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2012 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 51       4      
Gadwall 4       1      
Mallard 9       3      
Northern Shoveler 9       2      
Canvasback 1       1      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 23       3      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Common Merganser 42       2      
Ruddy Duck 7       1      
California Quail 92       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 8       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 6       2      
Western Grebe 3       2      
Clark's Grebe 4       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 21       3      
Great Blue Heron 6       5      
Great Egret 2       2      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 31       4      
Osprey 2       2      
White-tailed Kite 5       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
American Coot 32       2      
Killdeer 2       1      
Black-necked Stilt 13       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Least Sandpiper 6       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Mew Gull 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Western Gull 1       1      
California Gull 2       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 23       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 3       1      
Mourning Dove 2       1      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
White-throated Swift 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 5       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 14       7      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 8       6      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Black Phoebe 6       3      
Say's Phoebe 3       3      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 4       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 9       4      
Yellow-billed Magpie 11       2      
American Crow 48       4      
Common Raven 1       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1       1      
Tree Swallow 8       2      
Violet-green Swallow 2       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 8       4      
Oak Titmouse 7       3      
Bushtit 23       3      
Rock Wren 2       2      
Pacific Wren 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 5       5      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Wrentit 2       1      
Western Bluebird 7       3      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 7       3      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
European Starling 44       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       4      
Spotted Towhee 3       2      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
California Towhee 10       7      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 12       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 69       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 36       1      
Western Meadowlark 8       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 2       1      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 3       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 3       1      
American Goldfinch 6       1      
House Sparrow 1       1      
Total 868             

A total of 103 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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