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2005 Results: Gilroy, 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 1       1      
Wood Duck 6       1      
Gadwall 6       2      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 57       5      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Canvasback 3       2      
Bufflehead 2       2      
Common Merganser 15       2      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
California Quail 48       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 18       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 17       5      
Western Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 26       5      
Great Blue Heron 12       6      
Great Egret 3       3      
Turkey Vulture 42       8      
Osprey 2       2      
White-tailed Kite 5       3      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 15       9      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 23       13      
American Coot 70       8      
Killdeer 14       3      
Black-necked Stilt 13       1      
American Avocet 6       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 12       1      
Western Gull 12       1      
California Gull 7       1      
Caspian Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 51       3      
Mourning Dove 25       6      
Anna's Hummingbird 8       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 27       4      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2       2      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 3       3      
Northern Flicker 46       8      
Black Phoebe 25       9      
Say's Phoebe 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Steller's Jay 13       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 32       10      
Yellow-billed Magpie 54       8      
American Crow 181       12      
Horned Lark 2       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1       1      
Tree Swallow 12       4      
Violet-green Swallow 14       1      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Cliff Swallow 6       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 19       3      
Oak Titmouse 4       3      
Bushtit 12       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Pygmy Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Canyon Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       2      
Wrentit 1       1      
Western Bluebird 30       5      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 18       6      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 330       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 59       5      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 2       2      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 3       2      
California Towhee 22       7      
Lark Sparrow 5       2      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 33       2      
Song Sparrow 25       3      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 83       6      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 17       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 93       8      
Red-winged Blackbird 240       6      
Tricolored Blackbird 2       2      
Western Meadowlark 73       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 431       8      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 28       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 6       2      
American Goldfinch 10       2      
House Sparrow 23       1      
Total 2,555             

A total of 94 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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