402 thumb Flora and Fauna of North Carolina

A guide to the species that call North Carolina home!

3189546578 c197968833 m
Sandhill Crane 1
Grus canadensis
2328437732 4cbb453c24 m
Sora 2
Porzana carolina
3525550440 98827173ff m
King Rail 3
Rallus elegans
2094069876 ffc91c88d9 m
Clapper Rail 4
Rallus longirostris
3217157756 2790724d63 m
Virginia Rail 5
Rallus limicola
Black Rail
Laterallus jamaicensis
3281286537 a41c9ed88a m
Common Gallinule 6
Gallinula chloropus
97444663 d356ffcbba m
American Coot 7
Fulica americana
Yellow Rail
Coturnicops noveboracensis
2187922905 145dfc044c m
Ruffed Grouse 8
Bonasa umbellus
3038308796 75ef92bb76 m
Wild Turkey 9
Meleagris gallopavo
2720634957 96702e145a m
Northern Bobwhite 10
Colinus virginianus
2677923655 9a3e34b410 m
Black-billed Cuckoo 3
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Small
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 11
Coccyzus americanus
2446358065 8e63c3b1d6 m
Smooth-billed Ani 12
Crotophaga ani
2841112888 ec420af3b7 m
Belted Kingfisher 13
Megaceryle alcyon
3303664749 9c02219c9b m
Eurasian Collared Dove 14
Streptopelia decaocto
2175759757 6934761cc4 m
Rock Dove 15
Columba livia
32054189 e9279cf071 m
Mourning Dove 16
Zenaida macroura
3345234796 7504b6aa9a m
Common Ground-Dove 3
Columbina passerina
3199418238 24bd6d4ce9 m
Passenger Pigeon 17
Ectopistes migratorius
2707871079 abe5d9e649 m
White Ibis 18
Eudocimus albus
7105901847 bcecf4500f m
Glossy Ibis 19
Plegadis falcinellus
3513838213 792f43f30a m
Red Knot 20
Calidris canutus
3446952481 89764c92ce m
Sanderling 21
Calidris alba
5698339542 9899533bd0 m
Stilt Sandpiper 22
Calidris himantopus
2952213190 5d5d232720 m
Western Sandpiper 23
Calidris mauri
3142928494 f83cc18cfb m
Purple Sandpiper 3
Calidris maritima
2922391345 d0c049a29d m
Dunlin 24
Calidris alpina
Small
Semipalmated Sandpiper 25
Calidris pusilla
2216906448 2f3846c878 m
Curlew Sandpiper 19
Calidris ferruginea
3090319768 0f7363d944 m
Least Sandpiper 26
Calidris minutilla
2911239896 0fb4664008 m
Pectoral Sandpiper 27
Calidris melanotos
3565579112 3096a18943 m
White-rumped Sandpiper 3
Calidris fuscicollis
3810026767 cd5259e7dc m
Short-billed Dowitcher 28
Limnodromus griseus
2982624992 8dcff968a7 m
Long-billed Dowitcher 2
Limnodromus scolopaceus
2094073420 684efcff3b m
Solitary Sandpiper 20
Tringa solitaria
1766405578 7e926a2aa4 m
Spotted Redshank 6
Tringa erythropus
2909449935 0025ea25ef m
Greater Yellowlegs 20
Tringa melanoleuca
2491426102 e3da22169c m
Lesser Yellowlegs 29
Tringa flavipes
3483969283 6481ba89d1 m
Whimbrel 30
Numenius phaeopus
2978741998 074412c48b m
Common Snipe 31
Gallinago gallinago
2677924891 c10aeac539 m
American Woodcock 3
Scolopax minor
473835684 9c0e3e1f76 m
Ruddy Turnstone 32
Arenaria interpres
4493561802 a2cf230d4d m
Hudsonian Godwit 33
Limosa haemastica
Small
Marbled Godwit 34
Limosa fedoa
2657117606 486f1e118d m
Upland Sandpiper 3
Bartramia longicauda
633585757 d260ebf63f m
Black-capped Petrel 35
Pterodroma hasitata
Fea's Petrel
Pterodroma feae
5897816187 77483f2e77 m
Leach's Storm-Petrel 36
