Life in Cheverly: Birds

What birds can you see in Cheverly and when can you see them? Matt and Sheila Salo have been keeping records of their bird observations since 1989. Others added their sightings to the lists, which were first published by Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek in Birds of Cheverly (2007). You can add your observations by contacting Matt at


a = abundant; can be seen anywhere in Cheverly
c = common; can be seen or heard frequently, but not abundant
u = uncommon; present in small numbers, only sporadically or during migration
r = rare; occasional, present only infrequently and not every year
t = transient; observed only as occasionally passing through, no permanent residence
f = generally observed only flying overhead
- = usually not present during the month, or insufficient data available

Birds of Cheverly