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