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Recent reports from Huntington Beach SP

Only the most recent report per species is shown. Some reports may be pending verification.

July 1

1Mourning Dove
1Chimney Swift
4Common Gallinule
3Black-necked Stilt
4Willet
6Lesser Yellowlegs
2Laughing Gull
3Least Tern
13Wood Stork
3Anhinga
1Double-crested Cormorant
2American White Pelican
1Brown Pelican
2Great Blue Heron
12Great Egret
6Snowy Egret
2Little Blue Heron
6Tricolored Heron
8Green Heron
1Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
5White Ibis
11Roseate Spoonbill
3Turkey Vulture
1Red-headed Woodpecker
1Downy Woodpecker
2Tufted Titmouse
2Purple Martin
5Barn Swallow
1Carolina Wren
1Brown Thrasher
2House Finch
5Red-winged Blackbird
1Summer Tanager
4Northern Cardinal
3Painted Bunting
4Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
1Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2Clapper Rail
2Ring-billed Gull
1Red-eyed Vireo
2Blue Jay
4Carolina Chickadee
2Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1Northern Mockingbird

June 30

1Black-crowned Night-Heron
1Osprey
1Great Crested Flycatcher
1American Crow
1Prothonotary Warbler
1Forster's Tern
4Black Skimmer
2Red-bellied Woodpecker
2Fish Crow
1Gray Catbird
1Eastern Bluebird
1Pileated Woodpecker
1Northern Flicker
2Tree Swallow
8Boat-tailed Grackle

June 29

1Royal Tern
1Sandwich Tern
1Killdeer
9Whimbrel
4Glossy Ibis
1White-breasted Nuthatch
2Brown-headed Cowbird
5Common Grackle

June 28

2Pied-billed Grebe
1Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1Common Nighthawk
2Caspian Tern
1Bald Eagle
2Pine Warbler

June 27

1Semipalmated Plover
1Reddish Egret
1Cooper's Hawk
1Mississippi Kite

June 26

4Wilson's Plover
1Sanderling
2Common Tern
1Chuck-will's-widow
2Least Sandpiper
1Brown-headed Nuthatch

June 25

1Swallow-tailed Kite
1Common Loon
1Eastern Kingbird
2American Robin