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2005 Results: Playa del Rey, 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 1       1      
Gadwall 8       4      
American Wigeon 46       2      
Mallard 44       4      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Cinnamon Teal 34       2      
Northern Shoveler 16       3      
Green-winged Teal 23       2      
Redhead 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 12       3      
Surf Scoter 9       1      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 61       4      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 28       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       2      
Eared Grebe 9       3      
Western Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 205       3      
Pelagic Cormorant 10       1      
Brown Pelican 200       1      
Great Blue Heron 12       3      
Great Egret 11       4      
Snowy Egret 4       2      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       2      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Sora 3       2      
American Coot 243       3      
Killdeer 12       2      
Black Oystercatcher 6       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 100       1      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 50       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Black Turnstone 3       1      
Surfbird 12       1      
Sanderling 200       1      
Western Sandpiper 15       1      
Least Sandpiper 15       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 50       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 514       4      
Heermann's Gull 100       1      
Mew Gull 6       1      
Ring-billed Gull 102       3      
Western Gull 32       3      
California Gull 16       3      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 10       1      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Forster's Tern 3       1      
Royal Tern 6       1      
Black Skimmer 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 12       3      
Mourning Dove 9       4      
Anna's Hummingbird 4       2      
Allen's Hummingbird 3       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 6       3      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Cassin's Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 1       1      
American Crow 19       4      
Common Raven 2       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 17       2      
Tree Swallow 8       2      
Bushtit 6       3      
Marsh Wren 3       2      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       1      
European Starling 75       4      
American Pipit 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 20       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       4      
Savannah Sparrow 3       1      
Song Sparrow 11       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 61       3      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 60       2      
Western Meadowlark 17       4      
Great-tailed Grackle 24       2      
House Finch 13       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 1       1      
House Sparrow 8       2      
Total 2,676             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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