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2003 Results: San Diego, 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
Brant 100       1      
Gadwall 13       2      
American Wigeon 55       4      
Mallard 103       9      
Blue-winged Teal 11       2      
Cinnamon Teal 28       3      
Northern Shoveler 36       3      
Northern Pintail 57       3      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Canvasback 50       1      
Redhead 40       3      
Greater Scaup 60       2      
Lesser Scaup 128       6      
Surf Scoter 138       3      
Bufflehead 54       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 112       3      
California Quail 119       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       5      
Horned Grebe 5       2      
Eared Grebe 19       8      
Western Grebe 19       4      
Black-vented Shearwater 4       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 202       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 316       8      
American White Pelican 28       3      
Brown Pelican 27       6      
Great Blue Heron 27       13      
Great Egret 20       8      
Snowy Egret 44       11      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
White-faced Ibis 7       2      
Turkey Vulture 6       5      
Osprey 2       2      
White-tailed Kite 3       3      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8       7      
Cooper's Hawk 6       6      
Red-shouldered Hawk 12       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 37       28      
American Kestrel 6       5      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 5       5      
American Coot 198       9      
Black-bellied Plover 4       1      
Pacific Golden-Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 2       1      
Black-necked Stilt 50       1      
American Avocet 112       3      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Willet 76       6      
Long-billed Curlew 3       2      
Marbled Godwit 106       5      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       1      
Western Sandpiper 417       5      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 17       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 64       4      
Heermann's Gull 55       5      
Ring-billed Gull 145       5      
Western Gull 556       11      
California Gull 64       6      
Herring Gull 48       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 11       1      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 101       13      
Mourning Dove 614       71      
Common Ground-Dove 5       1      
Burrowing Owl 3       3      
Black-chinned Hummingbird 3       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 235       65      
Costa's Hummingbird 3       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       3      
Allen's Hummingbird 3       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       3      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 13       10      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 51       43      
Say's Phoebe 4       4      
Cassin's Kingbird 10       2      
Hutton's Vireo 3       2      
Steller's Jay 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 131       51      
American Crow 231       44      
Common Raven 79       25      
Horned Lark 4       1      
Tree Swallow 6       1      
Barn Swallow 1       1      
Oak Titmouse 7       2      
Bushtit 215       26      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
Bewick's Wren 8       7      
House Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       6      
Wrentit 15       9      
Western Bluebird 3       2      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 28       6      
Northern Mockingbird 69       33      
California Thrasher 13       11      
European Starling 79       14      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 138       11      
Phainopepla 4       4      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 4       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 110       32      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 1       1      
Townsend's Warbler 2       1      
Spotted Towhee 23       15      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
California Towhee 114       53      
Chipping Sparrow 8       2      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 12       5      
Song Sparrow 81       23      
White-crowned Sparrow 386       57      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 18       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 19       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 53       7      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 18       4      
Great-tailed Grackle 4       1      
Hooded Oriole 2       1      
Purple Finch 21       4      
House Finch 507       58      
Lesser Goldfinch 214       31      
American Goldfinch 19       7      
House Sparrow 228       30      
Total 7,819             

A total of 133 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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