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2005 Results: Oakland, 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 26       1      
Snow Goose 10       1      
Canada Goose 118       4      
Gadwall 3       1      
American Wigeon 76       3      
Mallard 90       7      
Cinnamon Teal 12       1      
Northern Shoveler 106       3      
Northern Pintail 3       1      
Green-winged Teal 75       3      
Canvasback 60       3      
Greater Scaup 187       4      
Lesser Scaup 72       3      
Surf Scoter 12       3      
Bufflehead 28       6      
Common Goldeneye 13       2      
Ruddy Duck 157       5      
Wild Turkey 9       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 15       5      
Horned Grebe 9       3      
Eared Grebe 9       2      
Western Grebe 3       2      
Clark's Grebe 3       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 6       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 115       7      
Pelagic Cormorant 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 5       1      
Snowy Egret 18       5      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       2      
Turkey Vulture 17       9      
White-tailed Kite 2       1      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       5      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Clapper Rail 8       2      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 190       8      
Killdeer 5       1      
Black-necked Stilt 8       2      
American Avocet 105       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 132       3      
Long-billed Curlew 20       1      
Marbled Godwit 51       2      
Dunlin 80       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 11       1      
Ring-billed Gull 215       8      
Western Gull 50       6      
California Gull 25       6      
Rock Pigeon 318       12      
Band-tailed Pigeon 21       4      
Mourning Dove 82       22      
White-throated Swift 4       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 27       20      
Allen's Hummingbird 7       5      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 5       4      
Black Phoebe 15       11      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Steller's Jay 22       12      
Western Scrub-Jay 28       21      
American Crow 21       6      
Common Raven 6       5      
Tree Swallow 11       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 51       22      
Oak Titmouse 5       5      
Bushtit 32       7      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 8       6      
Pygmy Nuthatch 5       2      
Brown Creeper 3       2      
Bewick's Wren 2       2      
Marsh Wren 17       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8       5      
Wrentit 1       1      
Western Bluebird 9       3      
Hermit Thrush 3       2      
American Robin 44       21      
Northern Mockingbird 10       5      
European Starling 17       3      
Cedar Waxwing 82       4      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 33       9      
Spotted Towhee 3       3      
California Towhee 55       26      
Fox Sparrow 4       4      
Song Sparrow 17       10      
White-crowned Sparrow 61       16      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 61       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 116       21      
Red-winged Blackbird 4       2      
Western Meadowlark 16       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 20       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       1      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 210       22      
Pine Siskin 97       9      
Lesser Goldfinch 88       15      
American Goldfinch 35       8      
House Sparrow 72       11      
Total 3,958             

A total of 107 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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