2007 Buena Vista Christmas Bird Count Highlights & Data

WEDNESDAY, December 22, 2007

Buena Vista, Kern County: 99 species, 10 participants: Highlights: Dark phase Ferruginous, 3 Golden Eagles, 5 Osprey. Three count week birds added by Steve Glover; Red-necked Grebe, Mountain Chickadee, and Red-breasted Nuthatch.

Participants: Bill Moffat, David Chilton, Frank Gibson, Susan Colletta, David Wimpfheimer, Bill Lydecker, Holly Sorenson, Xiaohong Huang, Barbara Reifel, 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.


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


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

Previous years

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

Ferruginous Hawk

Buena Vista Lake

American Coot

Buena Vista Lake

Eared Grebe

Buena Vista Lake


Buena Vista Lake

American Kestrel

Buena Vista Lake

American White Pelican

Buena Vista Lake

Western Grebe

Buena Vista Lake

Belted Kingfisher

Buena Vista Slough

Green Heron

Buena Vista Slough

Northern Harrier

Hill Road near Buena Vista Lake

Ferruginous Hawk (dark phase)

Hill Road near Buena Vista Lake

Red-tailed Hawk

Hill Road near Buena Vista Lake

Yellow-rumped Warbler

South Lake Road near Buena Vista

European Starling

South Lake Road

Burrowing Owl

South Lake Road

Photos courtesy Alison Sheehey All rights reserved. 

California CBCs      Kern County CBCs

Bakersfield    Red Rock    Buena Vista      Springville     Tehachapi     Bear Valley Springs    South Fork Valley    Kern River Valley

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