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2005 Results: Arcata, California

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
Greater White-fronted Goose 5       1      
Canada Goose 10,000       1      
Gadwall 5       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 5       1      
Mallard 6       1      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Cinnamon Teal 5       1      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 14       2      
Ring-necked Duck 4       2      
Greater Scaup 23       1      
Lesser Scaup 4       1      
Surf Scoter 44       2      
White-winged Scoter 3       1      
Bufflehead 68       2      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 7       1      
California Quail 10       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       1      
Western Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       1      
American Bittern 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 6       1      
Great Egret 33       2      
Snowy Egret 4       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 62       1      
Turkey Vulture 8       2      
White-tailed Kite 12       1      
Northern Harrier 5       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       1      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 2       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Virginia Rail 2       2      
Sora 2       1      
American Coot 30       1      
Black-bellied Plover 103       2      
Killdeer 20       1      
American Avocet 245       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 37       1      
Willet 42       2      
Lesser Yellowlegs 5       1      
Long-billed Curlew 5       1      
Marbled Godwit 460       2      
Black Turnstone 4       1      
Red Knot 5       1      
Sanderling 20       1      
Western Sandpiper 600       2      
Least Sandpiper 400       2      
Dunlin 800       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 9       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 27       1      
Wilson's Snipe 5       1      
Mew Gull 56       1      
Ring-billed Gull 111       2      
Western Gull 54       2      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 14       2      
Band-tailed Pigeon 12       1      
Mourning Dove 13       3      
Barn Owl 2       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 5       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 4       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 14       1      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Steller's Jay 10       2      
American Crow 43       2      
Common Raven 57       4      
Horned Lark 7       1      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 22       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 6       2      
Bushtit 7       1      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3       2      
Bewick's Wren 5       1      
Marsh Wren 164       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 27       2      
Wrentit 2       1      
Western Bluebird 3       1      
Hermit Thrush 13       1      
American Robin 69       2      
Varied Thrush 7       2      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 240       1      
American Pipit 5       1      
Cedar Waxwing 5       1      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 68       1      
Spotted Towhee 6       2      
Fox Sparrow 14       3      
Song Sparrow 57       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       2      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 35       1      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 27       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 123       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 80       1      
Western Meadowlark 42       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 40       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       1      
Purple Finch 5       1      
Cassin's Finch 2       1      
House Finch 33       1      
Pine Siskin 44       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 4       2      
American Goldfinch 16       2      
House Sparrow 3       1      
Total 14,801             

A total of 127 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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