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2008 Results: Palo Alto, California

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 4       1      
Mallard 13       2      
Cinnamon Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 10       1      
Green-winged Teal 12       1      
Canvasback 4       1      
Bufflehead 1       1      
Barrow's Goldeneye 2       1      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 11       2      
California Quail 9       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Great Egret 4       2      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Sora 2       1      
American Coot 32       3      
Black-necked Stilt 7       2      
American Avocet 22       2      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Western Sandpiper 30       1      
California Gull 5       2      
Rock Pigeon 2       1      
Band-tailed Pigeon 1       1      
Mourning Dove 5       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 3       3      
Acorn Woodpecker 4       2      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 3       2      
Hutton's Vireo 3       1      
Steller's Jay 4       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 4       2      
American Crow 5       2      
Common Raven 1       1      
Violet-green Swallow 3       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 14       4      
Oak Titmouse 11       3      
Bushtit 2       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 3       3      
Marsh Wren 4       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Western Bluebird 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 16       4      
European Starling 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 20       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 7       3      
Spotted Towhee 2       1      
California Towhee 3       2      
Song Sparrow 3       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 11       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 5       3      
Red-winged Blackbird 5       3      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 6       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 18       4      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
House Sparrow 3       1      
Total 378             

A total of 69 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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