New Birds to the Yolo County Checklist

The last edition of Checklist of the Birds of Yolo County, California was published in April 2004. Since then, the following birds have been reported in the county. The 2004 checklist puts the Yolo County total at 328 species. This list begins at 329. Details on these sightings (e.g. date and location) are at the recent rarities page.

Note: This is just my list-- not all of them have necessarily been reviewed and accepted by appropriate committees yet. Additionally, Vega Gull is not (yet) considered a species by the AOU.

329. Veery
330. Cackling Goose
331. Red-eyed Vireo
332. Eastern Wood-Pewee
333. Least Flycatcher
334. Eurasian Collared-Dove
335. Ovenbird
336. American Tree Sparrow
337. Taiga Flycatcher
338. Yellow-throated Warbler
339. Hudsonian Godwit
340. Glossy Ibis
341. Harlequin Duck
342. Baltimore Oriole
343. Red-throated Pipit
344. Vega Gull
345. Brown Pelican
346. Lesser Black-backed Gull
347. Iceland Gull
348. Slaty-backed Gull
349. Red-necked Stint
350. Vermillion Flycatcher
351. Cassin's Kingbird
352. Tropical Kingbird
353. Zone-tailed Hawk
354. Little Stint
355. Common Ringed Plover
356. Arctic Tern
357. Common Redpoll
358. Crested Caracara
359. Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
360. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
361. Orchard Oriole
362. Bay-breasted Warbler
363. Winter Wren
364. Red-naped Sapsucker
365. Black Scoter
366. Marsh Sandpiper
367. Black Rail
368. Trumpeter Swan

This Little Stint spent a weekend at the Davis Wetlands, where it was enjoyed by birders far and wide. Besides a first county record, it is probably a first for the Central Valley. Photo by Roger Adamson.

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