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County Statistics 
Current county list: 458
City only: 390 
Farallones only: 407 
Top county lister: 373 (Peter Pyle; 81%)
City only: 353 (Alan Hopkins; 91%) 
Farallones only: 358 (Peter Pyle; 88%) 
Top Big Year: 263 (254 City only) in 2005 (Hugh Cotter) 
Top Big Day: 149 on 16 Apr 2007 (J. Clark, H. Cotter, A. Hopkins, P. Saraceni) 
"Best Bird": Red-flanked Bluetail (1 Nov 1989 SE Farallon I.)
Close second: Golden-cheeked Warbler (9 Sep 1971 SE Farallon I.) 
Contenders: Swallow-tailed Gull, Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, Brown Shrike, Lanceolated Warbler, Red-faced Warbler, Little Bunting 
"Best Bird" (City only): Gila Woodpecker (9-10 June 1996)
Contenders: Anhinga, Thick-billed Kingbird, Sedge Wren, winter Wood Thrush 
Compiler for North American Birds:
The City: Mark Eaton 
1524 36th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122 

The Farallones: Jim Tietz
PO Box 373
Shaver Lake, CA, 93664

Statistics last updated 5/07; see "explanations of county statistics" for details. Thank you to Alan Hopkins, Peter Pyle, Keith Hanson, Paul Saraceni, Adam Brown, and Hugh Cotter for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Golden Gate Audubon Society
San Francisco Field Ornithologists

Birding Sites
Golden Gate Park
Ocean Beach & Fort Funston
Lands End & Sutro Heights Park
Small Parks
Seal Rocks
San Francisco Birding Hotspots - Google Map
San Francisco Birding Gazetteer - Alan Hopkins
San Francisco Bay Trail - Interactive map
Birding the San Francisco Bay Trail - pdf map and birding sites.
Golden Gate Park - Map
Presidio - Maps
Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary
Fort Point National Historic Site
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Crissy Field
San Francisco County State Parks
San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park
Farallon Island National Wildlife Refuge

Other Birding Resources
Northern California Bird Box
San Francisco Birding and Beyond - Mark Eaton's site
Feral Parrots of San Francisco
Birding for Everyone - San Francisco Nature Education
Birding Events Calendar
California Academy of Sciences - Ornithology and Mammalogy department
San Francisco Zoo
Oceanic Society - Farallon pelagic trips
City College of San Francisco - Birding classes
California Academy of Sciences - Birding classes
San Francisco State University - Ornithology class
Randall Museum
San Francisco Bay Hemispheric Reserve
Save the Quail
Farallon Lighthouse Webcam
Farallon Blog
San Francisco Official Checklists
Golden Gate National Recreation Area Checklist
Lobos Creek Checklist
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge Checklist
Birds of Golden Gate Park - Maillard
Endangered Species
San Francisco Birding Mailing List

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