Groveland Christmas Bird Count


Wood Duck Nest Box Watch


Bill's Personal Sightings

Click on prior years to compare seasonality of sightings

2004
2005
Bill's Great Texas Birding Adventure - 2005
2006
2007 - 158 birds
2008 - 255 birds

Bill's "Big Year" list for 2009 - All birds seen anywhere

Seen so far: 218

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Lesser Goldfinch 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Dark-eyed Junco 01/01/09 - At my feeders
House Finch 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Western Scrub Jay 01/01/09 - At my feeders
California Towhee 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Oak Titmouse 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Pine Siskin 01/01/09 - At my feeders
White-breasted Nuthatch 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Red-breasted Nuthatch 01/01/09 - At my feeders
Bufflehead 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Hooded Merganser 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Common Merganser 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Western Grebe 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Ruddy Duck 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Pied-billed Grebe 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
American Coot 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Snow Goose 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Aleutian Cackling Goose 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Belted Kingfisher 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Common Loon 01/01/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Lake Lodge
Killdeer 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Acorn Woodpecker 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Ring-necked Duck 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Mallard 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
American Wigeon 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Wood Duck 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Black Phoebe 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Northern Pygmy Owl 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Canada Goose 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Mourning Dove 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Golden-crowned Sparrow 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
California Quail 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Red-tailed Hawk 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Steller's Jay 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Spotted Towhee 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
White-crowned Sparrow 01/01/09 - Groveland Community Services District
Band-tailed Pigeon 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Merlin 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Cooper's Hawk 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Fox Sparrow 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Yellow-rumped Warbler 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Wrentit 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
California Thrasher 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Brewer's Blackbird 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
American Robin 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Brown Creeper 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Northern Flicker (RS) 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Red-breasted Sapsucker 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 01/03/09 - Calaveras County CBC
Cedar Waxwing 01/04/09 - Groveland Cemetery
Red-necked Grebe 01/04/09 - Pine Mountain Lake - Marina
Green-winged Teal 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Northern Pintail 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Northern Shoveler 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Great Horned Owl 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Cinnamon Teal 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
American Crow 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Gadwall 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Red-winged Blackbird 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
American White pelican 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
American Avocet 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Common Yellowthroat 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Great Blue Heron 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
