Checklist S58470372

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Owner Jamie Chavez

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  • 0.72 mi
Checklist Comments

Mostly overcast with fog. Clearing slightly when I was leaving. Fog was dense enough that I couldn't really ID many birds across the estuary even with my spotting scope. Several ducks and probably coots and grebes but these go unreported.

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 4
  2. Number observed: 5
  3. Number observed: 2
  4. Number observed: 1
  5. Number observed: 2
  6. Number observed: 5

    Details: Flybys over the estuary. ID'd by spotting scope

  7. Number observed: 10
  8. Number observed: 1
  9. Number observed: 2

    Details: Just beyond the surf

  10. Number observed: 27
  11. Number observed: 1
  12. Number observed: 63

    Details: One Western Gull was picking at a dead Whimbrel on the beach

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  13. Number observed: 20
  14. Number observed: 3
  15. Number observed: 4
  16. Number observed: 1
  17. Number observed: 1

    Details: Feeding in the surf fairly close to shore

  18. Number observed: 8
  19. Number observed: 5
  20. Number observed: 343

    Details: Most roosting on the edge of the estuary. Several coming and going. Many juveniles. One pelican had a blue tag on its left leg #A10. This band was reported to the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Bird Banding Laboratory. Here follows the returned information:

    Band Number 0669-56010 A10
    Banded 09/11/2009
    Species BROWN PELICAN
    Sex MALE
    Age of Bird HATCHED IN 2008
    Location SAN FRANCISCO, MARIN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA (COORDINATES: LAT: 37.75; LON: -122.41667)
    Bander JAY B HOLCOMB
    Encounter Data: Location 4.3 mi W of GUADALUPE, Encountered 07/26/2019
    SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

  21. Number observed: 1

    Details: Most likely a continuing bird reported the previous week. Was absent for much of the time then flew to the estuary mouth to feed but only stayed about 10 - 15 minutes before flying north to the SLO side of the estuary. Photographed

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  22. Number observed: 1
  23. Number observed: 1
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