solitary Sandpiper
      Willet
      Spotted Sandpiper
      Upland Sandpiper
      Whimbrel
      Eskimo Curlew
      Long-billed Curlew
      Black-tailed Godwit
      Hudsonian Godwit
      Bar-tailed Godwit
      Marbled Godwit
      Ruddy Turnstone
      Red Knot
      Sanderling
      Peeps
      Semipalmated Sandpiper
      Western Sandpiper
      Red-necked Stint
      Little Stint
      Least Sandpiper
      White-rumped Sandpiper
      Baird's Sandpiper
      Pectoral Sandpiper
      Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
      Purple Sandpiper
      Dunlin
      Curlew Sandpiper
      Stilt Sandpiper
      Buff-breasted Sandpiper
      Ruff
      Dowitchers
      Short-billed Dowitcher
      Long-billed Dowitcher
      Wilson's Snipe
      American Woodcock
         Scolopacidae - Shorebirds
      PHALAROPES
         Wilson's Phalarope
         Red-necked Phalarope
         Red Phalarope
         Scolopacidae - Phalaropes
   GULLS, TERNS, SKIMMERS    Lari
      SKUAS & JAEGERS
         Great Skua
         South Polar Skua
         Pomarine Jaeger
         Parasitic Jaeger
         Long-tailed Jaeger
      Stercorariidae - Skuas & Jaegers
      GULLS
         Laughing Gull
         Franklin's Gull
         Little Gull
         Black-headed Gull
         Bonaparte's Gull
         Black-tailed Gull
         Common Gull
         Ring-billed Gull
         California Gull
         Slaty-backed Gull
         Herring Gull
         Yellow-legged Gull
         Thayer's Gull
         Iceland Gull
         Lesser Black-backed Gull
         Glaucous Gull
         Great Black-backed Gull
         Sabine's Gull
         Black-legged Kittiwake
      Laridae - Gulls
      TERNS
       
 Gull-billed Tern
        Caspian Tern
        Royal Tern
        Sandwich Tern
        Roseatte Tern
        Common Tern
        Arctic Tern
        Forster's Tern
        Least Tern
        Bridled Tern
        Sooty Tern
        White-winged Tern
        Black Tern
        Brown Noddy
      Sternidae - Terns
      SKIMMERS
         Black Skimmer
      Rhynchopidae - Skimmers
   AUKS    Alcae - Alcids (May be included in Lari)
      AUKS
         Dovekie
         Common Murre
         Thick-billed Murre
         Razorbill
         Black Guillemot
         Long-billed Murrelet
         Atlantic Puffin
      Alcidae - Auks
Doves
   Rock Dove
   Band-tailed Pigeon 
   Ringed Turtle-Dove
   Eurasian Collared-Dove
   White-winged Dove
   Mourning Dove
   Passenger Pigeon
   Common Ground-Dove

   Columbiformes - Pigeons and Doves
      Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves
Parrots
   Budgerigar
   Monk Parakeet
   Carolina Parakeet
   Psittaciformes - Parrots
      Psittacidae - Parrots
Cuckoos
   Black-billed Cuckoo
   Yellow-billed Cuckoo
   Smooth-billed Ani
   Groove-billed Ani
   Cuculiformes - Cuckoos
      Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Anis
Owls - Nocturnal Birds of Prey    Strigiformes - Owls
   BARN OWLS
      Barn Owl
      Tytonidae - Barn Owls
   TYPICAL OWLS
      Eastern Screech Owl
      Great Horned Owl
      Snowy Owl
      Burrowing Owl
      Barred Owl
      Long-eared Owl
      Short-eared Owl
      Northern Saw-whet Owl
      Strigidae - Typical Owls
Goatsuckers
   Lesser Nighthawk
   Common Nighthawk
   Antillean Nighthawk
   Chuck-wills-widow
   Whip-poor-will
   Caprimulgiformes - Nightjars, Goatsuckers
      Caprimulgidae - Nightjars, Goatsuckers
Swifts, Hummingbirds    Apodiformes - Swifts and Hummingbirds
   SWIFTS
      Chimney Swift
      Apodidae - Swifts
   HUMMINGBIRDS
      Green Violet-ear
      Green-breasted Mango
      Broad-billed Hummingbird
      Buff-bellied Hummingbird
      Blue-throated Hummingbird
      Ruby-throated Hummingbird
      Black-chinned-Hummingbird
      Anna's Hummingbird
      Calliope Hummingbird
      Broad-tailed Hummingbird
      Rufous Hummingbird
      Allen's Hummingbird
      Trochilidae - Hummingbirds
Kingfishers
   Belted Kingfisher
   Coraciiformes - Kingfishers
      Alcedinidae - Kingfishers
Woodpeckers
   Red-headed Woodpecker
   Red-bellied Woodpecker
   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
   Downy Woodpecker
   Hairy Woodpecker
   Red-cockaded Woodpecker  
   Northern Flicker
   Pileated Woodpecker 
   Ivory-billed Woodpecker
   Piciformes - Woodpeckers
      Picidae - Woodpeckers
   
