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The 2003 Northeastern CBC - 12/14/03
THIS DATA WAS COMPILED BY CURTIS JOHNSON, CBC CHAIRMAN FOR SEA & SAGE AUDUBON.
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 (4a)  BLACK STAR CYN. - Kim Gould & Carolyn Honer  (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 - Kaaren Perry  (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. 

 
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES & AREAS 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
1 Pied-billed Grebe 1 2 . . . . . 16 8 3 4 . 7 29 . 70
. Horned Grebe . . . . . . . cw . . . . . . . 0
2 Eared Grebe . . . . . . . 4 . . 2 . . 35 . 41
3 Western Grebe . 93 . . . . . 20 . . . . 5 . . 118
4 Clark's Grebe . 1 . . . . . 5 . . . . . . . 6
5 American White Pelican 13 52 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
6 Double-crested Cormorant 29 38 . . . . . 12 19 25 25 . 212 132 . 492
7 Great Blue Heron 5 7 . . . . . 1 4 . . . 5 1 . 23
8 Great Egret 1 8 . . . . . 2 3 . 2 . 6 6 2 30
9 Snowy Egret . 10 . . . . . 5 14 . 1 . 5 7 . 42
10 Green Heron 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 5 1 10
11 Black-crowned Night-Heron . 3 . . . . . . 2 . 5 . 1 11 . 22
12 Turkey Vulture 26 22 1 3 cw . 8 7 19 . 45 37 3 6 . 177
. Egyptian Goose (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 5 . . 8
13 Ross' Goose . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 2
14 Canada Goose . 1 . . cw . . . 9 30 27 . 2 94 140 303
15 Wood Duck 66 . . . . . . . . 1 3 . . . . 70
16 Gadwall . 7 . . . . . 25 . . 9 . 13 2 1 57
17 Eurasian Wigeon . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 2
18 American Wigeon 10 . . . . . . 15 1 10 52 . . 123 . 211
19 Mallard 103 5 . . . . . 2 153 20 71 . 129 57 . 540
20 Cinnamon Teal . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 23 . . 25
21 Northern Shoveler 1 . . . . . . 30 70 . . . 6 15 . 122
22 Green-winged Teal . 12 . . . . . 10 . . . . . 3 2 27
23 Canvasback . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1 2
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
24. Redhead . . . . . . . . 1 . 3 . . . . 4
25 Ring-necked Duck 6 . . . . . . . 1 . 115 . 13 115 . 250
26 Lesser Scaup . . . . . . . 1 . 6 8 . 4 2 . 21
27 Bufflehead . . . . . . . 10 2 . 17 . 10 6 14 59
28 Common Goldeneye . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
29 Ruddy Duck . . . . . . . 100 33 . 87 . 51 31 . 302
30 Osprey 5 9 . . cw . . . 1 . . . 3 2 . 20
31 White-tailed Kite 2 3 . . . . . . 5 . . 1 1 2 . 14
32 Bald Eagle 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
33 Northern Harrier 2 . . . 1 1 3 1 . . . 1 8 . . 17
34 Sharp-shinned Hawk . . . . . 1 . . 1 . 1 1 . . . 4
35 Cooper's Hawk 1 . 2 . cw . . . 5 . 1 5 9 . 2 25
36 Red-shouldered Hawk 8 1 3 1 cw . 4 7 9 1 4 7 7 9 6 67
37 Red-tailed Hawk 22 9 4 5 4 . 32 12 29 1 5 26 47 4 5 205
38 Ferruginous Hawk . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . . 5
39 Golden Eagle . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1 2 4
40 American Kestrel 3 2 1 2 6 . 3 . 6 . . 8 11 6 1 49
41 Merlin 1 . . . . . 1 1 1 . . . . 1 1 6
42 Peregrine Falcon 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . 1 . 1 . 4
43 Prairie Falcon . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1
. Common Peafowl (Exotic) 39 . . . 6 . . . . . . . . . . 45
44 Mountain Quail . . . . . 5 . . . . . . . . . 5
45 California Quail 6 . . . cw . 137 . 10 . 24 22 41 35 41 316
46 Common Moorhen . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . . 4
47 American Coot 8 125 . . . . . 120 92 35 1202 . 180 66 . 1828
