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2005 Results: Morro Bay, 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
Brant 381       3      
Mallard 6       2      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 12       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
California Quail 3       1      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       3      
Eared Grebe 3       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 2       2      
Brown Pelican 5       1      
Great Blue Heron 3       3      
Great Egret 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 25       8      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 5       2      
American Avocet 54       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 22       3      
Long-billed Curlew 42       5      
Marbled Godwit 253       5      
Sanderling 87       2      
Western Sandpiper 12       1      
Least Sandpiper 174       2      
Dunlin 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Western Gull 6       3      
Royal Tern 6       1      
Rock Pigeon 10       1      
Mourning Dove 22       6      
Anna's Hummingbird 7       7      
Allen's Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 4       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 2       1      
American Crow 8       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 3       2      
Bushtit 16       4      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       1      
Northern Mockingbird 5       2      
California Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 7       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 11       2      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 5       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 37       6      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 17       6      
Red-winged Blackbird 16       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 58       3      
Purple Finch 4       1      
House Finch 33       6      
Pine Siskin 5       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 9       1      
American Goldfinch 17       3      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 1,445             

A total of 64 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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