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2010 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
Canada Goose 4       2      
Wood Duck 6       1      
Mallard 105       4      
Northern Shoveler 4       1      
Ring-necked Duck 13       1      
Lesser Scaup 1       1      
Surf Scoter 19       2      
Bufflehead 2       1      
Common Goldeneye 5       2      
Common Merganser 4       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 12       2      
Ruddy Duck 8       1      
California Quail 16       1      
Red-throated Loon 7       3      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 9       3      
Horned Grebe 2       2      
Western Grebe 6       1      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Brandt's Cormorant 20       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 6       6      
Pelagic Cormorant 13       2      
Brown Pelican 17       3      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 4       1      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Cooper's Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 8       6      
American Kestrel 4       2      
American Coot 118       4      
Killdeer 2       2      
Black Oystercatcher 3       2      
Black Turnstone 15       1      
Surfbird 3       1      
Mew Gull 70       3      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Western Gull 87       5      
California Gull 157       8      
Herring Gull 2       2      
Glaucous-winged Gull 8       4      
Rock Pigeon 211       8      
Band-tailed Pigeon 59       4      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 22       7      
Mourning Dove 57       12      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 51       13      
Allen's Hummingbird 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 7       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 42       14      
Say's Phoebe 2       2      
Hutton's Vireo 3       2      
Steller's Jay 16       7      
Western Scrub-Jay 27       11      
American Crow 81       13      
Common Raven 26       7      
Tree Swallow 3       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 104       19      
Oak Titmouse 11       7      
Bushtit 124       10      
Pygmy Nuthatch 31       4      
Brown Creeper 1       1      
Bewick's Wren 22       5      
Marsh Wren 7       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 25       5      
Wrentit 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 275       16      
Varied Thrush 4       2      
Northern Mockingbird 15       8      
California Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 335       9      
Cedar Waxwing 485       10      
Orange-crowned Warbler 3       3      
Common Yellowthroat 10       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 140       8      
Townsend's Warbler 13       8      
Spotted Towhee 11       7      
California Towhee 38       14      
Fox Sparrow 7       4      
Song Sparrow 38       5      
Lincoln's Sparrow 5       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 87       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 64       8      
Dark-eyed Junco 78       14      
Red-winged Blackbird 111       8      
Western Meadowlark 29       2      
Brewer's Blackbird 104       10      
Brown-headed Cowbird 6       2      
Purple Finch 26       9      
House Finch 194       16      
Pine Siskin 12       1      
Lesser Goldfinch 60       12      
American Goldfinch 306       11      
House Sparrow 63       10      
Total 4,238             

A total of 100 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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