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2009 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 123       4      
Brant 40       1      
Canada Goose 482       46      
Mute Swan 20       3      
Tundra Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 29       4      
American Wigeon 260       13      
American Black Duck 9       3      
Mallard 831       66      
Northern Shoveler 71       6      
Northern Pintail 23       4      
Canvasback 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 21       7      
Surf Scoter 22       2      
Bufflehead 121       10      
Hooded Merganser 119       24      
Common Merganser 9       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Ruddy Duck 9       1      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 11       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       3      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 522       35      
Great Cormorant 47       7      
Brown Pelican 68       20      
Great Blue Heron 75       38      
Great Egret 61       19      
Snowy Egret 13       9      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Black Vulture 61       13      
Turkey Vulture 110       23      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 4       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 8       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 26       22      
American Coot 27       5      
Killdeer 8       4      
Laughing Gull 76       8      
Ring-billed Gull 590       35      
Herring Gull 231       29      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 25       4      
Forster's Tern 7       2      
Rock Pigeon 281       30      
Mourning Dove 915       187      
Belted Kingfisher 9       9      
Red-headed Woodpecker 13       8      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 68       57      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7       6      
Downy Woodpecker 82       70      
Hairy Woodpecker 11       8      
Northern Flicker 14       9      
Pileated Woodpecker 7       6      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue-headed Vireo 2       2      
Blue Jay 267       105      
American Crow 507       80      
Fish Crow 2       2      
Tree Swallow 46       8      
Carolina Chickadee 372       158      
Tufted Titmouse 169       85      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 31       5      
White-breasted Nuthatch 25       20      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 40       20      
Brown Creeper 22       5      
Carolina Wren 191       105      
House Wren 5       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 29       12      
American Robin 545       89      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 80       56      
Brown Thrasher 34       32      
European Starling 680       67      
Cedar Waxwing 87       8      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       3      
Pine Warbler 34       23      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 175       45      
Eastern Towhee 40       34      
Chipping Sparrow 59       15      
Field Sparrow 16       3      
Vesper Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 7       4      
Song Sparrow 137       48      
Swamp Sparrow 9       2      
White-throated Sparrow 549       90      
White-crowned Sparrow 23       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 289       77      
Northern Cardinal 462       172      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 994       87      
Eastern Meadowlark 1       1      
Rusty Blackbird 109       7      
Common Grackle 1,154       108      
Boat-tailed Grackle 60       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 108       20      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 35       13      
House Finch 426       108      
Pine Siskin 48       14      
American Goldfinch 566       105      
House Sparrow 155       43      
Total 14,209             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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