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Checklist S11859711

 
Location
Butterbredt Spring, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
45 minute(s)
Distance:
0.12 mile(s)
Observers:
Brennan Mulrooney List , Jimmy McMorran List , Lee Jones , Sidney Gauthreaux List
Comments:

Submitted from BirdLog World for iOS, version 1.4.4. With Sid Gauthreaux, Jimmy McMorran, and Brennan Mulrooney.
Species
17 species (+2 other taxa) total
1
duck sp.

A few feathers of a female-plumaged duck were found on the trail inside the main cottonwood grove, perhaps the remains of a hawk or owl meal.

35
1

Light morph.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
1
1
1

Seen well from above as it fed in rabbitbrush below us.

3
1
1
3
6
20
5
Sagebrush/Bell's Sparrow (Sage Sparrow)
1
2
2
1

Well marked adult female or possibly imm. male seen well and heard repeatedly in a flowering rabbitbrush beside the road at the entrance. Seen by all in the party. I first picked it up by call note, then Brennan and the others, and we found it moments later. Watched at length as close as 15-20 feet. It was olive-green above with a gray hood, and white throat, yellow underparts extending all the way through the undertail coverts, brightest on undertail coverts, which extended about half way out onto the undertail. It had noticeable but not bold white eye crescents, not a complete eye-ring. Call was a fairly weak but sharp "chit", somewhat reminiscent of a House Wren.

8
 

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

Yes