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The 2001 Coastal CBC - 12/30/01
posted July 26, 2002



THE COASTAL COUNT SECTIONS & THEIR COUNT LEADERS:   (2) WESTMINSTER MEM. PARK, GOLDEN WEST & CORNER OF SEAL BEACH NWR  - Vic Leipzig (3) HUNTINGTON CENTRAL PARK, WINTERSBERG CHANNEL, CARR PARK  - Loren Hays  (4) BOLSA CHICA  - Terry Hill  (5) MILE SQUARE PARK -  Irene Horiuchi  (6) SA RIVER MOUTH, HB PIER, 19th ST. WILLOWS, CANYON PARK, GOLF COURSE- J im Pike  (7) OLDER AREAS IN SANTA ANA- Carol Getz  (8/9) CENTENNIAL PARK, MCAS BLIMP BASE - Dick Purvis (10/11)  WESTSIDE of UPPER NEWPORT BAY -  Larry Tripp  (12) EAST SIDE of UPPER NEWPORT BAY - Dick Kust  (13) UCI, SAN JOAQUIN MARSH, SJWS - John Bradley  (14) MASONPARK, UCIFOOTHILLS, CORONA DEL MAR - Doug Willick  (15) NEWPORT HARBOR & BEACHES - John Hargrove   (16) PELAGIC AREAS - Jerry Tolman.  Rick Derevan dealt with the legal aspects of obtaining entrance permits.  Curtis Johnson coordinated the event & compiled all the data.  SPECIES SEEN DURING COUNT WEEK,  but not on count day: White-winged Scoter, Royal Tern, Plumbeous Vireo, Bank Swallow, Large-billed Savannah Sparrow.  EXOTIC SPECIES seen on count day or during count week:  Egyptian Goose, Mute Swan, Black Swan, Mitred Parakeet, parrot sp., Red Bishop, Nutmeg Mannikin 
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
01 Red throated Loon . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 4
02 Pacific Loon . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 4 5
03 Common Loon . . . . . . . 1 . . 1 13 5 2
04 Pied-billed Grebe 1 . 24 4 3 . 8 18 4 46 6 2 . 11
05 Horned Grebe 1 . 3 . . . . . . . . . . 4
06 Eared Grebe 1 . 23 2 . . 1 9 5 14 3 35 3 9
07 Western Grebe 1 1 22 . 900 . . 40 30 1 . 52 10 105
08 Clark's Grebe . . 1 . . . . 2 . 1 . 2 . 6
. Aechmophorus sp. . . . . 300 . . . . . . 80 30 41
09 Black-vented Shearwater . . . . . . . . . . 19 34 150 20
10 American White Pelican . 1 1 . . . . 7 14 17 7 . . 4
11 Brown Pelican 1 . 7 . 185 . . 6 5 3 67 130 100 50
12 Brandt's Cormorant . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 5
13 Double-crested Cormorant 35 35 98 80 71 . 66 85 17 69 52 16 2 62
14 Pelagic Coastal . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 3
15 Great Blue Heron  17 10 17 1 7 . 4 17 13 30 2 . . 11
16 Great Egret 14 21 12 1 5 . 7 17 21 10 2 1 . 11
17 Snowy Egret 9 16 24 8 10 1 10 24 8 4 4 3 . 12
18 Green Heron 4 1 1 . 1 . 3 1 . 2 . . . 1
19 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 9 7 . 1 . 1 1 17 58 . . . 9
20 White-faced Ibis . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
21 Turkey Vulture 12 7 12 . 4 3 70 9 . 10 5 . . 13
. Egyptian Goose (Exotic) . . . . . . 3 1 . . . . . 4
22 Ross' Goose . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
23 Canada Goose 600 . cw . 3 . . . . 63 . . . 66
. Mute Swan (Exotic) . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
. Black Swan (Exotic) . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . 2
24 Gadwall . 8 45 . 30 . 28 41 4 20 . . . 17
25 Eurasian Wigeon . . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . 2
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
