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Hi all,
To the best of my knowledge, the following is a list of the birds we still need for this year's challenge. I know some of these birds have been reported on eBird, but I don't yet see them on the iNat link. So if you need help or haven't yet entered anything into iNat, please contact me offline and I'll be glad to help. It is super easy; even finding the lat/long is easy because of the map that's provided.
The letters A,+, A, B, C, D are an indication of how rare the bird is for the county.
Also email your added birds offline and I'll send an update around 8 pm. or so.

Needed Birds of San Diego County 2019



Ducks, Geese & Waterfowl

Fulvous Whistling-Duck* A

Greater White-fronted Goose D

Ross’s Goose D

Cackling Goose D

Tundra Swan B


Eurasian Wigeon D

American Wigeon

Blue-winged Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal



Tufted Duck A

Greater Scaup

Lesser Scaup

King Eider* A+

Harlequin Duck B

Surf Scoter

White-winged Scoter C

Black Scoter C

Long-tailed Duck C


Common Goldeneye

Barrow’s Goldeneye A

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Ruddy Duck


New World Quail

Mountain Quail

Gambel’s Quail


Pheasants, Grouse & Allies

Ring-necked Pheasant I



Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe B

Eared Grebe

Clark’s Grebe


Pigeons & Doves

Band-tailed Pigeon

Inca Dove A

Common Ground-Dove

Ruddy Ground-Dove A

White-winged Dove



Yellow-billed Cuckoo B

Groove-billed Ani


Nightjars & Allies

Lesser Nighthawk

Common Nighthawk A

Common Poorwill

Eastern Whip-poor-will * A+

Mexican Whip-poor-will A+


Black Swift C

Chimney Swift A

Vaux’s Swift


Magnificent Hummingbird* A+

Blue-throated Hummingbird* A+

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Broad-tailed Hummingbird A+

Rufous Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Broad-billed Hummingbird* B

Violet-crowned Hummingbird* A+

Xantus’s Hummingbird* A+


Rails, Gallinules & Coots

Yellow Rail A+

Black Rail A

Ridgway’s Rail

Virginia Rail

Purple Gallinule* A+

Common Gallinule



Sandhill Crane A



American Oystercatcher B

Black Oystercatcher D


Plovers & Lapwings

Black-bellied Plover

American Golden-Plover B

Pacific Golden-Plover D

Lesser Sand-Plover* A+

Wilson’s Plover* A

Semipalmated Plover

Mountain Plover A


Sandpipers & Allies

Upland Sandpiper* A

Bar-tailed Godwit* A

Ruddy Turnstone

Black Turnstone

Ruff B

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper A

Stilt Sandpiper B

Curlew Sandpiper* A

Red-necked Stint* A+


Baird’s Sandpiper D

Little Stint* A+

Least Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper A

Pectoral Sandpiper D

Semipalmated Sandpiper C

Western Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

Wilson’s Snipe

Solitary Sandpiper D

Spotted Redshank* A+

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Wood Sandpiper * A+

Wilson’s Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Red Phalarope


Skuas & Jaegers

South Polar Skua C

Pomarine Jaeger

Parasitic Jaeger

Long-tailed Jaeger


Auks, Murres & Puffins

Common Murre

Pigeon Guillemot B

Marbled Murrelet A

Kittlitz’s Murrelet* A+

Scripps’s Murrelet

Guadalupe’s Murrelet B

Craveri’s Murrelet B

Ancient Murrelet C

Cassin’s Auklet

Parakeet Auklet* A+

Rhinoceros Auklet

Horned Puffin A

Tufted Puffin A


Gulls, Terns & Skimmers

Black-legged Kittiwake

Sabine’s Gull

Bonaparte’s Gull

Little Gull* A

Laughing Gull C

Franklin’s Gull B

Belcher’s Gull* A+

Black-tailed Gull* A+

Mew Gull

Yellow-footed Gull A

California Gull

Herring Gull

Iceland Gull* A+

Lesser Black-backed Gull A

Glaucous-winged Gull

Glaucous Gull C

Sooty Tern* A

Bridled Tern* A+

Black Tern C

Common Tern

Arctic Tern

Sandwich Tern* A



Red-billed Tropicbird C



Red-throated Loon

Pacific Loon

Common Loon



Laysan Albatross A

Black-footed Albatross D

Short-tailed Albatross* A+


Petrels & Shearwaters

Northern Fulmar

Great-winged Petrel* A+

Cook’s Petrel A+

Cory’s Shearwater* A+

Wedge-tailed Shearwater A+

Buller’s Shearwater C

Short-tailed Shearwater D

Sooty Shearwater

Great Shearwater* A+

Pink-footed Shearwater

Flesh-footed Shearwater B

Manx Shearwater A

Newell’s Shearwater* A+

Black-vented Shearwater



Wilson’s Storm-Petrel A

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel B

Leach’s Storm-Petrel D

Townsend’s Storm-Petrel A?

