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Sea & Sage Audubon
The 2002 Northeastern CBC - 12/15/02
updated March 23, 2003


THE SECTIONS ARE LISTED BELOW WITH THEIR COUNT LEADERS:  (1)  IRVINE PARK -  Curtis Johnson (2)  IRVINE LAKE - Nancy Kenyon  (3) SILVERADO CYN.  -  Dick Kust    (4A)  BLACK STAR CYN.  - Barbara Berton & Carolyn Honer (4a)  BLACK STAR CYN. - Kim Gould   (4B) MT. AREAS,  MAPLE SPRINGS -  Brian Leatherman  (5) MODJESKA & HARDING CYNS. -  Bruce Aird  (6/7) OíNEILL PARK & PLANO TRABUCO   Jerry Tolman  (8)LION COUNTRY & AREAS SOUTH  -  Larry Tripp  (9/10)MISSION VIEJO,  EL TORO & FOOTHILL AREAS -  Dick Purvis (9) Jim Pike (11/12)  EL TORO MARINE BASE & FOOTHILL AREAS - Tom Benson  (13)RATTLESNAKE & SIPHON RESERVOIRS & FOOTHILL AREAS - Roy Poucher (14)PETERíS CYN. -  Maya Decker  (15) LEMON HEIGHTS - Doug Willick.  Rick Derevan made the arrangements for Sea & Sage to obtain entrance  permits  from the  Irvine Company.  Curtis Johnson  coordinated  the  entire event and  compiled all of the data. 
. Section Leaders
CJ
NK
DK
BB
KG
BL
BA
JT
LT
JP
DP
TB
RP
MD
DW
.
. SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7 8A,B
9
9/10 11/12
13
14
15
Total
1 Pied-billed Grebe . 2 . . . . . . 15 2 6 . 5 49 . 79
2 Eared Grebe . 2 . . . . . 9 4 . 2 . 3 6 . 26
3 Western Grebe . 191 . . . . . . 3 . 4 . 6 . . 204
4 Clark's Grebe . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
5 American White Pelican 3 30 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 35
6 Double-crested Cormorant 3 21 . . . . . 2 50 5 21 . 107 137 . 346
7 Great Blue Heron 3 7 . . . . 1 2 1 . 4 . 4 3 . 25
8 Great Egret . 9 . . . . . . 4 . . . 11 2 . 26
9 Snowy Egret . 4 . . . . . . 6 . 3 . 6 2 . 21
10 Green Heron . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 2 1 . 4
11 Black-crowned Night-Heron . . . . . . . . 5 . 5 . 2 8 . 20
12 Tundra Swan . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
13 Turkey Vulture 28 40 . 7 5 . 2 14 22 1 4 37 28 4 8 200
. Egyptian Goose (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 5 2 . 9
14 Greater White-fronted Goose . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
15 Canada Goose . . . . . . . . 65 30 3 . 16 . . 114
16 Wood Duck 140 . . . . . . . 2 . . . 1 1 9 153
. Mandarin Duck (Exotic) 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
17 Gadwall . 6 . . . . . 100 . 3 . . 2 2 3 116
18 Eurasian Wigeon . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . . . 2
19 American Wigeon . 2 . . . . . 100 5 30 75 . 17 101 . 330
20 Mallard 60 16 . . . . . 43 20 20 45 1 287 34 . 526
21 Cinnamon Teal . . . . . . . 2 6 . . . . . . 8
22 Northern Shoveler . . . . . . . 30 45 . 3 . 10 19 1 108
23 Northern Pintail . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7
8A,B
9
9/10
11/12
13
14
15
Total
24 Green-winged Teal . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 15 . 17
25 Canvasback . . . . . . . . 34 . . . . . . 34
26 Redhead . . . . . . . 3 . . 2 . 1 . . 6
27 Ring-necked Duck 7 . . . . . . 55 . . 243 . 7 163 . 475
28 Lesser Scaup . . . . . . . . 15 25 9 . 2 30 . 81
29 Bufflehead . 2 . . . . . 20 10 . 6 . 18 8 . 64
30 Common Goldeneye . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
31 Hooded Merganser . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
32 Ruddy Duck . . . . . . . 20 149 1 52 . 97 85 . 404
33 Osprey 2 8 . . . . . 1 . . 3 1 2 . . 17
34 White-tailed Kite . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 2
35 Northern Harrier 1 . . . 1 . 3 2 . . . cw . 1 . 8
