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Sea & Sage Audubon
The 2004 Northeastern CBC - 12/19/04
This data was compiled by Curtis Johnson, CBC Chairman for Sea & Sage Audubon. 

 
The count is divided into sections which are listed with their count leaders. (1)  IRVINE PARK -  Curtis Johnson (2)  IRVINE LAKE - Nancy Kenyon  (3) SILVERADO CYN.  -  Richard Kust   (4a/b)  BLACK STAR CANYON - Kim Gould  (4c) MOUNTAIN AREAS -  Brian Leatherman  (5) MODJESKA & HARDING CANYONS -  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 (11/12) EL TORO MARINE BASE & FOOTHILL AREAS - Kaaren Perry  (13) RATTLESNAKE & SIPHON RESERVOIRS & FOOTHILL AREAS - Roy Poucher (14) PETERíS CANYON -  Maya Decker (15) LEMON HEIGHTS Area - 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. 
161 Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
sp. Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4CB 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 Total
1 Pied-billed Grebe . . . . . . . 10 4 1 2 . 12 19 . 48
2 Eared Grebe . 82 . . . . . 5 . . . . 7 8 . 102
3 Western Grebe . 97 . . . . . 24 . . . . 15 . . 136
4 Clark's Grebe . cw . . . . . 4 . . . . 2 . . 6
. Aechmophorus sp. . 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
5 American White Pelican 37 22 . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 60
6 Double-crested Cormorant 7 6 . . . . . 35 139 1 47 . 18 24 . 277
7 Great Blue Heron 1 16 . . . . . . 2 . 1 . 3 2 . 25
8 Great Egret 4 12 . . . . . 3 5 . 1 . 6 4 . 35
9 Snowy Egret 1 19 . . . . . 10 4 . 1 . 5 3 . 43
10 Green Heron 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 2 . 4
11 Black-crowned Night-Heron . 7 . . . . . . . . 6 . 1 2 . 16
. Mute Swan (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . 2
12 Turkey Vulture 14 34 11 . 22 1 23 6 23 2 8 31 37 5 2 219
. Egyptian Goose (Exotic) . . . . . . . . 2 . 2 . . . . 4
13 Snow Goose . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
14 Canada Goose . . . . . . . . 35 14 47 . . . . 96
15 Wood Duck 100 . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 102
16 Gadwall . . . . . . . 70 40 . . . 15 2 . 127
17 Eurasian Wigeon . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . 2
18 American Wigeon . . . . . . . 200 . . 70 . 40 24 . 334
19 Mallard 160 2 . . . . . 6 47 5 63 . 194 52 . 529
20 Blue-winged Teal . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
21 Cinnamon Teal . . . . . . . 16 . . . . 20 . . 36
22 Northern Shoveler . 1 . . . . . 30 50 . 2 . 91 35 . 209
Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
23 Northern Pintail . . . . . . . 22 . . . . . . . 22
24 Green-winged Teal . 2 . . . . . 20 16 . . . 1 . . 39
25 Canvasback . . . . . . . 3 . . . . . . . 3
26 Redhead . . . . . . . . . . 10 . . . . 10
27 Ring-necked Duck . . . . . . . 14 46 . 139 . 14 62 . 275
28 Lesser Scaup . . . . . . . . . . 14 . 12 4 . 30
29 Bufflehead . . . . . . . 12 32 . 6 . 30 13 . 93
30 Common Goldeneye . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
31 Ruddy Duck . . . . . . . 180 20 . 169 . 146 60 . 575
32 Osprey 1 9 . . . . . . . . 1 . 2 1 . 14
33 White-tailed Kite 4 4 1 . 1 . . . 3 . . . 4 2 . 19
34 Northern Harrier . . . . 7 . 3 . 4 . . 1 8 . . 23
35 Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 . . . . . . 1 1 . . 1 . 1 . 9
36 Cooper's Hawk 1 . 1 . 1 . 1 1 3 . 4 3 3 2 . 20
. accipiter, sp. 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . . 3
37 Red-shouldered Hawk 5 . . . 3 . 3 4 8 . 4 1 8 2 1 39
38 Red-tailed Hawk 24 10 9 . 14 2 30 6 24 3 11 49 71 11 . 264
39 Ferruginous Hawk . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . . 5
40 Golden Eagle . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1 . . . 2
41 American Kestrel 6 1 1 . 4 . 5 . 12 1 2 11 15 5 . 63
42 Merlin 1 . . . . . . . . 1 3 . . . . 5
43 Peregrine Falcon . 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 2
