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2011 Results: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia

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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
Snow Goose 994       5      
Brant 400       1      
Canada Goose 327       6      
Tundra Swan 241       8      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 241       4      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 694       6      
American Black Duck 771       8      
Mallard 325       5      
Blue-winged Teal 5       1      
Northern Shoveler 1,136       8      
Northern Pintail 1,014       5      
Green-winged Teal 1,012       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Surf Scoter 21       2      
White-winged Scoter 3       1      
Black Scoter 10       1      
Long-tailed Duck 5       1      
Bufflehead 62       3      
Hooded Merganser 17       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 71       6      
Ruddy Duck 7       1      
Red-throated Loon 7       2      
Common Loon 10       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 5       3      
Northern Gannet 13       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 33       3      
Great Cormorant 2       1      
Brown Pelican 10       1      
Great Blue Heron 30       4      
Great Egret 46       6      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 34       2      
Turkey Vulture 35       6      
Bald Eagle 8       4      
Northern Harrier 8       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Merlin 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 30       1      
Black-bellied Plover 8       1      
Semipalmated Plover 6       1      
Killdeer 22       4      
American Oystercatcher 16       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 25       3      
Willet 89       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Marbled Godwit 15       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 4       1      
Sanderling 130       2      
Dunlin 324       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 51       2      
Wilson's Snipe 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 10       2      
Ring-billed Gull 571       5      
Herring Gull 642       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 5       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 35       4      
Rock Pigeon 7       1      
Mourning Dove 16       2      
Belted Kingfisher 6       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5       2      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 14       2      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 2       2      
American Crow 14       3      
Fish Crow 16       1      
Carolina Chickadee 11       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 1       1      
Tufted Titmouse 4       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 67       2      
Brown Creeper 16       2      
Carolina Wren 5       2      
Winter Wren 2       1      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 6       2      
Hermit Thrush 6       1      
American Robin 50       2      
Gray Catbird 4       1      
Northern Mockingbird 6       1      
Brown Thrasher 7       1      
European Starling 200       2      
Pine Warbler 5       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,014       4      
Eastern Towhee 19       1      
Field Sparrow 4       1      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 21       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 14       1      
Song Sparrow 11       2      
Swamp Sparrow 14       1      
White-throated Sparrow 66       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 48       2      
Northern Cardinal 18       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 176       3      
Rusty Blackbird 15       1      
Common Grackle 152       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 302       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 10       1      
Purple Finch 5       1      
House Finch 60       1      
Pine Siskin 29       1      
American Goldfinch 41       2      
House Sparrow 3       1      
Total 12,147             

A total of 122 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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