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1999 Results: Newport News, 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 100       8      
Tundra Swan 4       1      
Wood Duck 7       2      
Gadwall 2       1      
American Wigeon 15       1      
Mallard 106       12      
Ring-necked Duck 30       1      
Bufflehead 20       4      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 17       2      
Great Blue Heron 13       11      
Black Vulture 8       3      
Turkey Vulture 45       7      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 11       6      
Ring-billed Gull 27       3      
Herring Gull 53       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 20       2      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Mourning Dove 390       54      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 38       29      
Downy Woodpecker 39       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 5       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       5      
Blue Jay 80       38      
American Crow 140       18      
Fish Crow 8       2      
Carolina Chickadee 67       21      
Black-capped Chickadee 61       25      
Tufted Titmouse 98       42      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 20       12      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Carolina Wren 46       28      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 186       25      
Northern Mockingbird 22       18      
Brown Thrasher 10       7      
European Starling 491       24      
Cedar Waxwing 231       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       5      
Eastern Towhee 7       5      
Savannah Sparrow 2       2      
Fox Sparrow 13       3      
Song Sparrow 9       7      
White-throated Sparrow 112       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 7       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 176       32      
Northern Cardinal 200       43      
Red-winged Blackbird 434       19      
Common Grackle 980       36      
Brown-headed Cowbird 138       10      
Purple Finch 18       4      
House Finch 215       26      
American Goldfinch 252       17      
House Sparrow 86       19      
Total 5,119             

A total of 66 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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