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Checklist S11225632

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
45 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach and a circuit of the main lagoon. Wind W, light, overcast, 17C
Species
60 species (+1 other taxa) total
18

Including a brood of 3

73

On ocean off Rodeo Beach/Bird Island

1

Heard only

1

Adult at the western end of the main lagoon

9

On ocean off Bird Island

1

On ocean with Western Grebes

4
5

A flock of 4 circled for 5+ minutes before leaving out to sea, and later one seen in the main lagoon outlet channel

1
17

Flock flew N well offshore at c. 7.15am

2

Seen at the beach shoreline. Left high to the S

1

Western shore of the main lagoon

5
peep sp.

A single bird seen accompanying the flock of Semipalmated Plovers left out to sea and later a flock of 4 seen over the main lagoon in flight, but they did not land.

1

Adult in breeding plumage circled the lagoon calling, briefly joining the flock of Semipalmated Plovers. Later a Dowitcher sp. seen on the shore of the main lagoon in the NE corner is suspected of possibly being this bird.

1

Adult in the NE corner of the main lagoon

30

Seen flying both N and S well offshore

3

Seen in flight around Bird Island

13

Comprising 9 on Bird Island and 3 at the main lagoon

25
6
22

Flew N well offshore in two loose flocks

35

On Bird Island

2

On the ocean off Bird Island

10

8 on the main lagoon and 2 flew N offshore

68

Inlcuding 60 on Bird Island and 4 which visited the main lagoon

3
1
3
1

Adult seen over the eastern end of the main lagoon and inner lagoon

1

Adult female at the main lagoon

2
8

Including several juveniles

3

2 in the top of the Headlands Visitor Center Eucalyptus trees, plus one in willows on the northern shore of the main lagoon near the quarry

5
3
4
1
2
14
2
5
1
2
14
3
2
4
15
6
8
14

7+ of which juveniles

8

Flock along the western shore of then main lagoon. Record count!

8
2
1
1

Over summering bird heard calling several times in the 'bowl' area to the south of the main algoon

1
3
1
8
3
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes