Sector 14

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.

SLO Sewage Plant / South Higuera

Check sewage plant and ponds at southern end of bike trail for waterfowl, shorebirds (Black-necked Stilt), gulls, blackbirds (Rusty, Yellow-headed, Tricolored), and sparrows.

Cover as much of San Luis Obispo Creek as possible (walk). Check eucalyptus groves for warblers - Tennessee and Worm-eating warbler have been found along the creek.

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