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County Statistics 
Current county list: 427
Top county lister: 398 (Alan D. Barron; 93%) 
Top Big Year: none 
Top Big Day: 167* on 7 May 1982 (R.A. Erickson; G. Lester, J.C. Sterling, R. Tryon) 
"Best Bird": White-collared Swift (21 May 1982 Pt. St. George) 
Close second: Bristle-thighed Curlew (14-16 May 1998 Crescent City) 
Contenders: Common Crane, Steller's & Common Eiders, Red-headed Woodpecker, Brambling 
Compiler for North American Birds: Rob Fowler

Statistics last updated 10/09; see "explanations of county statistics" for details. Thank you to Alan D. Barron, Gary Lester, and John Sterling for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Redwood Region Audubon Society

Birding Sites
California Redwood Birding Trail
Redwood National and State Parks - map
Lake Earl Wildlife Area
Crescent City Marsh Wildlife Area
Waukell Creek Wildlife Area
Del Norte County State Parks
Smith River National Recreation Area
Six Rivers National Forest

Other Birding Resources
Northwestern California Bird Box
North-western California Birding email list
Aleutian Canada Goose Festival
Del Norte County Bird Checklist
Endangered Species

Recommended References
Northwestern California Birds 3rd ed (2005) by Stanley W. Harris, Humboldt State University Press.
A Birdfinding Guide to Del Norte County, California 2nd ed (2007) by Alan D. Barron, Redwood Economic Development Institute

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