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2012 Results: Sterling, 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 104       12      
American Black Duck 6       1      
Mallard 17       5      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 3       2      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 3       2      
Black Vulture 26       12      
Turkey Vulture 19       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 30       16      
Killdeer 2       1      
American Woodcock 4       1      
Ring-billed Gull 40       1      
Herring Gull 27       1      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Mourning Dove 87       28      
Barn Owl 3       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 11       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 16       8      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       4      
American Kestrel 4       3      
Blue Jay 67       31      
American Crow 211       55      
Common Raven 13       6      
Carolina Chickadee 87       28      
Tufted Titmouse 34       14      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 18       5      
Carolina Wren 24       7      
Eastern Bluebird 121       21      
American Robin 104       29      
Northern Mockingbird 4       4      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 57       8      
Cedar Waxwing 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
American Tree Sparrow 21       7      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 2       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 5       1      
Song Sparrow 35       9      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 4       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 23       5      
Northern Cardinal 161       54      
Red-winged Blackbird 11       4      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Common Grackle 1       1      
Purple Finch 25       8      
House Finch 46       14      
American Goldfinch 24       6      
House Sparrow 16       7      
Total 1,564             

A total of 61 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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