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2005 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 1,035       2      
Brant 2       1      
Canada Goose 557       32      
Wood Duck 10       1      
Gadwall 21       3      
American Wigeon 50       3      
American Black Duck 4       2      
Mallard 433       47      
Northern Shoveler 9       3      
Northern Pintail 104       4      
Green-winged Teal 8       1      
Ring-necked Duck 12       1      
Greater Scaup 32       2      
Lesser Scaup 153       5      
Harlequin Duck 5       2      
Surf Scoter 205       4      
White-winged Scoter 3       2      
Black Scoter 43       4      
Long-tailed Duck 46       3      
Bufflehead 91       6      
Hooded Merganser 77       14      
Common Merganser 29       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 589       11      
Ruddy Duck 18       2      
Red-throated Loon 4       2      
Common Loon 34       15      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 12       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 313       25      
Great Cormorant 65       5      
Brown Pelican 20       7      
Great Blue Heron 33       21      
Great Egret 25       10      
Snowy Egret 7       2      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 4       2      
Turkey Vulture 23       11      
Osprey 2       2      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 15       14      
American Kestrel 5       4      
American Coot 6       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 59       4      
Purple Sandpiper 17       3      
Laughing Gull 33       4      
Ring-billed Gull 1,859       36      
Herring Gull 199       14      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 23       3      
Glaucous Gull 5       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 164       8      
Rock Pigeon 185       24      
Mourning Dove 933       173      
Great Horned Owl 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 14       10      
Red-headed Woodpecker 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 100       85      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       4      
Downy Woodpecker 118       72      
Hairy Woodpecker 7       5      
Northern Flicker 28       25      
Pileated Woodpecker 10       8      
Eastern Phoebe 2       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       1      
Blue Jay 387       108      
American Crow 2,242       73      
Fish Crow 52       12      
Carolina Chickadee 329       116      
Black-capped Chickadee 46       19      
Tufted Titmouse 140       79      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 42       30      
White-breasted Nuthatch 29       16      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 18       12      
Brown Creeper 6       5      
Carolina Wren 190       109      
House Wren 19       10      
Winter Wren 10       3      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 12       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       5      
Eastern Bluebird 32       12      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 832       110      
Gray Catbird 7       4      
Northern Mockingbird 101       79      
Brown Thrasher 78       76      
European Starling 1,136       106      
Cedar Waxwing 231       4      
Pine Warbler 7       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 203       90      
Eastern Towhee 43       29      
American Tree Sparrow 19       5      
Chipping Sparrow 19       8      
Field Sparrow 6       2      
Savannah Sparrow 20       6      
Fox Sparrow 12       5      
Song Sparrow 94       40      
Swamp Sparrow 22       4      
White-throated Sparrow 357       89      
Dark-eyed Junco 357       94      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 375       161      
Red-winged Blackbird 598       50      
Rusty Blackbird 5       2      
Common Grackle 3,789       115      
Boat-tailed Grackle 94       11      
Brown-headed Cowbird 378       32      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 39       10      
House Finch 481       109      
Pine Siskin 53       9      
American Goldfinch 329       74      
House Sparrow 147       36      
Total 21,296             

A total of 118 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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