36 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 . 1 1 . . 1 1 3 1 . 1 . . . 11
37 Cooper's Hawk 1 . 1 . 1 . 2 . 5 . 1 2 7 3 . 23
38 Red-shouldered Hawk 6 . . 1 . . 3 8 6 . 1 2 13 5 5 50
39 Red-tailed Hawk 23 6 5 4 1 . 28 9 18 1 9 16 46 9 4 179
40 Ferruginous Hawk . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . 2
41 Golden Eagle . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
42 American Kestrel 4 1 . . 2 . 5 2 2 1 3 8 11 3 . 42
43 Merlin 1 . . . . . 1 . 2 . . 1 . . . 5
44 Peregrine Falcon . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . . . . 2
. Common Peafowl (exotic) 50 . . . 5 . . . . . . . . . . 55
45 California Quail 30 . 1 . 34 5 97 39 6 . 38 35 23 30 . 338
46 Common Moorhen . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
47 American Coot 12 146 . . . . . 300 150 70 2370 . 364 125 . 3537
48 Killdeer . . . . . . . 1 3 . . 20 8 2 . 34
. SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7
8A,B
9
9/10
11/12
13
14
15
Total
49 Black-necked Stilt . . . . . . . . . . 6 . . . . 6
50 American Avocet . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 2
51 Greater Yellowlegs . . . . . . . . 2 . 1 . 4 1 1 9
52 Spotted Sandpiper . 3 . . . . . 3 1 . 4 . 3 4 . 18
53 Western Sandpiper . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 2
54 Least Sandpiper . . . . . . . . 10 . . . 15 28 . 53
55 Long-billed Dowitcher . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 2 5
56 Wilson's Snipe . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 . 6
57 Mew Gull . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
58 Ring-billed Gull . 1 . . . . . 10 30 185 65 . 92 125 . 508
59 California Gull 75 . . . . . 6 25 101 42 . 150 . . . 399
60 Herring Gull . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
61 Rock Dove . . . . . . . 11 34 . 24 30 4 . 90 193
62 Band-tailed Pigeon . . 24 . . . 100 2 . . . . . . . 126
63 Mourning Dove 32 27 5 18 2 . 71 67 116 70 199 33 95 130 12 877
64 Common Ground-Dove . . . . . . . . . . . 3 36 . . 39
65 Red-crowned Parrot 37 . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 . 87
. Lilac-crowned Parrot (exotic) 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
. Yellow-shouldered Parrot (exotic) 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
66 Greater Roadrunner 1 . . . . . . 2 . . . 1 1 2 . 7
67 Barn Owl . 1 . . . . 3 . . . . 2 2 . . 8
68 Western Screech-Owl 1 3 . . . . 18 . . . . . 5 . . 27
69 Great Horned Owl 1 1 . . . . 8 2 . . . . 11 . . 23
70 Long-eared Owl . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
71 Common Poorwill . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
72 White-throated Swift 4 . . . . . 13 10 . . . . 22 100 . 149
73 Anna's Hummingbird 49 14 12 6 9 8 32 44 110 114 85 43 121 50 80 777
74 Costa's Hummingbird . . . . . . . . 1 3 3 . . . 1 8
75 Allen's Hummingbird 2 . . . . . . . 3 2 36 . 3 16 5 67
. SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7
8A,B
9
9/10
11/12
13
14
15
Total
76 Belted Kingfisher 1 2 . . . . . . 1 1 1 . 3 . 1 10
77 Lewis' Woodpecker  10 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
78 White-headed Woodpecker . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
79 Acorn Woodpecker 161 23 20 67 8 5 136 81 39 . 15 51 40 . 3 649
80 Red-naped Sapsucker . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
81 Red-breasted Sapsucker . . 1 . . . . 1 1 . . 1 2 . . 6
82 Nuttall's Woodpecker 28 6 1 . 3 3 8 16 18 7 11 4 9 3 7 124
83 Downy Woodpecker 2 . . . . . . . . 2 . . 3 2 . 9
