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2005 Results: San Jose, 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 101       4      
American Wigeon 12       1      
Mallard 139       7      
Canvasback 1       1      
Bufflehead 26       2      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Common Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 20       1      
California Quail 48       4      
Pied-billed Grebe 15       3      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 8       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 16       2      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 3       3      
Snowy Egret 9       4      
Green Heron 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 12       1      
Turkey Vulture 19       5      
Osprey 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 8       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 6       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 87       2      
Killdeer 5       2      
Ring-billed Gull 14       3      
Western Gull 42       3      
California Gull 262       4      
Herring Gull 20       1      
Rock Pigeon 78       6      
Band-tailed Pigeon 2       1      
Mourning Dove 301       33      
White-throated Swift 60       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 44       20      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 2       1      
Williamson's Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 4       3      
Black Phoebe 10       7      
Hutton's Vireo 5       1      
Steller's Jay 4       2      
Western Scrub-Jay 43       24      
American Crow 170       18      
Common Raven 3       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 16       12      
Oak Titmouse 3       2      
Bushtit 38       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 3       3      
House Wren 12       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Western Bluebird 4       1      
American Robin 11       6      
Northern Mockingbird 22       14      
European Starling 47       3      
Cedar Waxwing 57       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 43       7      
Townsend's Warbler 2       2      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 6       3      
California Towhee 25       16      
Song Sparrow 11       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 8       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 100       22      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 17       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 14       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 70       6      
Brewer's Blackbird 49       6      
Purple Finch 6       2      
House Finch 258       29      
Pine Siskin 57       9      
Lesser Goldfinch 164       16      
American Goldfinch 87       9      
House Sparrow 106       18      
Total 2,864             

A total of 75 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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