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2009 Results: Irvine, 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
Snow Goose 3       1      
Cackling Goose 4       2      
Canada Goose 37       3      
Gadwall 11       2      
American Wigeon 4       1      
Mallard 84       5      
Blue-winged Teal 6       2      
Cinnamon Teal 88       6      
Northern Shoveler 396       6      
Green-winged Teal 155       5      
Redhead 4       1      
Ring-necked Duck 8       1      
Greater Scaup 5       1      
Surf Scoter 4       1      
White-winged Scoter 3       1      
Bufflehead 29       6      
Ruddy Duck 139       5      
California Quail 10       1      
Common Loon 6       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 23       4      
Eared Grebe 3       2      
Western Grebe 2       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 5       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 149       7      
Pelagic Cormorant 5       1      
American White Pelican 24       4      
Brown Pelican 10       1      
Great Blue Heron 11       6      
Great Egret 12       4      
Snowy Egret 15       4      
Green Heron 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 26       3      
White-faced Ibis 4       1      
Turkey Vulture 12       5      
Osprey 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       6      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 486       7      
Mountain Plover 12       1      
Black-necked Stilt 199       6      
American Avocet 6       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 5       1      
Whimbrel 8       3      
Long-billed Curlew 5       1      
Marbled Godwit 4       1      
Surfbird 5       1      
Western Sandpiper 48       2      
Least Sandpiper 22       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 19       3      
Wilson's Snipe 5       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 10       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 9       1      
Heermann's Gull 9       1      
Mew Gull 5       1      
Ring-billed Gull 51       5      
Western Gull 21       2      
California Gull 15       1      
Herring Gull 19       1      
Thayer's Gull 8       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 5       1      
Caspian Tern 5       1      
Forster's Tern 7       1      
Rock Pigeon 6       2      
Mourning Dove 87       11      
Greater Roadrunner 3       2      
Great Horned Owl 3       3      
White-throated Swift 25       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 87       11      
Costa's Hummingbird 7       2      
Allen's Hummingbird 24       7      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 10       5      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 4       3      
Black Phoebe 28       9      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Cassin's Kingbird 14       2      
Hutton's Vireo 5       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 1       1      
American Crow 62       8      
Common Raven 10       3      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 16       3      
Tree Swallow 295       4      
Violet-green Swallow 9       2      
Barn Swallow 20       1      
Cliff Swallow 47       3      
Mountain Chickadee 5       1      
Oak Titmouse 6       1      
Bushtit 111       8      
Pygmy Nuthatch 5       1      
Cactus Wren 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 2       2      
House Wren 3       2      
Marsh Wren 66       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 20       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 16       4      
Wrentit 1       1      
Western Bluebird 16       1      
Hermit Thrush 4       2      
American Robin 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 7       3      
California Thrasher 4       2      
European Starling 12       5      
Cedar Waxwing 206       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       2      
Common Yellowthroat 100       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 250       7      
Townsend's Warbler 2       1      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 39       5      
California Towhee 6       4      
Chipping Sparrow 4       1      
Vesper Sparrow 5       1      
Lark Sparrow 3       1      
Savannah Sparrow 5       1      
Song Sparrow 184       9      
Lincoln's Sparrow 3       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 31       6      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 24       4      
Western Meadowlark 30       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 15       2      
Purple Finch 8       3      
House Finch 195       11      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 112       9      
American Goldfinch 80       4      
House Sparrow 34       3      
Nutmeg Mannikin 2       1      
Total 4,712             

A total of 135 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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