North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
A class of warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrates. Birds are covered in feathers, have wings and a beak. Many birds are able to fly.
ImageSpeciesSorted By Species In Ascending OrderScientific
Name
State Class-
ification
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Information
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Woodpecker, red-cockaded

Picoides borealis

Endangered

Additional Information

ImageBald EagleHaliaeetus leucocephalusNonGameFact sheet (low resolution)

Fact sheet (high resolution)
ImageBobwhite quail, Northern

Colinus virginianus

Game Species

Additional Information

ImageColonial WaterbirdsN/ANonGameFact sheet. (low resolution)

Fact sheet. (high resolution)
ImageDove, MourningZenaida macrouraGame SpeciesAdditional Information

ImageDuck, BlackAnas rubripesGame Species

Profile 

ImageDuck, CanvasbackAythya valisineriaGame Species

Profile 

ImageDuck, MallardAnas platyrhynchosGame Species

Profile 

Sandy Mush Game Land Birding Check List (PDF) 

ImageDuck, WoodAix sponsaGame Species

Profile (PDF) 

North Carolina Wood Ducks Natural History and Management (PDF)

ImageEgret, SnowyEgretta thulaNonGame

Profile 

Sandy Mush Game Land Birding Check List (PDF) 

ImageGoose, CanadaBranta canadensisGame SpeciesAdditional Information

 

ImageGrouse, RuffedBonasa umbeliusGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageHawk, Red ShoulderButeo lineatusNonGame

Profile 

Sandy Mush Game Land Birding Check List (PDF) 

ImageNeotropical Migratory LandbirdsN/ANonGameFact sheet (low resolution)

Fact sheet (high resolution)
ImageOspreyPandion haliaetusNonGame

Profile 

Sandy Mush Game Land Birding Check List (PDF) 

ImageOwl, Great HornedBubo virginianusNonGame

Profile 

Sandy Mush Game Land Birding Check List (PDF) 

ImagePeregrine FalconFalco peregrinusNonGame

Additional Information

Fact sheet (low resolution)

Fact sheet (high resolution) 

ImagePintail, NorthernAnas acutaGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageRail, ClapperRallus longirostrisGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageSwan, TundraCygnus columbianusGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageTurkey, WildMeleagris gallopavoBig GameAdditional Information 
ImageWaterfowl in North CarolinaN/AGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageWigeon, AmericanAnas americanaGame SpeciesAdditional Information
ImageWoodcock, AmericanScolopax minorGame SpeciesAdditional information