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2003 Results: Starkville, 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 166       8      
Wood Duck 30       6      
Gadwall 21       3      
American Wigeon 9       2      
Mallard 16       3      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 16       4      
Greater Scaup 3       1      
Lesser Scaup 5       2      
Bufflehead 31       4      
Ruddy Duck 63       3      
Northern Bobwhite 21       3      
Wild Turkey 57       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 28       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 36       4      
Great Blue Heron 8       7      
Great Egret 9       2      
Black Vulture 22       7      
Turkey Vulture 33       15      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 36       2      
Killdeer 45       12      
Wilson's Snipe 9       1      
American Woodcock 5       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 15       7      
Mourning Dove 150       47      
Barn Owl 4       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 7       7      
Calliope Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 45       34      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 9       8      
Downy Woodpecker 30       25      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 16       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 3       2      
Eastern Phoebe 7       6      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 111       42      
American Crow 116       24      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Tree Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 115       42      
Tufted Titmouse 100       39      
White-breasted Nuthatch 6       2      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       1      
Carolina Wren 48       32      
House Wren 3       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 32       16      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
American Robin 409       42      
Northern Mockingbird 53       35      
Brown Thrasher 14       13      
European Starling 115       6      
American Pipit 19       3      
Cedar Waxwing 15       1      
Pine Warbler 8       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       3      
Eastern Towhee 57       24      
Chipping Sparrow 63       12      
Field Sparrow 29       5      
Grasshopper Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 8       3      
Song Sparrow 14       5      
Swamp Sparrow 5       1      
White-throated Sparrow 530       47      
Dark-eyed Junco 129       34      
Northern Cardinal 958       66      
Red-winged Blackbird 204       32      
Eastern Meadowlark 37       6      
Rusty Blackbird 301       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 2       2      
Common Grackle 1,450       30      
Brown-headed Cowbird 176       19      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 9       4      
House Finch 197       35      
American Goldfinch 664       45      
House Sparrow 58       9      
Total 7,083             

A total of 92 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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