The Cornell Lab of Ornithology “The State of North America’s Birds 2016 report”

This report is based on the first-ever conservation vulnerability assessment for all 1,154 native bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico. The assessment was compiled by a team of experts from all three countries. Of these 1,154 species, 432 qualified for the Watch List, indicating species of highest conservation concern based on high vulnerability scores across multiple factors.

One-third of all North American species are in need of urgent conservation action.

Following is a list of birds seen in San Diego area on the Watch List:

Allen’s Hummingbird
American Oystercatcher
Band-tailed Pigeon
Black Oystercatcher
Black-chinned Sparrow
Black-vented Shearwater
Blue Bunting
Brandt’s Cormorant
California Gnatcatcher
California Thrasher
Cassin’s Finch
Elegant Tern
Gray Vireo
Heermann’s Gull
Horned Grebe
Lawrence’s Goldfinch
Le Conte’s Thrasher
Least Tern
Lesser Yellowlegs
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Little Blue Heron
Long-billed Curlew
Long-eared Owl
Marbled Murrelet
McCown’s Longspur
Mountain Plover
Nelson’s Sparrow
Oak Titmouse
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Pectoral Sandpiper
Pink-footed Shearwater
Pinyon Jay
Red-crowned Parrot
Reddish Egret
Ridgway’s Rail
Rufous Hummingbird
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Snowy Plover
Sprague’s Pipit
Surf Scoter
Tricolored Blackbird
White-winged Scoter
Wilson’s Plover
Yellow-footed Gull

The full report is here

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