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2009 Results: San Rafael, 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 244       3      
Gadwall 21       5      
Eurasian Wigeon 4       1      
American Wigeon 191       6      
Mallard 65       3      
Cinnamon Teal 8       2      
Northern Shoveler 62       6      
Northern Pintail 71       2      
Green-winged Teal 92       2      
Greater Scaup 1       1      
Bufflehead 12       1      
Common Goldeneye 5       1      
Hooded Merganser 4       1      
Ruddy Duck 40       4      
California Quail 13       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 18       2      
American White Pelican 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 7       2      
Snowy Egret 11       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 17       2      
Turkey Vulture 14       4      
White-tailed Kite 1       1      
Northern Harrier 3       1      
Cooper's Hawk 4       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       5      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       1      
American Kestrel 4       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 139       6      
Killdeer 9       2      
Black-necked Stilt 29       3      
American Avocet 21       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 25       1      
Least Sandpiper 12       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 8       1      
Mew Gull 40       1      
Ring-billed Gull 21       1      
Western Gull 5       1      
Forster's Tern 91       1      
Rock Pigeon 51       2      
Mourning Dove 62       13      
Western Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
White-throated Swift 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 54       16      
Acorn Woodpecker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 6       4      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Black Phoebe 11       3      
Say's Phoebe 5       2      
Steller's Jay 9       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 25       12      
American Crow 66       7      
Common Raven 18       3      
Tree Swallow 66       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 16       9      
Oak Titmouse 14       7      
Bushtit 13       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 16       6      
Rock Wren 1       1      
Wrentit 11       3      
Western Bluebird 5       2      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 82       8      
Northern Mockingbird 16       8      
European Starling 127       2      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 49       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 21       2      
Spotted Towhee 5       3      
California Towhee 23       11      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 48       11      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 31       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 131       16      
Red-winged Blackbird 132       2      
Western Meadowlark 3       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 110       2      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 89       16      
Pine Siskin 35       3      
Lesser Goldfinch 140       10      
American Goldfinch 39       3      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 2,883             

A total of 89 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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