2008 Buena Vista Christmas Bird Count Highlights & Data

SUNDAY, December 21, 2008

Buena Vista, Kern County: 109 species, 10 participants: Highlights: Lesser Black-backed Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull, Thayer's Gull, Bonaparte's Gull, Western Gull, Vermilion Flycatcher, Chipping Sparrow, Varied Thrush, Bald Eagle.

Participants: Bill Moffat, David Chilton, Bob Barnes, Susan Steele, Bob Steele, Bill Lydecker, Henry Lydecker, Barbara Coley, Roger Coley, and Alison Sheehey.

Compiler: Alison Sheehey

Hyperlink on count names lead to photo pages which are a hodgepodge taken by Alison Sheehey during the respective counts.

2008

Buena Vista    Butterbredt Spring     China Lake     Kern River Valley     South Fork     Tehachapi     Tejon

2007

Bakersfield    Bear Valley Springs    Buena Vista    Butterbredt Spring   Kern River Valley    Tehachapi 

Previous years

Bakersfield      Kern River Valley     Red Rock    Springville   South Fork Valley

 Photos by other photographers of rarities or on counts not attended by Ali welcome and will be posted with citation. E-mail

Click on Photos for a larger image Alison Sheehey 2008

Loggerhead Shrike

Dustin Acres - Buena Vista Hills

Ferruginous Hawk

South Lake Road

Red-tailed Hawk

South Lake Road

Bonaparte's Gull

Buena Vista Lake

Great Blue Heron

Buena Vista Lake

Great-tailed Grackle

Buena Vista Lake

Savannah Sparrow

Coles Levee Road

Merlin

Dustin Acres

Lark Sparrow

Dustin Acres - Buena Vista Hills

Killdeer

Buena Vista Golf Course

Sage Sparrow

Dustin Acres

Anna's Hummingbird

Buena Vista Golf Course

Hermit Thrush

Buena Vista Golf Course

Anna's Hummingbird

Buena Vista Golf Course

Yellow-rumped Warbler

South Lake Road near Buena Vista

Red-tailed Hawk

South Lake Road

Burrowing Owl

South Lake Road

Say's Phoebe

Dustin Acres - Buena Vista Hills

 

Black Phoebe

H.W. Noone Park

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