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2006 Results: Morro Bay, California

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

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Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Brant 72       2      
Mallard 15       3      
Lesser Scaup 8       3      
Surf Scoter 34       2      
Long-tailed Duck 3       1      
Bufflehead 5       3      
Common Goldeneye 21       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 5       3      
Common Loon 1       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       4      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 13       4      
Double-crested Cormorant 13       3      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 10       4      
Snowy Egret 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 11       6      
Osprey 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 4       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       1      
Peregrine Falcon 2       1      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 6       2      
Black-bellied Plover 3       3      
Killdeer 1       1      
Black Oystercatcher 4       1      
American Avocet 38       2      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Willet 175       6      
Lesser Yellowlegs 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 17       6      
Marbled Godwit 14       4      
Sanderling 33       1      
Mew Gull 7       1      
Ring-billed Gull 62       5      
Western Gull 151       3      
California Gull 31       4      
Glaucous-winged Gull 3       2      
Royal Tern 24       1      
Mourning Dove 2       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 6       5      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 3       3      
American Crow 2       1      
Common Raven 2       1      
Bushtit 24       5      
Bewick's Wren 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4       3      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
California Thrasher 2       2      
Northern Parula 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3       1      
Song Sparrow 6       3      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 5       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 9       5      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 9       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 4       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 90       3      
Great-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 12       1      
House Finch 8       3      
American Goldfinch 2       1      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 1,016             

A total of 66 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.