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2011 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
Redhead 80       1      
Lesser Scaup 12       1      
Hooded Merganser 122       10      
Ruddy Duck 5       1      
Wood Stork 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 18       3      
Anhinga 15       5      
Brown Pelican 42       2      
Great Blue Heron 17       13      
Great Egret 9       3      
Snowy Egret 3       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
White Ibis 9       1      
Black Vulture 8       1      
Turkey Vulture 51       7      
Osprey 6       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 9       1      
Semipalmated Plover 2       1      
Piping Plover 4       1      
American Oystercatcher 2       1      
Willet 33       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 41       1      
Sanderling 27       1      
Least Sandpiper 2       1      
Dunlin 2,500       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 5       1      
Laughing Gull 70       1      
Ring-billed Gull 425       1      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Forster's Tern 30       1      
Royal Tern 70       1      
Black Skimmer 300       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 9       6      
Mourning Dove 58       14      
Common Ground-Dove 4       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 22       13      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 9       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       4      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Blue Jay 28       14      
American Crow 11       2      
Fish Crow 50       1      
Carolina Chickadee 57       16      
Tufted Titmouse 39       12      
Carolina Wren 23       10      
House Wren 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1       1      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 4       4      
European Starling 30       1      
Pine Warbler 6       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       7      
Yellow-throated Warbler 8       5      
Eastern Towhee 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 21       4      
Field Sparrow 8       4      
Northern Cardinal 64       25      
Red-winged Blackbird 130       11      
Common Grackle 91       7      
Boat-tailed Grackle 35       2      
House Finch 17       8      
American Goldfinch 136       15      
House Sparrow 4       2      
Total 4,842             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for Georgia.

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