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2008 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
Cackling Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 2       2      
Wood Duck 14       2      
American Wigeon 22       3      
Mallard 169       9      
Canvasback 8       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Greater Scaup 23       2      
Lesser Scaup 53       5      
Surf Scoter 73       3      
Bufflehead 63       7      
Common Goldeneye 8       2      
Ruddy Duck 19       2      
California Quail 16       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       3      
Horned Grebe 9       2      
Eared Grebe 5       1      
Western Grebe 13       3      
Clark's Grebe 10       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 3       2      
Brown Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 6       5      
Great Egret 4       4      
Snowy Egret 4       4      
Cattle Egret 1       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 29       6      
Turkey Vulture 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 7       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       5      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 117       11      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 2       2      
Black Oystercatcher 1       1      
Black-necked Stilt 1       1      
American Avocet 1       1      
Willet 2       2      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 3       3      
Marbled Godwit 1       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 2       2      
Sanderling 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 1       1      
Dunlin 1       1      
Red Phalarope 2       1      
Mew Gull 35       5      
Ring-billed Gull 48       4      
Western Gull 296       21      
California Gull 5       3      
Herring Gull 6       2      
Thayer's Gull 3       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 40       5      
Rock Pigeon 195       21      
Mourning Dove 28       12      
Burrowing Owl 1       1      
White-throated Swift 6       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 39       23      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       1      
Black Phoebe 22       15      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 11       6      
American Crow 90       14      
Common Raven 43       14      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 12       5      
Oak Titmouse 8       1      
Bushtit 21       6      
Pygmy Nuthatch 7       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5       5      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 75       10      
Northern Mockingbird 8       7      
European Starling 36       5      
Cedar Waxwing 15       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Palm Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23       13      
Townsend's Warbler 6       6      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 2       1      
California Towhee 15       11      
Fox Sparrow 3       3      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 85       16      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 73       14      
Dark-eyed Junco 36       14      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 32       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 4       1      
House Finch 105       15      
Lesser Goldfinch 7       4      
American Goldfinch 3       3      
House Sparrow 79       12      
Total 2,263             

A total of 98 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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