48 Killdeer . 2 . . . . . . 10 . 2 120 82 3 . 219
49 Black-necked Stilt . . . . . . . . . . 8 . 1 . . 9
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
50 Greater Yellowlegs . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 2 4 . 7
51 Willet . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
52 Spotted Sandpiper . 1 . . . . . 2 1 . 6 . 4 1 . 15
53 Least Sandpiper . 50 . . . . . . 18 . 4 . 159 . . 231
54 Long-billed Dowitcher . 33 . . . . . . 4 . . . 32 . 8 77
. dowitcher, sp . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 . 10
55 Wilson's Snipe . 20 . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 . 26
56 Bonaparte's Gull . 1 . . . . . . 1 . 34 . 8 18 . 62
57 Mew Gull . . . . . . . 1 . . 3 . . . . 4
58 Ring-billed Gull . . . . . 1 . 12 102 . 46 . 53 103 . 317
59 California Gull 15 . . . . . . 3 . 35 2 . . . 80 135
. gull, sp. 34 . . . . . . . . . . . 436 26 . 496
60 Rock Pigeon 20 . . . . . . 7 12 2 18 40 5 19 4 127
61 Band-tailed Pigeon 71 . 33 15 cw 11 132 30 . . . . 338 . . 630
62 Mourning Dove 81 24 7 18 25 . 23 52 93 35 40 500 290 55 25 1268
63 Common Ground-Dove . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . . 6
64 Red-crowned Parrot 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 39
. Lilac-crowned Parrot (Exotic) 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
. Red-lored Parrot (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2
. parrot sp. (Exotic) 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 8
65 Greater Roadrunner . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1 . 2 . 4
66 Barn Owl . . 1 . . . 8 . . . . . 4 . . 13
67 Western Screech-Owl 1 . 8 . . . 34 1 . . . . 10 . . 54
68 Great Horned Owl 1 . 10 . 1 . 25 . . . 1 . 14 . . 52
69 Long-eared Owl . . 3 . . . 2 . . . . . . . . 5
70 Northern Saw-whet Owl . . 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
71 Common Poorwill . . 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
72 White-throated Swift 20 . . . . . . . 10 . . cw 105 . . 135
73 Anna's Hummingbird 32 1 5 4 5 . 20 14 112 75 118 77 115 63 107 748
74 Costa's Hummingbird . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 2 3
75 Allen's Hummingbird . . . . . . . . 12 1 29 . 7 18 36 103
. selasphorus, sp. . . . . . . . . . 30 . . 2 . . 32
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
76 Belted Kingfisher 2 3 . . cw . . . 2 1 . . 2 5 . 15
77 Lewis' Woodpecker . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . 3
78 Acorn Woodpecker 109 9 34 26 27 12 166 96 22 . 4 60 28 . 6 599
79 Red-breasted Sapsucker 2 . . . . . . 5 2 . . 1 . . 1 11
80 Nuttall's Woodpecker 11 2 5 2 1 . 8 24 15 4 4 1 9 4 11 101
81 Downy Woodpecker 1 . 1 1 . . . 1 1 1 . 1 1 3 . 11
82 No. Flicker (Red-shafted) 23 1 1 1 13 12 16 18 18 3 5 31 21 11 24 198
83 Hammond's Flycatcher . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1 2
84 Dusky Flycatcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
84 Black Phoebe 36 13 10 15 3 . 16 22 34 20 32 34 105 14 30 384
85 Say's Phoebe 10 4 2 . 6 . 10 2 10 . . 14 32 8 2 100
86 Cassin's Kingbird 6 . 1 . cw . . 5 17 4 12 29 18 15 16 123
87 Loggerhead Shrike . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . . . 3
88 Plumbeous Vireo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
89 Hutton's Vireo 1 . . . . 1 1 . 4 . . . . . 3 10
90 Western Scrub-Jay 65 23 74 77 33 11 144 59 25 5 37 75 21 8 30 687
91 American Crow 51 83 28 4 4 . 125 14 125 65 196 200 432 60 33 1420
92 Common Raven 155 33 30 18 16 8 40 38 89 . 7 47 144 39 14 678
