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2007 Results: California

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in California with reports.


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