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2012 Results: Bakersfield, 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
Canada Goose 12       2      
Wood Duck 26       3      
Gadwall 11       1      
Mallard 137       5      
Northern Shoveler 203       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Bufflehead 46       2      
Common Merganser 7       2      
Ruddy Duck 13       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 15       3      
Eared Grebe 3       1      
Western Grebe 21       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 16       4      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       4      
Great Egret 93       7      
Snowy Egret 8       3      
Green Heron 3       2      
White-faced Ibis 122       2      
Turkey Vulture 42       14      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 7       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       10      
American Coot 1,156       10      
Killdeer 20       4      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2       1      
California Gull 24       6      
Herring Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 42       8      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 6       3      
Mourning Dove 83       20      
Barn Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Anna's Hummingbird 31       17      
Costa's Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Acorn Woodpecker 9       4      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 6       6      
American Kestrel 11       5      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 25       6      
Black Phoebe 36       16      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 5       3      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 39       18      
American Crow 71       9      
Common Raven 42       9      
Tree Swallow 3       1      
Cliff Swallow 29       1      
Bushtit 2       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
House Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Western Bluebird 4       1      
Mountain Bluebird 6       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 13       5      
Varied Thrush 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 25       13      
European Starling 58       6      
Cedar Waxwing 8       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 32       11      
Spotted Towhee 2       1      
California Towhee 2       1      
Chipping Sparrow 8       1      
Black-throated Sparrow 8       1      
Song Sparrow 11       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 135       18      
Dark-eyed Junco 30       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 12       1      
Western Meadowlark 3       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 465       6      
Great-tailed Grackle 63       4      
House Finch 63       19      
Lesser Goldfinch 67       9      
American Goldfinch 169       8      
House Sparrow 106       11      
Total 3,786             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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