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2009 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 328       19      
Mute Swan 9       3      
Tundra Swan 32       3      
Wood Duck 4       4      
Gadwall 62       6      
American Wigeon 34       1      
American Black Duck 2       1      
Mallard 130       15      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 11       1      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Black Scoter 22       1      
Bufflehead 62       6      
Common Goldeneye 6       1      
Hooded Merganser 30       6      
Common Merganser 6       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 21       5      
Ruddy Duck 1,059       4      
Red-throated Loon 3       1      
Common Loon 11       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       3      
Horned Grebe 5       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 52       8      
Great Cormorant 62       6      
Brown Pelican 5       2      
American Bittern 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 32       16      
Great Egret 25       8      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 13       6      
Turkey Vulture 19       10      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 13       10      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 13       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       6      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
American Coot 1       1      
Killdeer 7       4      
Sanderling 188       4      
Dunlin 50       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Laughing Gull 97       5      
Ring-billed Gull 174       11      
Herring Gull 164       6      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 6       2      
Forster's Tern 12       1      
Rock Pigeon 14       2      
Mourning Dove 231       39      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 33       22      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 38       27      
Hairy Woodpecker 10       6      
Northern Flicker 10       8      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       4      
Blue Jay 90       37      
American Crow 63       21      
Fish Crow 2       1      
Carolina Chickadee 176       44      
Tufted Titmouse 123       43      
White-breasted Nuthatch 21       15      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 4       3      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 85       34      
House Wren 22       6      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Eastern Bluebird 30       13      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 153       31      
Gray Catbird 10       6      
Northern Mockingbird 30       19      
Brown Thrasher 20       13      
European Starling 108       21      
Cedar Waxwing 70       4      
Pine Warbler 12       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 73       24      
Eastern Towhee 25       13      
Chipping Sparrow 6       2      
Field Sparrow 12       3      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 5       4      
Song Sparrow 85       15      
White-throated Sparrow 199       30      
White-crowned Sparrow 7       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 79       21      
Northern Cardinal 203       49      
Red-winged Blackbird 101       17      
Eastern Meadowlark 6       1      
Rusty Blackbird 6       1      
Common Grackle 249       30      
Boat-tailed Grackle 5       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 22       7      
Purple Finch 37       7      
House Finch 92       28      
Pine Siskin 40       8      
American Goldfinch 209       28      
House Sparrow 64       15      
Total 5,728             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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