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2008 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 3,529       11      
Ross's Goose 1       1      
Brant 12       1      
Canada Goose 22,903       728      
Mute Swan 110       37      
Tundra Swan 582       20      
Wood Duck 277       60      
Gadwall 357       34      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 347       25      
American Black Duck 434       36      
Mallard 4,641       439      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 414       33      
Northern Pintail 427       15      
Green-winged Teal 368       21      
Canvasback 429       16      
Redhead 57       9      
Ring-necked Duck 907       65      
Greater Scaup 378       8      
Lesser Scaup 10,840       24      
Common Eider 12       1      
Harlequin Duck 5       2      
Surf Scoter 25       5      
White-winged Scoter 7       1      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Long-tailed Duck 5       2      
Bufflehead 2,176       136      
Common Goldeneye 121       17      
Hooded Merganser 1,221       156      
Common Merganser 79       20      
Red-breasted Merganser 527       42      
Ruddy Duck 1,661       50      
Northern Bobwhite 38       7      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 660       76      
Red-throated Loon 4       3      
Pacific Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 113       48      
Pied-billed Grebe 146       68      
Horned Grebe 85       21      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Northern Gannet 209       16      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,792       123      
Great Cormorant 36       15      
Brown Pelican 212       48      
Great Blue Heron 535       311      
Great Egret 247       56      
Snowy Egret 24       15      
Little Blue Heron 7       7      
Tricolored Heron 3       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 12       5      
Black Vulture 1,399       310      
Turkey Vulture 3,368       804      
Osprey 6       6      
Bald Eagle 247       157      
Northern Harrier 59       39      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 137       122      
Cooper's Hawk 166       136      
Red-shouldered Hawk 368       249      
Red-tailed Hawk 584       396      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       1      
Golden Eagle 12       6      
American Kestrel 122       76      
Merlin 10       9      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
King Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 930       29      
Black-bellied Plover 63       2      
Killdeer 331       106      
American Oystercatcher 60       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 91       6      
Willet 195       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 24       4      
Marbled Godwit 385       3      
Ruddy Turnstone 52       4      
Sanderling 373       12      
Least Sandpiper 5       1      
Dunlin 460       3      
Long-billed Dowitcher 60       1      
Wilson's Snipe 70       10      
American Woodcock 24       15      
Bonaparte's Gull 506       22      
Laughing Gull 221       28      
Ring-billed Gull 19,670       308      
Herring Gull 2,846       146      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 378       43      
Forster's Tern 95       16      
Rock Pigeon 3,262       217      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 15       3      
Mourning Dove 13,390       2,419      
Monk Parakeet 11       1      
Barn Owl 9       9      
Eastern Screech-Owl 15       11      
Great Horned Owl 40       28      
Barred Owl 36       27      
Long-eared Owl 2       2      
Short-eared Owl 5       3      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Common Nighthawk 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4       4      
Belted Kingfisher 193       153      
Red-headed Woodpecker 243       147      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,109       1,428      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 242       192      
Downy Woodpecker 2,844       1,654      
Hairy Woodpecker 520       369      
Northern Flicker 693       374      
Pileated Woodpecker 480       359      
Eastern Phoebe 79       59      
Loggerhead Shrike 4       3      
Blue-headed Vireo 5       4      
Blue Jay 5,070       1,615      
American Crow 12,797       1,564      
Fish Crow 613       63      
Common Raven 110       51      
Horned Lark 20       5      
Tree Swallow 58       14      
Carolina Chickadee 6,175       2,087      
Black-capped Chickadee 746       225      
Tufted Titmouse 5,537       2,066      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 865       520      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,793       1,474      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 137       65      
Brown Creeper 168       127      
Carolina Wren 2,748       1,509      
Winter Wren 135       59      
Marsh Wren 3       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 175       64      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 221       142      
Eastern Bluebird 3,012       912      
Hermit Thrush 138       80      
American Robin 23,164       1,476      
Gray Catbird 89       54      
Northern Mockingbird 1,180       763      
Brown Thrasher 168       137      
European Starling 125,856       938      
American Pipit 54       7      
Cedar Waxwing 2,165       145      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Black-and-white Warbler 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       4      
Common Yellowthroat 5       2      
Palm Warbler 2       2      
Pine Warbler 283       160      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,742       416      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 513       255      
American Tree Sparrow 358       76      
Chipping Sparrow 970       241      
Field Sparrow 725       134      
Vesper Sparrow 26       7      
Savannah Sparrow 144       49      
Seaside Sparrow 13       5      
Fox Sparrow 250       120      
Song Sparrow 2,452       837      
Swamp Sparrow 68       24      
White-throated Sparrow 5,451       1,137      
White-crowned Sparrow 660       146      
Dark-eyed Junco 12,067       1,916      
Northern Cardinal 10,423       2,598      
Red-winged Blackbird 20,512       660      
Eastern Meadowlark 224       42      
Rusty Blackbird 698       47      
Brewer's Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 57,089       866      
Boat-tailed Grackle 621       35      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2,111       209      
Baltimore Oriole 19       10      
Purple Finch 3,506       706      
House Finch 7,969       1,640      
Common Redpoll 1       1      
Pine Siskin 458       96      
American Goldfinch 16,672       1,783      
Evening Grosbeak 31       2      
House Sparrow 5,595       870      
Total 461,390             

A total of 179 species were reported.

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.

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