- Statewide Statistics
Current State List: 641
Top state lister: Guy McCaskie (598; 95%)
Top Big Year: Vernon Howe (479 in 1996)
- Close second: Andrew Howe (478 in 1996)
- Top Big Day: 244 on 28 Apr 1984 (D. Roberson, L.C. Binford, J. Langham, B.D. Parmeter, J. Parmeter)
"Best Bird": Light-mantled Albatross 17 July 1994 at Cordell Bank MRN
- Close second: Little Curlew 16 Sep-14 Oct 1984, 23-24 Sep 1988 & 4-20 Aug 1993 Santa Maria R. valley
SBA/SLO and 6-24 Sep 1994 Carmel R. mouth MTY; although accepted as different records it is likely, given the ageing
(juv 1st year, adult in following years) and its rarity, that the same bird was involved.
- Regional Editors for North American Birds:
- There are two Regions in the State. See pages for Northern
California and Southern California.