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2008 Results: Alexandria, Virginia

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 1,225       24      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 9       1      
American Black Duck 3       2      
Mallard 243       19      
Northern Shoveler 16       4      
Northern Pintail 23       3      
Green-winged Teal 221       6      
Canvasback 5       2      
Greater Scaup 28       1      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Bufflehead 9       2      
Common Goldeneye 4       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Common Merganser 15       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 10       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 30       1      
Great Blue Heron 13       8      
Great Egret 1       1      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 7       6      
Bald Eagle 7       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 9       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       7      
American Coot 20       3      
Killdeer 2       2      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,048       19      
Herring Gull 70       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       3      
Rock Pigeon 77       7      
Mourning Dove 584       67      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 20       16      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 56       38      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       10      
Northern Flicker 9       7      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       4      
Blue Jay 88       32      
American Crow 372       33      
Fish Crow 14       6      
Tree Swallow 10       1      
Carolina Chickadee 88       41      
Tufted Titmouse 59       25      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 26       19      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 36       26      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Eastern Bluebird 4       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 398       47      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 34       13      
European Starling 783       37      
Cedar Waxwing 10       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       3      
Eastern Towhee 19       6      
American Tree Sparrow 23       4      
Chipping Sparrow 19       4      
Field Sparrow 37       5      
Song Sparrow 121       26      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
White-throated Sparrow 80       16      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 91       25      
Northern Cardinal 161       63      
Red-winged Blackbird 135       12      
Rusty Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 1,478       22      
Boat-tailed Grackle 47       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       4      
Purple Finch 12       5      
House Finch 98       31      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
American Goldfinch 123       20      
House Sparrow 475       50      
Total 8,707             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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