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2004 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 31       3      
Snow Goose 9,181       13      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 389       52      
Wood Duck 334       46      
Gadwall 177       6      
American Wigeon 36       5      
American Black Duck 7       2      
Mallard 1,378       51      
Mottled Duck 5       1      
Blue-winged Teal 16       5      
Northern Shoveler 604       11      
Northern Pintail 594       6      
Green-winged Teal 111       14      
Canvasback 2       1      
Redhead 22       1      
Ring-necked Duck 43       4      
Greater Scaup 25       1      
Lesser Scaup 1,110       12      
Bufflehead 159       12      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Hooded Merganser 54       14      
Red-breasted Merganser 22       4      
Ruddy Duck 384       5      
Northern Bobwhite 29       8      
Wild Turkey 164       18      
Common Loon 107       10      
Pied-billed Grebe 74       15      
Horned Grebe 47       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 259       22      
American White Pelican 287       34      
Brown Pelican 261       21      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 165       76      
Great Egret 346       51      
Snowy Egret 281       11      
Little Blue Heron 7       2      
Tricolored Heron 2       2      
Cattle Egret 6       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 37       7      
White Ibis 126       1      
Black Vulture 202       42      
Turkey Vulture 275       76      
Osprey 5       5      
Bald Eagle 9       8      
Northern Harrier 29       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18       18      
Cooper's Hawk 25       22      
Red-shouldered Hawk 36       25      
Red-tailed Hawk 125       68      
American Kestrel 54       30      
Merlin 3       3      
Clapper Rail 2       2      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 281       9      
Black-bellied Plover 4       1      
Semipalmated Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 317       46      
Greater Yellowlegs 41       2      
Willet 32       2      
Sanderling 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 300       1      
Dunlin 301       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 100       1      
Wilson's Snipe 17       5      
American Woodcock 15       8      
Bonaparte's Gull 1,707       30      
Laughing Gull 458       14      
Ring-billed Gull 709       27      
Herring Gull 219       34      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 73       7      
Royal Tern 4       2      
Black Skimmer 107       3      
Rock Pigeon 586       29      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 238       68      
White-winged Dove 4       3      
Mourning Dove 5,525       987      
Common Ground-Dove 8       2      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       7      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Barred Owl 18       15      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 39       27      
Calliope Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 56       44      
Red-headed Woodpecker 114       67      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,070       594      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 63       51      
Downy Woodpecker 776       404      
Hairy Woodpecker 41       28      
Northern Flicker 183       60      
Pileated Woodpecker 47       33      
Eastern Phoebe 35       21      
Loggerhead Shrike 42       23      
Blue-headed Vireo 10       7      
Blue Jay 3,050       1,003      
American Crow 4,233       669      
Fish Crow 72       13      
Horned Lark 50       5      
Purple Martin 84       11      
Carolina Chickadee 1,891       625      
Tufted Titmouse 1,430       560      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 79       45      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 81       33      
Brown Creeper 21       16      
Carolina Wren 1,220       505      
House Wren 29       11      
Winter Wren 5       4      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 7       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28       9      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 73       28      
Eastern Bluebird 891       304      
Hermit Thrush 19       13      
American Robin 6,007       576      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 1,353       621      
Brown Thrasher 889       402      
European Starling 1,872       70      
American Pipit 136       5      
Cedar Waxwing 2,181       63      
Orange-crowned Warbler 52       10      
Common Yellowthroat 9       2      
Pine Warbler 179       51      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 944       277      
Eastern Towhee 945       354      
Chipping Sparrow 2,969       467      
Field Sparrow 163       38      
Vesper Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 143       16      
Fox Sparrow 18       11      
Song Sparrow 161       41      
Swamp Sparrow 110       28      
White-throated Sparrow 3,089       547      
White-crowned Sparrow 78       23      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,237       467      
Northern Cardinal 4,648       997      
Dickcissel 4       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 8,176       530      
Eastern Meadowlark 463       34      
Rusty Blackbird 326       11      
Brewer's Blackbird 18       9      
Common Grackle 9,886       468      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3,681       325      
Purple Finch 663       127      
House Finch 2,011       497      
Pine Siskin 206       26      
American Goldfinch 15,043       769      
House Sparrow 4,172       626      
Total 117,339             

A total of 154 species were reported.

See list of localities in Mississippi with reports.

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