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2003 Results: Santa Cruz, 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
Wood Duck 8       1      
American Wigeon 2       1      
Mallard 139       7      
Canvasback 2       1      
Ring-necked Duck 16       2      
Lesser Scaup 2       1      
Surf Scoter 85       3      
Bufflehead 14       2      
Common Goldeneye 4       3      
Common Merganser 3       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 2       2      
Ruddy Duck 21       2      
California Quail 69       3      
Red-throated Loon 11       1      
Pacific Loon 3       2      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 6       3      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 3       2      
Western Grebe 74       3      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 63       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 35       8      
Pelagic Cormorant 17       2      
Brown Pelican 31       2      
Great Blue Heron 6       5      
Great Egret 2       2      
Snowy Egret 5       4      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 12       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       1      
White-tailed Kite 2       2      
Northern Harrier 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 9       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 9       6      
American Kestrel 7       4      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       3      
American Coot 80       6      
Black-bellied Plover 8       1      
Killdeer 4       2      
Black Oystercatcher 7       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 3       1      
Marbled Godwit 3       1      
Black Turnstone 40       3      
Surfbird 26       2      
Sanderling 8       2      
Mew Gull 98       6      
Ring-billed Gull 4       2      
Western Gull 311       10      
California Gull 377       13      
Herring Gull 5       3      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 94       4      
Forster's Tern 6       1      
Rock Pigeon 246       12      
Band-tailed Pigeon 13       4      
Mourning Dove 195       19      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 61       19      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 49       5      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 6       5      
Hairy Woodpecker 3       2      
Northern Flicker 24       5      
Black Phoebe 48       18      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Steller's Jay 27       9      
Western Scrub-Jay 66       17      
American Crow 62       14      
Common Raven 8       3      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 112       14      
Oak Titmouse 7       5      
Bushtit 272       13      
Pygmy Nuthatch 33       4      
Brown Creeper 7       3      
Bewick's Wren 25       5      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 52       10      
Wrentit 11       3      
Hermit Thrush 13       5      
American Robin 210       14      
Varied Thrush 3       2      
Northern Mockingbird 25       13      
California Thrasher 7       3      
European Starling 147       16      
Cedar Waxwing 98       6      
Orange-crowned Warbler 4       2      
Common Yellowthroat 4       4      
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 164       14      
Townsend's Warbler 32       6      
Spotted Towhee 14       7      
California Towhee 55       15      
Fox Sparrow 3       2      
Song Sparrow 67       11      
Lincoln's Sparrow 6       3      
White-throated Sparrow 4       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 120       14      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 134       13      
Dark-eyed Junco 72       9      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Indigo Bunting 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 205       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 22       3      
Purple Finch 61       6      
House Finch 318       17      
Lesser Goldfinch 49       7      
American Goldfinch 272       13      
House Sparrow 10       4      
Total 5,215             

A total of 117 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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