White-faced Ibis 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Greater White-fronted Goose 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Great Egret 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Savannah Sparrow 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Black-bellied Plover 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Tree Swallow 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Western Meadowlark 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Loggerhead Shrike 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Long-billed Dowitcher 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Black-necked Stilt 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Northern Harrier 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Western Sandpiper 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
American Pipit 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Bushtit 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Northern Mockingbird 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Marsh Wren 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
American Kestrel 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Sandhill Crane 01/09/09 - Merced NWR
Osprey 01/09/09 - J-59 near Merced
Turkey Vulture 01/09/09 - Dawson Lake
Wilson's Snipe 01/09/09 - Dawson Lake
Double-crested Cormorant 01/09/09 - Dawson Lake
Greater Yellowlegs 01/09/09 - Dawson Lake
Red-shouldered Hawk 01/09/09 - Sandy Mush Road - Merced
Cassin's Kingbird 01/12/09 - Life Bird #414 - Modesto JC West - Modesto
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 01/12/09 - Life Bird #415 - GCSD
Bald Eagle 01/17/09 - Total of 8 seen - Lake Don Pedro Eagle Count
Common Goldeneye 01/17/09 - Lake Don Pedro Eagle Count
Eared Grebe 01/17/09 - Lake Don Pedro Eagle Count
Golden Eagle 1/12/09 - Total of 3 seen - Lake Don Pedro Eagle Count
Common Raven 01/17/09 - Lake Don Pedro Eagle Count
Anna's Humingbird 01/18/09 - At my feeders
Western Bluebird 01/27/09 - Around my home
Hermit Thrush 01/27/09 - Around my home
Say's Phoebe 02/05/09 - Rock River Road - Tuolumne County
Song Sparrow 02/24/09 - Don Edwards NWR - Dumbarton Bridge
Snowy Egret 02/24/09 - Don Edwards NWR - Dumbarton Bridge
Long-billed Curlew 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Marbled Godwit 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Willet 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Dunlin 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Ring-necked Pheasant 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Clark's Grebe 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Canvasback 02/25/09 - Palo Alto Baylands
Yellow-billed Magpie 02/25/09 - Del Puerto Canyon
Purple Finch 03/08/09 - At my feeders
Bewick's Wren 03/10/09 - S. Shore Lake Tulloch
Violet-green Swallow 03/10/09 - S. Shore Lake Tulloch
White-throated Swift 03/10/09 - S. Shore Lake Tulloch
Rufous Hummingbird 03/12/09 - At my feeders
Cliff Swallow 03/13/09 - Colusa NWR
Black-crowned Night-Heron 03/13/09 - Colusa NWR
Common Moorhen 03/13/09 - Gray Lodge Wildlife Area - Gridley, CA
Nuttall's Woodpecker 03/13/09 - Gray Lodge Wildlife Area - Gridley, CA
Greater Sage-Grouse 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area - Lifer #416
Sage Sparrow 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Prairie Falcon 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
American Goldfinch 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Evening Grosbeak 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Downy Woodpecker 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Black-billed Magpie 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Northern Goshawk 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area - Lifer #426
Eurasian Collared-Dove 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
White-headed Woodpecker 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Janesville Area
Townsend's Solitaire 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Ross's Goose 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Janesville Area - Lifer #427
Cassin's Finch 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Janesville Area
Northern Shrike 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area - Lifer #428
Lewis's Woodpecker 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Janesville Area
Ring-billed Gull 03/14/09 - Lassen County - Susanville Area
Redhead 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Willow Creek Area
Mountain Bluebird 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Willow Creek Area
Mountain Chickadee 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Jack's Valley Area
Clark's Nutcracker 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Eagle Lake Area Area
Lesser Scaup 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Willow Creek Area
Tundra Swan 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Willow Creek Area
