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

2005 Results: Fairfax, 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 1,367       18      
American Black Duck 9       1      
Mallard 113       13      
Green-winged Teal 11       1      
Redhead 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 75       3      
Bufflehead 18       3      
Hooded Merganser 21       3      
Common Merganser 51       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 14       1      
Common Loon 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       4      
Turkey Vulture 23       7      
Bald Eagle 5       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
American Coot 5       1      
Killdeer 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 537       11      
Herring Gull 62       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 128       2      
Mourning Dove 174       42      
Barred Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 34       24      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 53       35      
Hairy Woodpecker 15       12      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       3      
Blue Jay 21       13      
American Crow 235       18      
Fish Crow 5       1      
Carolina Chickadee 84       32      
Black-capped Chickadee 17       9      
Tufted Titmouse 108       41      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 49       30      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Carolina Wren 63       27      
House Wren 10       7      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 21       5      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 161       20      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 21       17      
European Starling 161       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       4      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 4       1      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 36       18      
Swamp Sparrow 5       2      
White-throated Sparrow 86       17      
Dark-eyed Junco 198       31      
Northern Cardinal 185       44      
Red-winged Blackbird 60       4      
Common Grackle 79       10      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 17       7      
House Finch 50       16      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 102       21      
House Sparrow 125       27      
Total 4,713             

A total of 75 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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