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
1253956736 214bcd306e m
Manx Shearwater 37
Puffinus puffinus
4184684393 e9a1c30ebf m
Galapagos Shearwater 38
Puffinus lherminieri
259662157 ad7a016113 m
Great Shearwater 39
Puffinus gravis
1066850027 7e534f357b m
Sooty Shearwater 29
Puffinus griseus
633585751 7108344fa0 m
Wilson's Storm-Petrel 17
Oceanites oceanicus
259662156 4a31cd14e7 m
Cory's Shearwater 39
Calonectris diomedea
2128032556 f0f5ff0652 m
Horned Grebe 20
Podiceps auritus
2093295755 4a6353a5a7 m
Pied-billed Grebe 4
Podilymbus podiceps
4637053540 0df4fc50a5 m
American Flamingo 40
Phoenicopterus ruber
3219902210 49dd331423 m
Double-crested Cormorant 5
Phalacrocorax auritus
3219052447 9fc2b06ce5 m
Great Cormorant 5
Phalacrocorax carbo
3275324920 0cd7716381 m
Brown Pelican 26
Pelecanus occidentalis
3400012248 63038dbe69 m
American White Pelican 41
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
3294469747 8868546f1a m
Iceland Gull 42
Larus glaucoides
2255619597 e4ec656a34 m
Ring-billed Gull 43
Larus delawarensis
8490078966 32c3b5cd49 m
Herring Gull 45
Larus argentatus
279988232 03af85b38e m
Common Tern 47
Sterna hirundo
3066143123 270478e643 m
Forster's Tern 2
Sterna forsteri
3376972818 9294d55b1e m
Black Skimmer 48
Rynchops niger
3843914998 9e571324c7 m
Black Tern 49
Chlidonias niger
5084111261 7c51da1474 m
Dovekie 50
Alle alle
143131163 5483c7e5c5 m
Great Auk 51
Pinguinus impennis
2680676667 f46e7b9fb4 m
Common Loon 3
Gavia immer
5227711689 660244535a m
Red-throated Loon 52
Gavia stellata
2240766789 f49fe4598c m
Peregrine Falcon 53
Falco peregrinus
3213612671 8cfcf8e5e1 m
American Kestrel 5
Falco sparverius
2392366041 c677fb4e59 m
Merlin 54
Falco columbarius
3308918963 b6babbcb56 m
Wood Stork 55
Mycteria americana
3070052982 fc77b55b1c m
Turkey Vulture 56
Cathartes aura
Small
Black Vulture 57
Coragyps atratus
287782863 4b0e6cface m
Killdeer 58
Charadrius vociferus
2519142848 86ebe5a729 m
Wilson's Plover 20
Charadrius wilsonia
3516560229 aa36b2bc3d m
Piping Plover 59
Charadrius melodus
3105670267 56bc585a46 m
Semipalmated Plover 60
Charadrius semipalmatus
2383930838 f64e29e435 m
Black-necked Stilt 61
Himantopus mexicanus
3078648605 0f222fa559 m
American Oystercatcher 62
Haematopus palliatus
3292916597 a5cac106fd m
Northern Lapwing 63
Vanellus vanellus
2516691315 01aa9b2454 m
American Avocet 64
Recurvirostra americana
3534443038 95272a2c97 m
Black-bellied Plover 20
Pluvialis squatarola
450671875 78f31a1e28 m
American Golden-Plover 3
Pluvialis dominica
442734663 b957051f4a m
Little Blue Heron 65
Egretta caerulea
2136385663 3cd448c7dd m
Tricolored Heron 3
Egretta tricolor
2606123012 4950fc7033 m
Snowy Egret 26
Egretta thula
3020707979 b5bee7ddc0 m
Great Blue Heron 2
Ardea herodias
2993377549 fc7c1ccc4f m
Black-crowned Night-Heron 66
Nycticorax nycticorax
2838073090 12488e9053 m
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 67
Nyctanassa violacea
5365408381 8c5254d0e6 m
Least Bittern 68
Ixobrychus exilis
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis

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