84 Northern Flicker 7 3 3 2 4 5 15 6 7 2 11 6 14 2 2 89
85 Black Phoebe 32 9 3 2 1 . 11 28 23 16 24 20 85 21 8 283
86 Say's Phoebe 1 1 . . 2 . 4 6 5 1 1 4 6 9 2 42
87 Cassin's Kingbird 4 1 . . . . . 3 29 1 15 14 23 6 6 102
88 Loggerhead Shrike . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
89 Hutton's Vireo 1 . . . . 1 1 1 1 1 . . . . 3 9
90 Western Scrub-Jay 52 12 30 26 23 22 79 71 45 6 37 35 15 2 13 468
91 American Crow 127 62 31 27 2 . 129 56 247 100 128 44 809 88 130 1980
92 Common Raven 191 56 17 17 38 7 44 22 13 2 10 38 300 26 . 781
93 Horned Lark . . . . . . . . 5 . . 120 135 . . 260
94 Tree Swallow . . . . . . . . 15 . . 1 50 70 . 136
95 Violet-green Swallow . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
96 Barn Swallow . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . 4
97 Mountain Chickadee . . 1 . . . 4 9 1 4 . . . . . 19
98 Oak Titmouse 59 17 12 2 7 4 53 37 6 . 7 46 35 . . 285
99 Bushtit 61 . 56 20 1 7 39 59 120 135 320 57 90 80 . 1045
100 White-breasted Nuthatch 5 . 3 . 1 2 2 1 7 . 2 1 . . . 24
101 Cactus Wren . . . . . . 7 4 2 . . 4 6 . . 23
102 Rock Wren . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
103 Canyon Wren 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
104 Bewick's Wren 10 1 1 . 2 1 8 13 6 7 5 1 4 1 . 60
. SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7
8A,B
9
9/10
11/12
13
14
15
Total
105 House Wren 1 . . . 1 . 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 1 . 17
106 Marsh Wren . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
107 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 25 8 1 . 2 18 14 53 106 65 21 21 49 12 50 445
108 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher . . . . . . . 1 1 . 1 1 2 1 . 7
109 California Gnatcatcher 2 . . . . . . 2 2 . . 2 8 8 . 24
110 Western Bluebird 19 . . 5 . . 1 20 15 . 7 . 75 4 4 150
111 Mountain Bluebird 28 . . . . . 12 . . . . . 20 . . 60
112 Hermit Thrush 16 1 6 . 3 2 4 15 9 10 13 3 2 2 30 116
113 American Robin 16 . . 1 . 1 9 41 21 3 2 11 . . 150 255
114 Varied Thrush 4 . . . . . 1 . . . . 1 1 . . 7
115 Wrentit 27 7 35 3 55 25 47 37 . . 20 33 40 16 3 348
116 Northern Mockingbird 11 1 7 2 . . 7 13 34 9 19 8 17 11 6 145
117 California Thrasher 17 1 5 1 16 3 14 17 1 . 15 23 14 5 1 133
118 European Starling 305 33 5 40 2 . 80 98 31 5 25 167 468 54 5 1318
119 American Pipit 5 . . . . . . . 32 1 6 13 41 41 . 139
120 Cedar Waxwing 28 . . . . . 17 16 60 15 85 4 60 98 170 553
121 Phainopepla . 2 . . . . 1 3 . . . . 6 . . 12
122 Orange-crowned Warbler 23 2 . . . . 3 1 9 39 2 3 4 2 7 95
123 Nashville Warbler . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
124 Yellow-rumped Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1 . . . . . . . . 3 . . . . 3 7
. Yellow-rump\ed Warbler (Aud.) 722 62 198 184 133 24 589 284 402 265 409 213 1920 347 275 6027
125 Black-throated Gray Warbler . . . . . . . . . 2 1 . 1 . . 4
126 Townsend's Warbler . . . . . . 1 1 1 10 1 . 1 . 3 18
127 Black-throated Green Warbler . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
128 Common Yellowthroat 2 . 1 . . . . 20 14 8 . . 18 18 18 99
129 Wilson's Warbler . . . . . . . 1 1 2 . . . . . 4
130 Western Tanager . . . . . . . . . 8 . . . . 2 10
. SPECIES
1
2
3
4A
4a
4B
5
6/7
8A,B
9
9/10
11/12
13
14
15
Total
131 Spotted Towhee 34 2 15 12 9 3 61 28 8 2 15 34 6 2 12 243
132 California Towhee 75 6 52 31 36 3 102 53 25 8 34 39 55 15 14 548
133 Rufous-crowned Sparrow 4 . 1 . . . 11 1 . . . . 5 . . 22