PASSERINES    Passeriformes
   Suboscines       Tyranni
   
Tyrant Flycatchers
   Olive-sided Flycatcher
   Eastern Wood-Pewee
   Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
   Acadian Flycatcher
   Alder Flycatcher
   Willow Flycatcher
   Least Flycatcher
   Gray Flycatcher
  
Eastern Phoebe
   Say's Phoebe
   Vermillion Flycatcher
   Ash-throated Flycatcher
   Great Crested Flycatcher
   Western Kingbird
   Eastern Kingbird
   Gray Kingbird
   Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
   Fork-tailed Flycatcher
         Tyrannidae - New World Flycatchers
   
   Oscines       Passeres - Song Birds
   
Shrikes
   Loggerhead Shrike
   Northern Shrike
         Laniidae - Shrikes
Vireos
   White-eyed Vireo
   Bell's Vireo
   Yellow-throated Vireo
   Blue-headed Vireo (Solitary)
   Warbling Vireo
   Philadelphia Vireo
   Red-eyed Vireo
   Black-whiskered Vireo
         Vireonidae - Vireos
Corvids
  
Blue Jay
   American Magpie
   American Crow
   Fish Crow
  Common Raven
                
         Corvidae - Crows, Jays, Magpies
Larks
   Horned Lark
         Alaudidae - Larks
Swallows
   Purple Martin
   Tree Swallow
   Northern Rough-winged Swallow
   Bank Swallow
   Cliff Swallow
   Cave Swallow
   Barn Swallow
         Hirundinidae - Swallows

