Imperial County

Number of species recorded: 449 (ABA), 442 (NIB)

 

Top Listers

                                                        

  1. Guy McCaskie                              

  2. Jon Dunn                                      

  3. Curtis Marantz                             

  4. Gene Cardiff                 

  5. Brian Daniels

  6. Michael Patten*                             

  7. Mike San Miguel*                           

  8. Andrew Howe                             

  9. John Luther                                

  10. Vernon Howe  

  11. Howard King                         

  12. Gjon Hazard                                          

 

*Number estimated

ABA=All birds considered countable by the ABA and appearing on the official state list published by the CBRC.

NIB=Only birds appearing on the official CBRC state list excluding the 11 introduced species (No Introduced Birds).

 

Top Big Years

 

  1. 294        2006         Guy McCaskie

 

Top Big Days

 

  1. 172        30 Apr 2006              David Easterla, Todd Easterla, Guy McCaskie

 

Top Ten Birds (By Curtis Marantz and Guy McCaskie)

 

  1. Ross’s Gull, 17-19 Nov 2006, Salton Sea (Red Hill)

  2. Eurasian Dotterel, 22-23 Jan 2001, Calipatria

  3. Tundra Bean-Goose, 19 Oct 2013, Salton Sea (Unit 1)

  4. Bridled Tern, 7 Jul-24 Aug 2008, Salton Sea (Unit 1)

  5. Baikal Teal, 29 Dec 1946, Niland

  6. Cerulean Warbler, 1 Oct 1947, Salton Sea (Red Hill)

  7. Brandt’s Cormorant, 19 Apr 1996, El Centro

  8. Red-headed Woodpecker, 17 Jul-22 Aug 1971, Salton Sea (Wister)

  9. Mexican Whip-poor-will, 23 Aug 1975, Salton Sea (NWR HQ)

  10. Alder Flycatcher, 28 Sep 1991, Westmorland

 

Predictions

Guy McCaksie

  1. Pacific Wren – there have been Winter/Pacific Wrens but no verified Pacific Wren and no CBRC-endorsed Winter Wren

  2. Blue-headed Vireo

  3. Common Black Hawk

  4. Mississippi Kite

  5. Purple Gallinule

Bonus – Northern Jacana

 

Curtis Marantz

  1. Common Black Hawk – along the Colorado River in April

  2. Black-headed Gull – SESS in winter

  3. Wood Thrush – Evergreen Cemetery (or something similar) in late October/early November

  4. Kentucky Warbler – any vagrant sort of spot in May

  5. Canada Warbler – any vagrant spot in September or October

 

 

 

ABA420

374

368

364

 

 

340

338

334

334

332

NIB

414

368

363

 

344

340

340

335

333

329

329

327

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