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2002 Results: Virginia

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 58       5      
Canada Goose 7,988       268      
Mute Swan 73       9      
Tundra Swan 761       20      
Wood Duck 230       28      
Gadwall 225       16      
American Wigeon 602       18      
American Black Duck 509       19      
Mallard 3,046       199      
Northern Shoveler 187       12      
Northern Pintail 118       8      
Green-winged Teal 345       14      
Canvasback 118       6      
Redhead 15       2      
Ring-necked Duck 767       17      
Greater Scaup 16       3      
Lesser Scaup 1,690       7      
Surf Scoter 8       2      
Bufflehead 944       45      
Common Goldeneye 56       11      
Hooded Merganser 400       61      
Common Merganser 55       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 189       16      
Ruddy Duck 2,618       9      
Northern Bobwhite 74       11      
Ring-necked Pheasant 22       4      
Ruffed Grouse 16       8      
Wild Turkey 523       47      
Red-throated Loon 2       2      
Common Loon 10       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 64       22      
Horned Grebe 17       4      
Northern Gannet 12       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 622       44      
Great Cormorant 44       9      
Brown Pelican 136       18      
Great Blue Heron 306       131      
Great Egret 42       22      
Snowy Egret 14       9      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
Black Vulture 494       103      
Turkey Vulture 1,583       284      
Osprey 14       9      
Bald Eagle 86       41      
Northern Harrier 9       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 84       77      
Cooper's Hawk 31       25      
Red-shouldered Hawk 108       79      
Red-tailed Hawk 246       146      
Rough-legged Hawk 20       7      
Golden Eagle 3       2      
American Kestrel 72       47      
Merlin 5       5      
Peregrine Falcon 3       2      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
American Coot 304       15      
Killdeer 80       34      
American Oystercatcher 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 107       4      
Willet 101       2      
Marbled Godwit 150       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Sanderling 88       2      
Least Sandpiper 3       1      
Dunlin 34       1      
Common Snipe 6       4      
American Woodcock 27       14      
Bonaparte's Gull 10       4      
Laughing Gull 837       20      
Ring-billed Gull 3,756       111      
Herring Gull 972       79      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 348       24      
Caspian Tern 3       1      
Forster's Tern 5       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,082       121      
Mourning Dove 6,796       1,243      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 15       12      
Great Horned Owl 27       18      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 17       13      
Short-eared Owl 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 99       79      
Red-headed Woodpecker 67       51      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 905       690      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 119       93      
Downy Woodpecker 1,247       769      
Hairy Woodpecker 186       132      
Northern Flicker 288       188      
Pileated Woodpecker 213       161      
Eastern Phoebe 45       25      
Blue Jay 2,258       791      
American Crow 6,689       887      
Fish Crow 186       35      
Common Raven 82       21      
Horned Lark 96       7      
Carolina Chickadee 2,974       1,088      
Black-capped Chickadee 570       179      
Tufted Titmouse 3,024       1,098      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 147       86      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,129       647      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 88       47      
Brown Creeper 94       70      
Carolina Wren 1,345       771      
Winter Wren 55       23      
Marsh Wren 17       9      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 74       26      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 70       56      
Eastern Bluebird 1,254       316      
Hermit Thrush 89       49      
American Robin 27,045       580      
Gray Catbird 19       13      
Northern Mockingbird 636       449      
Brown Thrasher 140       113      
European Starling 9,074       516      
Cedar Waxwing 625       53      
Snow Bunting 24       5      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 52       41      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 433       162      
Eastern Towhee 154       102      
American Tree Sparrow 92       24      
Chipping Sparrow 207       63      
Field Sparrow 281       57      
Savannah Sparrow 128       18      
Fox Sparrow 192       82      
Song Sparrow 1,402       423      
Swamp Sparrow 95       24      
White-throated Sparrow 2,999       601      
White-crowned Sparrow 285       59      
Dark-eyed Junco 6,280       950      
Northern Cardinal 4,482       1,225      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,081       266      
Eastern Meadowlark 70       17      
Rusty Blackbird 139       16      
Common Grackle 27,655       365      
Boat-tailed Grackle 132       19      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,213       105      
Baltimore Oriole 10       6      
Purple Finch 1,181       264      
House Finch 4,610       887      
Common Redpoll 2       2      
Pine Siskin 49       22      
American Goldfinch 8,893       842      
Evening Grosbeak 18       4      
House Sparrow 2,839       428      
Total 168,414             

A total of 149 species were reported.

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.

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