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2003 Results: Chesapeake, Virginia

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 188       16      
Gadwall 6       2      
American Wigeon 8       2      
American Black Duck 1       1      
Mallard 69       15      
Northern Shoveler 6       2      
Redhead 13       1      
Ring-necked Duck 27       2      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 25       6      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 39       10      
Great Blue Heron 13       13      
Great Egret 7       3      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 6       3      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Killdeer 4       2      
Laughing Gull 20       1      
Ring-billed Gull 301       5      
Rock Pigeon 70       6      
Mourning Dove 657       100      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 66       51      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4       1      
Downy Woodpecker 71       54      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 25       16      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       5      
Blue Jay 174       75      
American Crow 71       22      
Fish Crow 7       1      
Carolina Chickadee 201       77      
Black-capped Chickadee 6       2      
Tufted Titmouse 161       71      
White-breasted Nuthatch 25       19      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 23       14      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 108       69      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 9       4      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 641       69      
Northern Mockingbird 43       35      
Brown Thrasher 23       20      
European Starling 357       41      
Cedar Waxwing 114       3      
Pine Warbler 19       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 107       46      
Eastern Towhee 10       8      
Chipping Sparrow 45       5      
Field Sparrow 12       1      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 9       4      
Song Sparrow 117       26      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 231       40      
White-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 610       74      
Northern Cardinal 229       81      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,937       39      
Rusty Blackbird 4       1      
Common Grackle 2,370       68      
Boat-tailed Grackle 7       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 214       13      
Baltimore Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 21       8      
House Finch 391       77      
American Goldfinch 516       73      
House Sparrow 117       14      
Total 11,597             

A total of 74 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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