Tits
   Carolina Chickadee
   Black-capped Chickadee
   Tufted Titmouse 

         Paridae - Chickadees, Titmice
Nuthatches
   Red-breasted Nuthatch
   White-breasted Nuthatch
   Brown-headed Nuthatch
         Sittidae - Nuthatches
Creepers
   Brown Creeper
         Certhiidae - Tree Creepers
Wrens
   Carolina Wren
   Bewick's Wren
   House Wren
   Winter Wren
   Sedge Wren
   Marsh Wren
         Troglodytidae - Wrens
Kinglets
   Golden-crowned Kinglet
   Ruby-crowned Kinglet
         Regulidae - Kinglets
Gnatcatchers
   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
         Sylviidae (Polioptilinae) - Gnatcatchers
Thrushes          Turdidae - Thrushes
   CHATS
      Northern Wheatear
   TYPICAL THRUSHES
      Eastern Bluebird
      Mountain Bluebird
      Townsend's Solitaire
     "Spotted Thrushes"
      Veery
      Gray-cheekedThrush
      Bicknell's Thrush
      Swainson's Thrush
      HermitThrush
      Wood Thrush
      American Robin
      Varied Thrush
Mimids - Mimic Thrushes
   Gray Catbird
   Northern Mockingbird
   Sage Thrasher
   Brown Thrasher
         Mimidae - Mimic Thrushes
Starlings
   European Starling
         Sturnidae - Starlings, Mynas
Wagtails and Pipits
   White Wagtail
   American Pipit
   Sprague' Pipit
         Motacillidae - Wagtails, Pipits
Waxwings
   Cedar Waxwing
         Bombycillidae - Waxwings
Wood-Warblers, New World Warblers
   Bachman's Warbler
   Blue-winged Warbler
   Golden-winged Warbler
   Tennessee Warbler
   Orange-crowned Warbler
   Nashville Warbler
   Northern Parula
   Yellow Warbler
   Chestnut-sided Warbler
   Magnolia Warbler
   Cape May Warbler
   Black-throated Blue Warbler
   Yellow-rumped Warbler
   Black-throated Gray Warbler
   Black-throated Green Warbler
   Townsend's Warbler
   Blackburnian Warbler
   Yellow-throated Warbler
   Pine Warbler
   Kirtland's Warbler
   Prairie Warbler
   Palm Warbler
   Bay-breasted Warbler
   Blackpoll Warbler
   Cerulean Warbler
   Black-and-white Warbler 
   American Redstart
   Prothonotary Warbler
   Worm-eating Warbler
   Swainson's Warbler
   Ovenird
   "Waterthrushes"
   Northern Waterthrush
   Louisiana Waterthrush
   Kentucky Warbler
   Connecticut Warbler
   Mourning Warbler
   MacGillivray's Warbler
   Common Yellowthroat
   Hooded Warbler
   Wilson's Warbler
   Canada Warbler
   Yellow-breasted Chat
         Parulidae - Wood-Warblers
Tanagers
   Summer Tanager
   Scarlet Tanager
   Western Tanager
         Thraupidae - Tanagers
Emberizines
   Green-tailed Towhee
   Spotted Towhee
   Eastern Towhee
   Bachman's Sparrow
   American Tree Sparrow  
   Chipping Sparrow
   Clay-colored Sparrow    
   Field Sparrow
   Vesper Sparrow
   Lark Sparrow
   Lark Bunting
   Savannah Sparrow
   Ipswich Sparrow
   Grasshopper Sparrow
   "Henslow's and LeConte's"
   Henslow's Sparrow
   LeConte's Sparrow
   "Sharpies"
   Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
   Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow
   Seaside Sparrow
   Fox Sparrow
   Song Sparrow
   Lincoln's Sparrow
   Swamp Sparrow
   White-throated Sparrow
   Harris' Sparrow
   White-crowned Sparrow
   Golden-crowned Sparrow
   Dark-eyed Junco
         Emberizidae - New World Sparrows
Calcariids - Longspurs, Buntings
   Lapland Longspur
   Smith's Longspur
   Chestnut-collared Longspur
   Snow Bunting

         Calcariidae - Longspurs, Buntings
Cardinalines
   
Northern Cardinal
   Rose-breasted Grosbeak
   Black-headed Grosbeak
   Blue Grosbeak
   Lazuli Bunting
   Indigo Bunting
   Painted Bunting
   Dickcissel
         Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Grosbeaks
Icterids
   
Bobolink
    Red-winged Blackbird
    Eastern Meadowlark
    Western Meadowlark
    Yellow-headed Blackbird
    Rusty Blackbird
    Brewer's Blackbird
    Common Grackle
    Boat-tailed Grackle
   "Cowbirds"
    Shiny Cowbird
    Brown-headed Cowbird  
    Orchard Oriole
    Bullock's Oriole
    Baltimore Oriole
         Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles, Troupials
Finches          Fringillidae - Fringillines, Carduelines
   FRINGILLINES (Old World Finches)
      Brambling
   CARDUEINES (New World Finches)
      Pine Grosbeak
     "Rosefinches"
      Purple Finch
      House Finch
      Red Crosbill
      White-winged Crossbill
      Common Redpoll
      Pine Siskin
      Lesser Goldfinch
      American Goldfinch
      Evening Grosbeak
Passerids
   House Sparrow
         Passeridae - Old World Sparrows
Weavers
   Village Weaver
         Ploceidae - Weavers
 
    Banner - Wood Storks. Bear Island, WMA.