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2010 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 17       2      
Cackling Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 3,204       60      
Mute Swan 2       2      
Wood Duck 50       10      
Gadwall 14       5      
American Wigeon 102       9      
American Black Duck 58       8      
Mallard 466       61      
Northern Shoveler 250       14      
Northern Pintail 5       2      
Green-winged Teal 14       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 24       6      
Greater Scaup 9       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Black Scoter 7       1      
Bufflehead 196       24      
Common Goldeneye 9       2      
Hooded Merganser 292       25      
Common Merganser 2       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 23       4      
Ruddy Duck 14       2      
Wild Turkey 3       1      
Common Loon 9       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 60       7      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Northern Gannet 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 609       38      
Great Cormorant 25       10      
Anhinga 2       1      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Brown Pelican 55       23      
Great Blue Heron 74       56      
Great Egret 32       22      
Snowy Egret 29       5      
Little Blue Heron 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       4      
Black Vulture 34       13      
Turkey Vulture 87       19      
Osprey 3       2      
Bald Eagle 10       7      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 11       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 18       13      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 31       5      
Killdeer 6       3      
Sanderling 40       1      
Western Sandpiper 9       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 206       2      
Laughing Gull 111       11      
Ring-billed Gull 809       46      
Herring Gull 662       51      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 6       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 69       8      
Forster's Tern 10       1      
Rock Pigeon 223       29      
Mourning Dove 776       185      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 8       4      
Belted Kingfisher 14       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 10       9      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 89       70      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 124       86      
Hairy Woodpecker 14       10      
Northern Flicker 14       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 15       11      
Eastern Phoebe 3       2      
Blue Jay 230       104      
American Crow 1,353       150      
Fish Crow 162       11      
Tree Swallow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 442       160      
Tufted Titmouse 182       89      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 20       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 37       27      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 37       17      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Carolina Wren 165       106      
House Wren 15       7      
Winter Wren 6       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       2      
Eastern Bluebird 22       10      
Hermit Thrush 10       7      
American Robin 1,614       127      
Gray Catbird 8       8      
Northern Mockingbird 90       65      
Brown Thrasher 39       35      
European Starling 1,653       72      
American Pipit 2       1      
Snow Bunting 5       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 4       2      
Northern Parula 3       3      
Palm Warbler 5       3      
Pine Warbler 32       20      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 245       78      
Eastern Towhee 26       12      
American Tree Sparrow 10       5      
Chipping Sparrow 101       13      
Field Sparrow 7       3      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 38       6      
Seaside Sparrow 8       1      
Song Sparrow 156       55      
Swamp Sparrow 5       2      
White-throated Sparrow 239       79      
White-crowned Sparrow 13       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 287       79      
Northern Cardinal 561       194      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,119       74      
Rusty Blackbird 67       7      
Common Grackle 1,698       91      
Boat-tailed Grackle 56       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 241       23      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 2       2      
House Finch 444       91      
Pine Siskin 13       7      
American Goldfinch 335       71      
House Sparrow 260       35      
Total 21,194             

A total of 127 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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