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2006 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Ross's Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 307       9      
Gadwall 47       7      
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 129       5      
Mallard 705       10      
Blue-winged Teal 12       2      
Cinnamon Teal 15       5      
Northern Shoveler 230       8      
Northern Pintail 5       2      
Green-winged Teal 163       5      
Canvasback 55       3      
Greater Scaup 23       2      
Lesser Scaup 33       4      
Surf Scoter 17       2      
Bufflehead 5       2      
Common Goldeneye 6       1      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 295       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 6       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 14       6      
Horned Grebe 3       2      
Eared Grebe 7       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 7       3      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Great Egret 16       8      
Snowy Egret 24       8      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 41       5      
Turkey Vulture 6       2      
White-tailed Kite 8       6      
Northern Harrier 14       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 585       10      
Black-bellied Plover 120       1      
Killdeer 4       4      
Black-necked Stilt 105       7      
American Avocet 559       8      
Greater Yellowlegs 8       4      
Willet 39       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Whimbrel 4       1      
Long-billed Curlew 13       5      
Marbled Godwit 53       4      
Sanderling 20       1      
Western Sandpiper 15       1      
Least Sandpiper 65       3      
Dunlin 42       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 5       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 31       3      
Ring-billed Gull 710       3      
Western Gull 84       3      
California Gull 4       1      
Herring Gull 11       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 5       1      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 237       4      
Mourning Dove 21       5      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 13       8      
Allen's Hummingbird 5       2      
Acorn Woodpecker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 13       8      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 4       3      
American Crow 4       2      
Common Raven 6       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2       2      
Oak Titmouse 1       1      
Bushtit 6       1      
Bewick's Wren 2       2      
House Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 20       3      
Wrentit 1       1      
American Robin 14       4      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
European Starling 40       3      
Cedar Waxwing 30       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1       1      
California Towhee 13       6      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 6       2      
Song Sparrow 28       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 51       5      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 71       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 8       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 217       5      
Western Meadowlark 17       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 22       4      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       1      
House Finch 27       4      
Lesser Goldfinch 3       1      
American Goldfinch 22       2      
House Sparrow 18       3      
Total 5,633             

A total of 100 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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