134 Chipping Sparrow 5 . . . . . . . 12 . 12 . . . . 29
135 Vesper Sparrow . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . . 4
136 Lark Sparrow 25 . . . . . . 10 . . . 8 18 . . 61
137 Savannah Sparrow 16 . . . . . . . 1 . . 3 13 . . 33
138 Fox Sparrow 1 . 28 . 1 1 7 11 2 8 . cw 1 1 7 68
139 Song Sparrow 9 2 2 . . . 8 20 22 10 8 9 60 20 15 185
140 Lincoln's Sparrow 2 . . . . . . 5 5 3 . . 3 . 3 21
141 Swamp Sparrow . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
142 White-crowned Sparrow 253 20 32 36 16 . 108 146 142 25 222 166 234 201 80 1681
143 Golden-crowned Sparrow 14 . 19 4 4 . 17 8 2 . 5 3 6 2 4 88
144 Dark-eyed Junco (slate-col.) 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
. Dark-eyed Junco (Ore.) 110 32 7 70 50 8 70 102 16 13 36 17 67 1 60 659
145 Red-winged Blackbird 26 42 51 . . . . 10 1 . 10 39 100 30 . 309
146 Tricolored Blackbird . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 . . 25
147 Western Meadowlark 80 1 3 1 . . . 5 1 . . 33 39 . . 163
148 Brewer's Blackbird 8 . 31 . . . . 25 12 . 80 57 248 7 . 468
149 Brown-headed Cowbird . . . . . . . 1 3 . 6 10 . . . 20
150 Orchard Oriole . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
151 Baltimore Oriole . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
152 Bullock's Oriole . . . . . . . . 1 8 1 . . . . 10
153 Purple Finch . . . . . . 1 4 1 2 . . . . . 8
154 House Finch 55 38 84 54 9 . 132 107 150 45 173 64 287 65 100 1363
155 Pine Siskin . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
156 Lesser Goldfinch 99 3 17 11 . 10 14 27 32 38 90 21 34 11 12 419
157 American Goldfinch 87 . 8 . . . . . 20 29 52 1 81 1 14 293
158 House Sparrow 10 . 23 . . . . 4 2 10 25 20 51 60 . 205
. Orange Bishop (exotic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
. Nutmeg Mannikin (exotic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . 8
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. Number of species 88 59 43 29 35 24 63 90 103 68 81 72 107 89 53 158
. Number of individuals 3573 1160 859 655 489 169 2270 2550 2864 1711 5324 1871 7379 2810 1461 35145
. Area Exclusives 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 5 2 1 3 3 6 0 34
. Number of observers 8 4 7 4 6 2 8 3 4 1 4 8 11 9 1 80
BIRDERS WHO PARTICIPATED in the count: 
Bruce Aird, Lisa Allen, Neal  Anderson, Ebbe  Banstorp, Don Bauman, Tom Benson, Barbara Berton, Jeff Blackburn, Jay Bock, Jeff Boyd, John Bradley, Pat Cabe, Colin Campbell, Peyton Cook, Liz Cooper, Maya Decker, Dale Dillon, Dan DíUrso, Bettina Eastman, Dale Felts, Bill Fischer, John Fitch, Carol Getz, Kim Gould, Fran Hamilton, Debra Hays, Loren Hays, Terry Graham Hill, Sue Hoffman, Carolyn Honer, Mary James, Travis James, Curtis Johnson, Mary Joseph, Nancy Kenyon, Joe Kessler, Paul Klahr, Richard Kust, Ross Landry, Brian Leatherman, Lucy Lee, Vic Leipzig, Merri Levy, Dan Lockshaw, Lois Loughran, Donna Malloy, Michael Martinez, Judith Maxwell, Gary Meredith, Lorelei Metildi, Steve Metildi, Barbara Natland, Martin Natland, Jay Oberholtzer, Linda Oberholtzer, Amber Oneal, Jim Pike, Bob Polkinghorn, Roy Poucher, Mary Pryor, Zehava Purim-Adinor, Dick Purvis, Carolyn Raynesford, Barbara Reber, Les Redpath, Allen Sander, Larry Schmahl, Matthew Schmahl, Barbara Sentovich, Mike Sentovich, Reneé Stokes, Lorene Strong, Cheryl Thiele, Christine Tischer, Jerry Tolman, Stanley Tracy, Larry Tripp, Dusty Waggoner, Sylvia Walker, Doug Willick.

 


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