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2009 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 456       10      
Wood Duck 2       1      
Gadwall 50       5      
American Wigeon 74       6      
Mallard 94       8      
Northern Shoveler 42       6      
Northern Pintail 46       5      
Ring-necked Duck 104       7      
Bufflehead 19       2      
Hooded Merganser 10       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       2      
Great Blue Heron 51       9      
Great Egret 3       3      
Black Vulture 112       3      
Turkey Vulture 15       5      
Bald Eagle 8       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       5      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 28       4      
Killdeer 13       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 115       3      
Herring Gull 259       5      
Rock Pigeon 19       1      
Mourning Dove 71       21      
Belted Kingfisher 7       6      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 16       14      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 21       16      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 5       5      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Blue Jay 20       13      
American Crow 30       9      
Fish Crow 1       1      
Carolina Chickadee 54       26      
Tufted Titmouse 41       17      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 24       13      
Brown-headed Nuthatch 5       2      
Brown Creeper 3       3      
Carolina Wren 23       17      
Winter Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12       9      
Eastern Bluebird 51       17      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 82       21      
Northern Mockingbird 15       13      
Brown Thrasher 3       3      
European Starling 111       10      
Cedar Waxwing 8       1      
Pine Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 16       13      
Eastern Towhee 6       3      
American Tree Sparrow 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Song Sparrow 25       10      
White-throated Sparrow 79       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 162       26      
Northern Cardinal 126       30      
Red-winged Blackbird 179       11      
Eastern Meadowlark 10       2      
Common Grackle 13       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       2      
Purple Finch 10       3      
House Finch 39       14      
Pine Siskin 38       3      
American Goldfinch 95       19      
House Sparrow 8       4      
Total 3,013             

A total of 76 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

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