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2003 Results: Watsonville, 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 26       1      
Gadwall 4       2      
Mallard 41       4      
Blue-winged Teal 2       1      
Cinnamon Teal 8       2      
Northern Shoveler 33       1      
Green-winged Teal 5       1      
Ring-necked Duck 1       1      
Lesser Scaup 10       1      
Surf Scoter 64       2      
White-winged Scoter 12       1      
Bufflehead 33       2      
Common Goldeneye 3       1      
Hooded Merganser 10       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 50       2      
California Quail 120       7      
Red-throated Loon 7       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Western Grebe 28       2      
Clark's Grebe 3       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 47       2      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 2       1      
Turkey Vulture 4       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 5       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 10       4      
American Coot 202       2      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 9       1      
Killdeer 3       1      
Black-necked Stilt 20       1      
American Avocet 67       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 7       1      
Willet 6       1      
Marbled Godwit 7       1      
Sanderling 24       1      
Western Sandpiper 20       1      
Least Sandpiper 175       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 2       1      
Heermann's Gull 11       1      
Mew Gull 172       2      
Ring-billed Gull 2       2      
Western Gull 81       2      
California Gull 50       1      
Herring Gull 6       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 41       2      
Marbled Murrelet 1       1      
Band-tailed Pigeon 26       3      
Mourning Dove 25       9      
Great Horned Owl 3       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 14       5      
Rufous Hummingbird 2       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 4       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 22       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 2       2      
Hairy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 3       2      
Black Phoebe 8       4      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Steller's Jay 26       3      
Western Scrub-Jay 39       7      
American Crow 2       1      
Tree Swallow 4       1      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 15       7      
Oak Titmouse 13       5      
Bushtit 40       4      
Bewick's Wren 5       4      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 9       5      
Wrentit 7       3      
Hermit Thrush 4       4      
American Robin 240       6      
Northern Mockingbird 2       1      
California Thrasher 4       2      
European Starling 40       3      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Spotted Towhee 20       7      
California Towhee 19       7      
Fox Sparrow 22       5      
Song Sparrow 16       6      
White-throated Sparrow 3       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 39       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 107       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 66       7      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       1      
Western Meadowlark 10       1      
Purple Finch 15       4      
House Finch 116       9      
Lesser Goldfinch 15       2      
American Goldfinch 204       6      
House Sparrow 2       2      
Total 2,669             

A total of 96 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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