Sector 4

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.

San Luisito Creek Road

San Luisito Creek Road - Watch for raptors. Check any accessible ponds. Try to gain access to upper canyon as turkeys and magpies have been found there in past.

Gilardi Road / Shooting ranges - Check sparse willows near Hwy 1 and wet spots for Wilson's Snipe. Drive roads for Burrowing Owls, Horned Lark, American Pipit, and Lark Sparrow.

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