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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

San Francisco

479 species (+153 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Emperor Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Snow/Ross's Goose
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Brant
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Cackling/Canada Goose
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Tundra Swan
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)
Eurasian/American Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Muscovy Duck x Mallard (hybrid)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
King Eider
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
scoter sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Common/Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
merganser sp.
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
California Quail
Wild Turkey
Pied-billed Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
Horned/Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe
Western x Clark's Grebe (hybrid)
Western/Clark's Grebe
grebe sp.
Rock Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Streptopelia sp.
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
pigeon/dove sp.
Greater Roadrunner
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk
nighthawk sp.
Common Poorwill
Black Swift
Chimney Swift
Vaux's Swift
Chimney/Vaux's Swift
White-throated Swift
swift sp.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Selasphorus sp.
Broad-billed Hummingbird
hummingbird sp.
Ridgway's Rail
large rail sp.
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Coot
Black Rail
rail/crake sp.
Sandhill Crane
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
American Oystercatcher
Black Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
American/Pacific Golden-Plover (Lesser Golden-Plover)
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Killdeer
Eurasian Dotterel
plover sp.
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
curlew sp.
Bar-tailed Godwit
Marbled Godwit
godwit sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Red Knot
Surfbird
Ruff
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Rock Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Little Stint
Least Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
phalarope sp.
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
large shorebird sp.
shorebird sp.
South Polar Skua
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Scripps's Murrelet
Guadalupe Murrelet
Scripps's/Guadalupe Murrelet (Xantus's Murrelet)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Craveri's Murrelet
Scripps's/Guadalupe/Craveri's Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet
murrelet sp.
Cassin's Auklet
Parakeet Auklet
Rhinoceros Auklet
auklet sp.
Horned Puffin
Tufted Puffin
alcid sp.
Swallow-tailed Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Heermann's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)
Glaucous-winged x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)
Kelp Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Least Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Common/Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
Sterna sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Royal Tern
Elegant Tern
Royal/Elegant Tern
tern sp.
Black Skimmer
gull/tern sp.
Red-billed Tropicbird
Red-tailed Tropicbird
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
loon sp.
Laysan Albatross
Black-footed Albatross
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Short-tailed Albatross
albatross sp.
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Leach's/Townsend's Storm-Petrel (white-rumped)
Ashy Storm-Petrel
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Black Storm-Petrel
Least Storm-Petrel
storm-petrel sp. (dark-rumped)
storm-petrel sp. (white-rumped)
storm-petrel sp.
Northern Fulmar
Kermadec Petrel
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Murphy's Petrel
Mottled Petrel
Hawaiian Petrel
Galapagos/Hawaiian Petrel (Dark-rumped Petrel)
Cook's Petrel
Stejneger's Petrel
Pterodroma sp.
Pink-footed Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Great Shearwater
Buller's Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Short-tailed Shearwater
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater
Manx Shearwater
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-vented Shearwater
black-and-white shearwater sp.
shearwater sp.
Procellariid sp.
Magnificent Frigatebird
Great Frigatebird
Masked Booby
Nazca Booby
Masked/Nazca Booby
Blue-footed Booby
Brown Booby