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2003 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 36       3      
Brant 40       4      
Canada Goose 5,176       195      
Mute Swan 40       16      
Trumpeter Swan 3       1      
Tundra Swan 134       10      
Wood Duck 74       21      
Gadwall 45       9      
American Wigeon 78       9      
American Black Duck 135       25      
Mallard 1,630       178      
Northern Shoveler 87       14      
Northern Pintail 48       3      
Green-winged Teal 14       2      
Canvasback 91       5      
Redhead 15       2      
Ring-necked Duck 108       15      
Greater Scaup 3,695       16      
Lesser Scaup 685       23      
Harlequin Duck 4       2      
Surf Scoter 67       5      
White-winged Scoter 4       1      
Black Scoter 86       4      
Long-tailed Duck 13       2      
Bufflehead 568       66      
Common Goldeneye 70       12      
Hooded Merganser 339       72      
Common Merganser 39       10      
Red-breasted Merganser 274       24      
Ruddy Duck 217       15      
Northern Bobwhite 51       10      
Ring-necked Pheasant 22       4      
Wild Turkey 352       36      
Red-throated Loon 117       7      
Common Loon 36       15      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       8      
Horned Grebe 3       1      
Northern Gannet 72       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 180       53      
Great Cormorant 25       6      
Brown Pelican 19       11      
Great Blue Heron 173       123      
Great Egret 35       12      
Snowy Egret 13       9      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White Ibis 6       1      
Black Vulture 310       40      
Turkey Vulture 479       136      
Osprey 5       4      
Bald Eagle 31       21      
Northern Harrier 13       13      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 46       45      
Cooper's Hawk 50       45      
Red-shouldered Hawk 67       47      
Red-tailed Hawk 112       97      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       1      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 17       17      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
American Coot 111       7      
Killdeer 38       16      
Greater Yellowlegs 14       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 30       4      
Sanderling 3       2      
Purple Sandpiper 19       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 7       4      
Bonaparte's Gull 31       6      
Laughing Gull 106       20      
Ring-billed Gull 3,963       104      
Herring Gull 1,702       80      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 11       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 300       18      
Forster's Tern 10       3      
Razorbill 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,153       92      
Mourning Dove 8,258       1,399      
Monk Parakeet 21       1      
Barn Owl 2       2      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       10      
Great Horned Owl 6       5      
Barred Owl 7       6      
Belted Kingfisher 37       34      
Red-headed Woodpecker 66       47      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,334       992      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 105       84      
Downy Woodpecker 1,552       963      
Hairy Woodpecker 198       141      
Northern Flicker 294       202      
Pileated Woodpecker 174       134      
Eastern Phoebe 15       10      
Blue Jay 2,950       1,058      
American Crow 4,111       767      
Fish Crow 38       16      
Common Raven 9       3      
Horned Lark 48       2      
Carolina Chickadee 3,224       1,256      
Black-capped Chickadee 204       64      
Tufted Titmouse 3,275       1,253      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 15       11      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,244       688      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 80       49      
Brown Creeper 73       61      
Carolina Wren 1,886       1,074      
Winter Wren 41       23      
Marsh Wren 5       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 49       17      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 42       39      
Eastern Bluebird 836       229      
Hermit Thrush 168       108      
American Robin 7,576       684      
Gray Catbird 26       18      
Northern Mockingbird 691       528      
Brown Thrasher 268       243      
European Starling 7,243       687      
American Pipit 3       2      
Cedar Waxwing 922       49      
Palm Warbler 26       9      
Pine Warbler 183       101      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 511       262      
Eastern Towhee 531       305      
American Tree Sparrow 89       25      
Chipping Sparrow 377       95      
Field Sparrow 138       45      
Savannah Sparrow 22       15      
Fox Sparrow 216       107      
Song Sparrow 2,092       660      
Swamp Sparrow 94       23      
White-throated Sparrow 6,469       959      
White-crowned Sparrow 393       81      
Dark-eyed Junco 13,248       1,353      
Summer Tanager 3       3      
Northern Cardinal 7,209       1,605      
Painted Bunting 2       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 8,701       372      
Eastern Meadowlark 61       8      
Rusty Blackbird 120       13      
Common Grackle 11,852       584      
Boat-tailed Grackle 187       22      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,281       138      
Baltimore Oriole 15       12      
Purple Finch 372       94      
House Finch 6,397       962      
American Goldfinch 10,634       1,054      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 2,906       482      
Total 144,811             

A total of 148 species were reported.

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.

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