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Sea & Sage Audubon
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
MONTHLY CENSUS FOR 2001
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
GREBES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pied-billed Grebe 49 61 43 25 21 15 14 35 23 33 34 12 365
Horned Grebe . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Eared Grebe 32 6 5 6 . . . . . 7 9 14 79
Western Grebe 5 8 6 5 . . 1 1 . 1 3 0 30
Clark's Grebe 1 1 1 2 1 . . . . . . . 6
PELICANS & CORMORANTS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American White Pelican 12 . . . 7 . 5 6 52 91 380 23 576
Brown Pelican 1 . . . . . 1 3 108 50 . . 163
Double-crested Cormorant 18 53 19 23 8 12 16 13 13 28 21 50 274
BITTERNS, HERONS, & IBISES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Bittern . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Least Bittern . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . . 2
Great Blue Heron 14 6 7 5 5 12 16 12 22 12 16 15 142
Great Egret 7 6 1 5 6 3 6 13 37 16 14 21 135
Snowy Egret 1 8 . . 6 3 17 29 120 19 3 14 220
Cattle Egret . . . . . . 7 . . . . . 7
Green Heron 4 1 . 1 4 1 7 2 1 1 . 1 23
Black-crown. Night-Heron 38 61 31 45 19 9 33 38 42 47 29 34 426
White-faced Ibis 1 2 . 1 . . . . . . . . 4
GEESE & DUCKS  . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Greater White-fronted Goose . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Snow Goose . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Canada Goose . 3 . . . . . . . . . 2 5
Wood Duck . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Gadwall 2 11 20 26 43 16 4 . 10 11 5 2 150
American Wigeon 3 2 . 30 . . 1 4 1 . 6 . 47
Mallard 45 25 42 78 77 56 181 94 174 28 48 22 870
Blue-winged Teal . . . . . . . 6 . . . . 6
Cinnamon Teal 12 39 30 20 6 7 8 14 4 19 1 16 176
Northern Shoveler 400 235 185 168 6 2 . . 25 111 210 150 1492
Northern Pintail 17 2 . . . . . 4 6 . 7 9 45
Green-winged Teal 46 84 43 22 3 . . . 14 33 113 131 489
Canvasback  . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 2
Redhead . . 9 . . . . . . . . . 9
Ring-necked Duck . 23 7 3 . . . . . . 4 1 38
Lesser Scaup . . 2 . . . . . . . 3 . 5
Bufflehead 3 4 19 . . . . . . . . 1 27
Ruddy Duck 150 141 112 94 52 29 42 . 13 16 46 49 742
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
DIURNAL BIRDS OF PREY . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turkey Vulture . 2 8 12 9 4 4 16 4 3 30 1 93
Osprey . 2 . . . . 1 1 2 1 1 . 8
White-tailed Kite . 2 . . . 1 1 1 2 1 . . 8
Northern Harrier 2 3 3 . 1 . . . 2 1 5 3 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk . 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . 4
Cooper's Hawk . 1 . 1 1 1 . . . . 1 . 5
accipiter species . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 1 2 1 . . . . 1 1 2 1 11
Red-tailed Hawk 10 5 4 1 . 1 . . . 1 4 2 28
Golden Eagle . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
American Kestrel . 4 1 . 2 . . . . 1 1 . 9
Merlin . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
Peregrine Falcon . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
QUAIL . . . . . . . . . . . . .
