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2009 Results: Palm Desert, 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 14       3      
American Wigeon 26       2      
Mallard 9       2      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Gambel's Quail 6       1      
Great Egret 3       2      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
American Coot 11       2      
Western Sandpiper 4       1      
Wilson's Snipe 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Mourning Dove 25       7      
Greater Roadrunner 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 5       4      
Costa's Hummingbird 10       7      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2       1      
Black Phoebe 3       2      
Say's Phoebe 4       3      
American Crow 5       1      
Common Raven 7       4      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 5       1      
Verdin 7       2      
Cactus Wren 3       1      
Bewick's Wren 4       3      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 7       4      
European Starling 1       1      
Phainopepla 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
Abert's Towhee 2       2      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 21       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 12       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 17       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 4       1      
House Finch 34       6      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 61       4      
House Sparrow 1       1      
Total 340             

A total of 47 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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