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2008 Results: Roanoke, 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 202       9      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 16       1      
Mallard 123       8      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 7       1      
Bufflehead 9       1      
Hooded Merganser 6       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       1      
Northern Bobwhite 3       1      
Wild Turkey 37       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       1      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Black Vulture 83       10      
Turkey Vulture 177       24      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 8       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       9      
American Kestrel 6       3      
Killdeer 7       4      
Ring-billed Gull 4,101       3      
Rock Pigeon 590       18      
Mourning Dove 413       44      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 30       22      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10       9      
Downy Woodpecker 64       31      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       4      
Northern Flicker 7       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       1      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 138       29      
American Crow 340       37      
Common Raven 6       1      
Tree Swallow 7       2      
Carolina Chickadee 82       28      
Black-capped Chickadee 85       23      
Tufted Titmouse 106       34      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 20       12      
White-breasted Nuthatch 39       24      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 6       2      
Carolina Wren 45       28      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 62       12      
American Robin 547       17      
Gray Catbird 7       2      
Northern Mockingbird 56       25      
European Starling 934       25      
Cedar Waxwing 27       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       1      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 2       2      
Chipping Sparrow 35       3      
Field Sparrow 7       3      
Fox Sparrow 4       3      
Song Sparrow 34       14      
White-throated Sparrow 101       23      
White-crowned Sparrow 16       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 153       20      
Northern Cardinal 217       41      
Red-winged Blackbird 11       3      
Eastern Meadowlark 19       2      
Rusty Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 14       5      
Purple Finch 60       14      
House Finch 202       25      
American Goldfinch 119       21      
House Sparrow 135       12      
Total 9,605             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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