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2006 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 349       15      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Mallard 345       11      
Green-winged Teal 29       1      
Ring-necked Duck 85       3      
Greater Scaup 40       3      
Lesser Scaup 86       4      
Bufflehead 100       4      
Hooded Merganser 40       5      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Common Loon 2       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 42       5      
Great Cormorant 11       6      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 30       10      
Great Egret 15       5      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Black Vulture 13       3      
Turkey Vulture 53       8      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 3       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6       6      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 16       5      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Killdeer 18       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Laughing Gull 8       1      
Ring-billed Gull 235       11      
Herring Gull 16       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 51       8      
Mourning Dove 669       57      
Great Horned Owl 5       2      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 7       3      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 37       25      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 36       20      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 23       12      
Pileated Woodpecker 6       2      
Eastern Phoebe 2       1      
Blue Jay 131       31      
American Crow 165       16      
Fish Crow 103       3      
Tree Swallow 4       1      
Carolina Chickadee 126       33      
Black-capped Chickadee 11       7      
Tufted Titmouse 91       24      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
White-breasted Nuthatch 26       13      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 17       8      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 79       34      
House Wren 4       2      
Eastern Bluebird 44       7      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 459       26      
Northern Mockingbird 28       18      
Brown Thrasher 16       12      
European Starling 692       33      
American Pipit 1       1      
Pine Warbler 12       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 125       27      
Eastern Towhee 17       9      
American Tree Sparrow 4       1      
Chipping Sparrow 39       2      
Field Sparrow 46       7      
Savannah Sparrow 17       7      
Fox Sparrow 2       2      
Song Sparrow 35       10      
Swamp Sparrow 6       2      
White-throated Sparrow 297       24      
Dark-eyed Junco 330       46      
Northern Cardinal 222       48      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,629       28      
Rusty Blackbird 26       1      
Common Grackle 1,747       40      
Boat-tailed Grackle 46       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 191       20      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 20       4      
House Finch 321       37      
American Goldfinch 307       30      
House Sparrow 64       11      
Total 9,919             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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