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2011 Results: Virginia

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See list of localities in Virginia with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 3,977       20      
Brant 400       1      
Cackling Goose 12       3      
Canada Goose 18,857       646      
Mute Swan 68       29      
Trumpeter Swan 1       1      
Tundra Swan 983       41      
Wood Duck 336       66      
Gadwall 595       32      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 1,054       34      
American Black Duck 988       55      
Mallard 6,246       346      
Blue-winged Teal 5       1      
Northern Shoveler 1,466       38      
Northern Pintail 1,192       19      
Green-winged Teal 1,230       15      
Canvasback 1,297       15      
Redhead 115       14      
Ring-necked Duck 494       53      
Greater Scaup 68       10      
Lesser Scaup 364       20      
Surf Scoter 82       9      
White-winged Scoter 13       4      
Black Scoter 41       3      
Long-tailed Duck 9       3      
Bufflehead 1,397       118      
Common Goldeneye 76       7      
Hooded Merganser 666       109      
Common Merganser 90       22      
Red-breasted Merganser 230       30      
Ruddy Duck 1,524       39      
Northern Bobwhite 12       6      
Ruffed Grouse 3       2      
Wild Turkey 442       52      
Red-throated Loon 12       5      
Common Loon 37       21      
Pied-billed Grebe 149       42      
Horned Grebe 110       23      
Northern Gannet 366       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 2,368       115      
Great Cormorant 14       8      
Anhinga 2       2      
Brown Pelican 157       18      
Great Blue Heron 450       216      
Great Egret 174       53      
Snowy Egret 3       3      
Little Blue Heron 6       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       4      
Black Vulture 1,609       313      
Turkey Vulture 3,551       730      
Osprey 3       2      
Bald Eagle 222       136      
Northern Harrier 47       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 88       84      
Cooper's Hawk 173       145      
Red-shouldered Hawk 285       210      
Red-tailed Hawk 436       309      
Rough-legged Hawk 6       5      
Golden Eagle 6       4      
American Kestrel 61       43      
Merlin 9       8      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
Clapper Rail 8       1      
Virginia Rail 12       3      
American Coot 1,015       45      
Black-bellied Plover 8       1      
Semipalmated Plover 6       1      
Killdeer 194       65      
American Oystercatcher 18       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 34       6      
Willet 184       4      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Marbled Godwit 142       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 5       2      
Sanderling 176       5      
Western Sandpiper 7       4      
Purple Sandpiper 4       1      
Dunlin 340       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 51       2      
Wilson's Snipe 12       9      
American Woodcock 16       10      
Bonaparte's Gull 44       7      
Laughing Gull 143       23      
Ring-billed Gull 12,737       256      
Herring Gull 3,266       166      
Iceland Gull 16       5      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 35       7      
Glaucous Gull 11       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 301       32      
Forster's Tern 13       7      
Dovekie 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,038       129      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       2      
Mourning Dove 7,491       1,809      
Barn Owl 11       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 17       16      
Great Horned Owl 29       22      
Barred Owl 35       24      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 108       90      
Red-headed Woodpecker 169       123      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1,737       1,248      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 214       182      
Downy Woodpecker 2,086       1,355      
Hairy Woodpecker 395       317      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 517       312      
Pileated Woodpecker 356       270      
Eastern Phoebe 54       41      
Loggerhead Shrike 7       5      
Blue Jay 3,800       1,317      
American Crow 7,919       1,399      
Fish Crow 942       103      
Common Raven 90       38      
Horned Lark 4       3      
Tree Swallow 23       9      
Carolina Chickadee 5,271       1,984      
Black-capped Chickadee 411       155      
Tufted Titmouse 4,385       1,823      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 299       204      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,011       1,220      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 200       70      
Brown Creeper 200       145      
Carolina Wren 1,911       1,155      
House Wren 155       63      
Winter Wren 71       42      
Sedge Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 60       34      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 76       50      
Eastern Bluebird 2,263       792      
Hermit Thrush 113       81      
American Robin 11,811       1,165      
Gray Catbird 30       23      
Northern Mockingbird 961       679      
Brown Thrasher 180       143      
European Starling 22,625       831      
American Pipit 6       1      
Cedar Waxwing 1,366       104      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       1      
Common Yellowthroat 5       5      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 144       101      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2,037       397      
Eastern Towhee 364       238      
American Tree Sparrow 241       66      
Chipping Sparrow 398       164      
Field Sparrow 436       126      
Vesper Sparrow 13       5      
Savannah Sparrow 114       28      
Nelson's Sparrow 3       1      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 2       1      
Seaside Sparrow 48       2      
Fox Sparrow 218       108      
Song Sparrow 1,801       748      
Swamp Sparrow 76       24      
White-throated Sparrow 5,714       1,173      
White-crowned Sparrow 675       155      
Dark-eyed Junco 10,984       1,684      
Northern Cardinal 7,914       2,211      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 15,449       793      
Eastern Meadowlark 173       24      
Rusty Blackbird 535       45      
Common Grackle 25,381       880      
Boat-tailed Grackle 340       12      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,789       252      
Baltimore Oriole 24       13      
Purple Finch 1,685       486      
House Finch 5,341       1,370      
Common Redpoll 3       3      
Pine Siskin 1,165       217      
American Goldfinch 11,016       1,507      
Evening Grosbeak 2       1      
House Sparrow 2,809       592      
Total 251,855             

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.