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2009 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
Canada Goose 864       54      
Mute Swan 2       2      
Gadwall 6       2      
Mallard 237       38      
Ring-necked Duck 109       9      
White-winged Scoter 2       1      
Bufflehead 580       15      
Hooded Merganser 41       7      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 7       1      
Wild Turkey 5       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       4      
Horned Grebe 4       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 47       9      
Great Blue Heron 33       20      
Black Vulture 26       12      
Turkey Vulture 110       37      
Bald Eagle 4       4      
Northern Harrier 5       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       6      
Cooper's Hawk 12       9      
Red-shouldered Hawk 29       18      
Red-tailed Hawk 37       28      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 4       1      
Killdeer 10       6      
Ring-billed Gull 1,276       29      
Herring Gull 65       7      
Rock Pigeon 33       5      
Mourning Dove 731       198      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 8       6      
Belted Kingfisher 13       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 36       21      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 212       150      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 27       25      
Downy Woodpecker 275       169      
Hairy Woodpecker 43       33      
Northern Flicker 38       28      
Pileated Woodpecker 16       14      
Eastern Phoebe 5       5      
Blue Jay 372       176      
American Crow 477       114      
Fish Crow 44       4      
Common Raven 7       2      
Carolina Chickadee 524       209      
Black-capped Chickadee 18       2      
Tufted Titmouse 435       193      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 22       13      
White-breasted Nuthatch 236       145      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 13       12      
Carolina Wren 275       171      
House Wren 12       2      
Winter Wren 18       9      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 21       20      
Eastern Bluebird 316       124      
Hermit Thrush 25       20      
American Robin 589       166      
Gray Catbird 7       5      
Northern Mockingbird 100       74      
Brown Thrasher 13       12      
European Starling 455       67      
Cedar Waxwing 297       25      
Palm Warbler 6       2      
Pine Warbler 19       15      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 86       48      
Eastern Towhee 84       53      
Chipping Sparrow 46       18      
Field Sparrow 24       8      
Savannah Sparrow 5       3      
Fox Sparrow 6       4      
Song Sparrow 193       84      
Swamp Sparrow 9       3      
White-throated Sparrow 537       130      
White-crowned Sparrow 27       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,129       219      
Northern Cardinal 907       255      
Red-winged Blackbird 136       30      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 38       3      
Common Grackle 561       62      
Brown-headed Cowbird 26       4      
Baltimore Oriole 6       5      
Purple Finch 82       32      
House Finch 633       180      
Pine Siskin 64       19      
American Goldfinch 652       150      
House Sparrow 631       98      
Total 15,154             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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