. Common Peafowl (Exotic) 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
44 Mountain Quail . . . . 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 3
45 California Quail 4 . 13 . 25 . 31 . 30 . 13 . 66 40 . 222
46 Sora . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . . 2
47 Common Moorhen . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1 . 6
48 American Coot 18 148 . . . . . 350 37 30 3053 . 338 105 . 4079
49 Killdeer 2 23 . . . . . 7 20 . . 58 25 1 . 136
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
50 Black-necked Stilt . . . . . . . . . . 11 . 1 . . 12
51 Greater Yellowlegs . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1 7 . . 9
52 Spotted Sandpiper . 1 . . . . . 5 1 . 5 . 1 5 . 18
53 Long-billed Curlew . . . . 25 . . . . . . . . . . 25
54 Western Sandpiper . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
55 Least Sandpiper . 74 . . . . . . 4 . . . 4 . . 82
56 Long-billed Dowitcher . 3 . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 4
57 Wilson's Snipe . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 3 . 4
58 Mew Gull . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
59 Ring-billed Gull . 2 . . . . 263 5 93 . 164 14 120 31 . 692
60 California Gull 120 30 . . . . . 30 . . . . 3 4 . 187
61 Herring Gull . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
. gull, sp. . . . . . . . . . . . 89 67 . . 156
62 Caspian Tern . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
63 Rock Pigeon 4 . . . . . 9 5 45 . 87 7 18 3 . 178
64 Band-tailed Pigeon . . 54 . 13 80 1 . .
.
. . 5 . . 153
65 Eurasian-collared Dove . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 2
66 Mourning Dove 115 4 30 . 19 . 64 13 68 30 120 44 222 81 40 850
67 Common Ground-Dove . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 . . 36
68 Red-crowned Parrot 9 . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2 . 27
. Lilac-crowned Parrot (Exotic) 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
. parrot sp. (Exotic) 3 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 . 8
69 Greater Roadrunner . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . 2
70 Barn Owl 6 . 1 . . . 6 1 . . . . 5 . . 19
71 Western Screech-Owl 4 . 5 . . . 15 . . . . . 20 . . 44
72 Great Horned Owl 6 . 7 . 1 . 13 2 . . . . 23 . . 52
73 Northern Saw-whet Owl . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
74 White-throated Swift 48 . . . 5 . 89 . . . . 10 25 . . 177
75 Anna's Hummingbird 33 . 23 . 11 6 56 17 74 30 96 36 56 79 66 583
76 Costa's Hummingbird . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
77 Allen's Hummingbird . . . . . . 1 . 2 3 22 . 6 5 23 62
. selasphorus, sp. . . . . . . . . 3 12 . . . . . 15
78 Belted Kingfisher 2 . . . . . . . 3 1 1 . 3 . . 10
79 Lewis' Woodpecker . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
80 Acorn Woodpecker 77 10 53 . 55 16 169 23 14 . 1 33 41 . . 492
81 Red-breasted Sapsucker 2 . 1 . . . . 3 1 . . 2 . . . 9
82 Williamson's Sapsucker . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
83 Nuttall's Woodpecker 12 2 3 . cw 2 20 6 31 6 13 7 11 4 2 119
84 Downy Woodpecker 3 . . . . . . . 4 1 1 . 1 1 . 11
85 Hairy Woodpecker . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
86 Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) 15 1 5 . 7 7 26 7 12 3 5 14 18 7 3 130
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
87 Hammond's Flycatcher . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
88 Dusky Flycatcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
. empidonax, sp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
89 Black Phoebe 15 6 5 . 4 . 9 10 50 16 36 26 76 43 14 310
90 Say's Phoebe 13 9 4 . 4 . 9 4 14 1 6 15 46 19 1 145
91 Cassin's Kingbird 10 4 . . 1 . 1 5 33 5 13 31 30 14 5 152
92 Western Kingbird . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1
