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2001 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 48       2      
Brant 132       4      
Canada Goose 248       26      
Wood Duck 12       6      
American Wigeon 270       20      
American Black Duck 82       5      
Mallard 1,658       70      
Northern Shoveler 133       13      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 45       4      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 17       4      
Lesser Scaup 2       2      
Surf Scoter 200       4      
Long-tailed Duck 20       3      
Bufflehead 46       8      
Hooded Merganser 250       31      
Common Merganser 132       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 450       8      
Ruddy Duck 115       5      
Northern Bobwhite 1       1      
Red-throated Loon 42       4      
Common Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 36       12      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Red-necked Grebe 2       2      
Northern Gannet 385       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 329       35      
Great Cormorant 90       11      
Brown Pelican 23       10      
Great Blue Heron 55       38      
Great Egret 24       13      
Snowy Egret 27       7      
Black Vulture 2       2      
Turkey Vulture 25       10      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 4       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 23       21      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 54       11      
Killdeer 5       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 4       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 42       2      
Purple Sandpiper 34       3      
Laughing Gull 148       10      
Ring-billed Gull 599       35      
Herring Gull 940       29      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 85       15      
Common Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 317       47      
Mourning Dove 1,090       225      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 11       10      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 92       79      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       11      
Downy Woodpecker 133       101      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       4      
Northern Flicker 50       32      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Blue Jay 351       152      
American Crow 616       134      
Fish Crow 28       3      
Carolina Chickadee 416       169      
Black-capped Chickadee 30       17      
Tufted Titmouse 257       127      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 21       15      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 23       15      
Brown Creeper 4       4      
Carolina Wren 203       122      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8       7      
Eastern Bluebird 32       12      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 663       99      
Gray Catbird 7       6      
Northern Mockingbird 85       62      
Brown Thrasher 72       62      
European Starling 1,422       109      
Cedar Waxwing 206       16      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 25       18      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 245       91      
Eastern Towhee 22       19      
Chipping Sparrow 12       4      
Savannah Sparrow 10       4      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 93       36      
Swamp Sparrow 12       3      
White-throated Sparrow 413       94      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 205       58      
Northern Cardinal 419       185      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 443       73      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       2      
Rusty Blackbird 21       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 2,926       163      
Boat-tailed Grackle 96       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 194       29      
Purple Finch 64       20      
House Finch 845       158      
Pine Siskin 8       6      
American Goldfinch 94       29      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 237       54      
Total 19,445             

A total of 115 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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