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