93 Loggerhead Shrike . . . . . . . . 1 . . 2 . . . 3
94 Hutton's Vireo 3 . . . . 2 1 . 3 . . 1 . . 2 12
95 Western Scrub-Jay 53 3 50 . 50 27 114 15 12 2 57 41 14 6 24 468
96 American Crow 30 11 7 . 4 . 38 35 371 20 324 79 622 62 53 1656
97 Common Raven 47 38 29 . 16 2 30 25 10 . 20 31 143 32 8 431
98 Horned Lark . . 3 . . . . . . . . 20 . 1 . 24
99 Tree Swallow . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
100 Mountain Chickadee . . 1 . . . 1 . 4 2 . . . . . 8
101 Oak Titmouse 37 6 2 . 12 1 70 8 1 . 3 13 13 . . 166
102 Bushtit 99 2 36 . 10 5 95 8 86 40 199 185 192 214 100 1271
103 Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 . . . . . 1 . 5 1 . . . . 5 13
104 White-breasted Nuthatch 4 . 2 . . 7 9 1 3 . . . 1 . 1 28
105 Pygmy Nuthatch . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
106 Brown Creeper . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1
107 Cactus Wren 3 . 1 . . . 7 1 3 . . 3 5 . . 23
108 Rock Wren . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . . 2
109 Bewick's Wren 13 1 . . 9 4 11 8 20 1 17 9 20 8 18 139
110 House Wren 15 . . . cw . 2 1 6 3 4 2 6 2 6 47
111 Marsh Wren . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
112 Golden-crowned Kinglet . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . 2
113 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 54 5 8 . 7 54 41 14 80 20 33 21 38 23 37 435
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
114 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1 . 2 . . . . 2 1 . . 1 1 5 . 13
115 California Gnatcatcher 5 . 3 . . . . 1 2 . . 6 10 15 . 42
116 Western Bluebird 10 . . . 8 . 5 4 31 3 23 30 18 18 . 150
117 Mountain Bluebird . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
118 Hermit Thrush 15 1 5 . 3 20 14 26 16 5 7 3 2 4 17 138
119 American Robin 2 . 1 . . 4 7 1 45 1 1 . 1 . 2 65
120 Wrentit 35 11 10 . 24 9 78 24 4 . 22 42 52 17 2 330
121 Northern Mockingbird 7 3 . . . . 9 4 31 8 16 25 21 14 19 157
122 California Thrasher 5 . . . 1 . 15 3 2 0 24 13 13 4 1 81
123 European Starling 220 62 28 . 38 . 169 18 156 2 33 149 169 88 10 1142
124 American Pipit 14 59 . . . . . 1 139 . . 71 152 . . 436
125 Cedar Waxwing 33 . . . . . 57 . 22 15 327 6 66 33 30 589
126 Phainopepla 6 . . . 3 . 7 . 1 . . . 3 . . 20
127 Orange-crowned Warbler 4 . . . . . 1 . 13 12 8 2 2 2 12 56
128 Nashville Warbler . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1
129 Yellow Warbler . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . 5
. Yellow-rump. Warbler (Myrtle) . . . . . 1 . . 3 3 . . . . 1 8
130 Yellow-rump. Warbler (Aud.) 604 110 368 . 351 36 796 64 418 160 299 554 1892 209 224 6085
131 Black-throated Gray Warbler . . . . . . . . 1 1 3 . . . . 5
132 Townsend's Warbler 1 . . . . . 2 . 7 3 3 . 1 . 5 22
133 Common Yellowthroat 1 . . . . . . 10 42 12 4 2 36 22 1 130
134 Summer Tanager . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
135 Western Tanager . . . . . . . . 14 4 . . . . 8 26
136 Spotted Towhee 56 3 1 . 17 11 70 9 28 . 21 13 15 13 16 273
137 California Towhee 74 9 36 . 61 1 91 8 46 6 24 17 188 48 51 660
138 Rufous-crowned Sparrow 6 . . . . . 16 . . . . . 2 1 . 25
139 Chipping Sparrow . . 1 . . . . . 22 15 2 . . . 8 48
140 Vesper Sparrow . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1
141 Lark Sparrow 22 . . . . . . . 42 1 34 3 57 . . 159
142 Savannah Sparrow 19 . . . . . 3 2 12 2 . 2 9 3 . 52
143 Grasshopper Sparrow . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 1
144 Fox Sparrow 1 . . . . 3 1 . 1 2 . . . 1 2 11
145 Song Sparrow 5 15 . . 1 . 17 9 60 2 32 20 102 24 6 293
146 Lincoln's Sparrow 4 . . . . . 3 1 11 3 1 . 1 8 2 34
147 White-crowned Sparrow 191 36 . . 18 . 140 25 278 18 172 380 343 284 38 1923
148 Golden-crowned Sparrow 13 . . . 7 . 21 . 1 . 3 3 . 13 . 61
. Area Leaders CJ NK DK KG KG BL BA JT LT JP DP KP RP MD DW .
