Southern California
Summary and Stats
 
Tom and I had already planned to go to Australia that same year, so we decided to leave for Brisbane directly from LA.  The day after the wedding, we drove back to LAX.
 
Statistics:
Number of bird species: 81
Number of lifebirds: 2

Birds
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii)
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
American Coot (Fulica americana)
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
California Gull (Larus californicus)
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)
Rock Dove (Columba livia)
Band-tailed Pigeon (Columba fasciata)
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Black Swift (Nephoecetes niger)
Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae)
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)
Nuttall's Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii)
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Western Wood Pewee (Contopus sordidulus)
Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri)
Gray Flycatcher (Empidonax wrightii)
Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis)
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicanus)
Gray Vireo (Vireo vicinior)
Stellar's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)
Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)
Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
Oak Titmouse (Parus inornatus)
Mountain Chickadee (Parus gambeli)
Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps)
Common Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)
Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea)
Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus)
Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum)
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei)
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)
Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana)
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis)
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
Black-chinned Sparrow (Spizella atrogularis)
Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyancephalus)
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Scott's Oriole (Icterus parisorum)
Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria)
Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Mammals:
Coyote

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