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2008 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 40       8      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 4       4      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 6       2      
Bufflehead 8       3      
Hooded Merganser 8       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 11       6      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Common Loon 8       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       3      
Horned Grebe 18       6      
Double-crested Cormorant 195       22      
Anhinga 6       3      
American White Pelican 33       6      
Brown Pelican 513       39      
Great Blue Heron 28       21      
Great Egret 270       28      
Snowy Egret 22       12      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13       4      
Black Vulture 14       1      
Osprey 16       13      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       7      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Clapper Rail 3       2      
American Coot 1       1      
Sandhill Crane 12       4      
Black-bellied Plover 2       2      
Killdeer 13       6      
American Oystercatcher 6       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 27       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 12       3      
Western Sandpiper 4       1      
Least Sandpiper 4       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 70       2      
Laughing Gull 356       28      
Ring-billed Gull 51       7      
Herring Gull 12       1      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 126       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 59       22      
White-winged Dove 11       5      
Mourning Dove 394       83      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Chimney Swift 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 18       17      
Red-headed Woodpecker 13       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 59       40      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       11      
Downy Woodpecker 22       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 6       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       3      
Eastern Phoebe 8       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       5      
White-eyed Vireo 11       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 212       70      
American Crow 32       8      
Fish Crow 31       7      
Purple Martin 4       2      
Tree Swallow 6       2      
Carolina Chickadee 101       49      
Tufted Titmouse 106       47      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 33       21      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 88       38      
Sedge Wren 12       3      
Marsh Wren 3       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       8      
Eastern Bluebird 86       39      
Hermit Thrush 19       6      
American Robin 505       26      
Gray Catbird 12       12      
Northern Mockingbird 125       69      
Brown Thrasher 27       21      
European Starling 54       13      
Cedar Waxwing 274       20      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 10       5      
Pine Warbler 41       20      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 65       21      
Eastern Towhee 35       26      
Chipping Sparrow 258       30      
Field Sparrow 191       12      
Savannah Sparrow 15       3      
Seaside Sparrow 7       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 13       9      
Swamp Sparrow 8       3      
White-throated Sparrow 48       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       1      
Northern Cardinal 347       81      
Red-winged Blackbird 968       49      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 23       2      
Common Grackle 71       14      
Boat-tailed Grackle 12       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 38       8      
Purple Finch 31       14      
House Finch 101       41      
American Goldfinch 717       60      
House Sparrow 95       20      
Total 7,449             

A total of 122 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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