Determined birders Kathleen Mugele, Jim Rosso and Gerry Mugele weathered freezing temps and drizzly rain to document as many birds as possible during the Annual Christmas Bird Count at ACR's Bouverie Preserve. 45 different species were found and bird totals ran into the 1,200 mark, see details below. Also within view were jackrabbits, black-tailed deer, and rough-skinned and red-bellied newts.

2015 Christmas Bird Count totals:
California Quail 12
Wild Turkey 56

Turkey Vulture 1

Red-Shouldered Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1

Band-tailed Pigeon 60

Anna's Hummingbird 6

Acorn Woodpecker 51
Red-breasted Sapsucker 2
Nuttall's Woodpecker 10
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 12
Pileated Woodpecker 3

American Kestrel 1
Peregrine Falcon 2

Black Phoebe 1

Steller's Jay 7
Western Scrub Jay 10
American Crow 68
Common Raven 2

Chestnut-backed Chickadee 30
Oak Titmouse 19
White-breasted Nuthatch 7
Brown Creeper 4
Pacific Wren 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 22
Golden-crowned Kinglet 14

Wrentit 1

Western Bluebird 22
Hermit Thrush 10
American Robin 540
Varied Thrush 10

Northern Mockingbird 1

European Starling 50

Cedar Waxwing 7

Yellow-rumped Warbler 62
Townsend's Warbler 3

Spotted Towhee 4
California Towhee 4
Golden-crowned Sparrow 17
Dark-eyed Junco 39

House Finch 6
Pine Siskin 1
Lesser Goldfinch 20