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2004 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
Snow Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 1       1      
Wood Duck 10       1      
Gadwall 1       1      
American Wigeon 26       2      
Mallard 159       7      
Cinnamon Teal 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 3       2      
Green-winged Teal 1       1      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 16       1      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 3       1      
Surf Scoter 105       8      
White-winged Scoter 1       1      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 31       4      
Common Goldeneye 11       3      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Common Merganser 16       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       3      
Ruddy Duck 23       4      
California Quail 60       4      
Red-throated Loon 14       6      
Pacific Loon 8       3      
Common Loon 13       8      
Pied-billed Grebe 13       5      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Eared Grebe 5       4      
Western Grebe 184       8      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Northern Fulmar 2       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 114       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 70       9      
Pelagic Cormorant 15       5      
Brown Pelican 11       4      
Great Blue Heron 11       5      
Great Egret 3       3      
Snowy Egret 9       5      
Green Heron 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 12       4      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Osprey 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 7       5      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 10       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 24       12      
Golden Eagle 2       1      
American Kestrel 16       10      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
Virginia Rail 8       2      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 107       8      
Black-bellied Plover 87       7      
Semipalmated Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 19       6      
Black Oystercatcher 15       4      
Spotted Sandpiper 7       5      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 28       7      
Whimbrel 33       4      
Long-billed Curlew 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 23       5      
Black Turnstone 94       6      
Surfbird 88       4      
Sanderling 197       7      
Rock Sandpiper 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 3       2      
Red Phalarope 2       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 8       3      
Heermann's Gull 19       5      
Mew Gull 206       7      
Ring-billed Gull 81       5      
Western Gull 915       13      
California Gull 836       12      
Herring Gull 12       6      
Thayer's Gull 3       3      
Glaucous-winged Gull 162       9      
Forster's Tern 11       2      
Common Murre 9       3      
Marbled Murrelet 3       2      
Ancient Murrelet 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 392       18      
Band-tailed Pigeon 42       5      
Mourning Dove 183       32      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Western Screech-Owl 3       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 2       1      
Burrowing Owl 2       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
White-throated Swift 9       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 102       24      
Allen's Hummingbird 35       7      
Belted Kingfisher 3       3      
Acorn Woodpecker 17       3      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 13       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 7       4      
Northern Flicker 34       10      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 56       21      
Say's Phoebe 10       7      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Hutton's Vireo 13       5      
Steller's Jay 86       17      
Western Scrub-Jay 132       24      
American Crow 211       21      
Common Raven 15       7      
Tree Swallow 2       1      
Violet-green Swallow 4       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 196       21      
Oak Titmouse 11       7      
Bushtit 195       13      
Pygmy Nuthatch 50       6      
Brown Creeper 23       6      
Bewick's Wren 38       9      
House Wren 2       2      
Pacific Wren 3       2      
Marsh Wren 12       5      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 79       13      
Wrentit 14       5      
Hermit Thrush 25       11      
American Robin 264       25      
Varied Thrush 3       1      
Northern Mockingbird 32       16      
California Thrasher 10       3      
European Starling 227       18      
American Pipit 10       3      
Cedar Waxwing 139       6      
Orange-crowned Warbler 7       5      
Nashville Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 12       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 214       16      
Townsend's Warbler 52       9      
Hermit Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 38       15      
California Towhee 105       31      
Savannah Sparrow 21       4      
Fox Sparrow 32       8      
Song Sparrow 65       9      
Lincoln's Sparrow 7       5      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 5       5      
White-crowned Sparrow 326       29      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 344       35      
Dark-eyed Junco 110       14      
Western Tanager 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 197       10      
Western Meadowlark 102       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 558       20      
Brown-headed Cowbird 40       6      
Bullock's Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 27       6      
House Finch 413       32      
Red Crossbill 2       1      
Pine Siskin 1       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 78       18      
American Goldfinch 185       18      
House Sparrow 59       15      
Total 9,755             

A total of 167 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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