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Top Ten New Species Picks
for Stanislaus County

Current STA List

 Jim Gain's Top Ten
10/26/2012
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Northern Shrike
  • Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Palm Warbler
  • Black-throated Sparrow
 John Sterling's Top Ten
10/30/2012

  • Glossy Ibis
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
  • Red-eyed Vireo
  • Gray Catbird
  • American Redstart
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • Black-throated Sparrow
Sal Salerno's Top 10
10/30/2012
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Red-eyed Vireo
  • Tropical Kingbird
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Gray Catbird
  • Chestnut-backed Chickadee
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler
  • American Redstart
  • Ovenbird
  • Northern Waterthrush
John Harris' Top Ten
10/31/2012
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Black Rail
  • Crested Caracara
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Chestnut-backed Chickadee
  • Gray Catbird
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • American Redstart
  • Black-throated Sparrow 
Cliff Hawley's Top 10
11/26/12
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Tropical Kingbird
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Northern Shrike
  • Chestnut-backed Chickadee
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • Palm Warbler
  • American Redstart
  • Black-throated Sparrow
  • McCown's Longspur 
Eric Caine's Top 10
11/26/2012
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Slaty-backed Gull
  • Northern Shrike
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Chestnut-backed Chickadee
  • Least Flycatcher
  • Northern Waterthrush
  • Tree Sparrow 
 Jeff Brown
12/12/2012
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Crested Caracara
  • Gray Catbird
  • Tropical Kingbird
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
  • Chestnut-Backed Chickadee
  • Mountain Quail
  • Palm Warbler
  • Black-throated Sparrow
  • Snow Bunting
  


OLD GUESSES FROM 2002

There was one record for Calliope Hummingbird by John Sterling that was not known when these guesses were made.

Harold Reeve's Top Ten
#1 Calliope Hummingbird
#2 Red-throated Loon
#3
Harris' Sparrow
#4 Evening Grosbeak
#5 Purple Martin
#6 Northern Shrike
#7 American Redstart
#8 Pacific Loon
#9 Black-and-White Warbler
#10 Pygmy Nuthatch
Jim Gain's Top Ten - changed 10/21/02
#1 McCown's Longspur
#2 Harris' Sparrow
#3 Northern Parula
#4 Pacific Loon
#5 Black-throated Sparrow
#6 Evening Grosbeak
#7 Red-throated Loon
#8 Blackpoll Warbler
#9 Lapland Longspur
#10
Clay-colored Sparrow
Mike Feighner's Top Ten
#1 Red-throated Loon
#2 Pacific Loon
#3 Red-eyed Vireo
#4 Gray Catbird
#5 Bendire's Thrasher
#6
Northern Shrike
#7 Blue-headed Vireo
#8 Black-throated Sparrow
#9 McCown's Longspur
#10 Chestnut-collared Longspur
Eric Caine's Top Ten
#1 Calliope Hummingbird
#2 Purple Martin
#3 Evening Grosbeak
#4 Harris's Sparrow
#5 Black Skimmer
#6 Red-throated Loon
#7 Pygmy Nuthatch
#8 Little Blue Heron
#9 American Redstart
#10 Black-headed Gull
Waldo Holt's Top Ten
#1 Calliope Hummingbird
#2 Pacific Loon
#3 Lapland Longspur
#4 Evening Grosbeak
#5 Black-and-White Warbler
#6 American Redstart
#7 Chestnut-collared Longspur
#8
Northern Shrike
#9 Black-throated Sparrow
#10 Red-throated Loon
Todd Easterla's Top Ten - added 11/26/02
1. Lapland Longspur
2. Harri's Sparrow
3. Black and White Warbler
4. Northern Waterthrush
5. Black-throated Sparrow
6. Chestnut-collared Longspur
7. American Redstart
8. Least Flycatcher
9. Pacific Loon
10. Northern Parula
David Yee's Top 20
1. Lapland Longspur
2. 
Pacific Loon
3. Harris' Sparrow
4. Black-and-white Warbler
5. Ruff
6. Red-necked Grebe
7. Allen's Hummingbird
8. Northern Parula
9. Black Swift
10. Blackpoll Warbler
11. Northern Waterthrush
12. Arctic Tern
13. Black Rail
14.
Northern Shrike
15. Palm Warbler
16. Red-eyed Vireo
17. Little Gull
18. Clay-colored Sparrow
19. Chestnut-collared Longspur
20. Least Flycatcher