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2009 Results: Santa Barbara, 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
Eurasian Wigeon 1       1      
American Wigeon 38       1      
Mallard 33       7      
Cinnamon Teal 2       1      
Northern Shoveler 31       1      
Green-winged Teal 83       2      
Redhead 2       1      
Greater Scaup 2       1      
Bufflehead 12       3      
Hooded Merganser 4       1      
Common Merganser 2       1      
Ruddy Duck 57       1      
California Quail 52       5      
Pacific Loon 3       2      
Common Loon 6       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Western Grebe 11       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 25       2      
Brown Pelican 812       3      
Great Blue Heron 7       2      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 9       2      
Green Heron 5       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 15       3      
Turkey Vulture 25       1      
Osprey 8       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 7       4      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
American Coot 87       4      
Black-necked Stilt 4       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 3       2      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Willet 3       2      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 6       2      
Black Turnstone 18       1      
Red Knot 1       1      
Sanderling 21       1      
Western Sandpiper 7       2      
Least Sandpiper 5       2      
Heermann's Gull 39       4      
Mew Gull 28       3      
Ring-billed Gull 27       3      
Western Gull 57       4      
California Gull 401       6      
Herring Gull 6       3      
Glaucous-winged Gull 7       2      
Royal Tern 8       1      
Black Skimmer 313       3      
Rock Pigeon 83       7      
Band-tailed Pigeon 134       12      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 6       4      
Mourning Dove 123       13      
Common Ground-Dove 1       1      
Barn Owl 1       1      
White-throated Swift 4       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 53       18      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       3      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 18       8      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Hairy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 3       3      
Black Phoebe 6       3      
Hutton's Vireo 2       2      
Steller's Jay 5       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 37       11      
American Crow 126       11      
Violet-green Swallow 4       1      
Cliff Swallow 2       1      
Mountain Chickadee 3       1      
Oak Titmouse 18       8      
Bushtit 4       2      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
House Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Wrentit 2       2      
Western Bluebird 4       3      
Mountain Bluebird 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 12       6      
Northern Mockingbird 4       3      
California Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 7       1      
Cedar Waxwing 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 9       4      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Spotted Towhee 10       6      
California Towhee 19       10      
Lark Sparrow 2       1      
Sage Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 5       4      
Song Sparrow 2       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 40       9      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 24       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 24       7      
Brewer's Blackbird 19       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 20       1      
Purple Finch 11       3      
House Finch 99       11      
Lesser Goldfinch 27       5      
American Goldfinch 18       2      
House Sparrow 29       7      
Total 3,358             

A total of 111 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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