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2005 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
Snow Goose 6       2      
Canada Goose 128       10      
Wood Duck 20       6      
Gadwall 6       1      
Mallard 22       3      
Blue-winged Teal 4       2      
Northern Shoveler 60       3      
Ring-necked Duck 26       2      
Lesser Scaup 10       1      
Bufflehead 35       4      
Hooded Merganser 28       2      
Ruddy Duck 76       4      
Wild Turkey 8       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 200       5      
Great Blue Heron 18       13      
Great Egret 8       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 35       7      
Turkey Vulture 18       9      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 16       16      
American Kestrel 3       3      
American Coot 7       1      
Killdeer 47       13      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 13       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 72       12      
Mourning Dove 337       60      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 62       42      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 9       8      
Downy Woodpecker 56       35      
Hairy Woodpecker 10       10      
Northern Flicker 16       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       5      
Eastern Phoebe 3       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 183       57      
American Crow 260       27      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Carolina Chickadee 108       48      
Tufted Titmouse 82       40      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 11       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 5       5      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Carolina Wren 75       39      
House Wren 3       2      
Winter Wren 4       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 9       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       6      
Eastern Bluebird 176       32      
Hermit Thrush 5       4      
American Robin 406       64      
Northern Mockingbird 109       59      
Brown Thrasher 18       14      
European Starling 638       16      
American Pipit 43       2      
Cedar Waxwing 121       5      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 16       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15       7      
Eastern Towhee 69       23      
Chipping Sparrow 76       19      
Field Sparrow 91       15      
Savannah Sparrow 23       6      
Le Conte's Sparrow 6       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 49       19      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 277       37      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 186       39      
Northern Cardinal 589       70      
Red-winged Blackbird 295       30      
Eastern Meadowlark 90       10      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 11       1      
Common Grackle 1,760       52      
Brown-headed Cowbird 222       24      
Purple Finch 95       26      
House Finch 144       32      
Pine Siskin 34       8      
American Goldfinch 850       47      
House Sparrow 33       5      
Total 8,615             

A total of 92 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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