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2006 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Canada Goose 3       1      
Wood Duck 4       1      
Mallard 48       3      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Surf Scoter 19       2      
Bufflehead 5       1      
Common Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 4       1      
Red-throated Loon 10       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       3      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Western Grebe 29       2      
Brandt's Cormorant 24       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 9       3      
Pelagic Cormorant 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Snowy Egret 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 6       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 50       3      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Black Oystercatcher 4       1      
Willet 22       2      
Whimbrel 2       2      
Marbled Godwit 6       2      
Black Turnstone 20       2      
Surfbird 24       2      
Sanderling 40       3      
Rock Sandpiper 1       1      
Mew Gull 38       2      
Western Gull 49       3      
California Gull 130       7      
Glaucous-winged Gull 12       2      
Forster's Tern 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 76       6      
Band-tailed Pigeon 1       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 73       7      
Anna's Hummingbird 16       5      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Black Phoebe 14       8      
Hutton's Vireo 2       1      
Steller's Jay 10       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 21       5      
American Crow 46       6      
Mountain Chickadee 11       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 19       3      
Oak Titmouse 2       1      
Bushtit 59       4      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       1      
Bewick's Wren 3       1      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13       3      
Hermit Thrush 3       1      
American Robin 6       2      
Northern Mockingbird 9       5      
European Starling 95       6      
Cedar Waxwing 4       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 29       4      
Townsend's Warbler 4       2      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 16       5      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 9       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 36       6      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 44       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 9       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 68       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 91       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 8       2      
Purple Finch 11       2      
House Finch 63       8      
Pine Siskin 2       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 7       2      
American Goldfinch 101       6      
House Sparrow 25       5      
Total 1,620             

A total of 86 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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