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2009 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
Snow Goose 1       1      
Wood Duck 6       1      
Mallard 20       2      
Surf Scoter 49       5      
Common Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 1       1      
Ruddy Duck 8       1      
California Quail 8       1      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 3       2      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Western Grebe 30       5      
Brandt's Cormorant 48       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 13       4      
Pelagic Cormorant 9       3      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Brown Pelican 42       4      
American Bittern 1       1      
Great Blue Heron 5       3      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 3       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 4       3      
American Kestrel 1       1      
American Coot 18       2      
Black-bellied Plover 3       1      
Black Oystercatcher 3       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Willet 2       2      
Black Turnstone 27       3      
Surfbird 10       2      
Sanderling 21       2      
Western Sandpiper 1       1      
Rock Sandpiper 1       1      
Heermann's Gull 3       2      
Mew Gull 40       2      
Ring-billed Gull 6       2      
Western Gull 148       6      
California Gull 139       7      
Glaucous-winged Gull 20       4      
Rock Pigeon 222       9      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 6       5      
Mourning Dove 26       8      
Great Horned Owl 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 18       8      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 5       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 8       5      
Hutton's Vireo 3       2      
Steller's Jay 13       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 14       6      
American Crow 38       5      
Common Raven 8       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 30       6      
Oak Titmouse 6       4      
Bushtit 55       3      
Pygmy Nuthatch 10       2      
Bewick's Wren 11       3      
House Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       4      
Wrentit 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 5       3      
American Robin 107       4      
Northern Mockingbird 5       4      
European Starling 420       7      
Cedar Waxwing 197       5      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 96       5      
Townsend's Warbler 6       4      
California Towhee 18       9      
Fox Sparrow 4       4      
Song Sparrow 8       2      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
Swamp Sparrow 4       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 69       10      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 42       9      
Dark-eyed Junco 15       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 84       5      
Western Meadowlark 14       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 197       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 4       2      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 94       10      
Pine Siskin 12       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 32       7      
American Goldfinch 230       10      
House Sparrow 21       6      
Total 2,890             

A total of 94 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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