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2009 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
Cackling Goose 628       2      
Canada Goose 20       2      
Gadwall 30       2      
Mallard 57       4      
Northern Shoveler 70       1      
Green-winged Teal 130       3      
Lesser Scaup 12       3      
Bufflehead 10       2      
Ruddy Duck 54       3      
California Quail 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       3      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Western Grebe 4       1      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       2      
Great Egret 11       3      
Snowy Egret 7       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 12       1      
Turkey Vulture 8       3      
White-tailed Kite 4       2      
Northern Harrier 9       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 80       3      
Black-bellied Plover 16       2      
American Avocet 210       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 10       2      
Willet 46       3      
Long-billed Curlew 6       1      
Marbled Godwit 296       5      
Dunlin 10       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 13       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 10       1      
Ring-billed Gull 20       1      
Western Gull 3       2      
California Gull 120       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Black Phoebe 12       4      
Steller's Jay 2       1      
American Crow 20       2      
Common Raven 6       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 2       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2       1      
Marsh Wren 7       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 72       6      
European Starling 338       4      
American Pipit 2       1      
Cedar Waxwing 6       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 20       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       2      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 32       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 22       2      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
House Finch 4       1      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
House Sparrow 12       2      
Total 2,525             

A total of 65 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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