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2012 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 3,069       15      
Brant 24       3      
Canada Goose 23,308       768      
Mute Swan 61       20      
Tundra Swan 831       27      
Wood Duck 254       50      
Gadwall 455       41      
American Wigeon 354       55      
American Black Duck 545       43      
Mallard 3,821       411      
Northern Shoveler 674       51      
Northern Pintail 507       26      
Green-winged Teal 809       35      
Canvasback 365       9      
Redhead 70       12      
Ring-necked Duck 2,383       73      
Greater Scaup 57       2      
Lesser Scaup 384       21      
Surf Scoter 94       7      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 41       4      
Long-tailed Duck 28       2      
Bufflehead 1,846       149      
Common Goldeneye 26       6      
Hooded Merganser 1,442       153      
Common Merganser 126       21      
Red-breasted Merganser 361       54      
Ruddy Duck 4,032       28      
Northern Bobwhite 36       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Ruffed Grouse 5       3      
Wild Turkey 614       69      
Red-throated Loon 37       8      
Common Loon 133       44      
Pied-billed Grebe 130       62      
Horned Grebe 15       9      
Northern Gannet 11,211       9      
Double-crested Cormorant 3,332       149      
Great Cormorant 31       7      
Anhinga 7       3      
Brown Pelican 362       59      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 610       310      
Great Egret 154       83      
Snowy Egret 19       7      
Little Blue Heron 6       5      
Tricolored Heron 3       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 7       5      
Black Vulture 1,683       353      
Turkey Vulture 3,366       853      
Osprey 7       6      
Golden Eagle 11       5      
Northern Harrier 41       31      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 100       96      
Cooper's Hawk 189       170      
Bald Eagle 398       235      
Red-shouldered Hawk 425       260      
Red-tailed Hawk 537       361      
Rough-legged Hawk 8       4      
Clapper Rail 2       2      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 648       46      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 280       89      
American Oystercatcher 22       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 38       6      
Willet 93       3      
Lesser Yellowlegs 10       1      
Marbled Godwit 187       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 81       5      
Sanderling 312       10      
Purple Sandpiper 28       5      
Dunlin 402       5      
Short-billed Dowitcher 212       2      
Wilson's Snipe 6       4      
American Woodcock 79       17      
Bonaparte's Gull 69       9      
Laughing Gull 150       23      
Ring-billed Gull 11,250       301      
Herring Gull 2,698       130      
Iceland Gull 1       1      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 29       8      
Glaucous Gull 4       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 850       63      
Forster's Tern 113       19      
Rock Pigeon 1,655       143      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 7       5      
Mourning Dove 9,288       2,322      
Barn Owl 7       6      
Eastern Screech-Owl 15       14      
Great Horned Owl 47       32      
Barred Owl 53       35      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       2      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 1       1      
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2       2      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 157       139      
Red-headed Woodpecker 203       142      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2,378       1,685      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 229       190      
Downy Woodpecker 2,976       1,834      
Hairy Woodpecker 536       410      
Red-cockaded Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 624       398      
Pileated Woodpecker 526       390      
American Kestrel 77       56      
Merlin 5       5      
Peregrine Falcon 11       9      
Eastern Phoebe 89       57      
Blue Jay 4,323       1,671      
American Crow 9,782       1,810      
Fish Crow 675       101      
Common Raven 92       48      
Horned Lark 116       6      
Tree Swallow 22       10      
Carolina Chickadee 6,859       2,504      
Black-capped Chickadee 562       217      
Tufted Titmouse 6,462       2,428      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 94       57      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2,510       1,491      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 142       91      
Brown Creeper 137       122      
House Wren 194       81      
Winter Wren 87       46      
Sedge Wren 6       2      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Carolina Wren 2,761       1,643      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 54       24      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 72       48      
Eastern Bluebird 3,075       1,010      
Hermit Thrush 112       94      
American Robin 15,926       1,474      
Gray Catbird 41       37      
Northern Mockingbird 1,082       757      
Brown Thrasher 258       212      
European Starling 13,751       917      
American Pipit 94       3      
Cedar Waxwing 2,906       165      
Snow Bunting 5       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 5       4      
Palm Warbler 2       1      
Pine Warbler 118       73      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1,411       469      
Eastern Towhee 536       334      
American Tree Sparrow 118       49      
Chipping Sparrow 713       202      
Field Sparrow 538       156      
Vesper Sparrow 2       2      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 70       36      
Saltmarsh Sparrow 5       2      
Seaside Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 131       67      
Song Sparrow 2,039       872      
Swamp Sparrow 88       32      
White-throated Sparrow 7,248       1,424      
White-crowned Sparrow 655       175      
Dark-eyed Junco 13,007       2,105      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Northern Cardinal 11,209       2,960      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 6,867       559      
Eastern Meadowlark 230       44      
Rusty Blackbird 374       32      
Common Grackle 19,882       676      
Boat-tailed Grackle 229       15      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1,065       180      
Baltimore Oriole 20       12      
Purple Finch 1,245       364      
House Finch 6,199       1,589      
Common Redpoll 4       3      
Pine Siskin 147       68      
American Goldfinch 10,410       1,550      
Evening Grosbeak 1       1      
House Sparrow 3,335       727      
Total 266,018             

A total of 178 species were reported.

See list of localities in Virginia with reports.

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