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2012 Results: Lancaster, 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 30       2      
Mallard 27       2      
Canvasback 8       1      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 4       1      
California Quail 77       7      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       2      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       1      
Turkey Vulture 3       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       4      
American Coot 43       3      
Killdeer 7       2      
California Gull 104       8      
Rock Pigeon 44       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 17       8      
Mourning Dove 95       13      
Barn Owl 9       5      
Anna's Hummingbird 25       15      
Costa's Hummingbird 2       1      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2       2      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 5       3      
American Kestrel 6       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Black Phoebe 5       5      
Say's Phoebe 6       5      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 14       7      
Common Raven 203       21      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2       1      
Mountain Chickadee 1       1      
Verdin 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 3       3      
Cactus Wren 5       3      
Western Bluebird 2       1      
Mountain Bluebird 39       2      
American Robin 4       1      
Northern Mockingbird 19       11      
Sage Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 44       3      
American Pipit 5       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 61       11      
California Towhee 1       1      
Chipping Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 432       12      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 74       13      
Red-winged Blackbird 15       1      
Western Meadowlark 10       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 10       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Purple Finch 5       1      
House Finch 117       13      
Lesser Goldfinch 25       8      
American Goldfinch 194       9      
House Sparrow 207       13      
Total 2,086             

A total of 61 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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