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2012 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 619       22      
Wood Duck 3       1      
Mallard 181       21      
Northern Shoveler 3       1      
Ring-necked Duck 447       4      
Bufflehead 26       3      
Hooded Merganser 125       11      
Wild Turkey 34       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 70       8      
Brown Pelican 5       3      
Great Blue Heron 19       12      
Great Egret 11       10      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Black Vulture 21       7      
Turkey Vulture 120       15      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 3       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5       4      
Cooper's Hawk 5       5      
Bald Eagle 6       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 15       9      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 19       3      
Killdeer 14       3      
Purple Sandpiper 1       1      
Laughing Gull 26       3      
Ring-billed Gull 222       7      
Herring Gull 107       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 347       2      
Mourning Dove 622       49      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       1      
Barred Owl 3       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 41       24      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       5      
Downy Woodpecker 35       18      
Northern Flicker 26       11      
Pileated Woodpecker 15       7      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Blue Jay 105       40      
American Crow 206       20      
Fish Crow 44       6      
Carolina Chickadee 143       44      
Tufted Titmouse 78       33      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 27       11      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 9       4      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
House Wren 10       2      
Sedge Wren 4       1      
Carolina Wren 53       23      
Eastern Bluebird 30       6      
Hermit Thrush 6       3      
American Robin 737       44      
Northern Mockingbird 53       32      
Brown Thrasher 24       17      
European Starling 1,213       27      
Cedar Waxwing 174       4      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Pine Warbler 8       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 113       25      
Eastern Towhee 20       11      
American Tree Sparrow 6       2      
Chipping Sparrow 83       7      
Field Sparrow 7       3      
Savannah Sparrow 7       3      
Fox Sparrow 26       6      
Song Sparrow 35       19      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 337       25      
Dark-eyed Junco 144       35      
Northern Cardinal 208       50      
Red-winged Blackbird 855       29      
Eastern Meadowlark 15       1      
Rusty Blackbird 16       2      
Common Grackle 878       33      
Boat-tailed Grackle 124       5      
Brown-headed Cowbird 122       15      
Purple Finch 15       4      
House Finch 199       37      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
American Goldfinch 144       27      
House Sparrow 50       8      
Total 10,070             

A total of 90 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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