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2004 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
Brant 4       1      
Canada Goose 189       23      
Tundra Swan 75       2      
Wood Duck 4       1      
Gadwall 4       1      
American Wigeon 54       8      
American Black Duck 3       2      
Mallard 413       43      
Northern Shoveler 12       5      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 400       1      
Common Eider 5       1      
Surf Scoter 30,000       1      
White-winged Scoter 103       2      
Black Scoter 25,000       1      
Long-tailed Duck 4       1      
Bufflehead 32       3      
Hooded Merganser 44       13      
Red-breasted Merganser 300       1      
Ruddy Duck 133       6      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       2      
Red-throated Loon 151       2      
Common Loon 9       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       3      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 19       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 251       21      
Great Cormorant 30       1      
Brown Pelican 27       8      
Great Blue Heron 40       29      
Great Egret 13       10      
Snowy Egret 9       4      
Black Vulture 3       3      
Turkey Vulture 12       7      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 3       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 14       8      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 3       2      
American Coot 2       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 19       2      
Sanderling 4       1      
Purple Sandpiper 16       2      
Laughing Gull 115       11      
Ring-billed Gull 501       20      
Herring Gull 201       21      
Glaucous Gull 17       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 31       3      
Razorbill 18       1      
Rock Pigeon 295       33      
Mourning Dove 1,154       181      
Great Horned Owl 4       2      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 85       73      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       6      
Downy Woodpecker 110       79      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 20       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       6      
Blue Jay 386       117      
American Crow 635       82      
Fish Crow 4       3      
Carolina Chickadee 368       129      
Black-capped Chickadee 41       15      
Tufted Titmouse 167       83      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 23       14      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 7       5      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
Carolina Wren 208       109      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Eastern Bluebird 37       11      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 224       53      
Gray Catbird 3       1      
Northern Mockingbird 68       50      
Brown Thrasher 56       50      
European Starling 1,267       89      
Cedar Waxwing 18       4      
Pine Warbler 14       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 162       76      
Eastern Towhee 55       34      
Chipping Sparrow 34       5      
Field Sparrow 4       1      
Seaside Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 152       50      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 354       86      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 428       92      
Northern Cardinal 406       161      
Red-winged Blackbird 166       37      
Rusty Blackbird 51       2      
Common Grackle 2,119       88      
Boat-tailed Grackle 53       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 207       21      
Baltimore Oriole 3       2      
Purple Finch 57       12      
House Finch 698       122      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 6       3      
American Goldfinch 335       68      
House Sparrow 296       52      
Total 69,142             

A total of 111 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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