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1999 Results: Virginia Beach, 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 175       4      
Canada Goose 187       30      
Wood Duck 102       24      
Gadwall 2       1      
American Wigeon 155       18      
American Black Duck 50       12      
Mallard 1,583       150      
Northern Pintail 2       2      
Green-winged Teal 3       1      
Canvasback 16       3      
Ring-necked Duck 113       3      
Lesser Scaup 6       2      
Bufflehead 176       21      
Hooded Merganser 338       40      
Common Merganser 23       7      
Red-breasted Merganser 285       5      
Ruddy Duck 2       2      
Northern Bobwhite 13       2      
Common Loon 5       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       10      
Double-crested Cormorant 298       50      
Great Blue Heron 93       74      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 22       13      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25       25      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       18      
American Kestrel 12       8      
American Coot 154       17      
Killdeer 6       4      
Ring-billed Gull 248       34      
Herring Gull 650       58      
Great Black-backed Gull 31       10      
Rock Pigeon 219       47      
Mourning Dove 2,243       427      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 35       33      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 141       115      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 243       171      
Hairy Woodpecker 15       13      
Northern Flicker 71       45      
Pileated Woodpecker 12       9      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 664       288      
American Crow 1,525       189      
Fish Crow 25       9      
Carolina Chickadee 684       235      
Black-capped Chickadee 333       117      
Tufted Titmouse 512       238      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 55       23      
Brown Creeper 8       8      
Carolina Wren 420       245      
Winter Wren 4       3      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 21       8      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 621       167      
Gray Catbird 4       3      
Northern Mockingbird 155       117      
Brown Thrasher 111       90      
European Starling 2,589       166      
Cedar Waxwing 617       26      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 288       107      
Eastern Towhee 48       33      
American Tree Sparrow 159       22      
Chipping Sparrow 26       10      
Field Sparrow 185       48      
Fox Sparrow 31       9      
Song Sparrow 212       83      
Swamp Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 430       131      
White-crowned Sparrow 16       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 1,267       213      
Northern Cardinal 960       385      
Red-winged Blackbird 821       140      
Rusty Blackbird 100       4      
Common Grackle 6,736       272      
Brown-headed Cowbird 357       60      
Purple Finch 147       54      
House Finch 1,315       268      
Pine Siskin 57       13      
American Goldfinch 236       72      
House Sparrow 387       83      
Total 29,951             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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