118th Christmas Bird Count at Los Cerritos Wetlands

We’re still busy crunching the numbers for the final recap of our area CBC on Dec. 16th, 2017, but here is a little sneak peek for our Los Cerritos Wetlands IBA.  Broken down by wetlands sections, we noted 50 species at Synergy Oil Field/LCW Marsh (aka “Steamshovel Slough”), 17 species at Zedler Marsh, 16 species at Hellman Property and 6 species at the adjoining Gum Grove Park for a total of 89 different bird species seen at the Los Cerritos Wetlands that day.

Our Christmas Bird Count encompassed a much larger area of course! Watch for our entire EDA territory CBC Recap coming soon, should be published in our March newsletter.

Post photo credit: ©Cindy Crawford

Links to our Dec. 16th Los Cerritos Wetlands bird lists on eBird:

LCW Marsh “Steamshovel Slough”: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S41208592
Zedler Marsh: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S41255510
Hellman Property: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S41184924
Gum Grove Park: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S41255580

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