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2006 Results: Jekyll Island, Georgia

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Greater Scaup 5       1      
Lesser Scaup 30       1      
Surf Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 4       1      
Hooded Merganser 7       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 5       1      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 21       2      
Wood Stork 17       4      
Northern Gannet 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 100       6      
Anhinga 11       2      
Brown Pelican 143       7      
Great Blue Heron 7       3      
Great Egret 33       6      
Snowy Egret 63       6      
Little Blue Heron 9       4      
Tricolored Heron 8       4      
Green Heron 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 26       2      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 3       2      
White Ibis 11       2      
Black Vulture 27       5      
Turkey Vulture 62       8      
Osprey 6       4      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Wilson's Plover 36       1      
Semipalmated Plover 5       1      
Piping Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
American Oystercatcher 43       2      
Willet 45       2      
Marbled Godwit 6       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 15       3      
Red Knot 5       1      
Sanderling 59       3      
Western Sandpiper 52       2      
Least Sandpiper 62       3      
Dunlin 111       3      
Laughing Gull 51       6      
Ring-billed Gull 332       9      
Herring Gull 6       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Forster's Tern 87       8      
Royal Tern 333       7      
Black Skimmer 122       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 5       4      
Mourning Dove 25       7      
Belted Kingfisher 7       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 26       8      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       3      
Downy Woodpecker 5       3      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 5       4      
Western Kingbird 2       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
White-eyed Vireo 8       4      
Blue Jay 14       7      
Fish Crow 10       3      
Tree Swallow 322       4      
Carolina Chickadee 21       8      
Tufted Titmouse 5       3      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 42       10      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       6      
Eastern Bluebird 6       4      
American Robin 1       1      
Gray Catbird 4       3      
Northern Mockingbird 27       9      
European Starling 3       1      
Palm Warbler 4       3      
Pine Warbler 16       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,104       10      
Eastern Towhee 12       5      
Chipping Sparrow 21       4      
Savannah Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 5       4      
Northern Cardinal 54       13      
Painted Bunting 5       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 57       5      
Boat-tailed Grackle 181       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
House Finch 10       4      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
House Sparrow 6       1      
Total 4,042             

A total of 94 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.