93 Horned Lark . . . . . . . . 46 . . 190 154 . . 390
94 Tree Swallow . 8 . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . 28
95 Cliff Swallow . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 2
96 Barn Swallow . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 2
97 Mountain Chickadee . . . . cw 2 12 1 3 . . . . . . 18
98 Oak Titmouse 47 . 3 3 12 8 62 29 2 . 3 51 15 . . 235
99 Bushtit 55 10 156 26 20 . 31 35 250 55 140 115 126 80 180 1279
100 White-breasted Nuthatch 7 . . . . 2 13 1 2 . . 1 . . . 26
101 Pygmy Nuthatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
102 Cactus Wren . . . . 1 . 6 3 1 . . 5 10 3 . 29
103 Rock Wren . . . . 1 . . 1 1 . . . . . . 3
104 Bewick's Wren 5 . 6 3 14 . 25 3 19 2 2 15 14 2 12 122
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB KB BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 8 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
105 House Wren 5 2 . 1 3 . 22 3 12 5 . 7 3 6 5 74
106 Winter Wren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
107 Marsh Wren . . . . . . . . 5 . . . . . 2 7
108 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 61 5 9 1 13 32 26 14 95 30 24 19 41 16 65 451
109 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1 . . . . . 3 . 8 . 1 4 1 3 4 25
110 California Gnatcatcher 8 . . . . . . . 1 . . 4 16 8 19 56
111 Western Bluebird 14 1 1 3 . . . . 14 3 4 8 14 9 10 81
112 Mountain Bluebird . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
113 Townsend's Solitaire . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . 2
114 Swainson's Thrush . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
115 Hermit Thrush 18 . 5 . 5 7 38 11 16 1 9 1 3 3 45 162
116 American Robin 204 78 86 35 36 18 123 28 16 . 6 85 6 12 65 798
. Varied Thrush . . . . cw . . . . . . . . . . 0
117 Wrentit 56 5 34 2 67 . 28 43 6 . 13 44 36 4 9 347
118 Northern Mockingbird 6 . 3 . . . 10 5 25 8 6 27 13 4 16 123
119 Bendire's Thrasher . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
120 California Thrasher 8 1 13 4 22 4 18 13 8 . 28 29 8 4 3 163
121 European Starling 179 72 155 14 5 . 24 69 101 15 41 400 629 38 30 1772
122 American Pipit 31 2 . . . . . 1 106 1 1 150 198 31 41 562
123 Cedar Waxwing 326 25 . . . . 155 131 511 75 120 120 61 160 255 1939
124 Phainopepla . . . . . . . 2 2 . . 1 3 . . 8
125 Orange-crowned Warbler 12 . . 1 1 . 8 4 34 18 3 1 3 1 18 104
126 Nashville Warbler . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . 2
127 Yellow Warbler . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1 . . 2
. Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myr) . . . . . . . . 4 3 . . . . . 7
128 Yellow-rumped Warbler(Aud) 482 69 399 70 187 1 515 460 591 330 270 510 1655 209 231 5979
129 Black-throated Gray Warbler . . . . . . . . 2 2 . . . . . 4
130 Townsend's Warbler 5 . 1 . . . . . 5 8 3 . 4 31 6 63
. Area Leaders FJ NK DK BB KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
131 Black-throated Green Warbler . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
132 Common Yellowthroat 4 5 . . . . 1 3 53 5 10 9 32 . 23 145
133 Wilson's Warbler . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1 2
134 Summer Tanager . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
135 Western Tanager . . . . . . . . 1 4 . . . . 4 9
136 Spotted Towhee  27 2 22 64 38 2 74 50 23 . 19 40 22 6 28 417
137 California Towhee 53 21 109 52 36 . 78 31 67 5 44 60 73 41 69 739
138 Rufous-crowned Sparrow 6 . . 4 1 . 7 . 1 . . . 5 . . 24
139 Chipping Sparrow 1 . . . . . 3 . . . . 1 . . 8 13
. Vesper Sparrow . . . . . . . . cw . . . . . . 0
