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2008 Results: Novato, 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 44       1      
Gadwall 25       1      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       1      
American Wigeon 42       1      
Mallard 16       2      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 592       1      
Northern Pintail 16       1      
Green-winged Teal 54       1      
Greater Scaup 17       1      
Bufflehead 11       2      
Common Merganser 3       2      
Ruddy Duck 35       1      
Wild Turkey 13       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 2       1      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 30       7      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       3      
American Coot 371       1      
Black-necked Stilt 18       1      
American Avocet 4       1      
Ring-billed Gull 216       1      
Western Gull 3       2      
California Gull 9       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 90       1      
Band-tailed Pigeon 7       1      
Mourning Dove 13       4      
Anna's Hummingbird 16       8      
Acorn Woodpecker 7       4      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 4       2      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 4       2      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 22       10      
American Crow 80       10      
Common Raven 1       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 12       5      
Oak Titmouse 10       5      
Bushtit 5       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
Bewick's Wren 3       2      
House Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Western Bluebird 4       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 26       5      
Northern Mockingbird 3       2      
European Starling 13       3      
Cedar Waxwing 31       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       3      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 2       2      
California Towhee 7       4      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 31       3      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 38       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 48       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 40       1      
House Finch 60       8      
Lesser Goldfinch 98       4      
American Goldfinch 59       3      
House Sparrow 1       1      
Total 2,296             

A total of 73 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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