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2006 Results: Long Beach, 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
Tundra Swan 2       2      
Gadwall 37       5      
American Wigeon 762       8      
Mallard 347       11      
Cinnamon Teal 9       3      
Northern Shoveler 78       5      
Northern Pintail 3       2      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Canvasback 2       1      
Redhead 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 36       3      
Lesser Scaup 71       5      
Ruddy Duck 27       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 48       9      
Eared Grebe 27       3      
Western Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 115       8      
American White Pelican 12       3      
Great Blue Heron 21       10      
Great Egret 52       6      
Snowy Egret 94       9      
Green Heron 7       5      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 31       7      
Turkey Vulture 7       4      
Osprey 6       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 7       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 9       5      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       7      
American Kestrel 7       5      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 817       11      
Black-bellied Plover 4       1      
Semipalmated Plover 2       1      
Killdeer 4       1      
Black-necked Stilt 47       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 14       1      
Willet 38       4      
Marbled Godwit 54       4      
Sanderling 55       3      
Western Sandpiper 206       3      
Least Sandpiper 274       3      
Dunlin 1       1      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 769       12      
Western Gull 1,038       6      
California Gull 137       5      
Herring Gull 51       2      
Rock Pigeon 150       13      
Spotted Dove 3       3      
Mourning Dove 104       18      
Mitred Parakeet 14       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
White-throated Swift 20       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 28       13      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 28       9      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Flicker 10       5      
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 3       2      
Black Phoebe 43       13      
Say's Phoebe 3       2      
Ash-throated Flycatcher 2       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 5       2      
Hutton's Vireo 5       3      
Steller's Jay 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 9       7      
American Crow 73       14      
Common Raven 8       5      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 33       4      
Tree Swallow 51       3      
Violet-green Swallow 2       1      
Cliff Swallow 1       1      
Mountain Chickadee 1       1      
Bushtit 112       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       1      
Rock Wren 1       1      
House Wren 4       3      
Marsh Wren 5       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 15       5      
Western Bluebird 45       4      
Hermit Thrush 17       6      
Northern Mockingbird 7       5      
European Starling 226       9      
American Pipit 20       1      
Cedar Waxwing 6       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 16       9      
Common Yellowthroat 14       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 187       12      
Townsend's Warbler 17       6      
Wilson's Warbler 4       3      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 5       3      
Chipping Sparrow 20       1      
Song Sparrow 19       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       2      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 11       3      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       1      
Western Tanager 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 141       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 18       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 50       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 10       1      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 178       14      
Lesser Goldfinch 10       4      
American Goldfinch 64       8      
House Sparrow 88       12      
Nutmeg Mannikin 1       1      
Total 7,297             

A total of 117 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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