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2006 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 73       8      
Tundra Swan 47       2      
Gadwall 7       2      
Mallard 62       7      
Blue-winged Teal 12       2      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Canvasback 3       3      
Redhead 8       4      
Ring-necked Duck 3       1      
Greater Scaup 15       1      
Harlequin Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 27       2      
Hooded Merganser 9       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 26       1      
Ruddy Duck 427       2      
Common Loon 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 14       5      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 4       4      
Great Egret 7       5      
Black Vulture 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 32       8      
Osprey 5       4      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Killdeer 12       6      
Sanderling 36       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 104       13      
Herring Gull 113       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 5       3      
Rock Pigeon 8       2      
Mourning Dove 160       30      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-headed Woodpecker 5       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11       10      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 13       12      
Northern Flicker 7       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       2      
Blue Jay 55       26      
American Crow 55       13      
Carolina Chickadee 29       14      
Black-capped Chickadee 17       13      
Tufted Titmouse 29       20      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Carolina Wren 26       22      
House Wren 3       3      
Winter Wren 2       1      
Eastern Bluebird 17       5      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 193       26      
Northern Mockingbird 5       5      
Brown Thrasher 7       6      
European Starling 206       23      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 6       4      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Fox Sparrow 4       4      
Song Sparrow 55       16      
White-throated Sparrow 101       19      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 50       14      
Northern Cardinal 111       35      
Red-winged Blackbird 96       17      
Rusty Blackbird 45       2      
Common Grackle 881       29      
Brown-headed Cowbird 156       16      
Purple Finch 25       8      
House Finch 59       20      
American Goldfinch 104       18      
House Sparrow 15       8      
Total 3,658             

A total of 82 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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