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2009 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 51       1      
Mallard 7       2      
Greater Scaup 12       2      
Surf Scoter 17       2      
Bufflehead 17       2      
Ruddy Duck 7       1      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       4      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Western Grebe 5       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Pelagic Cormorant 1       1      
American White Pelican 7       1      
Brown Pelican 3       2      
Great Blue Heron 6       3      
Great Egret 12       3      
Snowy Egret 18       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 7       3      
Turkey Vulture 15       4      
Osprey 2       2      
Northern Harrier 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
American Coot 1       1      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 2       1      
Willet 80       2      
Long-billed Curlew 13       6      
Marbled Godwit 81       5      
Sanderling 36       2      
Western Sandpiper 2       1      
Least Sandpiper 36       1      
Mew Gull 3       1      
Ring-billed Gull 18       4      
Western Gull 14       4      
California Gull 1       1      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 18       4      
Mourning Dove 2       2      
Anna's Hummingbird 5       5      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 3       3      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 5       3      
American Crow 3       2      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 1       1      
Bushtit 7       3      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
California Thrasher 2       2      
American Pipit 11       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4       2      
Song Sparrow 3       3      
White-crowned Sparrow 67       8      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 8       5      
Red-winged Blackbird 12       3      
Brewer's Blackbird 50       2      
Brown-headed Cowbird 2       2      
House Finch 27       5      
Pine Siskin 2       2      
Lesser Goldfinch 7       4      
American Goldfinch 10       3      
House Sparrow 29       4      
Total 769             

A total of 60 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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