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2008 Results: Chester, 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 193       5      
Tundra Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 12       2      
Gadwall 63       2      
American Wigeon 45       2      
Mallard 152       3      
Northern Shoveler 22       2      
Northern Pintail 22       2      
Ring-necked Duck 70       2      
Wild Turkey 10       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 302       2      
Great Blue Heron 13       3      
Black Vulture 155       3      
Turkey Vulture 63       3      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 5       2      
Northern Harrier 2       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 7       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       3      
American Kestrel 2       1      
American Coot 2       1      
Killdeer 2       1      
Wilson's Snipe 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 300       3      
Herring Gull 252       3      
Rock Pigeon 12       1      
Mourning Dove 78       21      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 4       2      
Red-headed Woodpecker 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 20       15      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 35       22      
Hairy Woodpecker 4       3      
Northern Flicker 11       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Blue Jay 16       7      
American Crow 55       12      
Carolina Chickadee 71       23      
Tufted Titmouse 65       24      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 11       9      
White-breasted Nuthatch 21       15      
Carolina Wren 31       17      
Winter Wren 5       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       2      
Eastern Bluebird 39       17      
Hermit Thrush 3       3      
American Robin 187       16      
Northern Mockingbird 21       8      
European Starling 73       10      
Cedar Waxwing 9       4      
Pine Warbler 6       6      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 44       8      
Eastern Towhee 3       2      
Chipping Sparrow 3       3      
Field Sparrow 4       2      
Savannah Sparrow 13       2      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 30       4      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 57       8      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 108       19      
Northern Cardinal 155       27      
Red-winged Blackbird 56       4      
Common Grackle 1,567       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 12       4      
Purple Finch 7       2      
House Finch 81       20      
Pine Siskin 6       1      
American Goldfinch 82       22      
House Sparrow 61       2      
Total 4,801             

A total of 77 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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