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2012 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 44       8      
Wood Duck 9       6      
American Wigeon 26       2      
Mallard 57       7      
Northern Shoveler 3       2      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Redhead 3       2      
Bufflehead 46       4      
Hooded Merganser 11       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Ruddy Duck 429       4      
Wild Turkey 5       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 175       9      
Anhinga 1       1      
Brown Pelican 7       4      
Great Blue Heron 5       5      
Great Egret 4       3      
Little Blue Heron 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Black Vulture 6       3      
Turkey Vulture 33       11      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 6       2      
Bald Eagle 5       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       4      
Laughing Gull 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 95       8      
Herring Gull 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 43       8      
Mourning Dove 79       24      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 22       18      
Downy Woodpecker 16       13      
Hairy Woodpecker 7       4      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 36       17      
American Crow 56       13      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 78       34      
Tufted Titmouse 55       21      
White-breasted Nuthatch 6       6      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 2       1      
House Wren 2       1      
Carolina Wren 31       21      
Eastern Bluebird 3       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 100       17      
Northern Mockingbird 18       14      
Brown Thrasher 7       6      
European Starling 157       19      
Cedar Waxwing 21       1      
Pine Warbler 3       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8       5      
Eastern Towhee 4       4      
Field Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 27       11      
White-throated Sparrow 58       13      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 71       17      
Northern Cardinal 125       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 99       12      
Rusty Blackbird 25       1      
Common Grackle 225       18      
Brown-headed Cowbird 32       6      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 6       3      
House Finch 54       20      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 4       1      
American Goldfinch 32       6      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 117       19      
Total 2,650             

A total of 80 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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