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  • Ali Sheehey
    Forwarded by request for Bob Barnes. RESULTS... SOUTH FORK KERN RIVER VALLEY (SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA) RAPID ASSESSMENT SUMMER BIRD COUNT TIME/DATE:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 11, 2007
      Forwarded by request for Bob Barnes.
      RESULTS...

      SOUTH FORK KERN RIVER VALLEY (SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA) RAPID ASSESSMENT
      SUMMER BIRD COUNT

      TIME/DATE: 1:15am-11:30am, Saturday, July 7, 2007

      TEMPERATURE: 56F-90F HUMIDITY: 74%-40%

      OBSERVERS: 14 observers in 8 count parties - Linda Anderson, Margaret
      Anderson, Bob Barnes, Wes Fritz, Cher Hollingsworth, Mark Holmgren, Bruce
      Kautz, Judy Kautz, Michael McQuerrey, David Pavlik, Roy Poucher, Alison
      Sheehey, John Schmitt, Mary Whitfield

      PARTY HOURS: 42.5

      COVERAGE AREA: Rapid assessment of c. 4000 acres of Audubon-California's
      Kern River Preserve, California Department of Fish & Game acreage flanking
      the valley portion of Fay Ranch Road, and Sequoia National Forest's South
      Fork Wildlife Area

      KEY: CAPITAL LETTERS = California Partners In Flight's Riparian Habitat
      Joint Venture Bird Conservation Plan Target Species, (PIF XX) = Partners in
      Flight conservation ranking

      91 SPECIES, 3722 INDIVIDUALS: Wood Duck 2, Mallard 6, Ring-necked Pheasant
      4, Wild Turkey 2, California Quail 167 (PIF 20), Clark's Grebe 8,
      Western/Clark's Grebe 150, Double-crested Cormorant 1, Great Blue Heron 45,
      Great Egret 2, Green Heron 2, Turkey Vulture 7, Osprey 7, White-tailed Kite
      2, Cooper's Hawk 2, Red-shouldered Hawk 19, Red-tailed Hawk 18, Golden Eagle
      2, American Kestrel 17, American Coot 2, California Gull 46, Caspian Tern 2,
      Eurasian Collared-Dove 2, Mourning Dove 142, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO 5, Greater
      Roadrunner 7, Barn Owl 4, Western Screech-Owl 1, Great Horned Owl 14,
      Black-chinned Hummingbird 10, Anna's Hummingbird 28, Selasphorus hummingbird
      2, hummingbird species 2, Nuttall's Woodpecker 56 (PIF 20), Downy Woodpecker
      22, Hairy Woodpecker 6, Northern Flicker 45, Western Wood-Pewee 165, WILLOW
      FLYCATCHER 22, Pacific-slope Flycatcher 3, Black Phoebe 14, Say's Phoebe 5,
      Ash-throated Flycatcher 89, Western Kingbird 44, Loggerhead Shrike 6,
      WARBLING VIREO 6, Western Scrub-Jay 15, American Crow 4, Common Raven 103,
      Horned Lark 4, Tree Swallow 344, Violet-green Swallow 9, Northern
      Rough-winged Swallow 3, Barn Swallow 2, Cliff Swallow 72, Oak Titmouse 25
      (PIF 22), Bushtit 74, White-breasted Nuthatch 11, Cactus Wren 1, Rock Wren
      2, Bewick's Wren 60, House Wren 68, Western Bluebird 13, American Robin 24,
      Northern Mockingbird 7, European Starling 64, Phainopepla 1, Northern Parula
      1, YELLOW WARBLER 311, COMMON YELLOWTHROAT 149, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT 21,
      Summer Tanager 24, Spotted Towhee 12, California Towhee 6 (PIF 18),
      Rufous-crowned Sparrow 2 (PIF 18), Lark Sparrow 90, Sage Sparrow 2, Savannah
      Sparrow 19, SONG SPARROW 129, BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK 14, BLUE GROSBEAK 67,
      Lazuli Bunting 42, Red-winged Blackbird 98, Western Meadowlark 4, Brewer's
      Blackbird 49, Great-tailed Grackle 20, Brown-headed Cowbird 146, Hooded
      Oriole 2, Bullock's Oriole 71, House Finch 145, Lesser Goldfinch 153,
      Lawrence's Goldfinch 24 (PIF 24), House Sparrow 2

      Alison Sheehey
      P.O. Box 153
      Weldon, CA 93283

      760-378-2029
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