402 thumb Flora and Fauna of North Carolina

A guide to the species that call North Carolina home!

Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis
Small
Sora 1
Porzana carolina
Small
King Rail 2
Rallus elegans
Small
Clapper Rail 3
Rallus longirostris
Small
Virginia Rail 4
Rallus limicola
Black Rail
Laterallus jamaicensis
Small
Common Gallinule 5
Gallinula chloropus
Small
American Coot 6
Fulica americana
Yellow Rail
Coturnicops noveboracensis
Small
Ruffed Grouse 7
Bonasa umbellus
Small
Wild Turkey 8
Meleagris gallopavo
Small
Northern Bobwhite 9
Colinus virginianus
Small
Black-billed Cuckoo 2
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Small
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 10
Coccyzus americanus
Small
Smooth-billed Ani 11
Crotophaga ani
Small
Belted Kingfisher 12
Megaceryle alcyon
Small
Eurasian Collared Dove 13
Streptopelia decaocto
Small
Rock Dove 14
Columba livia
Small
Mourning Dove 15
Zenaida macroura
Small
Common Ground-Dove 2
Columbina passerina
Small
Passenger Pigeon 16
Ectopistes migratorius
Small
White Ibis 17
Eudocimus albus
Small
Glossy Ibis 18
Plegadis falcinellus
Small
Red Knot 19
Calidris canutus
Small
Sanderling 20
Calidris alba
Small
Stilt Sandpiper 21
Calidris himantopus
Small
Western Sandpiper 22
Calidris mauri
Small
Purple Sandpiper 2
Calidris maritima
Small
Dunlin 23
Calidris alpina
Small
Semipalmated Sandpiper 24
Calidris pusilla
Small
Curlew Sandpiper 18
Calidris ferruginea
Small
Least Sandpiper 25
Calidris minutilla
Small
Pectoral Sandpiper 26
Calidris melanotos
Small
White-rumped Sandpiper 2
Calidris fuscicollis
Small
Short-billed Dowitcher 27
Limnodromus griseus
Small
Long-billed Dowitcher 1
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Small
Solitary Sandpiper 19
Tringa solitaria
Small
Spotted Redshank 5
Tringa erythropus
Small
Greater Yellowlegs 19
Tringa melanoleuca
Small
Lesser Yellowlegs 28
Tringa flavipes
Small
Whimbrel 29
Numenius phaeopus
Small
Common Snipe 30
Gallinago gallinago
Small
American Woodcock 2
Scolopax minor
Small
Ruddy Turnstone 31
Arenaria interpres
Small
Hudsonian Godwit 32
Limosa haemastica
Small
Marbled Godwit 33
Limosa fedoa
Small
Upland Sandpiper 2
Bartramia longicauda
Small
Black-capped Petrel 34
Pterodroma hasitata
Fea's Petrel
Pterodroma feae
Small
Leach's Storm-Petrel 35
Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Small
Manx Shearwater 36
Puffinus puffinus
Small
Galapagos Shearwater 37
Puffinus lherminieri
Small
Great Shearwater 38
Puffinus gravis
Small
Sooty Shearwater 28
Puffinus griseus
Small
Wilson's Storm-Petrel 16
Oceanites oceanicus
Small
Cory's Shearwater 38
Calonectris diomedea
Small
Horned Grebe 19
Podiceps auritus
Small
Pied-billed Grebe 3
Podilymbus podiceps
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American Flamingo 39
Phoenicopterus ruber
Small
Double-crested Cormorant 4
Phalacrocorax auritus
Small
Great Cormorant 4
Phalacrocorax carbo
Small
Brown Pelican 25
Pelecanus occidentalis
Small
American White Pelican 40
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Small
Iceland Gull 41
Larus glaucoides
Small
Ring-billed Gull 42
Larus delawarensis
Small
Herring Gull 44
Larus argentatus
Small
Common Tern 46
Sterna hirundo
Small
Forster's Tern 1
Sterna forsteri
Small
Black Skimmer 47
Rynchops niger
Small
Black Tern 48
Chlidonias niger
Small
Dovekie 49
Alle alle
Small
Great Auk 50
Pinguinus impennis
Small
Common Loon 2
Gavia immer
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Red-throated Loon 51
Gavia stellata
Small
Peregrine Falcon 52
Falco peregrinus
Small
American Kestrel 4
Falco sparverius
Small
Merlin 53
Falco columbarius
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Wood Stork 54
Mycteria americana
Small
Turkey Vulture 55
Cathartes aura
Small
Black Vulture 56
Coragyps atratus
Small
Killdeer 57
Charadrius vociferus
Small
Wilson's Plover 19
Charadrius wilsonia
Small
Piping Plover 58
Charadrius melodus
Small
Semipalmated Plover 59
Charadrius semipalmatus
Small
Black-necked Stilt 60
Himantopus mexicanus
Small
American Oystercatcher 61
Haematopus palliatus
Small
Northern Lapwing 62
Vanellus vanellus
Small
American Avocet 63
Recurvirostra americana
Small
Black-bellied Plover 19
Pluvialis squatarola
Small
American Golden-Plover 2
Pluvialis dominica
Small
Little Blue Heron 64
Egretta caerulea
Small
Tricolored Heron 2
Egretta tricolor
Small
Snowy Egret 25
Egretta thula
Small
Great Blue Heron 1
Ardea herodias
Small
Black-crowned Night-Heron 65
Nycticorax nycticorax
Small
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 66
Nyctanassa violacea
Small
Least Bittern 67
Ixobrychus exilis
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis

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