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2011 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 123       8      
Mute Swan 4       1      
Wood Duck 6       4      
Gadwall 25       1      
American Wigeon 18       2      
American Black Duck 9       3      
Mallard 131       11      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Canvasback 1,160       2      
Ring-necked Duck 5       2      
Greater Scaup 8       1      
Bufflehead 143       4      
Common Goldeneye 65       1      
Hooded Merganser 28       2      
Ruddy Duck 4       1      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       3      
Horned Grebe 45       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 899       15      
Brown Pelican 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 48       12      
Great Egret 40       3      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Black Vulture 10       2      
Turkey Vulture 25       12      
Bald Eagle 10       4      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       2      
Laughing Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 376       12      
Herring Gull 46       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 25       2      
Rock Pigeon 22       3      
Mourning Dove 127       34      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 42       19      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10       6      
Downy Woodpecker 26       21      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       1      
Blue Jay 43       20      
American Crow 49       15      
Fish Crow 12       2      
Carolina Chickadee 130       42      
Tufted Titmouse 98       27      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 11       10      
White-breasted Nuthatch 16       11      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 6       3      
Brown Creeper 9       2      
Carolina Wren 43       25      
House Wren 19       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 13       4      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 198       29      
Northern Mockingbird 19       11      
Brown Thrasher 17       12      
European Starling 157       22      
Cedar Waxwing 20       3      
Pine Warbler 21       12      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 55       17      
Eastern Towhee 13       6      
Chipping Sparrow 5       1      
Field Sparrow 5       1      
Fox Sparrow 8       1      
Song Sparrow 18       10      
Swamp Sparrow 4       1      
White-throated Sparrow 70       23      
White-crowned Sparrow 16       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 141       27      
Northern Cardinal 123       39      
Red-winged Blackbird 257       21      
Rusty Blackbird 3       1      
Common Grackle 372       31      
Brown-headed Cowbird 134       12      
Baltimore Oriole 4       1      
Purple Finch 15       4      
House Finch 103       27      
Pine Siskin 4       1      
American Goldfinch 88       21      
House Sparrow 101       22      
Total 5,969             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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