140 Lark Sparrow . . . . . . . . 18 . . 1 . . . 19
141 Savannah Sparrow 40 . . . 2 . 19 . 55 . . 60 87 5 . 268
142 Fox Sparrow . . 16 . 5 27 1 1 3 2 1 . . . 1 57
143 Song Sparrow 3 . . 2 2 . 11 1 86 1 9 20 47 35 18 235
144 Lincoln's Sparrow 9 . . 2 cw . 11 3 5 2 . 2 1 2 3 40
145 Swamp Sparrow . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
146 White-crowned Sparrow 95 17 323 19 57 6 97 29 217 8 126 675 265 129 63 2126
147 Golden-crowned Sparrow 1 . 31 . 6 2 9 15 2 . . 6 . . 10 82
148 Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) 16 14 6 9 7 8 71 5 8 5 . . 3 . 18 170
149 Red-winged Blackbird 4 21 60 . . . . 12 4 2 . 25 301 54 . 483
150 Western Meadowlark 9 2 . . 14 . 6 . 2 . . 20 60 . . 113
151 Brewer's Blackbird 1 . . . . . . 12 30 . 30 150 311 10 . 544
152 Brown-headed Cowbird . . . . . . . 3 . . . . 1 . . 4
153 Baltimore Oriole . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
154 Bullock's Oriole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
155 Scott's Oriole . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
156 Purple Finch . . . . cw . 2 . . . . . . . . 2
157 House Finc 86 43 116 27 42 . 40 39 225 50 102 400 396 95 155 1816
158 Lesser Goldfinch 101 . 20 4 10 . 45 15 124 25 7 125 37 5 45 563
. Lawrence's Goldfinch . . . . cw . . . . . . . . . . 0
159 American Goldfinch 6 . 3 . 2 . . 6 18 5 9 4 75 10 17 155
160 House Sparrow 6 . . . . . 50 . 20 20 1 3 39 3 3 145
. Nutmeg Mannikin (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 1 33
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK BB. KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW  .
. SPECIES 1 2 3 4A 4a 4B 5 6/7 8 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
. No.of species 88 58 50 37 57 24 58 80 105 59 75 69 104 85 75 .
. No.of individuals 3130 1117 1858 541 761 184 2602 1897 4093 1112 3359 4737 8093 2356 2167 38007
. Area Exclusives 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 5 2 1 3 3 6 0 34
. No.of observers 17 2 13 4 8 2 6 5 7 2 3 8 11 11 4 103

 
 
Birders who particiapted in this count:
Amanda Aird, Bruce Aird, Lisa Allen, Jeff Allison, Neal Anderson, Ebbe Banstorp, Don Bauman, Janet Baumann, Tom Benson, Barbara Berton, Jeff Blackburn, Jim Blackburn, Jay Bock, Jeff Boyd, Becky Bradley, John Bradley, Pat Cabe, Colin Campbell, Claudine Casey, Peyton Cook, Liz Cooper, Dan D'Urso, Brian Daniels, Maya Decker, Joshua Drayer, Lydia Drayer, Bettina Eastman, Austin Eldridge, Dale Felts, Bill Fischer, John Fitch, Carol Getz, Kim Gould, Debra Hays, Loren Hays, Terry Graham Hill, Sue Hoffman, Carolyn Honer, Trude Hurd, Sandra Huwe, Marshall Iliff, Craig Jackman, Mary James, Travis James, Curtis Johnson, Nancy Kenyon, Joe Kessler, Paul Klahr, Bob Knox, Marissa Knox, Richard Kust, Ross Landry, Brian Leatherman, Sandy Leatherman, Lucy Lee, Vic Leipzig, Linette Lina, Martin Litke, Mildred Litke, Dan Lockshaw, Lois Loughran, Sally Menzel, Gary Meredith, Lorelei Metildi, Steve Metildi, Steve Morris, Barbara Natland, Martin Natland, Diane Nielen, Dennis O'Hern, Amber O'Neal, Linda Oberholtzer, Kaaren Perry, James Pike, Kelly Pipkin, Rick Pipkin, Robert Polkinghorn, Roy Poucher, Mary Pryor, Dick Purvis, Mike Rahe, Terry Reeser, Larry Schmahl, Matthew Schmahl, Lou Schreiner, Matthew Schreiner, Barbara Sentovich, Mike Sentovich, John Small, Rich Sonnenberg, Steve Sosensky, Sam Stewart, Reneé Stokes, Lorene  Strong, Gerald Tolman, Stan Tracy, Larry Tripp, Rae Turrini, Dusty Waggoner, Sylvia Walker, Doug Willick.

 


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