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2008 Results: Saint Simons Island, Georgia

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
Hooded Merganser 27       5      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       3      
Wood Stork 2       2      
Northern Gannet 5       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 26       3      
Anhinga 2       1      
Brown Pelican 50       5      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Great Egret 45       8      
Snowy Egret 12       3      
White Ibis 153       3      
Black Vulture 16       2      
Turkey Vulture 5       3      
Osprey 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       1      
American Coot 5       1      
Black-bellied Plover 605       2      
Semipalmated Plover 379       5      
Piping Plover 3       1      
American Oystercatcher 95       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 5       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Willet 103       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 13       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 28       2      
Sanderling 10       1      
Western Sandpiper 400       1      
Least Sandpiper 143       3      
Dunlin 1,880       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 10       1      
Laughing Gull 67       3      
Ring-billed Gull 326       5      
Herring Gull 137       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Forster's Tern 114       3      
Royal Tern 12       2      
Black Skimmer 1,007       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       2      
Mourning Dove 26       14      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 6       5      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 5       3      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 5       2      
American Crow 17       1      
Carolina Chickadee 13       9      
Tufted Titmouse 13       9      
Carolina Wren 14       9      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7       7      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 7       7      
American Robin 11       2      
Gray Catbird 5       5      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
Brown Thrasher 2       1      
European Starling 7       1      
Cedar Waxwing 5       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       5      
Northern Parula 1       1      
Pine Warbler 5       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 35       11      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 17       7      
White-throated Sparrow 6       5      
Northern Cardinal 26       12      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       1      
Boat-tailed Grackle 49       4      
House Finch 6       3      
American Goldfinch 59       9      
Total 6,083             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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