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2012 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 1,017       44      
Wood Duck 23       4      
Gadwall 3       1      
American Wigeon 8       3      
American Black Duck 6       2      
Mallard 135       29      
Northern Shoveler 35       3      
Northern Pintail 2       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 4       1      
Ring-necked Duck 258       6      
Greater Scaup 18       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Bufflehead 96       4      
Hooded Merganser 37       8      
Ruddy Duck 8       1      
Wild Turkey 5       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 318       8      
Great Blue Heron 62       15      
Black Vulture 25       11      
Turkey Vulture 72       39      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11       11      
Cooper's Hawk 15       12      
Bald Eagle 7       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 46       29      
Red-tailed Hawk 42       26      
American Coot 27       4      
Killdeer 13       7      
Bonaparte's Gull 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,061       25      
Herring Gull 339       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 44       1      
Rock Pigeon 110       7      
Mourning Dove 488       156      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 10       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 8       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 181       135      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 15       10      
Downy Woodpecker 247       154      
Hairy Woodpecker 43       31      
Northern Flicker 54       34      
Pileated Woodpecker 24       19      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Blue Jay 226       124      
American Crow 484       126      
Fish Crow 2       2      
Common Raven 2       1      
Tree Swallow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 522       221      
Tufted Titmouse 444       207      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 176       128      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 14       9      
Brown Creeper 8       7      
House Wren 33       18      
Winter Wren 5       2      
Carolina Wren 244       154      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       8      
Eastern Bluebird 274       111      
Hermit Thrush 14       9      
American Robin 977       140      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 63       54      
Brown Thrasher 24       20      
European Starling 668       81      
American Pipit 2       1      
Cedar Waxwing 137       9      
Pine Warbler 14       13      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 105       63      
Eastern Towhee 87       61      
Chipping Sparrow 30       17      
Field Sparrow 28       8      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 129       75      
White-throated Sparrow 556       127      
White-crowned Sparrow 32       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 982       191      
Northern Cardinal 927       236      
Red-winged Blackbird 369       32      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       2      
Common Grackle 274       44      
Brown-headed Cowbird 11       4      
Baltimore Oriole 14       6      
Purple Finch 91       19      
House Finch 441       142      
Pine Siskin 13       10      
American Goldfinch 266       88      
House Sparrow 362       68      
Total 14,011             

A total of 95 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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