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2012 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 207       6      
Snow Goose 9,457       8      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 1,104       105      
Wood Duck 2,133       49      
Gadwall 627       20      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 9,375       60      
Mottled Duck 2       1      
Blue-winged Teal 15       1      
Northern Shoveler 2,172       20      
Northern Pintail 199       7      
Green-winged Teal 2,150       15      
Canvasback 102       6      
Redhead 25       3      
Ring-necked Duck 1,288       21      
Greater Scaup 9       1      
Lesser Scaup 490       14      
Bufflehead 207       21      
Common Goldeneye 5       1      
Hooded Merganser 170       24      
Red-breasted Merganser 99       8      
Ruddy Duck 1,912       13      
Northern Bobwhite 37       5      
Wild Turkey 119       19      
Common Loon 39       16      
Pied-billed Grebe 238       45      
Horned Grebe 214       11      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 1,422       46      
Anhinga 16       10      
American White Pelican 732       11      
Brown Pelican 451       32      
Great Blue Heron 762       105      
Great Egret 824       73      
Snowy Egret 217       29      
Little Blue Heron 5       4      
Tricolored Heron 2       2      
Reddish Egret 1       1      
Cattle Egret 20       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 8       2      
Glossy Ibis 3       2      
White-faced Ibis 94       2      
Black Vulture 461       82      
Turkey Vulture 523       107      
Osprey 27       21      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 81       30      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 32       21      
Cooper's Hawk 33       24      
Bald Eagle 24       17      
Red-shouldered Hawk 122       45      
Red-tailed Hawk 303       94      
Clapper Rail 13       6      
Common Gallinule 2       1      
American Coot 3,711       27      
Sandhill Crane 24       10      
Black-bellied Plover 20       8      
Semipalmated Plover 42       4      
Piping Plover 8       3      
Killdeer 657       54      
American Oystercatcher 66       8      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 49       4      
Willet 143       11      
Lesser Yellowlegs 96       6      
Marbled Godwit 50       4      
Ruddy Turnstone 74       10      
Sanderling 163       6      
Least Sandpiper 106       2      
Pectoral Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 311       7      
Long-billed Dowitcher 20       1      
Wilson's Snipe 209       6      
American Woodcock 29       9      
Bonaparte's Gull 346       15      
Laughing Gull 1,720       30      
Ring-billed Gull 1,160       33      
Herring Gull 36       6      
Caspian Tern 3       2      
Forster's Tern 130       19      
Royal Tern 144       10      
Sandwich Tern 3       2      
Black Skimmer 1,710       9      
Rock Pigeon 933       40      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 457       74      
White-winged Dove 47       10      
Mourning Dove 3,453       431      
Inca Dove 2       1      
Common Ground-Dove 50       21      
Barn Owl 5       4      
Eastern Screech-Owl 6       6      
Great Horned Owl 14       10      
Barred Owl 80       15      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 8       7      
Rufous Hummingbird 15       12      
Belted Kingfisher 89       47      
Red-headed Woodpecker 290       68      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 526       247      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 136       77      
Downy Woodpecker 237       158      
Hairy Woodpecker 67       33      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 172       79      
Pileated Woodpecker 100       57      
American Kestrel 48       22      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 94       48      
Loggerhead Shrike 43       22      
White-eyed Vireo 2       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 4       4      
Blue Jay 1,257       331      
American Crow 2,077       183      
Fish Crow 174       28      
Horned Lark 13       7      
Purple Martin 183       39      
Tree Swallow 13       4      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1,218       382      
Tufted Titmouse 810       305      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 59       36      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 137       64      
Brown Creeper 34       15      
House Wren 116       36      
Winter Wren 8       3      
Sedge Wren 3       2      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Carolina Wren 531       206      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 12       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 37       12      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 101       48      
Eastern Bluebird 729       192      
Hermit Thrush 23       12      
American Robin 22,044       284      
Gray Catbird 54       15      
Northern Mockingbird 705       302      
Brown Thrasher 226       97      
European Starling 4,629       66      
Cedar Waxwing 4,724       91      
Orange-crowned Warbler 16       13      
Common Yellowthroat 8       3      
Palm Warbler 4       2      
Pine Warbler 490       90      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 800       135      
Painted Redstart 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 264       99      
Chipping Sparrow 2,579       222      
Field Sparrow 252       49      
Vesper Sparrow 30       7      
Lark Bunting 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 122       18      
Grasshopper Sparrow 3       1      
Henslow's Sparrow 8       2      
Fox Sparrow 19       12      
Song Sparrow 329       67      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 84       25      
White-throated Sparrow 846       160      
White-crowned Sparrow 60       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,176       199      
Northern Cardinal 3,179       535      
Red-winged Blackbird 8,895       210      
Eastern Meadowlark 237       28      
Rusty Blackbird 2,379       16      
Brewer's Blackbird 338       15      
Common Grackle 33,648       87      
Boat-tailed Grackle 230       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2,625       97      
Purple Finch 332       87      
House Finch 775       204      
Pine Siskin 92       24      
American Goldfinch 6,195       378      
House Sparrow 1,642       165      
Total 164,079             

A total of 176 species were reported.

See list of localities in Mississippi with reports.

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