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2009 Results: Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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
Canada Goose 19       4      
Wood Duck 5       1      
Mallard 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 36       2      
Common Goldeneye 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 5       2      
Common Loon 8       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       4      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 81       8      
American White Pelican 21       3      
Brown Pelican 189       16      
Great Blue Heron 22       13      
Great Egret 158       16      
Snowy Egret 26       9      
Little Blue Heron 6       4      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       5      
Black Vulture 4       2      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Osprey 8       6      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Clapper Rail 11       7      
American Coot 1       1      
Sandhill Crane 6       3      
Killdeer 6       4      
American Oystercatcher 10       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Willet 105       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 10       1      
Sanderling 38       2      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Laughing Gull 244       8      
Ring-billed Gull 34       4      
Herring Gull 5       2      
Royal Tern 29       1      
Black Skimmer 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 95       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 32       12      
White-winged Dove 4       3      
Mourning Dove 333       53      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 9       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 6       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 35       26      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       5      
Downy Woodpecker 20       14      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 4       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 5       4      
Blue Jay 87       40      
American Crow 16       4      
Fish Crow 27       6      
Purple Martin 4       1      
Tree Swallow 5       1      
Carolina Chickadee 81       34      
Tufted Titmouse 72       28      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 12       4      
Carolina Wren 33       21      
House Wren 16       4      
Sedge Wren 2       1      
Marsh Wren 12       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       11      
Eastern Bluebird 38       19      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 117       11      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 82       39      
Brown Thrasher 14       13      
European Starling 50       8      
Cedar Waxwing 55       4      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Palm Warbler 6       2      
Pine Warbler 11       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 80       18      
Eastern Towhee 14       7      
Chipping Sparrow 236       21      
Field Sparrow 15       4      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 12       6      
Swamp Sparrow 56       10      
White-throated Sparrow 30       9      
Dark-eyed Junco 5       4      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 195       56      
Red-winged Blackbird 200       32      
Eastern Meadowlark 18       2      
Common Grackle 33       7      
Boat-tailed Grackle 112       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 12       4      
Purple Finch 7       2      
House Finch 51       18      
Pine Siskin 24       8      
American Goldfinch 781       40      
House Sparrow 45       16      
Total 4,386             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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