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2007 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 358       12      
Brant 834       5      
Cackling Goose 4       3      
Canada Goose 30,428       564      
Mute Swan 165       41      
Tundra Swan 992       50      
Wood Duck 526       51      
Gadwall 852       36      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 264       24      
American Black Duck 675       41      
Mallard 6,238       384      
Blue-winged Teal 9       4      
Northern Shoveler 523       27      
Northern Pintail 107       13      
Green-winged Teal 155       20      
Canvasback 3,493       46      
Redhead 239       30      
Ring-necked Duck 2,100       62      
Greater Scaup 1,122       22      
Lesser Scaup 8,732       71      
Harlequin Duck 2       1      
Surf Scoter 143       5      
White-winged Scoter 7       2      
Black Scoter 35       2      
Long-tailed Duck 13       4      
Bufflehead 1,965       141      
Common Goldeneye 221       31      
Hooded Merganser 1,379       188      
Common Merganser 503       47      
Red-breasted Merganser 429       47      
Ruddy Duck 2,854       58      
Northern Bobwhite 86       14      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       1      
Wild Turkey 490       60      
Red-throated Loon 5       4      
Common Loon 74       37      
Pied-billed Grebe 139       53      
Horned Grebe 20       11      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 6       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 873       96      
Great Cormorant 23       13      
Brown Pelican 82       34      
Great Blue Heron 581       351      
Great Egret 88       39      
Snowy Egret 48       11      
Little Blue Heron 8       8      
Tricolored Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 1,243       238      
Turkey Vulture 2,933       691      
Osprey 7       6      
Bald Eagle 401       194      
Northern Harrier 34       28      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 124       112      
Cooper's Hawk 169       150      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 287       204      
Red-tailed Hawk 547       360      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       1      
Golden Eagle 3       1      
American Kestrel 85       54      
Merlin 11       11      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Clapper Rail 3       2      
American Coot 3,094       59      
Black-bellied Plover 2       2      
Killdeer 411       93      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Willet 6       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 16       2      
Marbled Godwit 4       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 10       1      
Sanderling 200       5      
Western Sandpiper 2       2      
Purple Sandpiper 6       3      
Dunlin 4       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 7       1      
Wilson's Snipe 5       3      
American Woodcock 12       7      
Black-legged Kittiwake 14       3      
Bonaparte's Gull 25       5      
Laughing Gull 415       45      
Ring-billed Gull 23,412       305      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 4,397       205      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 484       40      
Forster's Tern 228       22      
Rock Pigeon 3,039       212      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 10       1      
Mourning Dove 14,792       2,523      
Monk Parakeet 4       1      
Barn Owl 12       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 15       13      
Great Horned Owl 15       13      
Barred Owl 25       21      
Belted Kingfisher 139       108      
Red-headed Woodpecker 271       177      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,377       1,690      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 280       237      
Downy Woodpecker 3,162       1,859      
Hairy Woodpecker 538       377      
Northern Flicker 839       423      
Pileated Woodpecker 460       363      
Eastern Phoebe 87       71      
Loggerhead Shrike 5       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 14       4      
Blue Jay 6,680       1,996      
American Crow 8,974       1,373      
Fish Crow 593       44      
Common Raven 98       35      
Horned Lark 409       13      
Tree Swallow 30       6      
Carolina Chickadee 6,189       2,175      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,753       519      
Tufted Titmouse 6,690       2,351      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 161       87      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,638       1,459      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 167       95      
Brown Creeper 237       199      
Carolina Wren 3,833       2,032      
House Wren 298       108      
Winter Wren 174       83      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 118       43      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 145       107      
Eastern Bluebird 2,890       765      
Hermit Thrush 237       181      
American Robin 13,158       1,030      
Gray Catbird 61       44      
Northern Mockingbird 1,571       1,069      
Brown Thrasher 421       350      
European Starling 20,536       1,192      
American Pipit 21       8      
Cedar Waxwing 1,576       118      
Lapland Longspur 4       3      
Snow Bunting 20       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       6      
Common Yellowthroat 7       6      
Palm Warbler 3       3      
Pine Warbler 173       105      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,073       439      
Yellow-throated Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-breasted Chat 2       2      
Green-tailed Towhee 2       2      
Eastern Towhee 730       407      
American Tree Sparrow 687       132      
Chipping Sparrow 1,206       265      
Field Sparrow 876       170      
Vesper Sparrow 16       6      
Savannah Sparrow 186       46      
Nelson's Sparrow 1       1      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 322       149      
Song Sparrow 3,507       1,027      
Swamp Sparrow 203       43      
White-throated Sparrow 10,232       1,571      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,203       195      
Dark-eyed Junco 19,684       2,436      
Northern Cardinal 13,153       3,005      
Red-winged Blackbird 9,768       493      
Eastern Meadowlark 250       30      
Rusty Blackbird 468       63      
Common Grackle 29,341       575      
Boat-tailed Grackle 273       35      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2,367       229      
Baltimore Oriole 20       14      
Purple Finch 1,514       453      
House Finch 7,411       1,521      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 189       67      
American Goldfinch 11,914       1,663      
House Sparrow 5,748       965      
Total 334,831             

A total of 175 species were reported.

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.

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