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County Statistics 
Current County List: 389
Top county lister: 320 (Kristie Nelson 81%) 
Top Big Year: none
Top Big Day: 153 on 26 July 2001 (Justin Hite, Oliver James, Nora Livingston, Chris McCreedy)
"Best Bird": Long-billed Murrelet (29 July, 2 & 6 Aug 1983 Mono Lake; found dead)
Close second: Pelagic Cormorant (8 Dec 1976 Silver Lake) 
Contenders: Yellow Rail, White-rumped Sandpiper, singing Eastern Wood-Pewee, Cassin's Sparrow 
Compiler for North American Birds: Kristie Nelson
P.O. Box 402 
Lee Vining CA 93541 
Statistics last updated 108/11; see "explanations of county statistics" for details. Thank you to John Sterling, Emilie Strauss, Peter Metropulos, Kristie Nelson, and Oliver James for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Eastern Sierra Audubon Society

Birding Sites
Mono Basin - Interactive map
Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve
Bodie State Historical Park
Eastern Sierra Birding Trail
Green Creek
East Walker River
Pickel Meadow
Slinkard - Little Antelope Valley
Crowley Lake Sage Grouse Lek
Inyo National Forest
Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area
Birding the Mono Basin
Yosemite National Park
State Parks

Other Birding Resources
Eastern Sierra Bird Sightings (current)
Eastern Sierra Bird Sightings
Mono Lake Recent Bird Sightings
Eastern Sierra Birding Trails
Birds of the Mono Basin
Gulls of Mono Lake
Mono Lake Field Seminars
Inyo National Forest
Birding Inyo National Forest
Tahoe National Forest
Yosemite National Park Checklist
Birds and Birding in the Sierra-Nevada - Email list

Recommended Reference
Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope (1988, 1992) by David Gaines, Artemisia Press.

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