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2008 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
Snow Goose 4       1      
Canada Goose 323       13      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 154       10      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 42       8      
Ruddy Duck 12       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 117       9      
Great Cormorant 9       4      
Brown Pelican 5       5      
Great Blue Heron 39       12      
Great Egret 21       5      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Tricolored Heron 1       1      
Black Vulture 13       3      
Turkey Vulture 79       13      
Bald Eagle 3       3      
Northern Harrier 6       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 5       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       4      
American Kestrel 5       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Killdeer 21       3      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Laughing Gull 6       2      
Ring-billed Gull 138       9      
Herring Gull 30       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Forster's Tern 4       1      
Rock Pigeon 157       4      
Mourning Dove 353       43      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 12       7      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 46       22      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       6      
Downy Woodpecker 45       22      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       1      
Northern Flicker 30       12      
Pileated Woodpecker 5       4      
Blue-headed Vireo 1       1      
Blue Jay 74       24      
American Crow 67       13      
Fish Crow 92       6      
Carolina Chickadee 158       30      
Tufted Titmouse 108       27      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 17       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 29       8      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 5       2      
Brown Creeper 4       3      
Carolina Wren 59       18      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       3      
Eastern Bluebird 35       7      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 617       25      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 25       15      
Brown Thrasher 4       3      
European Starling 1,071       19      
Cedar Waxwing 21       2      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 10       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 62       14      
Eastern Towhee 18       4      
Chipping Sparrow 39       8      
Field Sparrow 25       2      
Savannah Sparrow 5       1      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 9       4      
Swamp Sparrow 3       1      
White-throated Sparrow 162       19      
Dark-eyed Junco 104       19      
Northern Cardinal 122       35      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,352       15      
Eastern Meadowlark 2       1      
Rusty Blackbird 10       1      
Common Grackle 1,778       20      
Boat-tailed Grackle 14       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 28       5      
Purple Finch 13       5      
House Finch 379       34      
Pine Siskin 12       2      
American Goldfinch 444       27      
House Sparrow 41       11      
Total 9,782             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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