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2012 Results: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 24       2      
Tundra Swan 79       3      
Gadwall 14       1      
American Wigeon 26       4      
American Black Duck 187       4      
Mallard 81       4      
Northern Shoveler 289       5      
Northern Pintail 132       4      
Green-winged Teal 400       5      
Bufflehead 11       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 20       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 16       3      
Great Egret 13       3      
Tricolored Heron 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 19       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Bald Eagle 2       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 24       3      
Dunlin 100       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 200       1      
Laughing Gull 8       1      
Ring-billed Gull 60       2      
Herring Gull 119       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 5       1      
Mourning Dove 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 1       1      
Fish Crow 5       1      
Carolina Chickadee 1       1      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 1       1      
American Robin 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
European Starling 12       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23       3      
Song Sparrow 6       2      
Northern Cardinal 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 16       2      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Total 1,919             

A total of 44 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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