California Quail . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
RAILS, GALLINULES, & COOTS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Virginia Rail . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . 2
Sora . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . 2
Common Moorhen 6 . 1 . . 1 . 2 1 2 6 . 19
American Coot 138 209 180 153 60 55 55 28 45 75 151 93 1242
PLOVERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black-bellied Plover . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Snowy Plover . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Semipalmated Plover  . . . . 3 . . 1 5 3 . 1 13
Killdeer 11 6 17 10 15 24 34 9 20 20 . 11 177
STILTS & AVOCETS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black-necked Stilt 73 68 117 5 20 44 24 48 86 85 44 114 728
American Avocet 20 37 4 34 4 19 7 67 95 126 51 15 479
SHOREBIRDS& PHALAROPES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Greater Yellowlegs 4 . 1 . . . 1 2 2 1 cw 1 . 12
Lesser Yellowlegs . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Solitary Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Willet . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
Spotted Sandpiper 2 4 4 2 5 cw 3 * 5 3 2 6 1 . 29
Whimbrel . . 3 . . . 10 . . . . . 13
Long-billed Curlew . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Marbled Godwit . . 20 . 1 20 . . 2 . . . 43
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
Ruddy Turnstone . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Semipalmated Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Western Sandpiper . . 6 116 2 . . 26 156 90 109 . 505
Least Sandpiper 14 95 46 2 2 . 4 59 40 30 13 9 314
Baird's Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Pectoral Sandpiper . . . . . . . . 3 . . . 3
Dunlin . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Stilt Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Short-billed Dowitcher . . . . . . . 17 . 25 . . 42
Long-billed Dowitcher 44 95 60 184 . . . 134 . 1 139 17 674
dowitcher species . . . . 152 . . 38 . 180 . . 370
Common Snipe . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Wilson's Phalarope . . . . 2 . . 4 1 . . . 7
Red-necked Phalarope . . . . . . . . 3 . . . 3
GULLS, TERNS & SKIMMERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bonaparte's Gull 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . 2
Ring-billed Gull 40 87 1200 8 74 . . . 12 8 3 15 1447
California Gull 15 12 1 . 13 . . . . . 2 . 43
Western Gull 31 2 1 . 2 1 . 3 4 . 8 . 52
Caspian Tern 3 19 . 3 50 . 2 3 39 2 3 6 130
Royal Tern . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
Elegant Tern . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Forster's Tern 9 10 . 4 40 20 25 50 88 14 8 2 270
Least Tern . . . . . 19 4 1 . . . . 24
Black Tern . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Black Skimmer 2 . . . . 5 9 22 120 . . . 158
PIGEONS & DOVES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rock Dove . 1 . . . 2 . . . . . . 3
Mourning Dove 8 22 12 27 52 52 35 121 43 60 43 100 575
ROADRUNNERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Greater Roadrunner . . . 2 1 . 1 . . . . 1 5
OWLS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Barn Owl . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Burrowing Owl . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Great Horned Owl . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
NIGHTHAWKS & SWIFTS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lesser Nighthawk . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Vaux's Swift . . . 2 1 . . . . . . . 3
White-throated Swift . . 30 2 4 . . . . . 100 . 136
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
HUMMINGBIRDS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black-chinned Hummingbird . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
Anna's Hummingbird 38 38 23 33 11 13 15 10 23 46 29 75 354
Costa's Hummingbird . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Allen's Hummingbird 1 . 2 1 1 3 2 . 1 . . 1 12
KINGFISHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Belted Kingfisher 3 . . 2 . . . . 2 . . . 7
WOODPECKERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2 5 . 3 2 2 3 1 1 2 . . 21
Downy Woodpecker 2 . . 1 1 . 1 1 1 4 1 . 12
Northern Flicker . 1 2 . . . . . . 1 . 1 5
FLYCATCHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Willow Flycatcher . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher . . . 3 . . . 1 . . . 1 5
Black Phoebe 24 17 7 7 6 20 7 5 14 32 23 20 182
Say's Phoebe 3 5 . . . . . . . 1 . 3 12
Ash-throated Flycatcher . . . . 1 . . 3 . . . . 4
Cassin's Kingbird 5 1 . 1 2 . . 1 3 . 1 1 15
Western Kingbird . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
