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2011 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 65       1      
Cackling Goose 12       3      
Canada Goose 1,378       82      
Mute Swan 4       2      
Wood Duck 96       17      
Gadwall 14       4      
American Wigeon 129       5      
American Black Duck 27       11      
Mallard 735       70      
Northern Shoveler 123       12      
Northern Pintail 8       2      
Green-winged Teal 8       2      
Redhead 7       3      
Ring-necked Duck 52       9      
Greater Scaup 32       3      
Lesser Scaup 39       3      
Surf Scoter 16       3      
Long-tailed Duck 4       2      
Bufflehead 111       21      
Hooded Merganser 145       29      
Common Merganser 27       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 79       6      
Ruddy Duck 53       2      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 8       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 31       10      
Northern Gannet 352       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 578       43      
Great Cormorant 10       6      
Brown Pelican 107       11      
Great Blue Heron 65       39      
Great Egret 52       28      
Little Blue Heron 6       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 92       23      
Turkey Vulture 122       28      
Osprey 2       1      
Bald Eagle 12       12      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 35       21      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 45       22      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Clapper Rail 8       1      
Virginia Rail 12       3      
American Coot 127       9      
Killdeer 6       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Sanderling 27       1      
Western Sandpiper 3       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Laughing Gull 115       12      
Ring-billed Gull 2,241       57      
Herring Gull 1,204       54      
Iceland Gull 14       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 26       4      
Glaucous Gull 11       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 118       9      
Forster's Tern 2       2      
Dovekie 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 150       26      
Mourning Dove 497       124      
Barn Owl 3       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 10       8      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 53       43      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12       11      
Downy Woodpecker 77       45      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       4      
Northern Flicker 16       14      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       5      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 119       61      
American Crow 1,190       146      
Fish Crow 165       22      
Tree Swallow 7       4      
Carolina Chickadee 286       110      
Tufted Titmouse 92       55      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 20       13      
White-breasted Nuthatch 23       14      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 47       15      
Brown Creeper 11       6      
Carolina Wren 112       63      
House Wren 42       12      
Winter Wren 4       3      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 39       13      
Hermit Thrush 7       2      
American Robin 475       100      
Gray Catbird 4       4      
Northern Mockingbird 50       33      
Brown Thrasher 20       17      
European Starling 875       71      
Cedar Waxwing 43       3      
Common Yellowthroat 3       3      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 19       14      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 88       32      
Eastern Towhee 23       16      
American Tree Sparrow 106       21      
Chipping Sparrow 16       8      
Field Sparrow 29       8      
Vesper Sparrow 5       2      
Savannah Sparrow 5       1      
Nelson's Sparrow 3       1      
Seaside Sparrow 48       2      
Fox Sparrow 6       3      
Song Sparrow 92       42      
Swamp Sparrow 4       3      
White-throated Sparrow 183       53      
White-crowned Sparrow 12       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 127       39      
Northern Cardinal 290       126      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,876       87      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       1      
Rusty Blackbird 242       13      
Common Grackle 1,108       96      
Boat-tailed Grackle 28       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 219       22      
Baltimore Oriole 8       3      
Purple Finch 62       17      
House Finch 298       80      
Pine Siskin 9       2      
American Goldfinch 313       48      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
House Sparrow 138       18      
Total 18,452             

A total of 130 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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