26 American Wigeon 118 250 86 80 125 37 108 447 392 1 50 . . 169
27 Mallard 207 435 91 50 53 28 153 219 186 73 75 92 . 166
28 Blue-winged Teal 25 . 13 . 1 1 . 8 24 . . . . 7
29 Cinnamon Teal 38 1 2 . 28 . 22 21 50 51 . . . 21
30 Northern Shoveler 7 21 531 42 20 . 93 56 10 189 5 . . 97
31 Northern Pintail . 4 518 . 78 2 . 27 24 1 . . . 65
32 Green-winged Teal 28 . 92 . 15 . . 79 102 159 . . . 47
. Eurasian Teal . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
33 Canvasback . . 2 . 31 . . 3 . 2 . . . 3
34 Redhead . 1 cw . . . . 8 . . . . . 9
35 Ring-necked duck . . . . . . . 2 . 29 . . . 3
36 Greater Scaup . . 2 . 1 . . . . . . . . 3
37 Lesser Scaup 8 . 420 . 200 . . 695 96 . . 18 . 143
38 Surf Scoter . . 16 . 3200 . . . . . 2 81 . 329
. White-winged Scoter . . cw . . . . . . . . . . 0
39 Bufflehead 22 . 154 . 70 . . 63 36 11 . 22 . 37
40 Common Goldeneye . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . 2
41 Hooded Merganser . . . . 7 . . . . . . . . 7
42 Common Merganser . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
43 Red-breasted Merganser 1 . 15 . 10 . 3 . 2 . . 1 . 3
44 Ruddy Duck 15 18 600 6 124 . 35 521 96 51 10 . . 147
45 Osprey 1 . 3 . 2 . 2 5 1 3 . . . 1
46 White-tailed Kite 1 . 2 . . . . 2 . 5 1 . . 1
47 Northern Harrier 3 . 8 . 2 . 1 3 . 14 . . . 3
48 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 1 3 . 1 3 . 2 . . . . . 1
49 Cooper's Hawk 3 5 2 2 . 2 1 3 2 2 2 . . 2
. accipiter, sp. . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 2
50 Red-shouldered Hawk 2 3 . . 1 . 1 4 1 7 7 . . 2
51 Red-tailed Hawk 27 8 15 1 5 4 18 15 2 16 6 . . 11
52 Ferruginous Hawk 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
53 American Kestrel 5 7 8 2 6 1 4 9 2 7 2 . . 5
54 Merlin . 1 1 . . . . 1 1 . . . . 4
55 Peregrine Falcon 1 1 2 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . 7
56 California Quail . . . . . . . . . . 47 . . 4
57 Clapper Rail . . . . . . . 9 2 . . . . 1
58 Virginia Rail 1 . 1 . . . . 1 . . 1 . . 4
59 Sora 2 1 1 . . . . 3 3 2 . . . 1
60 Common Moorhen . . . . . . . cw . 5 . . . 5
61 American Coot 171 300 360 200 40 1 510 513 405 136 390 7 . 303
62 Black-bellied Plover 115 . 1006 . 57 . . 474 18 . . 50 . 172
63 Pacific-Golden Plover . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1
64 Snowy Plover . . 6 . 48 . . . . . . . . 5
65 Semipalmated Plover . . 192 . 209 . . . 79 . . . . 48
66 Killdeer 8 3 6 . 6 1 3 11 4 2 . . . 4
67 Black-necked Stilt 52 75 194 . 35 8 6 3 20 108 . . . 50
68 American Avocet 15 . 169 . 49 . 2 249 266 11 . . . 76
69 Greater Yellowlegs 13 1 7 . 8 . 14 2 . 7 . . . 5
70 Lesser Yellowlegs . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
71 Willet 45 1 100 . 312 . . 145 151 . 3 53 . 81
72 Wandering Tattler . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1 2
73 Spotted Sandpiper 5 . . . 3 . 10 6 . 4 1 . . 2
74 Whimbrel 1 . 1 . 3 . . 7 . . 2 . . 1
75 Long-billed Curlew  30 . 5 . 5 . . 7 3 . 10 . . 6
76 Marbled Godwit 30 . 191 . 156 . . 239 348 . 4 45 . 101
77 Ruddy Turnstone . . 1 . . . . . . . 2 1 . 4
78 Black Turnstone . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 4 8
79 Surfbird . . . . . . . . . . 18 20 . 3
80 Red Knot . . 19 . 1 . . . . . . . . 2
