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2011 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 92       14      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Tundra Swan 5       2      
Wood Duck 39       4      
Gadwall 32       5      
American Wigeon 18       1      
American Black Duck 18       3      
Mallard 79       9      
Redhead 53       2      
Ring-necked Duck 33       1      
Lesser Scaup 41       2      
Bufflehead 13       2      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Common Merganser 7       2      
Ruddy Duck 853       2      
Wild Turkey 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 21       3      
Great Blue Heron 13       9      
Great Egret 20       6      
Black Vulture 14       3      
Turkey Vulture 6       2      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 113       9      
Herring Gull 20       1      
Rock Pigeon 7       1      
Mourning Dove 56       19      
Great Horned Owl 2       2      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 23       18      
Downy Woodpecker 11       8      
Hairy Woodpecker 5       5      
Blue Jay 38       20      
American Crow 56       12      
Fish Crow 8       2      
Carolina Chickadee 61       32      
Tufted Titmouse 50       30      
White-breasted Nuthatch 11       7      
Carolina Wren 26       15      
Eastern Bluebird 14       5      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 38       16      
Northern Mockingbird 6       5      
Brown Thrasher 14       10      
European Starling 115       9      
Cedar Waxwing 6       1      
Pine Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 24       13      
Eastern Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Field Sparrow 4       1      
Song Sparrow 18       10      
White-throated Sparrow 68       20      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 45       14      
Northern Cardinal 88       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 96       10      
Common Grackle 186       22      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 63       20      
American Goldfinch 73       18      
House Sparrow 8       1      
Total 2,755             

A total of 67 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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