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2008 Results: Whittier, 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 121       5      
Wood Duck 5       1      
Gadwall 4       1      
American Wigeon 35       2      
Mallard 43       5      
Cinnamon Teal 19       2      
Northern Shoveler 74       3      
Northern Pintail 99       3      
Green-winged Teal 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 6       1      
Bufflehead 17       3      
Ruddy Duck 97       3      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 11       3      
Great Blue Heron 7       4      
Great Egret 7       4      
Snowy Egret 10       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 8       3      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2       1      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       4      
Red-tailed Hawk 13       5      
American Kestrel 6       4      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 926       6      
Killdeer 8       3      
Black-necked Stilt 24       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Willet 2       1      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 95       3      
Caspian Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 143       4      
Band-tailed Pigeon 17       5      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2       1      
Mourning Dove 35       8      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 5       1      
Red-crowned Parrot 10       2      
Vaux's Swift 70       1      
White-throated Swift 70       3      
Anna's Hummingbird 34       8      
Rufous Hummingbird 5       1      
Allen's Hummingbird 14       5      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Acorn Woodpecker 8       2      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Red-naped Sapsucker 1       1      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 1       1      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2       1      
Downy Woodpecker 1       1      
Northern Flicker 2       2      
Black Phoebe 20       7      
Say's Phoebe 4       3      
Cassin's Kingbird 6       4      
Western Scrub-Jay 9       3      
American Crow 181       7      
Common Raven 10       2      
Violet-green Swallow 4       1      
Mountain Chickadee 23       2      
Bushtit 118       5      
Bewick's Wren 3       3      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4       2      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 3       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       4      
Wrentit 2       1      
Western Bluebird 19       5      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 28       5      
European Starling 73       4      
Cedar Waxwing 40       1      
Common Yellowthroat 3       3      
Palm Warbler 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 187       5      
Townsend's Warbler 3       3      
Spotted Towhee 4       2      
California Towhee 4       2      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 10       4      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 83       7      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 5       1      
Northern Cardinal 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Tricolored Blackbird 32       1      
Western Meadowlark 30       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 35       4      
Great-tailed Grackle 99       3      
Purple Finch 10       1      
Cassin's Finch 1       1      
House Finch 116       9      
Lesser Goldfinch 264       6      
American Goldfinch 12       2      
House Sparrow 42       6      
Total 3,597             

A total of 97 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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