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2012 Results: Chico, 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 110       1      
Snow Goose 2,075       5      
Canada Goose 151       7      
Gadwall 17       2      
American Wigeon 17       3      
Mallard 136       9      
Cinnamon Teal 12       2      
Northern Shoveler 240       3      
Northern Pintail 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 5       2      
Canvasback 15       2      
Ring-necked Duck 46       3      
Bufflehead 44       6      
Common Goldeneye 11       1      
Ruddy Duck 70       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 5       3      
Great Blue Heron 4       3      
Great Egret 6       4      
Snowy Egret 6       3      
Turkey Vulture 45       12      
Osprey 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       5      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Common Gallinule 2       2      
American Coot 546       5      
Sandhill Crane 96       3      
Killdeer 11       3      
Ring-billed Gull 3       2      
California Gull 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 119       6      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 9       5      
Mourning Dove 47       8      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 18       9      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Acorn Woodpecker 16       5      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 8       6      
Downy Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 29       12      
American Kestrel 4       3      
Merlin 2       1      
Black Phoebe 14       8      
Western Scrub-Jay 46       20      
Yellow-billed Magpie 3       1      
American Crow 372       16      
Common Raven 7       2      
Tree Swallow 7       1      
Oak Titmouse 16       8      
Bushtit 6       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
Marsh Wren 6       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Western Bluebird 6       3      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 185       14      
Northern Mockingbird 9       6      
European Starling 54       3      
American Pipit 11       2      
Cedar Waxwing 37       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 27       7      
Spotted Towhee 16       8      
California Towhee 10       6      
Savannah Sparrow 12       2      
Song Sparrow 39       3      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 87       14      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 31       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 86       15      
Red-winged Blackbird 57       3      
Western Meadowlark 27       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 91       5      
Purple Finch 5       1      
House Finch 73       9      
Lesser Goldfinch 154       13      
American Goldfinch 12       5      
House Sparrow 18       6      
Total 5,506             

A total of 85 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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