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2005 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 175       10      
Wood Duck 5       2      
Gadwall 1       1      
Mallard 54       6      
Hooded Merganser 13       6      
Common Merganser 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 10       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 36       3      
Great Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 11       7      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 3       2      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 5       2      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Killdeer 3       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Laughing Gull 45       4      
Ring-billed Gull 57       8      
Herring Gull 217       8      
Rock Pigeon 93       9      
Mourning Dove 372       51      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 43       26      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 40       17      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Flicker 17       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 13       7      
Blue Jay 48       28      
American Crow 46       13      
Fish Crow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 86       31      
Black-capped Chickadee 28       11      
Tufted Titmouse 67       28      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 24       15      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown Creeper 5       3      
Carolina Wren 36       23      
House Wren 5       3      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       6      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
American Robin 192       33      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 27       21      
Brown Thrasher 8       7      
European Starling 257       27      
Cedar Waxwing 140       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 7       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 12       8      
Eastern Towhee 15       11      
American Tree Sparrow 7       3      
Chipping Sparrow 59       10      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 10       6      
Song Sparrow 63       16      
Swamp Sparrow 8       1      
White-throated Sparrow 45       15      
White-crowned Sparrow 7       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 191       31      
Northern Cardinal 222       46      
Red-winged Blackbird 54       13      
Rusty Blackbird 36       3      
Common Grackle 587       33      
Boat-tailed Grackle 60       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 158       16      
Purple Finch 55       14      
House Finch 102       16      
Pine Siskin 8       3      
American Goldfinch 206       24      
House Sparrow 137       23      
Total 4,313             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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