81 Sanderling . . 23 . 460 . . . . . 8 255 . 74
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
82 Western Sandpiper 500 . 3265 . 400 . . 860 . 35 . 15 . 507
83 Least Sandpiper 24 2 242 . 650 . 35 372 10 100 . 2 . 143
. peep, sp. . . 12 . . . . . 383 . . . . 39
84 Dunlin 1 . 128 . 3 . . 19 . . . . . 15
85 Short-billed Dowitcher 1 . 3 . . . . 416 . . . . . 42
86 Long-billed Dowitcher 1 11 . . 180 . 12 . 20 17 . . . 24
. dowitcher, sp 135 . 467 . . . . 6 435 116 . 1 . 116
87 Common Snipe 10 . . . 5 . . 1 . 1 . . . 1
88 Red Phalarope . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 5
89 Pomarine Jaeger . . . . . . . . . . . 2 5 7
90 Parasitic Jaeger . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
91 Bonaparte's Gull . . . 120 450 . . . . . . 350 500 142
92 Heermann's Gull . . . . 226 . . . . . 125 141 100 59
93 Mew Gull . . . 1 16 . 6 . . . . . . 2
94 Ring-billed Gull 170 462 162 1 210 26 108 112 56 14 62 25 . 140
95 California Gull 22 2700 7 1 700 10 6 92 . . 53 82 500 417
96 Herring Gull . . 2 . 21 . . . 2 . . . 2 2
. Thayer's Gull . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
97 Western Gull 16 8 2 2 460 . 6 8 4 . 226 285 500 151
98 Glaucous-winged Gull 2 . 1 . 2 . . . . . . 3 5 1
99 Caspian Tern . . 3 . 2 . . 11 2 1 2 5 2 2
. Royal Tern . . cw . . . . . . . . . . 0
100 Forster's Tern . . 14 . 20 . . 9 2 14 14 65 5 14
101 Black Skimmer . . . . . . . 20 20 . . . . 4
102 Xantus' Murrelet . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
103 Rhinoceros Auklet . . . . . . . . . . . 2 30 3
104 Rock Dove 426 134 229 5 151 622 264 186 27 . 19 240 . 230
105 Spotted Dove 3 . . . . 2 . . . . . . . 5
106 Mourning Dove 168 112 50 40 65 29 57 80 22 56 193 39 . 91
107 Common Ground-Dove 1 . . 10 2 . . . . 4 . . . 1
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
. Mitred Parakeet (Exotic) . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 2
. Amazona parrot sp. (Exotic) . . . . . . 30 . . . . . . 3
. parrot sp. (Exotic) . . . . . 20 . . . . . . . 2
108 Greater Roadrunner . . . . . . . . . 1 2 . . 3
109 Barn Owl 1 1 . . . . . 1 . 1 1 . . 5
110 Great Horned Owl . 2 . . . . . . . 1 . . . 3
111 White-throated Swift . . . . 1 . . . . 124 105 . . 23
112 Anna's Hummingbird 70 39 39 8 56 40 28 132 41 85 186 8 . 73
113 Costa's Hummingbird . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
114 Allen's Hummingbird 39 25 . . 12 4 7 36 14 4 24 1 . 16
. selasphorus, sp. . 1 . . 40 . . 8 17 . 67 . . 13
115 Belted Kingfisher 4 1 3 . 2 1 1 3 2 . . 3 . 2
116 Acorn Woodpecker . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . 2
117 Nuttall's Woodpecker . 4 1 . 1 . . . . 1 16 . . 2
118 Downy Woodpecker 1 10 1 . 3 . 1 2 . . 7 . . 2
119 No. Red-shafted) Flicker 9 10 3 6 7 6 1 10 5 8 7 . . 7
120 Gray Flycatcher . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . 2
121 Black Phoebe 57 50 13 10 21 24 18 34 41 50 69 9 . 39
122 Eastern Phoebe . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
123 Say's Phoebe 9 3 11 2 7 5 3 13 5 12 12 . . 8
124 Vermilion Flycatcher . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
125 Brown-crested Flycatcher . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1
