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2000 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 1,060       4      
Canada Goose 421       48      
Mute Swan 3       2      
Wood Duck 88       18      
Gadwall 56       3      
American Wigeon 250       20      
American Black Duck 135       12      
Mallard 1,370       124      
Northern Shoveler 99       15      
Northern Pintail 23       8      
Green-winged Teal 72       2      
Canvasback 18       2      
Redhead 12       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Lesser Scaup 52       11      
Bufflehead 351       34      
Hooded Merganser 239       44      
Common Merganser 6       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 46       5      
Ruddy Duck 52       5      
Common Loon 9       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 21       14      
Double-crested Cormorant 156       35      
Great Cormorant 34       4      
Brown Pelican 13       2      
Great Blue Heron 99       57      
Great Egret 10       6      
Snowy Egret 4       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       1      
Black Vulture 7       3      
Turkey Vulture 46       16      
Osprey 6       6      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13       12      
Cooper's Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 25       25      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 75       13      
Killdeer 6       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 2       1      
Laughing Gull 75       10      
Ring-billed Gull 705       44      
Herring Gull 424       43      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 42       9      
Common Tern 9       1      
Rock Pigeon 245       46      
Mourning Dove 1,644       382      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 4       4      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 16       13      
Red-headed Woodpecker 7       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 124       102      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11       9      
Downy Woodpecker 202       148      
Hairy Woodpecker 23       18      
Northern Flicker 65       43      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       7      
Eastern Phoebe 21       4      
Blue Jay 500       226      
American Crow 1,074       168      
Fish Crow 39       9      
Purple Martin 14       2      
Carolina Chickadee 693       243      
Black-capped Chickadee 206       71      
Tufted Titmouse 441       187      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 90       50      
White-breasted Nuthatch 80       42      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 48       22      
Brown Creeper 23       14      
Carolina Wren 404       231      
House Wren 2       1      
Winter Wren 9       5      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14       9      
Eastern Bluebird 3       3      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1,012       179      
Gray Catbird 5       3      
Northern Mockingbird 131       94      
Brown Thrasher 110       95      
European Starling 1,175       138      
Cedar Waxwing 375       22      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 28       17      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 411       170      
Yellow-throated Warbler 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 38       27      
American Tree Sparrow 37       7      
Chipping Sparrow 31       12      
Field Sparrow 47       9      
Savannah Sparrow 8       6      
Fox Sparrow 24       18      
Song Sparrow 163       83      
Swamp Sparrow 26       3      
White-throated Sparrow 623       158      
White-crowned Sparrow 20       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 990       205      
Northern Cardinal 808       324      
Painted Bunting 7       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 795       105      
Eastern Meadowlark 14       2      
Rusty Blackbird 26       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 15       1      
Common Grackle 3,296       223      
Boat-tailed Grackle 73       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 271       61      
Purple Finch 167       45      
House Finch 1,009       209      
White-winged Crossbill 11       1      
Pine Siskin 72       27      
American Goldfinch 813       131      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
House Sparrow 417       94      
Total 25,240             

A total of 119 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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