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2006 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 32       11      
Snow Goose 524       13      
Ross's Goose 6       1      
Cackling Goose 16       4      
Canada Goose 1,010       114      
Wood Duck 672       88      
Gadwall 175       14      
American Wigeon 164       3      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 898       89      
Mottled Duck 34       3      
Blue-winged Teal 63       8      
Northern Shoveler 1,826       19      
Northern Pintail 492       6      
Green-winged Teal 610       9      
Canvasback 5       3      
Redhead 66       5      
Ring-necked Duck 254       18      
Lesser Scaup 615       16      
Black Scoter 7       1      
Bufflehead 62       10      
Common Goldeneye 8       2      
Hooded Merganser 110       16      
Red-breasted Merganser 18       3      
Ruddy Duck 610       6      
Northern Bobwhite 57       8      
Wild Turkey 178       20      
Common Loon 27       12      
Pied-billed Grebe 87       33      
Horned Grebe 40       2      
Northern Gannet 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,788       56      
Anhinga 11       3      
American White Pelican 658       28      
Brown Pelican 54       15      
American Bittern 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 267       142      
Great Egret 254       86      
Snowy Egret 22       7      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Tricolored Heron 12       2      
Reddish Egret 2       1      
Cattle Egret 4       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 251       61      
Turkey Vulture 428       89      
Osprey 16       9      
Bald Eagle 32       18      
Northern Harrier 42       20      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 34       22      
Cooper's Hawk 37       33      
Red-shouldered Hawk 91       52      
Red-tailed Hawk 254       123      
American Kestrel 36       22      
Merlin 1       1      
Clapper Rail 3       2      
Virginia Rail 8       4      
American Coot 638       22      
Sandhill Crane 12       2      
Black-bellied Plover 2       1      
Semipalmated Plover 20       1      
Killdeer 916       80      
American Oystercatcher 5       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 122       7      
Willet 82       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 16       4      
Ruddy Turnstone 7       1      
Sanderling 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 121       8      
Dunlin 543       4      
Short-billed Dowitcher 15       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 56       4      
Wilson's Snipe 150       9      
American Woodcock 12       6      
Bonaparte's Gull 401       43      
Laughing Gull 175       20      
Ring-billed Gull 1,149       28      
Herring Gull 113       15      
Gull-billed Tern 5       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 93       7      
Royal Tern 36       2      
Black Skimmer 202       1      
Rock Pigeon 779       57      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 609       144      
White-winged Dove 22       8      
Mourning Dove 4,484       809      
Common Ground-Dove 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       9      
Great Horned Owl 16       13      
Barred Owl 36       21      
Rufous Hummingbird 9       9      
Belted Kingfisher 127       60      
Red-headed Woodpecker 234       148      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 685       450      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 88       78      
Downy Woodpecker 313       220      
Hairy Woodpecker 51       36      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 136       90      
Pileated Woodpecker 84       64      
Eastern Phoebe 85       54      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 26       19      
White-eyed Vireo 8       5      
Blue-headed Vireo 18       9      
Blue Jay 2,313       705      
American Crow 3,229       328      
Fish Crow 138       26      
Horned Lark 19       3      
Purple Martin 123       22      
Tree Swallow 117       4      
Carolina Chickadee 1,919       663      
Tufted Titmouse 1,363       560      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 16       10      
White-breasted Nuthatch 114       65      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 141       71      
Brown Creeper 27       23      
Carolina Wren 907       431      
House Wren 201       77      
Winter Wren 117       13      
Sedge Wren 38       7      
Marsh Wren 4       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 11       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 51       18      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 131       61      
Eastern Bluebird 616       225      
Hermit Thrush 28       26      
American Robin 4,811       293      
Gray Catbird 14       9      
Northern Mockingbird 1,130       529      
Brown Thrasher 541       342      
European Starling 1,859       121      
American Pipit 22       6      
Cedar Waxwing 944       64      
Orange-crowned Warbler 30       23      
Common Yellowthroat 11       9      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 413       161      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 693       112      
Eastern Towhee 595       323      
Chipping Sparrow 6,006       445      
Field Sparrow 783       86      
Vesper Sparrow 20       5      
Savannah Sparrow 225       33      
Henslow's Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 69       30      
Song Sparrow 600       139      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 234       37      
White-throated Sparrow 3,027       428      
White-crowned Sparrow 234       47      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,225       333      
Northern Cardinal 7,654       1,043      
Blue Grosbeak 3       3      
Painted Bunting 4       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 9,591       382      
Eastern Meadowlark 471       42      
Rusty Blackbird 80       10      
Brewer's Blackbird 950       20      
Common Grackle 13,705       196      
Boat-tailed Grackle 7       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8,242       224      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 630       165      
House Finch 1,462       331      
Pine Siskin 136       40      
American Goldfinch 16,384       689      
House Sparrow 2,519       269      
Total 123,650             

A total of 170 species were reported.

See list of localities in Mississippi with reports.

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