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2008 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 120       2      
Mallard 10       3      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Surf Scoter 23       4      
Black Scoter 1       1      
Bufflehead 47       4      
Common Goldeneye 10       1      
Ruddy Duck 5       3      
Common Loon 4       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Eared Grebe 13       3      
Western Grebe 9       2      
Clark's Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 14       2      
Pelagic Cormorant 4       2      
American White Pelican 5       1      
Brown Pelican 8       2      
Great Blue Heron 15       3      
Great Egret 16       3      
Snowy Egret 6       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 10       2      
Turkey Vulture 40       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 3       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 6       2      
Peregrine Falcon 7       3      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 4       3      
Semipalmated Plover 8       1      
Killdeer 5       1      
Black Oystercatcher 2       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       2      
Willet 113       6      
Long-billed Curlew 31       7      
Marbled Godwit 66       6      
Sanderling 74       2      
Western Sandpiper 2       2      
Least Sandpiper 150       1      
Mew Gull 13       2      
Ring-billed Gull 1       1      
Western Gull 5       3      
Forster's Tern 11       2      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1       1      
Mourning Dove 11       3      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 4       2      
Northern Flicker 1       1      
Black Phoebe 7       4      
Say's Phoebe 3       2      
Western Scrub-Jay 5       1      
American Crow 14       2      
Common Raven 2       1      
Bushtit 7       2      
American Robin 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 3       1      
California Thrasher 2       2      
Common Yellowthroat 2       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10       3      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 5       3      
Song Sparrow 4       2      
White-crowned Sparrow 20       4      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 16       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 7       2      
Red-winged Blackbird 34       4      
Brewer's Blackbird 12       2      
Purple Finch 1       1      
House Finch 15       4      
American Goldfinch 4       2      
House Sparrow 2       1      
Total 1,067             

A total of 70 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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