Rough-legged Hawk 03/15/09 - Lassen County - Willow Creek Area
American Bittern 03/22/09 - Stanislaus River Parks - Oakdale Unit
Green-backed Heron 03/22/09 - Stanislaus River Parks - Oakdale Unit
Costa's Hummingbird 03/30/09 - At my feeders
Northern Oriole (Bullock's) 04/02/09 - GCSD
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 04/03/09 - GCSD
Barn Swallow 04/03/09 - GCSD
Western Kingbird 04/05/09 - PML Golf Course
Black-headed Grosbeak 04/07/09 - At my feeders
Least Sandpiper 04/15/09 - Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
Whimbrel 04/15/09 - Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
Lesser Yellowlegs 04/15/09 - Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
Olive-sided Flycatcher 04/25/09 - Groveland District Ranger Station
Ash-throated Flycatcher 04/25/09 - Groveland District Ranger Station
Brown-headed Cowbird 04/25/09 - Groveland District Ranger Station
Swainson's Hawk 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Barn Owl 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Great-tailed Grackle 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Western Tanager 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
White-tailed Kite 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
House Wren 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Forster's Tern 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Semipalmated Plover 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Snowy Plover 04/26/09 - Sacramento Bufferlands
Yellow Warbler 05/06/09 - Woods Creek Park - Sonora, CA
Wilson's Warbler 05/09/09 - Caswell State Park
Western Wood-Pewee 05/09/09 - Caswell State Park
Spotted Sandpiper 05/10/09 - GCSD
Lawrence's Goldfinch 05/29/09 - Ackerson Meadow - Yosemite NP
Lazuli Bunting 05/29/09 - Ackerson Meadow - Yosemite NP
Black-throated Gray Warbler 05/29/09 - Ackerson Meadow - Yosemite NP
Chipping Sparrow 05/29/09 - Ackerson Meadow - Yosemite NP
Hermit Warbler 05/29/09 - Hodgdon Meadow - Yosemite NP
Orange-crowned Warbler 05/30/09 - Hodgdon Meadow - Yosemite NP
Golden-crowned Kinglet 05/30/09 - Hodgdon Meadow - Yosemite NP
Lincoln's Sparrow 05/30/09 - Hodgdon Meadow - Yosemite NP
Pileated Woodpecker 05/30/09 - Merced Grove Trail - Yosemite NP
Green-tailed Towhee 05/30/09 - Merced Grove Trail - Yosemite NP
MacGillivray's Warbler 05/30/09 - Crane Flat Meadow - Yosemite NP
Hairy Woodpecker 05/30/09 - Crane Flat Meadow - Yosemite NP
Great Gray Owl 05/30/09 - Crane Flat Meadow - Yosemite NP - Lifer #429
Dusky Flycatcher 05/30/09 - Crane Flat Meadow - Yosemite NP - Lifer #430
American Dipper 05/31/09 - Foresta - Yosemite NP
Vaux's Swift 05/31/09 - Foresta - Yosemite NP
Nashville Warbler 05/31/09 - Foresta - Yosemite NP
Black-throated Sparrow 05/31/09 - Cherry Lake Road
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 05/31/09 - Cherry Lake Road
Black Tern 06/18/09 - I-5 Rest Area - Colusa County
Tricolored Blackbird 06/18/09 - Lower Klamath NWR
Yellow-headed Blackbird 06/18/09 - Lower Klamath NWR
Wilson's Phalarope 06/19/09 - Pitcher Rd - N. of Silver Lake, OR
Common Murre 06/21/09 - On Haystack Rock - Pacific State Beach, OR
Brown Pelican 06/21/09 - On Haystack Rock - Pacific State Beach, OR
Purple Martin 06/23/09 - Auburn Road Light Rail OP - Sacramento, CA
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 06/30/09 - Glen Canyon Park - San Francisco, CA
Pygmy Nuthatch 06/30/09 - El Polin Spring - The Presidio - San Francisco, CA
Horned Lark 08/01/09 - Yolo Audubon Field Trip - YBWA
Caspian Tern 08/01/09 - Yolo Audubon Field Trip - YBWA
Least Bittern 08/24/09 - Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area- Lifer #431
Calliope Hummingbird 09/15/09 - At my feeder
Sooty Grouse 09/24/09 - Glacier Point - YNP - Lifer #432
Peregrine Falcon 11/03/09 - Klamath Basin Wildlife Area
Bonaparte's Gull 11/03/09 - Klamath Basin Wildlife Area
Black Scoter 11/12/09 - Medeiros Unit - San Luis Res - Lifer #433
Long-tailed Duck 11/20/09 - Medeiros Unit - San Luis Reservoir
Blue-winged Teal 11/20/09 - Gun Club Road - Merced County
Lark Sparrow 11/24/09 - Algerine Road - Sonora, CA
Mountain Plover 11/28/09 - Robinson/Flannery Rds - Rio Vista - Lifer #434
Phainopepla 12/02/09 - Penon Blanco Rd
Rock Wren 12/17/09 - Lake Don Pedro Shore - Groveland CBC
Heermann's Gull 12/31/09 - Crespi Pond - Pacific Grove, CA
Tropical Kingbird 12/31/09 - Crespi Pond - Pacific Grove, CA
Western Gull 12/31/09 - Tidepools - Pacific Grove, CA
Pelagic Cormorant 12/31/09 - Tidepools - Pacific Grove, CA
Sanderling 12/31/09 - Moss Landing Beach State Park
Brant 12/31/09 - Moss Landing Beach State Park
Barrow's Goldeneye 12/31/09 - Moss Landing Beach State Park
Red-breasted Merganser 12/31/09 - Moss Landing Beach State Park
Surf Scoter 12/31/09 - Moss Landing Beach State Park