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2003 Results: Capitola, 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
Mallard 46       4      
Surf Scoter 22       1      
Common Merganser 2       2      
Red-throated Loon 5       2      
Pacific Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 2       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 3       2      
Western Grebe 18       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 11       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 5       3      
Pelagic Cormorant 1       1      
Brown Pelican 8       2      
Great Blue Heron 3       2      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 2       2      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 2       2      
American Coot 23       2      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 2       1      
Black Turnstone 18       2      
Surfbird 6       2      
Sanderling 63       2      
Mew Gull 54       2      
Ring-billed Gull 91       2      
Western Gull 495       2      
California Gull 332       4      
Herring Gull 15       2      
Thayer's Gull 6       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 261       2      
Forster's Tern 11       2      
Common Murre 5       1      
Marbled Murrelet 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 119       6      
Mourning Dove 52       7      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 11       5      
Allen's Hummingbird 5       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Acorn Woodpecker 4       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Black Phoebe 9       4      
Hutton's Vireo 4       2      
Steller's Jay 18       2      
Western Scrub-Jay 21       6      
American Crow 39       8      
Common Raven 8       3      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 37       4      
Oak Titmouse 6       3      
Bushtit 98       3      
Pygmy Nuthatch 7       2      
Bewick's Wren 4       2      
Pacific Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       1      
Wrentit 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 109       4      
Northern Mockingbird 4       1      
European Starling 26       5      
Cedar Waxwing 43       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 19       3      
Townsend's Warbler 16       2      
Spotted Towhee 3       2      
California Towhee 17       7      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 9       2      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 70       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 76       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 8       1      
Summer Tanager 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 51       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 3       1      
Purple Finch 9       2      
House Finch 44       3      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 4       2      
American Goldfinch 5       2      
House Sparrow 13       2      
Total 2,540             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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