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Bill's "Big Year" list for 2007 - All birds seen anywhere - South County first sightings marked with "SC"

Seen so far: 158

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Lesser Goldfinch (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Steller's Jay (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Acorn Woodpecker (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Oak Titmouse (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
White-Crowned Sparrow (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Scrub Jay (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Golden-Crowned Sparrow (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Mallard (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Pied-Billed Grebe (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Spotted Towhee (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Northern Flicker (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Red-Tailed Hawk (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
California Quail (SC) 01/01/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Canada Goose (SC) 01/01/07 - On PML at The Lake Lodge
American Coot (SC) 01/01/07 - On PML at The Lake Lodge
Ruddy Duck (SC) 01/01/07 - On PML at The Lake Lodge
Red-Breasted Nuthatch (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Dark-Eyed Junco (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Anna's Hummingbird (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
White-Breasted Nuthatch (SC) 01/01/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Common Goldeneye (SC) 01/03/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
House Finch (SC) 01/05/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
California Towhee (SC) 01/07/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Great Egret (SC) 01/11/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Hooded Merganser (SC) 01/11/07 - At the pond on Clinton Road
Snowy Owl 01/12/07 - Trip to see a very rare bird in California - 2 hours one-way by boat into the Delta out of Suisun City, CA
Lesser Scaup 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Belted Kingfisher 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Snowy Egret 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
White-Tailed Kite 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Northern Harrier 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Turkey Vulture 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Northern Shoveler 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Tundra Swan 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Black-Crowned Night Heron 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Bufflehead 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Double-Crested Cormorant 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Eared Grebe 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Black Phoebe 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
White Pelican 01/12/07 - On the Snowy Owl trip - Grizzly Bay
Mourning Dove (SC) 01/17/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Bushtit (SC) 01/17/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Robin (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Great Blue Heron (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Golden Eagle (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Common Raven (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Western Grebe (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Bald Eagle (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Prairie Falcon (SC) 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Common Merganser 01/20/07 - BLM Eagle Count - Lake Don Pedro
Smew 01/21/07 - Extremely rare - European Merganser - only 3 records in California - just off Hiway 108 on Soulsbyville Road - on pond behind Willow Springs Market
Ring-Necked Duck 01/21/07 - Soulsbyville - Willow Springs Market pond
Western Bluebird 01/23/07 - Old Wards Ferry Road - Sonora Side
Kestrel 01/23/07 - Hess Avenue and Tuolumne Road
Cedar Waxwing 01/23/07 - Old Wards Ferry Road - Sonora Side
Lark Sparrow 01/23/07 - Algerine Road - Between Twist Rd and Old Wards Ferry
Western Meadowlark 01/23/07 - Algerine Road - Between Twist Rd and Old Wards Ferry
Barrows Goldeneye (SC) 01/24/07 - Moccasin Catch Basin
Yellow-rumped Warbler 01/25/07 - Consumnes River Preserve near Lodi
Peregrine Falcon 01/25/07 - Consumnes River Preserve near Lodi
Red-shouldered Hawk 01/25/07 - Consumnes River Preserve near Lodi
Yellow-billed Magpie 01/25/07 - Consumnes River Preserve near Lodi
White-faced Ibis 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
American Avocet 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Killdeer 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Black-necked Stilt 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Cattle Egret 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Marsh Wren 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Northern Pintail 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Snow Goose 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Red-winged Blackbird 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Long-billed Curlew 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Green-winged Teal 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Cinnamon Teal 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Short-billed Dowitcher 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Greater White-fronted Goose 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Sandhill Crane 01/25/07 - Merced NWR
