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County Statistics 
Current county list: 354 
Top county lister: 329 (Ray Ekstrom; 93%) 
Top Big Year: 269 in 1996 (Ray Ekstrom) 
Top Big Day: 184 on 9 May 1981 (R. Ekstrom, M. Robbins, K. Van Vuren) 
"Best Bird": Sedge Wren (8 June-4 July 1986 Little Shasta Valley)
Close second: Whooper Swan (24 Nov 1991-18 Jan 1992 Lower Klamath NWR) 
Compiler for North American Birds: Raymond D. Ekstrom
2209 Delphic Road
Montague CA  96064 

Statistics compiled by Don Roberson 1/99. See "explanations of county statistics." Big Days with ** did not follow ABA Big Day rules; those with * may have complied (info not available); those without asterisks did comply. "Best Bird" is Mr. Roberson's idiosyncratic choice and does not necessarily reflect the views of Joe Morlan or any rational person. Send corrections/updates to creagrus@montereybay.com. Thank you to Ray Ekstrom for supplying much of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Mt. Shasta Area Audubon Society, Mt. Shasta
Marble Mountain Audubon Society, Etna
Klamath Basin Audubon Society, Klamath Falls, Oregon
Siskiyou Audubon Society, Grants Pass, Oregon

Birding Sites
Winter Birding in Siskiyou and Modoc Counties by John Mariani
Birding around McCloud, Siskiyou County by John Mariani
Winter Birding in the Klamath Basin by Don Baccus
Siskiyou County Birding Report
Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges
Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Lava Beds National Monument
Castle Crags State Park
Shasta Valley Wildlife Area
Pacific Crest Trail
Juanita Lake
Butte Valley Wildlife Area
Mount Shasta
Modoc National Forest
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
Klamath National Forest
Siskiyou National Forest
Horseshoe Ranch
Cantara - Ney Springs

Other Birding Resources
Siskiyou Birds
Klamath Bird Observatory
Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges Checklist
Lava Beds National Monument Checklist
Bald Eagle Conference
Modoc-Siskiyou Birding Email list
Endangered Species

Recommended Reference
A Birder's Guide to the Klamath Basin by Steven D. Summers, Klamath Basin Audubon Society (1993)

Please send corrections, additions or updates to Joe Morlan: jmorlan@ccsf.org
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