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2008 Results: Richmond, 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 10       2      
Canada Goose 1,186       56      
Mute Swan 6       3      
Wood Duck 3       3      
Gadwall 2       2      
American Black Duck 7       4      
Mallard 346       49      
Redhead 3       2      
Ring-necked Duck 126       11      
Greater Scaup 4       1      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 147       11      
Hooded Merganser 54       13      
Common Merganser 7       2      
Ruddy Duck 85       8      
Northern Bobwhite 2       1      
Wild Turkey 6       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 20       9      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 80       14      
Great Cormorant 10       1      
Great Blue Heron 29       21      
Black Vulture 50       16      
Turkey Vulture 114       41      
Bald Eagle 13       11      
Northern Harrier 13       6      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       9      
Cooper's Hawk 19       12      
Red-shouldered Hawk 38       29      
Red-tailed Hawk 58       35      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 400       1      
Killdeer 10       5      
American Woodcock 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,972       30      
Herring Gull 497       10      
Great Black-backed Gull 33       2      
Rock Pigeon 387       15      
Mourning Dove 806       221      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Short-eared Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 12       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 30       24      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 182       133      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 21       15      
Downy Woodpecker 270       165      
Hairy Woodpecker 36       26      
Northern Flicker 43       28      
Pileated Woodpecker 20       11      
Eastern Phoebe 17       8      
Blue Jay 257       123      
American Crow 555       129      
Fish Crow 8       3      
Common Raven 4       2      
Tree Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 598       217      
Tufted Titmouse 404       193      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 41       30      
White-breasted Nuthatch 258       145      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 3       3      
Brown Creeper 15       11      
Carolina Wren 278       163      
Winter Wren 21       6      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 19       9      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 20       16      
Eastern Bluebird 248       100      
Hermit Thrush 10       7      
American Robin 840       162      
Gray Catbird 8       4      
Northern Mockingbird 85       61      
Brown Thrasher 10       10      
European Starling 1,665       80      
American Pipit 9       1      
Cedar Waxwing 339       16      
Common Yellowthroat 4       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 39       23      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 113       57      
Eastern Towhee 85       42      
American Tree Sparrow 10       3      
Chipping Sparrow 56       25      
Field Sparrow 45       15      
Savannah Sparrow 29       11      
Fox Sparrow 8       6      
Song Sparrow 257       101      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 341       114      
White-crowned Sparrow 49       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 996       202      
Northern Cardinal 980       271      
Red-winged Blackbird 382       38      
Rusty Blackbird 31       6      
Common Grackle 5,815       100      
Brown-headed Cowbird 20       8      
Baltimore Oriole 15       6      
Purple Finch 134       36      
House Finch 778       170      
Pine Siskin 36       11      
American Goldfinch 663       144      
House Sparrow 604       107      
Total 24,391             

A total of 103 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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