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2012 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 [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Acorn Woodpecker 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       3      
American Avocet 120       1      
American Coot 1,961       28      
American Crow 330       70      
American Goldfinch 47       11      
American Kestrel 10       8      
American Robin 17       3      
American White Pelican 12       3      
American Wigeon 442       14      
Anna's Hummingbird 356       68      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Band-tailed Pigeon 24       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Bewick's Wren 19       13      
Black Phoebe 87       47      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 3       2      
Black-necked Stilt 10       2      
Black-throated Sparrow 2       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       3      
Blue-winged Teal 10       4      
Brant 12       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 114       5      
Brown Pelican 37       9      
Brown-headed Cowbird 5       1      
Bufflehead 98       11      
Bushtit 495       15      
Cactus Wren 5       1      
California Gnatcatcher 5       4      
California Gull 881       27      
California Quail 24       5      
California Thrasher 6       4      
California Towhee 81       34      
Canada Goose 4       2      
Cassin's Kingbird 27       10      
Cedar Waxwing 12       1      
Chipping Sparrow 7       2      
Cinnamon Teal 16       4      
Clapper Rail 7       4      
Clark's Grebe 36       3      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Common Gallinule 2       2      
Common Ground-Dove 12       3      
Common Loon 21       3      
Common Merganser 2       2      
Common Poorwill 2       1      
Common Raven 52       17      
Common Yellowthroat 17       6      
Cooper's Hawk 20       18      
Costa's Hummingbird 5       4      
Dark-eyed Junco 9       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 247       17      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Dunlin 39       2      
Eared Grebe 27       7      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       3      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
European Starling 77       15      
Forster's Tern 59       1      
Fox Sparrow 4       2      
Gadwall 10       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 1       1      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 2       2      
Grace's Warbler 2       2      
Great Blue Heron 16       10      
Great Egret 66       21      
Great-tailed Grackle 30       3      
Greater Roadrunner 4       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 18       4      
Green Heron 3       2      
Green-winged Teal 4       1      
Heermann's Gull 22       4      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
Hermit Warbler 1       1      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Horned Grebe 5       5      
Horned Lark 30       2      
House Finch 631       63      
House Sparrow 116       20      
House Wren 6       4      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Killdeer 51       10      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 3       1      
Least Sandpiper 43       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 361       36      
Lesser Scaup 274       7      
Lesser Yellowlegs 3       3      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       2      
Little Blue Heron 11       7      
Loggerhead Shrike 2       2      
Long-billed Curlew 5       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 9       2      
Mallard 778       18      
Marbled Godwit 41       2      
Marsh Wren 2       2      
Merlin 2       2      
Mourning Dove 394       48      
Northern Harrier 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 64       31      
Northern Pintail 106       8      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 4       3      
Northern Shoveler 147       7      
Nutmeg Mannikin 23       6      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 21       15      
Orange-crowned Warbler 15       10      
Osprey 9       7      
Pacific Loon 2       1      
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Phainopepla 3       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 35       13      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
Purple Finch 6       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Red-crowned Parrot 25       4      
Red-masked Parakeet 2       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 23       17      
Red-tailed Hawk 56       22      
Red-winged Blackbird 121       4      
Ring-billed Gull 148       13      
Ring-necked Duck 3       1      
Rock Pigeon 401       18      
Rock Wren 1       1      
Royal Tern 4       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       4      
Ruddy Duck 165       14      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
Sage Sparrow 12       2      
Sanderling 41       3      
Savannah Sparrow 30       7      
Say's Phoebe 15       12      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Short-billed Dowitcher 90       2      
Snowy Egret 25       9      
Song Sparrow 210       29      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 18       11      
Townsend's Warbler 4       2      
Tree Swallow 93       5      
Turkey Vulture 25       9      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Vesper Sparrow 3       1      
Violet-green Swallow 1       1      
Western Bluebird 48       8      
Western Grebe 167       11      
Western Gull 171       23      
Western Meadowlark 6       2      
Western Sandpiper 182       2      
Western Scrub-Jay 101       33      
Western Tanager 2       1      
Whimbrel 8       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 439       46      
White-tailed Kite 5       4      
White-throated Swift 9       2      
Willet 60       9      
Wilson's Snipe 2       2      
Wilson's Warbler 1       1      
Wood Duck 16       3      
Wrentit 8       6      
Yellow Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 497       36      
Total 12,594             

A total of 165 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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