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2005 Results: Santa Cruz, 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
Mallard 30       6      
Ring-necked Duck 5       1      
Surf Scoter 57       4      
Bufflehead 5       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 3       2      
Wild Turkey 3       1      
Red-throated Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 4       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 3       3      
Western Grebe 50       3      
Brandt's Cormorant 23       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 34       6      
Pelagic Cormorant 7       4      
Brown Pelican 78       4      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 5       5      
American Kestrel 3       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 36       3      
Killdeer 3       2      
Black Oystercatcher 8       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Wandering Tattler 1       1      
Willet 6       3      
Whimbrel 1       1      
Marbled Godwit 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 1       1      
Black Turnstone 38       3      
Surfbird 2       1      
Sanderling 36       4      
Mew Gull 41       2      
Ring-billed Gull 7       1      
Western Gull 151       7      
California Gull 296       6      
Herring Gull 1       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 51       5      
Common Murre 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 232       8      
Mourning Dove 62       10      
Anna's Hummingbird 29       11      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       2      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Black Phoebe 10       7      
Say's Phoebe 3       3      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 21       5      
Western Scrub-Jay 18       8      
Yellow-billed Magpie 1       1      
American Crow 31       4      
Common Raven 2       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 24       5      
Oak Titmouse 1       1      
Bushtit 44       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 2       1      
Pygmy Nuthatch 16       1      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 13       3      
Pacific Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 3       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 20       7      
Hermit Thrush 4       2      
American Robin 13       6      
Northern Mockingbird 7       4      
European Starling 175       8      
Cedar Waxwing 14       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 3       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 78       5      
Townsend's Warbler 17       5      
Spotted Towhee 5       3      
California Towhee 18       7      
Vesper Sparrow 8       1      
Savannah Sparrow 4       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 25       5      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 43       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 33       6      
Dark-eyed Junco 15       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 127       6      
Western Meadowlark 30       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 149       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 15       2      
Purple Finch 7       2      
House Finch 154       12      
Pine Siskin 75       7      
Lesser Goldfinch 12       3      
American Goldfinch 58       7      
House Sparrow 20       4      
Total 2,666             

A total of 96 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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