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2012 Results: Palo Alto, 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 8       2      
Gadwall 5       1      
American Wigeon 18       2      
Mallard 25       2      
Northern Shoveler 106       2      
Green-winged Teal 19       2      
Canvasback 28       2      
Greater Scaup 7       2      
Ruddy Duck 21       2      
California Quail 4       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 1       1      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 7       2      
Western Grebe 6       1      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Egret 8       2      
Snowy Egret 7       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 8       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Coot 267       2      
Black-necked Stilt 15       2      
American Avocet 107       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       1      
Willet 8       2      
Whimbrel 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 13       1      
Least Sandpiper 2       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 5       1      
Ring-billed Gull 34       1      
Western Gull 21       1      
California Gull 4       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 2       1      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 37       1      
Mourning Dove 13       5      
Anna's Hummingbird 6       4      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Black Phoebe 9       6      
Western Scrub-Jay 2       2      
American Crow 13       4      
Common Raven 4       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 15       5      
Oak Titmouse 8       4      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 23       2      
American Robin 33       2      
European Starling 90       2      
California Towhee 7       4      
Song Sparrow 6       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       2      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 28       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 11       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 41       1      
House Finch 6       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 26       2      
Total 1,160             

A total of 62 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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