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2010 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 13       3      
Mallard 64       2      
Bufflehead 9       4      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 6       1      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Common Loon 24       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 15       3      
Northern Gannet 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 187       22      
Anhinga 5       1      
American White Pelican 96       7      
Brown Pelican 191       21      
Great Blue Heron 21       12      
Great Egret 195       20      
Snowy Egret 26       13      
Tricolored Heron 4       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Osprey 17       14      
Bald Eagle 4       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Clapper Rail 3       3      
American Coot 1       1      
Sandhill Crane 6       2      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Wilson's Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 10       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
American Oystercatcher 40       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 98       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 11       2      
Sanderling 4       2      
Western Sandpiper 4       1      
Dunlin 13       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 413       18      
Ring-billed Gull 67       8      
Herring Gull 54       4      
Caspian Tern 3       2      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Royal Tern 12       3      
Rock Pigeon 124       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 27       10      
White-winged Dove 8       3      
Mourning Dove 457       60      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 7       6      
Belted Kingfisher 8       8      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 55       44      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       7      
Downy Woodpecker 16       13      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       3      
Eastern Phoebe 5       5      
Blue Jay 159       58      
American Crow 3       1      
Fish Crow 4       2      
Purple Martin 3       2      
Tree Swallow 11       2      
Carolina Chickadee 115       46      
Tufted Titmouse 100       47      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 7       7      
Carolina Wren 56       30      
House Wren 5       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14       7      
Eastern Bluebird 32       13      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 293       16      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 82       50      
Brown Thrasher 11       11      
European Starling 40       8      
Cedar Waxwing 13       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       5      
Pine Warbler 21       14      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 31       9      
Eastern Towhee 13       9      
Chipping Sparrow 271       21      
Field Sparrow 39       3      
Nelson's Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 31       10      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 60       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 4       4      
Northern Cardinal 254       71      
Red-winged Blackbird 279       42      
Brewer's Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 21       4      
Boat-tailed Grackle 9       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 91       6      
Purple Finch 10       7      
House Finch 82       24      
American Goldfinch 1,634       51      
House Sparrow 63       15      
Total 6,251             

A total of 105 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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