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2009 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 500       1      
Canada Goose 878       10      
Tundra Swan 1,214       1      
Wood Duck 4       1      
Mallard 76       7      
Green-winged Teal 45       1      
Redhead 6       1      
Ring-necked Duck 133       1      
Bufflehead 45       3      
Hooded Merganser 61       7      
Wild Turkey 16       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 105       6      
Great Cormorant 3       1      
Brown Pelican 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 14       8      
Great Egret 6       3      
Black Vulture 31       2      
Turkey Vulture 95       6      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 11       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       4      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 15       3      
American Kestrel 10       2      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
Killdeer 43       2      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 86       5      
Herring Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 56       5      
Mourning Dove 452       46      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 33       23      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       4      
Downy Woodpecker 23       16      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 13       4      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 86       30      
American Crow 123       15      
Fish Crow 18       1      
Common Raven 6       1      
Tree Swallow 99       1      
Carolina Chickadee 75       26      
Tufted Titmouse 52       28      
White-breasted Nuthatch 19       9      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 3       2      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Carolina Wren 46       19      
House Wren 3       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       3      
Eastern Bluebird 65       4      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 329       23      
Northern Mockingbird 46       24      
Brown Thrasher 10       8      
European Starling 1,844       19      
Cedar Waxwing 7       1      
Pine Warbler 9       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 92       16      
Eastern Towhee 26       7      
Chipping Sparrow 28       4      
Field Sparrow 6       2      
Savannah Sparrow 14       3      
Fox Sparrow 10       5      
Song Sparrow 29       15      
Swamp Sparrow 10       2      
White-throated Sparrow 314       28      
Dark-eyed Junco 144       31      
Northern Cardinal 187       47      
Red-winged Blackbird 5,865       18      
Eastern Meadowlark 4       1      
Rusty Blackbird 66       5      
Common Grackle 643       21      
Boat-tailed Grackle 8       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 32       9      
Purple Finch 10       2      
House Finch 186       37      
Pine Siskin 15       6      
American Goldfinch 457       36      
House Sparrow 41       14      
Total 15,063             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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