Checklist S38605748

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Owner Colin Clasen

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Heard unusual sound coming from underbrush beside Molina Basin parking lot, so kept going further in. First saw male NOCA, but it was silent, so I kept looking for the source of the sound. Very surprised to see female NOCA sitting on a nest, about 7 or 8 feet away, making the unusual sound. She left, so to record the proper breeding code, I carefully approached the nest to see if there were any nestlings. Without disturbing any branches, I used my iPhone's camera to quickly take a confirmation photo of the 2 nestlings then immediately left.


  1. Number observed: 1

    Details: First heard call, then clearly saw.

  2. Number observed: 2

    Details: First heard their call, then saw 2 adults, including white eye-ring and rust coloring of uppertail coverts and crown.

  3. Number observed: 4

    Details: While investigating unusual sound, first saw adult male, then adult female, then 2 nestlings in nest.

    Breeding Code: NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
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