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Mecklenburg Co. (NC) 2011-2013

Rare Species Lists

Rare Species
Common Name Bad Code(s)
 Non-breeder.
  Snow Goose
  Ross's Goose
  Cackling Goose
  Tundra Swan
  Gadwall
  American Wigeon
  American Black Duck
  Blue-winged Teal
  Northern Shoveler
  Northern Pintail
  Green-winged Teal
  Canvasback
  Redhead
  Ring-necked Duck
  Greater Scaup
  Lesser Scaup
  Surf Scoter
  White-winged Scoter
  Black Scoter
  Long-tailed Duck
  Bufflehead
  Common Goldeneye
  Common Merganser
  Red-breasted Merganser
  Ruddy Duck
  Red-throated Loon
  Common Loon
  Pied-billed Grebe
  Horned Grebe
  Red-necked Grebe
  Eared Grebe
  Western Grebe
  American White Pelican
  Brown Pelican
  Double-crested Cormorant
  Anhinga
  American Bittern
  Least Bittern
  Great Egret
  Snowy Egret
  Little Blue Heron
  Tricolored Heron
  Reddish Egret
  Cattle Egret
  Black-crowned Night-Heron
  White Ibis
  Glossy Ibis
  Wood Stork
  Swallow-tailed Kite
  Northern Harrier
  Rough-legged Hawk
  Golden Eagle
  Merlin
  Peregrine Falcon
  Yellow Rail
  Black Rail
  Clapper Rail
  Virginia Rail
  Sora
  Common Moorhen
  American Coot
  Sandhill Crane
  Black-bellied Plover
  American Golden-Plover
  Semipalmated Plover
  Piping Plover
  Greater Yellowlegs
  Lesser Yellowlegs
  Solitary Sandpiper
  Willet
  Spotted Sandpiper
  Upland Sandpiper
  Whimbrel
  Marbled Godwit
  Ruddy Turnstone
  Red Knot
  Sanderling
  Semipalmated Sandpiper
  Western Sandpiper
  Least Sandpiper
  White-rumped Sandpiper
  Baird's Sandpiper
  Pectoral Sandpiper
  Dunlin
  Stilt Sandpiper
  Buff-breasted Sandpiper
  Short-billed Dowitcher
  Wilson's Snipe
  Wilson's Phalarope
  Parasitic Jaeger
  Long-tailed Jaeger
  Laughing Gull
  Franklin's Gull
  Bonaparte's Gull
  Ring-billed Gull
  Herring Gull
  Lesser Black-backed Gull
  Sabine's Gull
  Caspian Tern
  Royal Tern
  Common Tern
  Forster's Tern
  Bridled Tern
  Black Tern
  Brown Noddy
  Black Skimmer
  Band-tailed Pigeon
  White-winged Dove
  Common Ground-Dove
  Snowy Owl
  Short-eared Owl
  Northern Saw-whet Owl
  Black-chinned Hummingbird
  Anna's Hummingbird
  Calliope Hummingbird
  Rufous Hummingbird
  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  Olive-sided Flycatcher
  Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
  Alder Flycatcher
  Least Flycatcher
  Philadelphia Vireo
  Bank Swallow
  Red-breasted Nuthatch
  Brown Creeper
  Bewick's Wren
  Winter Wren
  Sedge Wren
  Marsh Wren
  Golden-crowned Kinglet
  Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  Veery
  Gray-cheeked Thrush
  Swainson's Thrush
  Hermit Thrush
  American Pipit
  Blue-winged Warbler
  Golden-winged Warbler
  Tennessee Warbler
  Orange-crowned Warbler
  Nashville Warbler
  Chestnut-sided Warbler
  Magnolia Warbler
  Cape May Warbler
  Black-throated Blue Warbler
  Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle Warbler)
  Black-throated Green Warbler
  Blackburnian Warbler
  Kirtland's Warbler
  Palm Warbler
  Bay-breasted Warbler
  Blackpoll Warbler
  Cerulean Warbler
  Northern Waterthrush
  Connecticut Warbler
  Mourning Warbler
  Wilson's Warbler
  Canada Warbler
  Western Tanager
  Clay-colored Sparrow
  Vesper Sparrow
  Lark Sparrow
  Savannah Sparrow
  Le Conte's Sparrow
  Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
  Fox Sparrow
  Lincoln's Sparrow
  Swamp Sparrow
  White-throated Sparrow
  White-crowned Sparrow
  Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored Junco)
  Lapland Longspur
  Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  Painted Bunting
  Dickcissel
  Bobolink
  Rusty Blackbird
  Brewer's Blackbird
  Baltimore Oriole
  Purple Finch
  Red Crossbill
  Common Redpoll
  Pine Siskin
  Evening Grosbeak
 Formerly nested - documentation required.
  King Rail
(B)
  Black-billed Cuckoo
(B)
  Blue-headed Vireo
(B)
  Horned Lark
(B)
  Yellow Warbler
(B)
  Bachman's Sparrow
(B)
  Henslow's Sparrow
(B)
 Status uncertain - documentation required.
  Mississippi Kite
(B)
  Bald Eagle
(B)
  Eurasian Collared-Dove
(B)
  Warbling Vireo
(B)
  Cedar Waxwing
(B)
  Black-and-white Warbler
(B)
  American Redstart
(B)
 Rare - species of local conservation concern.
  Northern Bobwhite
(B)
  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
(B)
  Sharp-shinned Hawk
(B)
  American Kestrel
(B)
  Yellow-billed Cuckoo
(B)
  Barn Owl
(B)
  Chuck-will's-widow
(B)
  Whip-poor-will
(B)
  Red-headed Woodpecker
  Pileated Woodpecker
  Willow Flycatcher
(B)
  Loggerhead Shrike
(B)
  Prairie Warbler
(B)
  Prothonotary Warbler
(B)
  Worm-eating Warbler
(B)
  Swainson's Warbler
(B)
  Ovenbird
(B)
  Kentucky Warbler
(B)
  Hooded Warbler
(B)
  Field Sparrow
(B)
  Grasshopper Sparrow
(B)
  Eastern Meadowlark
(B)
 Local.
  Wood Duck
(B)
  Hooded Merganser
(B)
  Wild Turkey
(B)
  Great Blue Heron
(B)
  Green Heron
(B)
  Black Vulture
(B),(NB)
  Turkey Vulture
(B),(NB)
  Osprey
(B)
  Common Nighthawk
(B)
  Common Raven
(B)
  Tree Swallow
(B)
  Cliff Swallow
(B)
  Louisiana Waterthrush
(B)
  Scarlet Tanager
(B)
 Uncommon.
  Cooper's Hawk
(B)
  Broad-winged Hawk
(B)
  Red-tailed Hawk
(B)
  American Woodcock
(B)
  Eastern Screech-Owl
(B)
  Great Horned Owl
(B)
  Chimney Swift
(B)
  Belted Kingfisher
(B)
  Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted Flicker)
  Eastern Wood-Pewee
(B)
  Acadian Flycatcher
(B)
  Yellow-throated Vireo
(B)
  Fish Crow
(B)
  Purple Martin
(B)
  Northern Rough-winged Swallow
(B)
  Barn Swallow
(B)
  Wood Thrush
(B)
  Northern Parula
(B)
  Yellow-throated Warbler
(B)
  Yellow-breasted Chat
(B)
  Blue Grosbeak
(B)
  Red-winged Blackbird
(B)
  Orchard Oriole
(B)
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