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2008 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
Snow Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 55       9      
Mallard 72       11      
Ring-necked Duck 31       3      
Bufflehead 17       1      
Hooded Merganser 24       3      
Common Loon 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 207       5      
Brown Pelican 15       2      
Great Blue Heron 11       8      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Black Vulture 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 36       7      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       4      
American Coot 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 337       8      
Herring Gull 57       2      
Rock Pigeon 68       6      
Mourning Dove 111       26      
Monk Parakeet 11       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 22       17      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       5      
Downy Woodpecker 14       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       1      
Blue Jay 36       17      
American Crow 20       7      
Fish Crow 3       1      
Carolina Chickadee 42       20      
Tufted Titmouse 37       20      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 10       9      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 3       2      
Carolina Wren 27       19      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 112       19      
Northern Mockingbird 23       12      
Brown Thrasher 8       6      
European Starling 100       13      
Cedar Waxwing 5       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15       8      
Eastern Towhee 6       3      
Chipping Sparrow 25       4      
Field Sparrow 4       1      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 39       12      
White-throated Sparrow 62       18      
White-crowned Sparrow 24       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 49       13      
Northern Cardinal 101       25      
Red-winged Blackbird 108       12      
Common Grackle 527       19      
Boat-tailed Grackle 64       3      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       5      
Purple Finch 26       6      
House Finch 61       18      
American Goldfinch 82       16      
House Sparrow 93       20      
Total 2,868             

A total of 68 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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