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2012 Results: San Francisco, 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
Canada Goose 20       4      
Wood Duck 2       1      
American Wigeon 110       4      
Mallard 217       12      
Cinnamon Teal 3       2      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 44       3      
Greater Scaup 98       2      
Lesser Scaup 22       3      
Surf Scoter 289       5      
White-winged Scoter 26       2      
Black Scoter 30       1      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 110       7      
Common Goldeneye 19       3      
Hooded Merganser 7       2      
Ruddy Duck 305       6      
Red-throated Loon 111       2      
Pacific Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 9       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       6      
Horned Grebe 15       4      
Eared Grebe 6       3      
Western Grebe 128       8      
Clark's Grebe 10       3      
Brandt's Cormorant 163       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 45       4      
Pelagic Cormorant 15       4      
Brown Pelican 25       4      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 7       6      
Great Egret 2       2      
Snowy Egret 7       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13       3      
Turkey Vulture 3       3      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 9       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 41       20      
Clapper Rail 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 210       13      
Black-bellied Plover 6       1      
Snowy Plover 6       1      
Killdeer 2       2      
Black Oystercatcher 5       2      
American Avocet 8       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 8       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 3       2      
Willet 84       2      
Whimbrel 4       2      
Marbled Godwit 21       1      
Sanderling 27       2      
Least Sandpiper 36       2      
Dunlin 1       1      
Mew Gull 96       3      
Ring-billed Gull 2       1      
Western Gull 510       25      
California Gull 222       13      
Herring Gull 2       2      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 60       5      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Common Murre 1       1      
Marbled Murrelet 2       1      
Ancient Murrelet 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 285       24      
Band-tailed Pigeon 15       3      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4       3      
Mourning Dove 54       16      
Great Horned Owl 3       1      
White-throated Swift 4       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 105       38      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 16       8      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2       2      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Red-masked Parakeet 23       3      
Black Phoebe 39       21      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Steller's Jay 5       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 41       17      
American Crow 120       19      
Common Raven 130       29      
Tree Swallow 31       1      
Violet-green Swallow 9       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 36       13      
Bushtit 109       12      
Pygmy Nuthatch 26       5      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Pacific Wren 3       2      
Marsh Wren 5       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 19       7      
Wrentit 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 14       5      
American Robin 128       20      
Varied Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 20       11      
European Starling 102       8      
Cedar Waxwing 46       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 80       15      
Townsend's Warbler 20       7      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 27       16      
Savannah Sparrow 14       4      
Fox Sparrow 10       5      
Song Sparrow 58       12      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 219       29      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 27       10      
Dark-eyed Junco 93       19      
Red-winged Blackbird 13       3      
Tricolored Blackbird 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 15       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 85       6      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 186       26      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 10       7      
American Goldfinch 43       4      
House Sparrow 88       15      
Total 5,660             

A total of 128 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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