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Northeastern (Inland Areas) CBC
Cedar Waxwing
photo by Dr. Bruce Odou
photo by Trude Hurd
Cactus Wren
photo Jim Gallagher
Sun., Dec. 16th, 2018 - Northeastern CBC (CAON) 
Digitized Map of the CAON Area - click on map to enlarge it
prepared by Curtis Johnson, Dusty Swenson, and the Irvine Ranch Conservancy
The Northeastern CBC is sponsored by Sea & Sage Audubon. The coordinator & compiler for this count is Doug Lithgow. For questions about the Northeastern CBC, contact Doug at 714-962-4145 or by email at . If you have not taken part in this particular CBC before and wish to do so, please contact Doug.
Area  Location Leader Phone Email
1 map Irvine Regional Park Jan Gaffney 562-439-5631  
Jan & Nancy are co-leaders. Nancy Kenyon 949-786-3160
2 map Irvine Lake Nancy Kenyon 949-786-3160
3 map Silverado Canyon Steve Alter 714-699-9482
4a map Upper & Lower Blackstar Canyons Al & Janet Baumann 949-859-5081  
4b map Mountain Areas Brian Leatherman 714-779-7077  
5 map Modjeska & Harding Canyons Bruce Aird 949-458-1520  
6/7 map O'Neill Regional Park & Plano Trabuco
Jerry Tolman 714-539-8040 use phone number for contact
8a map Lion Country & Areas South of the 405 Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079
8b map 8a & 8b include the area between Lake Forest & El Toro, from Trabuco Rd. to Glenn Ranch Rd. excluding Oso Reservoir.
9 map Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, El Toro & foothills Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079
10 map Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, El Toro & foothills Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079
11/12 map Former El Toro Marine Base & Foothill Areas Bettina Eastman 714-293-1079  
13 map North section: Rattlesnake & Siphon Reservoirs Christine Tischer 714-955-1000  
13 map  South section: Rattlesnake & Siphon Reservoirs Christine Tischer 714-955-1000
14/15 map Peters Canyon & Lemon Heights Linda Oberholtzer 213-840-5546
  Linda & Brad are co-leaders. Brad Dawson 562-438-8898  
Report Forms used for this CBC:
If you took part in the CBC last year and plan to do so again this year, please contact your Area Leader to let him or her know you will be there to help out. If you are new to our CBC or if you want to switch to a different area, contact Doug Lithgow, CBC Coordinato for this Northeastern count, at or 714-962-4145; Doug will assign you to an area which needs your help.
NE (Inland) CBC Tally Sheets (2017) - in pdf format
NE (Inland) Tally Sheets (2007) in 1 column, 1 line per bird, with more room to write on
Area Leaders Report Form (2017) - for collecting participants info on count day
CAON Rare Bird Report Form (2017)
Area Leader's EReport Form (2017) - Microsoft Word) - to do on the computer

Invitation to our Tally Party - supper & tally after the count - contact Nancy to RSVP

Info about Area Leaders EReport - This is a Word document for those people who want to enter all the data on their computer and then send it to Doug. This can be done if you save the document on your desktop, enter the data, and then email it to Doug as an attachment.
If you experience any difficulty opening these CBC forms, please contact me and I will see that you get the forms you need right away.
Nancy Kenyon, webmaster



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