126 Tropical Kingbird . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
127 Cassin's Kingbird 5 3 . 10 1 4 12 13 6 2 32 . . 8
128 Loggerhead Shrike 1 . 1 . 1 . 2 1 . 1 1 . . 8
. Plumbeous Vireo . cw . . . . . . . . . . . 0
129 Cassin's Vireo . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1
130 Hutton's Vireo 1 . . . 1 . . . . . 6 . . 8
131 Western Scrub-Jay 10 . . . 5 13 . . . . . . . 2
132 American Crow 978 185 293 100 43 519 180 330 56 24 626 28 . 336
133 Common Raven 2 5 2 3 5 . . 10 2 9 23 . . 6
134 Horned Lark . . . . . . 75 . . . . . . 7
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
135 Tree Swallow . . . . . . . . . 6 . . . 6
136 No. Rough-winged Swallow . . . . . . . . . 8 . . . 8
. Bank Swallow . . . . . . . . . cw . . . 0
137 Barn Swallow . . 1 . . . . . . 7 . . . 8
138 Mountain Chickadee . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
139 Oak Titmouse . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
140 Bushtit 168 115 38 60 175 87 32 135 91 52 455 3 . 141
141 Cactus Wren . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . 5
142 Rock Wren . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
143 Bewick's Wren . . . . . . . 3 3 2 31 . . 3
144 House Wren . 9 5 . 7 . 1 4 . 1 20 . . 4
145 Marsh Wren 1 . . . 2 . . 30 5 23 1 . . 6
146 Ruby-crowned Kinglet  30 39 . 5 30 7 1 38 7 9 90 . . 25
147 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher . 7 2 2 6 . . 1 1 4 13 . . 3
148 California Gnatcatcher . . . . 1 . . 4 3 . 29 . . 3
149 Western Bluebird . . . . . . . 1 . . 15 . . 1
150 Hermit Thrush 2 35 . . 18 . . 24 1 . 27 . . 10
151 American Robin 2 2 . . . . . 1 . 1 66 . . 7
152 Varied Thrush . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1
153 Wrentit . . . . . . . . 2 . 16 . . 1
154 Northern Mockingbird 25 8 5 3 11 19 10 26 8 7 34 1 . 15
155 California Thrasher . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . 2
156 European Starling 455 348 85 130 710 394 265 174 17 1 165 38 . 278
157 American Pipit 121 56 . 30 50 . 18 1 25 163 78 . . 54
158 Cedar Waxwing 195 5 . 60 2 . 30 155 70 451 188 . . 115
159 Golden-winged Warbler . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
160 Orange-crowned Warbler 8 29 1 4 20 . 12 40 . 4 74 . . 19
161 Nashville Warbler . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
162 Yellow Warbler . 1 . . 1 . . . . . 1 . . 3
163 Black-throated Blue Warbler . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
. Yellow-rumped(Myrtle) Warbler . 1 . . 1 . . 8 . . . . . 1
164 Yellow-rumped(Aud) Warbler 355 300 28 100 176 277 332 661 78 117 738 12 . 317
165 Black-throated Gray Warbler 2 . . 1 . . 1 1 . . 2 . . 7
166 Townsend's Warbler 11 16 . 3 6 3 2 14 . . 23 . . 7
167 Hermit Warbler . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
168 Black & White Warbler . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 2
169 American Redstart . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1
170 Common Yellowthroat 10 35 23 1 75 . 19 53 26 140 91 . . 47
171 Wilson's Warbler . 5 . 1 2 . . . . 1 1 . . 1
172 Summer Tanager . 1 . . . . . 2 . . 1 . . 4
173 Western Tanager . . . . . . . 2 . . 1 . . 3
174 Spotted Towhee . 5 1 . 8 . . 4 5 4 30 . . 5