Pine Siskin (SC) 01/31/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Wild Turkey 02/01/07 - Between Copperopolis & Angels Camp Hiway 4
American Widgeon 02/04/07 - Ranch Pond - Rock River Road
Northern Mockingbird (SC) 02/07/07 - Behind Coldwell Banker Real Estate Lake Don Pedro Office
Lewis's Woodpecker 03/02/07 - Salt Springs Reservoir - Calaveras County
Brewer's Blackbird 03/02/07 - Salt Springs Reservoir - Calaveras County
Common Moorhen 03/02/07 - Salt Springs Reservoir - Calaveras County
Varied Thrush (SC) 03/04/07 - Nonpareil Way - Neighbor's Yard
Redhead 03/06/07 - O'Neill Forebay - San Luis Reservoir
Greater Scaup 03/06/07 - O'Neill Forebay - San Luis Reservoir
Great Horned Owl 03/06/07 - San Luis Ck Rec Area - San Luis Reservoir
Hermit Thrush 03/06/07 - Mercey Hot Springs - Merced County
Northern Long-eared Owl 03/06/07 - Mercey Hot Springs - Merced County
Cliff Swallow (SC) 03/11/07 - Groveland District Ranger Station - Admin Bldg
Wood Duck (SC) 03/14/07 - Marshes Flat Road - Blanchard end
Barn Swallow (SC) 03/17/07 - Dunn Ct Beach - Pine Mountain Lake
Nuttall's Woodpecker (SC) 03/21/07 - Pacific State Bank Parking Lot
Winter Wren 03/25/07 - Wawona Golf Course - Yosemite NP
Brown Creeper 03/25/07 - Wawona Golf Course - Yosemite NP
Song Sparrow 03/25/07 - Wawona Golf Course - Yosemite NP
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 03/25/07 - Wawona Golf Course - Yosemite NP
Mountain Chickadee 03/25/07 - Wawona Golf Course - Yosemite NP
Hairy Woodpecker 03/25/07 - Foresta Area - Yosemite NP
Canyon Wren 04/02/07 - Along Stanislaus River - S Shore Lake Tulloch
Violet-green Swallow 04/02/07 - Along Stanislaus River - S Shore Lake Tulloch
Black-headed Grosbeak (SC) 04/08/07 - First of season - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Northern Oriole (Bullock's) (SC) 04/11/07 - At a friends house - Off Arbolada St - Lake Don Pedro
Band-tailed Pigeon (SC) 04/17/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Calliope Hummingbird (SC) 04/25/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Western Kingbird 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
American Goldfinch 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
House Sparrow 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
Forster's Tern 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
Tree Swallow 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
Great-tailed Grackle 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
Osprey 05/02/07 - Turlock Lake Area of Stanislaus County
Wilson's Warbler (SC) 05/03/07 - At my home on Nonpareil Way - PML
Nashville Warbler 05/05/07 - Confidence Trail to Lyons Reservoir
Chipping Sparrow 05/05/07 - Confidence Trail to Lyons Reservoir
Western Tanager 05/05/07 - Confidence Trail to Lyons Reservoir
Townsend's Warbler 05/05/07 - Confidence Trail to Lyons Reservoir
Dipper 05/19/07 - Jenness Park Christian Camp - Sonora Audubon Trip
Western Wood Pewee (SC) 05/27/07 - Along Big Creek Trail - PML
Purple Finch (SC) 05/27/07 - At my feeders on Nonpareil Way - PML
Ash-throated Flaycatcher (SC) 06/13/07 - End of McKinley - PML
Brown-headed Cowbird (SC) 06/13/07 - End of McKinley - PML
Eastern Phoebe 06/28/07 - Buchanan, Michigan
Common Grackle 06/28/07 - Buchanan, Michigan
Carolina Wren 06/28/07 - Buchanan, Michigan
Blue Jay 06/28/07 - Buchanan, Michigan
Northern Cardinal 06/29/07 - Buchanan, Michigan
Ring-billed Gull 06/30/07 - Southeastern Shore of Lake Michigan
American Crow 06/30/07 - Southeastern Shore of Lake Michigan
Herring Gull 06/30/07 - Southeastern Shore of Lake Michigan
Green Heron 07/29/07 - PML Golf Course - 1st Hole Pond (SC)
Clark's Nutcracker 08/01/07 - Saddlebag Lake - 20 Lakes Trail -Shamrock Lake
Mute Swan 10/20/07 - Dawson Lake Hiway 132 and J59
Greater Yellowlegs 10/20/07 - Dawson Lake Hiway 132 and J59
Common Snipe 10/20/07 - Dawson Lake Hiway 132 and J59
Western Sandpiper 10/20/07 - Dawson Lake Hiway 132 and J59
American Pipit 10/20/07 - San Luis NWR - Merced County, CA
Gadwall 10/20/07 - San Luis NWR - Merced County, CA
Loggerhead Shrike 10/20/07 - Merced NWR - Merced County, CA
Cackling Canada Goose 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Canvasback 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Ferruginous Hawk 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Ring-necked Pheasant 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Least Sandpiper 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Dunlin 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Long-billed Dowitcher 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
California Gull 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Burrowing Owl 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Say's Phoebe 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Horned Lark 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Savannah Sparrow 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Franklin's Gull 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Fox Sparrow 11/16/07 - CVBS Yolo County Field Trip
Red-breasted Sapsucker (SC) 12/10/07 - In a tree beneath my feeders
Northern Pygmy Owl (SC) 12/10/07 - Eating a junco in a tree on my lot