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2008 Results: San Diego, 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
Brant 6       1      
American Wigeon 26       2      
Mallard 14       5      
Blue-winged Teal 3       2      
Cinnamon Teal 4       1      
Northern Shoveler 26       3      
Northern Pintail 28       3      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 16       1      
Surf Scoter 20       1      
Bufflehead 11       3      
Ruddy Duck 12       3      
California Quail 5       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       5      
Eared Grebe 5       2      
Western Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 46       4      
American White Pelican 3       2      
Brown Pelican 88       6      
Great Blue Heron 6       3      
Great Egret 20       4      
Snowy Egret 7       4      
Little Blue Heron 1       1      
White-faced Ibis 20       1      
Osprey 2       2      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       8      
American Kestrel 4       3      
American Coot 86       6      
Black-bellied Plover 4       2      
Black-necked Stilt 7       2      
American Avocet 3       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 15       3      
Long-billed Curlew 3       1      
Marbled Godwit 35       2      
Sanderling 65       2      
Heermann's Gull 15       2      
Ring-billed Gull 44       6      
Western Gull 74       4      
California Gull 47       5      
Herring Gull 3       2      
Caspian Tern 17       1      
Rock Pigeon 335       8      
Mourning Dove 220       31      
Anna's Hummingbird 81       31      
Costa's Hummingbird 2       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 5       3      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Olive-sided Flycatcher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 39       18      
Say's Phoebe 4       3      
Cassin's Kingbird 4       2      
Western Scrub-Jay 36       19      
American Crow 93       18      
Common Raven 62       11      
Horned Lark 4       1      
Bushtit 48       8      
Bewick's Wren 8       6      
House Wren 13       4      
California Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7       7      
Wrentit 5       2      
Western Bluebird 11       4      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 10       1      
Northern Mockingbird 29       15      
California Thrasher 13       8      
European Starling 55       4      
Cedar Waxwing 29       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 5       3      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 42       13      
Townsend's Warbler 2       2      
Spotted Towhee 24       14      
California Towhee 47       22      
Fox Sparrow 12       10      
Song Sparrow 56       17      
Lincoln's Sparrow 7       7      
White-crowned Sparrow 165       21      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 3       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 3       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 8       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 4       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 1       1      
Purple Finch 3       1      
House Finch 338       29      
Pine Siskin 33       5      
Lesser Goldfinch 205       19      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 8       1      
American Goldfinch 130       8      
House Sparrow 155       13      
Total 3,207             

A total of 99 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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