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2008 Results: Yorktown, 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
Canada Goose 91       11      
Mute Swan 9       2      
Tundra Swan 14       1      
American Black Duck 5       2      
Mallard 63       10      
Bufflehead 11       2      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 26       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 19       2      
Ruddy Duck 149       2      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 13       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       1      
Horned Grebe 11       1      
Northern Gannet 38       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 207       4      
Great Cormorant 1       1      
Brown Pelican 19       3      
Great Blue Heron 16       6      
Great Egret 81       4      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 22       2      
Turkey Vulture 72       12      
Bald Eagle 4       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       3      
Merlin 2       1      
American Coot 14       1      
Black-bellied Plover 60       1      
Killdeer 14       3      
Sanderling 212       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 12       1      
Laughing Gull 3       2      
Ring-billed Gull 180       7      
Herring Gull 21       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 4       2      
Rock Pigeon 26       2      
Mourning Dove 177       38      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 32       23      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 23       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Northern Flicker 12       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       4      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Blue Jay 44       19      
American Crow 52       8      
Carolina Chickadee 58       27      
Tufted Titmouse 69       33      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 9       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 15       11      
Brown Creeper 2       1      
Carolina Wren 42       17      
Winter Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       3      
Eastern Bluebird 32       7      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 253       26      
Northern Mockingbird 14       8      
Brown Thrasher 5       5      
European Starling 313       15      
Cedar Waxwing 93       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 15       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 33       9      
Eastern Towhee 8       5      
Field Sparrow 6       1      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 41       12      
White-throated Sparrow 77       22      
Dark-eyed Junco 75       24      
Northern Cardinal 125       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,700       25      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       1      
Common Grackle 1,542       27      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 124       16      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 45       13      
House Finch 139       28      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 179       23      
House Sparrow 75       17      
Total 6,908             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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