SHRIKES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Loggerhead Shrike . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
VIREOS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bell's Vireo . . . 1 2 3 4 2 . . . . 12
Warbling Vireo . . . . 3 . . . . . . . 3
Hutton's Vireo . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1 2
CROWS & RAVENS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Crow 4 9 7 18 24 31 22 49 16 42 29 14 265
Common Raven 2 . . 3 . 2 1 4 1 . 4 . 17
SWALLOWS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tree Swallow . 111 325 950 330 175 110 30 50 36 15 . 2132
Violet-green Swallow . 2 8 . . . . . . . . . 10
N. Rough-winged Swallow . 6 12 80 9 21 1 25 . . 15 . 169
Bank Swallow . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
Cliff Swallow . . 58 65 97 316 115 202 127 50 . . 1030
Barn Swallow . . 15 20 5 1 . . 205 35 10 1 292
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
BUSHTITS & WRENS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bushtit 56 45 . 14 18 20 15 14 21 37 55 30 325
Bewick's Wren . 1 . . . . . . . 3 . 5 9
House Wren . 2 . . . . . 1 . . . 4 7
Marsh Wren 39 51 50 120 75 83 25 56 50 110 80 32 771
KINGLETS & GNATCATCHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5 12 3 1 . . . . . . 5 6 32
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5 14 2 3 1 . . . . 6 8 18 57
THRUSHES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hermit Thrush 1 1 . . . . . . . . 1 3 6
MOCKINGBIRDS & THRASHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Northern Mockingbird 2 2 2 1 . 2 . . 2 3 9 13 36
California Thrasher . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
STARLINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
European Starling 2 3 1 5 10 13 9 . 30 5 . 3 81
PIPITS & WAXWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Pipit 5 10 . . . . . . . . . . 15
Cedar Waxwing 6 4 . . . . . . . . . 80 90
WARBLERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Orange-crowned Warbler 2 1 6 9 2 3 1 . 1 7 3 10 45
Nashville Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Yellow Warbler . . 1 . 4 . . . . 2 . 1 8
Yellow-rumped Warbler 181 58 50 95 . . . . . 4 67 92 547
Townsend's Warbler 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
MacGillivray's Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Common Yellowthroat 118 136 58 165 70 124 100 198 100 124 110 170 1473
Black-throated Gray Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Hermit Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
American Redstart . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Hermit Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Wilson's Warbler . . 1 6 6 . . 1 . . 1 3 18
Yellow-breasted Chat . . . . 4 4 5 . . . . . 13
SJWS Monthly Census: 2001 JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
TOWHEES & SPARROWS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Spotted Towhee . 1 2 4 1 1 . . 1 . 3 4 17
California Towhee 1 1 . 1 . 1 2 1 1 . . 2 10
Chipping Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Brewer's Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Lark Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Black-throated Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Savannah Sparrow . . 3 . . 1 . . 1 cw . . 1 6
Fox Sparrow . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1 2
Song Sparrow 143 136 104 190 150 251 155 325 202 200 133 216 2205
Lincoln's Sparrow . . . 2 . . . . . 1 . 1 4
White-crowned Sparrow 67 48 42 68 . . . . . 44 125 276 670
Golden-crowned Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
GROSBEAKS & BUNTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black-headed Grosbeak . . . 2 3 3 2 . . . . . 10
Blue Grosbeak . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 2
Lazuli Bunting . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES & FINCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Red-winged Blackbird 8 14 38 18 10 26 200 38 420 81 43 13 909
Tricolored Blackbird . . . 14 . . . . . . . . 14
Western Meadowlark . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Yellow-headed Blackbird . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
Brewer's Blackbird . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
Great-tailed Grackle 1 . 1 4 5 17 22 5 10 5 2 3 75
Brown-headed Cowbird . . . 2 1 . . . . . . . 3
Hooded Oriole . . . 1 1 4 . . . . . . 6
Bullock's Oriole . . . 3 2 1 . . . . . . 6
House Finch 24 34 19 50 36 105 130 111 14 41 47 76 687
Lesser Goldfinch 14 6 2 12 10 21 17 . . . 5 11 98
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Total Species 2061 2249 3109 3109 1684 1705 1540 2018 2741 2184 2505 2152 27095

 


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