. Species & Areas 1 2 3 4A 4B 4C 5 6/7 8A,B 9 9/10 11/12 13 14 15 total
. Dark-eyed Junco (slate-colored) 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
149 Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) 53 25 12 . 74 31 36 1 31 2 24 10 10 6 23 338
. Dark-eyed Junco (gray-headed) 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
150 Red-winged Blackbird 4 1 . . . . . 10 31 . . 50 188 10 . 294
151 Tricolored Blackbird . . . . . . . . 4 . . . . . . 4
152 Western Meadowlark 60 30 . . . . 12 . 44 . . 45 25 102 . 318
153 Brewer's Blackbird 6 . . . . . . 11 41 . 4 38 121 44 . 265
154 Great-tailed Grackle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 . 20
155 Brown-headed Cowbird . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 10 . 11
156 Bullock's Oriole . . . . . . . . 2 . . . 1 . . 3
157 House Finch 228 46 40 . 26 . 199 60 149 30 206 114 568 63 295 2024
158 Pine Siskin 36 . 4 . . . . 5 101 2 1 . . . . 149
159 Lesser Goldfinch 89 1 26 . 4 . 74 15 164 25 81 30 199 16 11 735
160 American Goldfinch 49 . . . 2 . 6 . 72 15 58 3 414 11 . 630
161 House Sparrow . 8 4 . . . 14 . 48 15 13 7 17 5 . 131
. Mannikin, Nutmeg (Exotic) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . 8
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. Number of species 88 58 45 0 45 30 65 78 108 59 80 65 108 86 46 161
. Number of individuals 3163 1137 921 0 969 340 3132 1609 3813 627 6369 2537 7838 2271 1198 35924
. Number of observers 10 2 10 . 5 2 11 3 6 1 5 11 10 11 3 90
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Birders who participated in this count:
Jeff Ahrens, Bruce Aird, Marian Alter, Steve Alter, Neal Anderson, Ebbe Bandstorp, Pat Bartscherer, Al Baumann, Janet Baumann, Andy Beall, Tom Benson, Jeff Blackburn, Jim Blackburn, Jay Bock, Jeff Boyd, Karen Byers, Cecelia Campbell, Colin Campbell, Peyton Cook, Liz Cooper, Catherine Couts, Jeff Couts, Brian Daniels, Brad Dawson, Maya Decker, Judy Doebke, Roger Doebke, John Drayer, Joshua Drayer, Lydia Drayer, Alan Ellstrand, Norm Ellstrand, Dale Felts, Bill Fischer, John Fitch, Rick Fridell, Jan Gaffney, Kim Gould, Chris Hearst, M.G. Hearst, Terry Graham Hill, Sue Hoffman, Bob Hogan, Steve Holden, Carolyn Honer, Sandra Huwe, Bruce Jacobs, Curtis Johnson,  Mike Kahle, Nancy Kenyon, Joe Kessler, Paul Klarh, Richard Kust, Ross Landry, Brian Leatherman, Lucy Lee,  Martin Litke, Mildred Litke, Lois Loughran, Tim Maas, Donna Malloy, John McKeever, Gary Meredith, Lorelei Metildi, Steve Metildi, Steve Morris, David Moskovits, Christine Nyholm, Linda Oberholtzer, Kaaren Perry, Jim Pike, Bob Polkinghorn, Roy Poucher, Dick Purvis, Carolyn Raynesford, Larry Schmahl, Matthew Schmahl, Barbara Sentovich, Mike Sentovich, Christiane Shannon,  Aaron Smith, Trish Smith, Lorene Strong, Cretel Talarowski, Robert Talarowski, Jerry Tolman, Stanley Tracy, Larry Tripp, Ron Verherhoff, Dusty Waggoner, Sylvia Walker, Donelda Warhurst, David Weber, Peter Wetzel, Doug Willick.                                           


 
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