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2002 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
Canada Goose 182       19      
Wood Duck 19       4      
American Wigeon 85       3      
American Black Duck 6       1      
Mallard 373       36      
Northern Shoveler 66       6      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Canvasback 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 12       3      
Lesser Scaup 150       1      
Surf Scoter 8       2      
Bufflehead 211       6      
Hooded Merganser 52       14      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 8       3      
Red-throated Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       3      
Northern Gannet 10       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 237       19      
Great Cormorant 20       6      
Brown Pelican 115       11      
Great Blue Heron 38       27      
Great Egret 28       15      
Snowy Egret 9       5      
Turkey Vulture 40       10      
Osprey 4       3      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 12       9      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 8       2      
Killdeer 1       1      
Sanderling 88       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 8       2      
Laughing Gull 28       5      
Ring-billed Gull 323       24      
Herring Gull 183       22      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 133       10      
Forster's Tern 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 160       28      
Mourning Dove 719       124      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 15       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 41       31      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       6      
Downy Woodpecker 59       42      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 24       12      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 4       1      
Blue Jay 228       79      
American Crow 224       63      
Fish Crow 26       7      
Common Raven 6       2      
Carolina Chickadee 206       86      
Black-capped Chickadee 35       10      
Tufted Titmouse 123       56      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 9       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 17       14      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 4       3      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 111       66      
Winter Wren 9       4      
Marsh Wren 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Eastern Bluebird 3       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 717       92      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 53       40      
Brown Thrasher 36       29      
European Starling 534       57      
Cedar Waxwing 178       7      
Snow Bunting 4       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 5       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 131       36      
Eastern Towhee 21       15      
American Tree Sparrow 8       2      
Savannah Sparrow 6       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 77       26      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 178       53      
White-crowned Sparrow 6       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 206       57      
Northern Cardinal 259       101      
Red-winged Blackbird 612       55      
Rusty Blackbird 81       3      
Common Grackle 24,962       85      
Boat-tailed Grackle 68       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 107       19      
Purple Finch 42       10      
House Finch 443       77      
Pine Siskin 6       4      
American Goldfinch 85       21      
House Sparrow 80       30      
Total 33,460             

A total of 102 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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