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2007 Results: California

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See list of localities in California with reports.


Species [alphabetic]
[taxonomic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Abert's Towhee 22       8      
Acorn Woodpecker 1,705       556      
Allen's Hummingbird 508       244      
American Avocet 2,449       59      
American Bittern 19       17      
American Coot 43,226       422      
American Crow 21,500       1,478      
American Dipper 10       7      
American Goldfinch 11,629       858      
American Kestrel 551       322      
American Pipit 244       41      
American Robin 11,147       1,152      
American Tree Sparrow 1       1      
American White Pelican 3,619       48      
American Wigeon 6,201       156      
Ancient Murrelet 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 4,049       1,697      
Bald Eagle 91       51      
Band-tailed Pigeon 3,430       301      
Barn Owl 61       54      
Barn Swallow 90       23      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Barrow's Goldeneye 21       10      
Bell's Vireo 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 146       116      
Bewick's Wren 568       370      
Black Oystercatcher 48       15      
Black Phoebe 1,950       1,022      
Black Rail 1       1      
Black Scoter 17       3      
Black Skimmer 242       3      
Black Turnstone 150       15      
Black-and-white Warbler 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 867       18      
Black-billed Magpie 37       7      
Black-capped Chickadee 17       3      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 411       83      
Black-legged Kittiwake 1,666       3      
Black-necked Stilt 1,875       70      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 5       2      
Black-throated Gray Warbler 13       10      
Black-throated Sparrow 180       30      
Black-vented Shearwater 1       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 74       25      
Blue-winged Teal 38       12      
Bonaparte's Gull 193       13      
Brandt's Cormorant 1,369       33      
Brant 93       7      
Brewer's Blackbird 13,868       410      
Brewer's Sparrow 16       3      
Brown Creeper 76       45      
Brown Pelican 1,325       38      
Brown-headed Cowbird 950       48      
Bufflehead 3,472       242      
Bullock's Oriole 5       3      
Burrowing Owl 39       21      
Bushtit 4,735       540      
Cackling Goose 1,536       21      
Cactus Wren 80       31      
California Condor 1       1      
California Gnatcatcher 30       9      
California Gull 31,884       309      
California Quail 6,201       391      
California Thrasher 230       137      
California Towhee 2,863       1,193      
Canada Goose 11,828       456      
Canvasback 1,631       70      
Canyon Wren 16       12      
Caspian Tern 248       12      
Cassin's Finch 20       8      
Cassin's Kingbird 125       62      
Cattle Egret 743       25      
Cedar Waxwing 8,809       346      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1,771       574      
Chipping Sparrow 409       66      
Chukar 1       1      
Cinnamon Teal 716       83      
Clapper Rail 4       2      
Clark's Grebe 5,417       36      
Clark's Nutcracker 3       2      
Clay-colored Sparrow 3       3      
Cliff Swallow 561       16      
Common Goldeneye 808       85      
Common Ground-Dove 199       36      
Common Loon 47       21      
Common Merganser 1,744       96      
Common Murre 10,511       8      
Common Poorwill 5       3      
Common Raven 4,415       583      
Common Yellowthroat 128       75      
Cooper's Hawk 406       340      
Costa's Hummingbird 170       80      
Dark-eyed Junco 11,283       1,435      
Double-crested Cormorant 3,672       270      
Downy Woodpecker 279       198      
Dunlin 2,579       22      
Eared Grebe 1,961       65      
Eastern Phoebe 1       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 221       49      
Eurasian Wigeon 16       11      
European Starling 20,771       672      
Evening Grosbeak 37       6      
Ferruginous Hawk 51       25      
Forster's Tern 107       20      
Fox Sparrow 419       206      
Gadwall 1,247       99      
Gambel's Quail 445       18      
Gila Woodpecker 3       2      
Gilded Flicker 3       1      
Glaucous-winged Gull 820       39      
Golden Eagle 48       36      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 94       29      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 5,102       784      
Grasshopper Sparrow 1       1      
Gray Flycatcher 6       4      
Gray Jay 17       4      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 80       1      
Great Blue Heron 676       294      
Great Egret 1,402       329      
Great Gray Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 187       113      
Great-tailed Grackle 714       45      
Greater Roadrunner 59       40      
Greater Scaup 3,394       39      
Greater White-fronted Goose 10,775       41      
Greater Yellowlegs 195       56      
Green Heron 74       51      
Green-tailed Towhee 1       1      
Green-winged Teal 1,907       74      
Hairy Woodpecker 85       61      
Harlequin Duck 21       4      
Heermann's Gull 144       7      
Hepatic Tanager 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 354       257      
Herring Gull 2,615       55      
Hooded Merganser 259       38      
Hooded Oriole 6       3      
Horned Grebe 57       27      
Horned Lark 1,518       17      
House Finch 20,064       2,049      
House Sparrow 9,433       1,055      
House Wren 368       134      
Hutton's Vireo 170       80      
Inca Dove 15       3      
Juniper Titmouse 5       1      
Killdeer 1,318       236      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 17       12      
Lark Bunting 4       4      
Lark Sparrow 969       93      
Laughing Gull 16       1      
Lawrence's Goldfinch 386       25      
Le Conte's Thrasher 11       9      
Least Bittern 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 579       30      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 12,956       1,246      
Lesser Nighthawk 2       1      
Lesser Scaup 4,362       74      
Lesser Yellowlegs 20       10      
Lewis's Woodpecker 30       15      
Lilac-crowned Parrot 3       1      
Lincoln's Sparrow 278       98      
Little Blue Heron 4       4      