Ashy Storm-Petrel

Black Storm-Petrel

Least Storm-Petrel



Wood Stork A



 Magnificent Frigatebird* A



Masked Booby* A

Nazca Booby* A+

Blue-footed Booby* A

Brown Booby C

Red-footed Booby* A


Cormorants & Shags

Neotropic Cormorant A+



Anhinga* A+


Herons, Egrets & Bitterns

American Bittern

Tricolored Heron* B

Cattle Egret

Green Heron


Ibises & Spoonbills

White Ibis* A+

Roseate Spoonbill* A


New World Vultures

Black Vulture* A+


Hawks Eagles & Kites

Swallow-tailed Kite A+

Mississippi Kite* A

Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Northern Goshawk A+

­­Common Black Hawk A+

Harris’s Hawk B

Broad-winged Hawk B

Swainson’s Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk C

Ferruginous Hawk

Rough-legged Hawk A

Golden Eagle



Flammulated Owl C

Western Screech-Owl

Burrowing Owl

Spotted Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl C

Northern Saw-whet Owl



Belted Kingfisher



Lewis’s Woodpecker

Gila Woodpecker A+

­­Williamson’s Sapsucker C

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker C

Red-naped Sapsucker

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Nuttall’s Woodpecker

White-headed Woodpecker


Falcons & Caracaras

Crested Caracara* A


Prairie Falcon


Tyrant Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Greater Pewee* A

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher* A

Willow Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher B

Hammond’s Flycatcher

Gray Flycatcher

Eastern Phoebe C

Vermilion Flycatcher

Dusky-capped Flycatcher* A

Great Crested Flycatcher* A

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher* A

Tropical Kingbird-D

Thick-billed Kingbird* A

Western Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird-B

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher B



Loggerhead Shrike


Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, Erpornis

White-eyed Vireo* A

Yellow-throated Vireo B

Plumbeous Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo* B

Philadelphia Vireo A

Red-eyed Vireo B

Yellow-green Vireo* B


Crows, Jays & Magpies

Pinyon Jay B

Clark’s Nutcracker B



Purple Martin D

Bank Swallow C

Barn Swallow






Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch



Brown Creeper



Canyon Wren

Pacific Wren C

Winter Wren* A

Marsh Wren

Cactus Wren



Black-tailed Gnatcatcher



American Dipper



Golden-crowned Kinglet


Leaf Warblers

Dusky Warbler *A+


Old World Flycatchers

Northern Wheatear* A+


Thrushes & Allies

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend’s Solitaire

Gray-cheeked Thrush*

Swainson’s Thrush

Wood Thrush*

Rufous-backed Robin*

Varied Thrush D


Mockingbirds & Thrashers

Gray Catbird B

Curve-billed Thrasher* A+

Brown Thrasher B

Bendire’s Thrasher-A

Le Conte’s Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher

Sage Thrasher


Wagtails & Pipits

White Wagtail* A+

Red-throated Pipit C

American Pipit

Sprague’s Pipit A



Bohemian Waxwing A+



Longspurs & Snow Buntings

Lapland Longspur C

Chestnut-collared Longspur B

McCown’s Longspur A

Snow Bunting* A+


New Wood Warblers


Worm-eating Warbler* B

Louisiana Waterthrush* A+

Northern Waterthrush C

Golden-winged Warbler* A

Blue-winged Warbler* A

Black-and-white Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler B

Tennessee Warbler C

Lucy’s Warbler

Virginia’s Warbler B

Connecticut Warbler* A

MacGillivray’s Warbler

Mourning Warbler* A

Kentucky Warbler A

Hooded Warbler C

American Redstart

Cape May Warbler A

Cerulean Warbler* A+

Northern Parula C

Magnolia Warbler C

Bay-breasted Warbler A

Blackburnian Warbler C

Yellow Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler C

Blackpoll Warbler C

Black-throated Blue Warbler C

Pine Warbler* B

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler B

Prairie Warbler B

Grace’s Warbler* B

Hermit Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler B

Canada Warbler B

Red-faced Warbler* A

Painted Redstart B


New World Buntings & Sparrows

Green-tailed Towhee

Cassin’s Sparrow* A+

American Tree Sparrow A

Clay-colored Sparrow D

Brewer’s Sparrow

Black-chinned Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Sagebrush Sparrow

Bell’s Sparrow

Lark Bunting B

Baird’s Sparrow* A+

Le Conte’s Sparrow* A+

Nelson’s Sparrow B

Fox Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow B

White-throated Sparrow D

White-crowned Sparrow

Little Bunting* A+


Cardinals & Allies

Hepatic Tanager B

Summer Tanager

Scarlet Tanager C

Pyrrhuloxia* A+

Rose-breasted Grosbeak D

Indigo Bunting D

Varied Bunting* A+

Painted Bunting B

Dickcissel B


Troupials & Allies

Bobolink B

Tricolored Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird* A

Common Grackle* A

Bronzed Cowbird A

Orchard Oriole C

Streak-backed Oriole* A+

Baltimore Oriole C

Scott’s Oriole


Finches, Euphonias & Allies

Cassin’s Finch D

Red Crossbill C

Common Redpoll* A+

Pine Siskin

Lawrence’s Goldfinch

Evening Grosbeak B


Source: SanDiegoRegionBirding Latest Reports