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2010 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 122       14      
Mute Swan 8       2      
Tundra Swan 32       1      
Wood Duck 4       4      
Gadwall 27       4      
American Black Duck 17       3      
Mallard 110       13      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Bufflehead 63       7      
Hooded Merganser 4       1      
Common Merganser 10       2      
Ruddy Duck 55       1      
Common Loon 9       5      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 33       6      
Brown Pelican 5       2      
Great Blue Heron 20       13      
Great Egret 12       8      
Black Vulture 14       5      
Turkey Vulture 42       10      
Bald Eagle 14       7      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       4      
American Coot 12       1      
Killdeer 13       4      
Ring-billed Gull 80       7      
Herring Gull 119       8      
Rock Pigeon 17       2      
Mourning Dove 136       36      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 35       27      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 30       19      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 8       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       5      
Blue Jay 92       38      
American Crow 90       19      
Carolina Chickadee 112       42      
Tufted Titmouse 88       36      
White-breasted Nuthatch 39       25      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Carolina Wren 46       30      
House Wren 2       2      
Winter Wren 9       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 10       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Eastern Bluebird 35       11      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 395       26      
Gray Catbird 2       2      
Northern Mockingbird 22       11      
Brown Thrasher 23       21      
European Starling 126       9      
Cedar Waxwing 24       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 6       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 118       25      
Eastern Towhee 21       13      
Chipping Sparrow 17       8      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 37       17      
White-throated Sparrow 187       34      
Dark-eyed Junco 159       32      
Northern Cardinal 170       43      
Red-winged Blackbird 684       23      
Common Grackle 1,299       36      
Brown-headed Cowbird 141       14      
House Finch 122       27      
Pine Siskin 3       2      
American Goldfinch 111       28      
House Sparrow 9       4      
Total 5,300             

A total of 79 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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