175 California Towhee . 18 8 . 20 . . 13 41 1 18 . . 11
176 Chipping Sparrow . . . 5 3 . . . . . . . . 8
177 Savannah Sparrow (com.) 14 . 15 . 5 . 2 27 2 2 7 . . 7
. (Belding's) Savannah Sparrow 1 . 67 . . . . 13 . . . . . 8
. Savannah(Large-billed) Sparrow . . cw . . . . . . . . . . 0
178 Fox Sparrow . 4 . . 15 . . 1 . . 2 . . 2
179 Song Sparrow 5 21 19 . 90 7 6 62 55 258 120 . . 64
180 Lincoln's Sparrow 3 3 1 . 15 . 3 2 3 2 4 . . 3
181 Swanp Sparrow . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
182 White-throated Sparrow . 2 . . 1 . . . . . 2 . . 5
183 White-crowned Sparrow 122 135 271 105 110 14 50 103 92 158 366 . . 152
184 Golden-crowned Sparrow . . 4 3 14 . . 4 1 . 19 . . 4
. Dark-eyed(gray-headed) Junco . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
185 Dark-eyed(Oregon) Junco 13 25 . 3 1 . . 10 41 . 85 . . 17
. SPECIES 2 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 Total
186 Red-winged Blackbird 16 82 326 . 50 . 8 33 . 92 71 . . 67
187 Tricolored Blackbird . 15 . . . . 2 . . . . . . 1
188 Western Blackbird 7 10 9 . . . 19 40 . 61 37 . . 18
189 Brewer's Blackbird 101 10 4 . 10 42 102 35 6 . 40 . . 35
190 Great-tailed Grackle . 9 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
191 Brown-headed Cowbird . 3 . . 6 1 . . . . 2 . . 1
192 Bullock's Oriole . . . 3 1 . . 1 . . 5 . . 1
193 House Finch 305 70 523 116 100 284 234 126 110 162 320 12 . 236
194 Lesser Goldfinch 10 8 . . . . 12 2 4 6 173 . . 21
195 American Goldfinch 9 19 . 65 8 . . 18 2 3 46 . . 17
196 House Sparrow 205 31 15 2 70 410 150 74 33 . 29 35 . 1054
BIRDERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE COUNT:  Bruce Aird, Bob Allen, Marian Alter, Steve Alter, Neal Anderson, Libby Appelgate, Charlie Austin, Ebbe Banstorp, Carla Barbaro, Don Bauman, Tom Benson, Barbara Berton, Claudia Bird, Lew Bird, Jeff Blackburn, Jessica Blackburn, Jeff Boyd, Becky Bradley, John Bradley, Deborah Brin, Dave Byers, Colin Campbell, Paul Clarke, Brian Daniels, Bettina Eastman, Richard Erickson, Dane Ferrell, John Fitch, Andrew Forde, Carol Getz, Robin Gochenour, Virginia Gochenour, Wayne Gochenour, John Hargrove, Debra Hays, Loren Hays, Helen Higgins, Terry Hill, Tommye Hite, Sue Hoffman, Steve Holden, Carolyn Honer, Irene Horiuchi, Trude Hurd, Laurie Ikuta, Craig Jackman, Curtis Johnson, Leigh Johnson, Nancy Kenyon, Joe Kessler, Paul Klahr, Peter Knapp, Tom Laughlin, Andy Lazere, Brian Leatherman, Vic Leipzig, Dan Lockshaw, Lois Loughran, Cathy McFadden, John McKeever, Gary Meredith, Steve Morris, Malcolm Morrison, Roxanne Morrison, Colleen Mullen, Lou Murray, Bill Myers, Diane Nielen, Linda Oberholtzer, Leo Ohtsuki, Akira Okura, Doug Ostrand, Linda Payan, Irene Perry, Kaaren Perry, Mike Perry, Jim Pike, Bob Polkinghorn, Mary Pryor, Dick Purvis, Carolyn Raynesford, Margaret Renton, Jim Robins, Nizan Rubin, Barbara Sentovich, Mike Sentovich, Susan Sheakley, Phil Smith,, Ed Sonick, John Sonick, Lorene Strong, Gerald Tolman, Michael Tolman, Ron Tolman, Doug Toohey, Lorraine Valenzula, Art Wahl, David Weber, Joel Weintraub, John Wilkerson, Doug Willick, Stan Waterman, Irwin Woldman, Mike Zach. 

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