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County Statistics 
Current county list: 327
Top county lister: 307 (Todd Easterla 94%) 
Top Big Year: 268 in 1998 (Todd Easterla; adjusted to current taxonomy) & 268 in 2008 (Deren Ross)
Top Big Day: 180 on 30 April 2008 (Bruce Webb, Todd Easterla, Tanner Easterla) 
"Best Bird": Painted Redstart (mid Mar-30 May 2010 Auburn) 
Contenders: Kentucky Warbler (15-16 Nov 2002 Granite Bay), winter Black-throated Blue Warbler (12 Dec 1978-15 May 1979 Auburn), Least Flycatcher (24 Sep 1998 near Lincoln)
Compiler for North American Birds: Ed Pandolfino
5530 Delrose Court
Carmichael, CA 95608
Statistics last updated 8/10; see "explanations of county statistics" for details. Thank you to Todd Easterla, Bruce Webb, Ed Pandolfino, and Jim Booker for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Sierra Foothills Audubon Society, Grass Valley
Central Valley Bird Club

Birding Sites
Birding Hotspots of Placer County - Bruce Webb
Brewer Road
Folsom Lake
Beals Point
Mosquito Ridge Road
Lake Tahoe Region
Placer County State Parks
Placer County Parks and Beaches
Stevens Trail
Tahoe National Forest
El Dorado National Forest

Other Birding Resources
Central Valley Bird Box - Transcripts
Placer County Checklist (tables version with seasonal abundance)
Placer County Checklist (non tables version)
Birds and Birding in the Sierra-Nevada - Email list
Endangered Species

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