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2002 Results: Mississippi

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Mississippi with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 568       3      
Canada Goose 253       27      
Wood Duck 112       24      
Gadwall 15       3      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 5,092       17      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 504       5      
Northern Pintail 512       2      
Green-winged Teal 72       2      
Ring-necked Duck 153       7      
Lesser Scaup 258       7      
Bufflehead 25       4      
Hooded Merganser 39       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 318       3      
Northern Bobwhite 16       4      
Wild Turkey 76       6      
Common Loon 8       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 23       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 597       18      
Anhinga 48       3      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Brown Pelican 60       11      
Great Blue Heron 68       43      
Great Egret 41       16      
Snowy Egret 84       5      
Little Blue Heron 2       2      
Cattle Egret 35       8      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 279       39      
Turkey Vulture 346       55      
Osprey 5       3      
Bald Eagle 7       5      
Northern Harrier 12       9      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       10      
Cooper's Hawk 7       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 31       18      
Red-tailed Hawk 111       65      
American Kestrel 44       23      
Merlin 3       2      
American Coot 236       13      
Black-bellied Plover 3       1      
Killdeer 292       32      
Spotted Sandpiper 35       2      
Willet 12       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 6       1      
Sanderling 43       2      
Common Snipe 10       6      
American Woodcock 6       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 177       3      
Laughing Gull 207       5      
Ring-billed Gull 202       12      
Herring Gull 4       1      
Forster's Tern 4       2      
Royal Tern 8       1      
Black Skimmer 150       1      
Rock Pigeon 126       14      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 28       11      
White-winged Dove 3       1      
Mourning Dove 1,097       208      
Common Ground-Dove 33       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Barred Owl 8       7      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 10       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 23       16      
Red-headed Woodpecker 61       41      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 196       115      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 30       27      
Downy Woodpecker 63       48      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       6      
Northern Flicker 38       26      
Pileated Woodpecker 33       24      
Eastern Phoebe 40       22      
Loggerhead Shrike 35       20      
White-eyed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 587       176      
American Crow 813       143      
Fish Crow 29       11      
Horned Lark 17       3      
Purple Martin 36       11      
Barn Swallow 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 418       153      
Tufted Titmouse 304       137      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 20       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       15      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 35       19      
Brown Creeper 8       6      
Carolina Wren 178       103      
House Wren 19       12      
Winter Wren 3       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       8      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 33       23      
Eastern Bluebird 391       106      
Hermit Thrush 8       7      
American Robin 3,005       135      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 437       163      
Brown Thrasher 67       51      
European Starling 1,125       45      
American Pipit 30       1      
Cedar Waxwing 487       28      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Palm Warbler 4       2      
Pine Warbler 93       41      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 526       69      
Eastern Towhee 96       48      
Chipping Sparrow 771       83      
Field Sparrow 75       14      
Savannah Sparrow 81       12      
Grasshopper Sparrow 2       1      
Henslow's Sparrow 7       1      
Fox Sparrow 9       5      
Song Sparrow 89       29      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 71       13      
White-throated Sparrow 413       86      
White-crowned Sparrow 29       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 375       63      
Northern Cardinal 1,333       235      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,279       80      
Eastern Meadowlark 135       21      
Rusty Blackbird 209       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 88       5      
Common Grackle 5,261       73      
Boat-tailed Grackle 23       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 7,797       58      
Purple Finch 131       37      
House Finch 490       95      
Pine Siskin 49       11      
American Goldfinch 5,234       187      
House Sparrow 773       72      
Total 47,628             

A total of 138 species were reported.

See list of localities in Mississippi with reports.

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