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