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2012 Results: Los Angeles, 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 20       2      
American Wigeon 44       4      
Mallard 166       8      
Cinnamon Teal 8       2      
Northern Shoveler 40       1      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Ring-necked Duck 5       2      
Bufflehead 75       2      
Hooded Merganser 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 36       1      
California Quail 6       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Western Grebe 7       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 30       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 10       3      
American White Pelican 5       2      
Brown Pelican 10       1      
Great Blue Heron 8       4      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 3       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       2      
Turkey Vulture 6       3      
Osprey 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 12       9      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 28       18      
American Coot 380       5      
Killdeer 2       2      
Black-necked Stilt 191       2      
Willet 30       1      
Least Sandpiper 141       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 2       1      
Heermann's Gull 6       1      
Mew Gull 100       1      
Ring-billed Gull 7       2      
Western Gull 80       8      
California Gull 41       13      
Herring Gull 44       3      
Rock Pigeon 327       21      
Band-tailed Pigeon 87       14      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       2      
Mourning Dove 379       50      
White-throated Swift 3       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 91       34      
Rufous Hummingbird 10       6      
Allen's Hummingbird 113       45      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 2       1      
Red-naped Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 13       9      
Downy Woodpecker 8       2      
Northern Flicker 4       3      
Nanday Parakeet 20       1      
Mitred Parakeet 64       2      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 50       7      
Red-crowned Parrot 742       2      
Black Phoebe 60       28      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Steller's Jay 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 63       32      
American Crow 513       56      
Common Raven 107       18      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3       1      
Oak Titmouse 5       5      
Bushtit 186       24      
House Wren 5       5      
Marsh Wren 12       2      
Bewick's Wren 54       13      
California Gnatcatcher 3       1      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Wrentit 6       3      
Western Bluebird 3       2      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 27       3      
Northern Mockingbird 92       44      
California Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 75       10      
American Pipit 2       2      
Cedar Waxwing 302       9      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       6      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 94       35      
Townsend's Warbler 6       5      
Wilson's Warbler 2       1      
Spotted Towhee 15       10      
California Towhee 59       25      
Chipping Sparrow 22       5      
Brewer's Sparrow 1       1      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 46       9      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 116       25      
Dark-eyed Junco 46       18      
Red-winged Blackbird 10       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 35       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 11       2      
Purple Finch 9       3      
House Finch 503       60      
Lesser Goldfinch 484       39      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 2       1      
American Goldfinch 261       15      
House Sparrow 400       44      
Nutmeg Mannikin 125       3      
Total 7,279             

A total of 109 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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