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Coastal CBC
American White Pelicans
photo by Terry Nakamura
Common Yellowthroat
photo by Trude Hurd
Shorebirds in Flight
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou
Sun., January 1, 2017 - Coastal CBC (CAOC)  
The Coastal CBC is sponsored by Sea & Sage Audubon. The coordinator & compiler for this count is Steve Alter. For questions about the Coastal CBC, contact Steve at 714-669-9482 or by email at . If you have not taken part in this particular CBC before and wish to do so, please contact Steve.
Area Location Leader Phone Email
2 Westminster Mem. Park, Corner Seal Beach NWR Linette (Lina) Davenport 714-721-4621  
3 Huntington Beach Pier, Beach areas from Seapoint Ave south to Beach Blvd, HCP west, the part of Wintersburg Channel that is outside of Bolsa Chica Pat & Dick Cabe 714-960-1683  
4 Bolsa Chica & Beach Areas from Seapoint Ave north to Warner Ave, Harriet Wieder Park, the part of Wintersburg Channel that is inside Bolsa Chica. Terry Hill 714-756-0168  
5 Mile Square Park Linda Oberholtzer 213-840-5546  
6 Costa Mesa Golf Course, Fairview Development Center, OC Sanitation District Marian Alter 714-669-9482
6a   Huntington Beach Wetlands, Fairview Park, Talbert Preserve North & South, Banning Ranch, Santa Ana River Mouth, Canyon Park. (Lena Hayashi & Eva Lydick are co-leaders) Lena Hayashi 714-321-1975  
    Eva Lydick 949-354-0787
7 Older Areas Within Santa Ana Carol Getz 949-559-5219  
8 Centennial Reg. Park, (former) MCAS Blimp Base Steve Alter 714-669-9482
9 Centennial Reg. Park, (former) MCAS Blimp Base Steve Alter 714-669-9482
10 Upper Newport Bay - West Side Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079  
11 Upper Newport Bay - West Side Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079
12 Upper Newport Bay - East Side Steve Alter 714-669-9482  
13 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary & UCI Marsh Nancy Kenyon 949-786-3160
14 Mason Reg. Park, UCI Campus & Foothills, Corona del Mar  Bruce Aird 949-458-1520  
15 Newport Harbor & Beaches Gary Meredith 949-218-7575 use phone for contact
16 Pelagic Areas along the coast Jerry Tolman 714-539-8040 use phone for contact

Report Forms Used for this CBC:

If you took part in the CBC last year and plan to do so again this year, please contact your Area Leader to let him or her know you will be there to help out. If you are new to our CBC, contact Steve Alter, CBC Coordinator, at or 714-669-9482; Steve will assign you to an area which needs your help.
Contact Steve Alter if you have any questions about this count or if you want to count in a different area this year.
Coastal CBC Tally Sheets (2015)
Area Leader's Report Form (2015) in pdf
Area Leader's Report Form (2015) in Word - type the info to make it more readable
Rare Bird Report Form
Invitation to our Gathering after the Count - (supper & tally - contact Nancy to RSVP)
Area Leaders eReport - this is a Word document for those people who want to enter all the data on their computer and then send it to Steve. This can be done if you save the document on your desktop, enter the data, and then email it to Steve as an attachment.
If you experience any difficulty opening these CBC forms, please contact me right away and I will send them to you by email. Nancy Kenyon, webmaster (949-786-3160)


CBC Reports for Past Counts
These reports show all the data for all the birds seen in each area of each count.

1990 Coastal CBC 1998 CBC 2006 Coastal CBC
1991 Coastal CBC 1999 CBC 2007 Coastal CBC
1992 CBC 2000 Coastal CBC 2008 Coastal CBC
1993 Coastal CBC 2001 Coastal CBC 2009 Coastal CBC
1994 CBC 2002 Coastal CBC 2010 Coastal CBC
1995 CBC 2003 Coastal CBC 2011 Coastal CBC
1996 CBC 2004 Coastal CBC 2012 Coastal CBC
1997 CBC 2005 Coastal CBC 2013 Coastal CBC
    2014 Coastal CBC
The Counts listed in black have not yet been turned into pdf documents for the webpage.


page updated July 5, 2016

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