Great Backyard Bird Count
Home Submit your bird checklist Explore the results

2006 Results: Arlington, 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 63       4      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 7       2      
Turkey Vulture 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
Merlin 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 7       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 13       2      
Rock Pigeon 115       5      
Mourning Dove 196       48      
Red-headed Woodpecker 7       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 17       17      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 28       20      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 4       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Blue Jay 31       20      
American Crow 207       19      
Fish Crow 5       4      
Carolina Chickadee 276       35      
Black-capped Chickadee 14       9      
Tufted Titmouse 95       26      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 13       9      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Carolina Wren 22       14      
House Wren 6       3      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
American Robin 154       25      
Northern Mockingbird 12       11      
European Starling 436       21      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 9       3      
Field Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 29       15      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 36       15      
Dark-eyed Junco 33       12      
Northern Cardinal 106       44      
Red-winged Blackbird 25       3      
Common Grackle 61       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       2      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 5       3      
House Finch 102       25      
American Goldfinch 47       9      
House Sparrow 281       34      
Total 2,503             

A total of 53 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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