Sector 22

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.

Los Osos Valley Road - Southwest

Drive along Los Osos Valley Road stopping regularly (be very careful of traffic) to scan southwest side of road. Check all roads where access is possible including Sycamore Canyon Road. Watch for Horned Lark, American Pipit, and Tricolored and Yellow-headed Blackbirds in blackbird flocks, Burrowing Owl in fields, and raptors. Check willow patches.

Check the pond off Jacaranda Lane.

Check Paradise Lane.

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