Loggerhead Shrike 53       35      
Long-billed Curlew 676       40      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1,384       32      
Long-eared Owl 23       4      
Mallard 10,473       606      
Marbled Godwit 1,727       47      
Marbled Murrelet 4       2      
Marsh Wren 267       63      
Merlin 46       42      
Mew Gull 517       28      
Mitred Parakeet 14       2      
Mountain Bluebird 188       35      
Mountain Chickadee 365       96      
Mountain Quail 117       15      
Mourning Dove 11,907       1,947      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Nanday Parakeet 4       2      
Nashville Warbler 3       3      
Northern Flicker 1,291       673      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Northern Harrier 365       137      
Northern Mockingbird 1,727       992      
Northern Pintail 5,181       75      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 9       8      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 64       18      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4       4      
Northern Shoveler 14,543       113      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Northern Waterthrush 1       1      
Nutmeg Mannikin 28       4      
Nuttall's Woodpecker 705       469      
Oak Titmouse 1,813       844      
Orange Bishop 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 250       126      
Orchard Oriole 1       1      
Osprey 103       77      
Pacific Loon 27       6      
Pacific Wren 70       26      
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 6       5      
Pelagic Cormorant 74       20      
Peregrine Falcon 52       43      
Phainopepla 91       48      
Pied-billed Grebe 640       197      
Pileated Woodpecker 38       33      
Pine Siskin 663       129      
Pinyon Jay 4       2      
Plumbeous Vireo 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 12       9      
Purple Finch 1,136       237      
Pygmy Nuthatch 158       56      
Red Crossbill 43       6      
Red-breasted Merganser 61       21      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 101       59      
Red-breasted Sapsucker 95       73      
Red-crowned Parrot 1,587       39      
Red-lored Parrot 1       1      
Red-naped Sapsucker 2       2      
Red-necked Grebe 9       4      
Red-shouldered Hawk 723       463      
Red-tailed Hawk 1,908       896      
Red-throated Loon 12       9      
Red-whiskered Bulbul 11       4      
Red-winged Blackbird 13,750       421      
Reddish Egret 1       1      
Redhead 59       25      
Rhinoceros Auklet 207       2      
Ring-billed Gull 11,981       178      
Ring-necked Duck 1,013       92      
Ring-necked Pheasant 53       31      
Rock Pigeon 7,475       497      
Rock Sandpiper 1       1      
Rock Wren 32       10      
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1       1      
Rose-ringed Parakeet 130       7      
Ross's Goose 14,003       22      
Rough-legged Hawk 25       14      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1,091       547      
Ruddy Duck 9,187       203      
Ruddy Turnstone 29       4      
Rufous Hummingbird 204       90      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 182       52      
Sage Sparrow 109       16      
Sage Thrasher 12       4      
Sanderling 513       18      
Sandhill Crane 7,929       36      
Savannah Sparrow 1,264       83      
Say's Phoebe 181       131      
Semipalmated Plover 268       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 158       143      
Short-billed Dowitcher 113       6      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-tailed Shearwater 5       1      
Snow Goose 28,113       47      
Snowy Egret 825       247      
Song Sparrow 1,748       447      
Sooty Grouse 2       2      
Sooty Shearwater 1       1      
Sora 19       10      
Spotted Dove 14       5      
Spotted Owl 1       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 54       32      
Spotted Towhee 2,014       815      
Steller's Jay 1,351       434      
Stilt Sandpiper 1       1      
Surf Scoter 599       41      
Surfbird 48       8      
Swainson's Hawk 7       4      
Swamp Sparrow 12       2      
Thayer's Gull 49       13      
Thick-billed Kingbird 1       1      
Townsend's Solitaire 26       15      
Townsend's Warbler 196       120      
Tree Swallow 1,959       151      
Tricolored Blackbird 554       22      
Tropical Kingbird 1       1      
Tufted Duck 2       2      
Tundra Swan 1,824       14      
Turkey Vulture 3,366       761      
Varied Thrush 583       209      
Vaux's Swift 90       2      
Verdin 97       21      
Vermilion Flycatcher 2       2      
Vesper Sparrow 380       9      
Violet-green Swallow 192       24      
Virginia Rail 14       10      
Wandering Tattler 4       4      
Western Bluebird 1,796       420      
Western Grebe 15,631       90      
Western Gull 5,386       150      
Western Meadowlark 2,301       227      
Western Sandpiper 1,347       32      
Western Screech-Owl 36       30      
Western Scrub-Jay 4,881       1,914      
Western Tanager 22       14      
Whimbrel 33       11      
White-breasted Nuthatch 731       404      
White-crowned Sparrow 13,432       1,500      
White-faced Ibis 2,764       22      
White-fronted Parrot 1       1      
White-headed Woodpecker 12       9      
White-tailed Kite 297       181      
White-throated Sparrow 120       60      
White-throated Swift 287       24      
White-winged Dove 9       4      
White-winged Scoter 3       2      
Wild Turkey 2,476       134      
Willet 1,548       66      
Williamson's Sapsucker 1       1      
Wilson's Snipe 75       28      
Wilson's Warbler 13       8      
Wood Duck 581       81      
Worm-eating Warbler 3       3      
Wrentit 325       107      
Yellow Warbler 6       5      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       5      
Yellow-billed Magpie 1,011       143      
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 105       16      
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 4       2      
Yellow-footed Gull 5       3      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 28       9      
Yellow-headed Parrot 18       5      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 5,342       945      
Total 599,456             

A total of 326 species were reported.

See list of localities in California with reports.

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