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2008 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Cackling Goose 3       1      
Canada Goose 189       13      
Gadwall 4       1      
Mallard 102       13      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 67       1      
Bufflehead 5       2      
Common Goldeneye 12       4      
Common Merganser 4       3      
Ruddy Duck 112       2      
California Quail 50       6      
Wild Turkey 18       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       3      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 4       2      
Western Grebe 5       3      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 81       9      
American White Pelican 14       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 12       10      
Snowy Egret 3       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 15       3      
Turkey Vulture 39       6      
Osprey 1       1      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 7       7      
Red-shouldered Hawk 10       6      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       9      
Golden Eagle 6       2      
American Kestrel 6       4      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 243       8      
Killdeer 6       3      
Ring-billed Gull 58       5      
Western Gull 35       5      
California Gull 124       8      
Glaucous-winged Gull 9       2      
Rock Pigeon 64       12      
Band-tailed Pigeon 13       2      
Mourning Dove 213       55      
Anna's Hummingbird 91       51      
Rufous Hummingbird 4       3      
Allen's Hummingbird 11       3      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 42       13      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 16       11      
Downy Woodpecker 3       3      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 6       4      
Black Phoebe 32       23      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 8       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 71       40      
American Crow 292       32      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 73       33      
Oak Titmouse 19       13      
Bushtit 94       15      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
Brown Creeper 2       2      
Bewick's Wren 5       4      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2       1      
American Dipper 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 10       4      
Western Bluebird 4       2      
Hermit Thrush 6       5      
American Robin 238       30      
Northern Mockingbird 26       17      
California Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 51       9      
Cedar Waxwing 108       8      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 81       27      
Townsend's Warbler 2       2      
Spotted Towhee 5       3      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 1       1      
California Towhee 53       27      
Savannah Sparrow 22       3      
Fox Sparrow 8       4      
Song Sparrow 37       7      
White-crowned Sparrow 212       41      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 69       19      
Dark-eyed Junco 54       17      
Red-winged Blackbird 28       2      
Western Meadowlark 7       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       2      
Hooded Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 4       2      
House Finch 333       57      
Lesser Goldfinch 502       43      
American Goldfinch 98       24      
House Sparrow 152       35      
Total 4,460             

A total of 95 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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