Sector 12

Christmas Bird Count Sector Map

The following is a listing of key locations within this sector that may be the most productive based on past experience. Also noted are species that are hard to find within the count circle and are possible within the habitat of this sector. Please don't limit census to just the areas mentioned, but consider them the most important. Cover as much of the sector as your time and energy allows. Remember, if your party splits or moves to another sector, please begin a new field card. Any constructive comments about this sector would be appreciated (e.g., too big or small, access problem, additional key locations). Please note actual areas covered. Also note contacts for entrance onto private property.

Meadow Park

Check Meadow and Mitchell parks. Also check the cemetery across the street from the Cal Trans office on South Higuera. Walk the drainage that goes through Meadow Park.

Walk the South Hills open space for Rock Wren, Loggerhead Shrike, soaring raptors, and possibly Burrowing Owl.

Also, walk and drive looking for areas of mature plantings and feeders, and check the small creeks and drainages.

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