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2006 Results: Starkville, Mississippi

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 111       12      
Wood Duck 32       10      
Gadwall 6       2      
Mallard 78       5      
Blue-winged Teal 7       2      
Northern Shoveler 14       4      
Northern Pintail 8       1      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 61       3      
Bufflehead 9       3      
Hooded Merganser 31       3      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Northern Bobwhite 8       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 23       3      
Great Blue Heron 17       15      
Great Egret 4       2      
Black Vulture 11       5      
Turkey Vulture 52       11      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Northern Harrier 5       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       5      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 39       2      
Killdeer 86       14      
Wilson's Snipe 2       1      
American Woodcock 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 12       5      
Mourning Dove 195       47      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 29       19      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 26       17      
Hairy Woodpecker 8       7      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 5       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Eastern Phoebe 5       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 75       27      
American Crow 93       24      
Fish Crow 3       2      
Carolina Chickadee 65       30      
Tufted Titmouse 81       29      
White-breasted Nuthatch 7       4      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 5       5      
Carolina Wren 107       27      
House Wren 2       1      
Winter Wren 5       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Eastern Bluebird 47       12      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 388       29      
Northern Mockingbird 47       24      
Brown Thrasher 14       10      
European Starling 231       4      
Cedar Waxwing 12       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 8       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 22       5      
Eastern Towhee 19       14      
Chipping Sparrow 146       19      
Field Sparrow 46       6      
Fox Sparrow 13       5      
Song Sparrow 20       9      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 221       28      
Dark-eyed Junco 76       19      
Northern Cardinal 322       45      
Red-winged Blackbird 253       21      
Eastern Meadowlark 241       12      
Common Grackle 783       16      
Brown-headed Cowbird 36       2      
Purple Finch 43       14      
House Finch 75       19      
American Goldfinch 1,055       30      
House Sparrow 32       4      
Total 5,548             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for Mississippi.

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