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2011 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 5       1      
Surf Scoter 26       2      
Bufflehead 14       2      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 8       4      
Horned Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 5       2      
Western Grebe 2       2      
Double-crested Cormorant 13       2      
American White Pelican 2       1      
Great Blue Heron 2       2      
Great Egret 1       1      
Snowy Egret 2       2      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
Turkey Vulture 7       3      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Semipalmated Plover 105       1      
American Avocet 155       1      
Willet 88       2      
Whimbrel 23       2      
Long-billed Curlew 13       5      
Marbled Godwit 91       5      
Surfbird 1       1      
Least Sandpiper 353       2      
Short-billed Dowitcher 19       1      
Heermann's Gull 10       2      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 3       1      
Western Gull 21       5      
Caspian Tern 5       1      
Forster's Tern 2       2      
Royal Tern 2       1      
Mourning Dove 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 4       3      
Belted Kingfisher 1       1      
Black Phoebe 1       1      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Western Scrub-Jay 1       1      
American Crow 2       2      
Violet-green Swallow 1       1      
Bushtit 10       3      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 1       1      
California Thrasher 2       2      
European Starling 4       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 2       2      
Spotted Towhee 1       1      
California Towhee 4       3      
Song Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 10       4      
Golden-crowned Sparrow 4       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1       1      
Western Meadowlark 1       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 4       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 1       1      
House Finch 3       1      
American Goldfinch 1       1      
Total 1,050             

A total of 58 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

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