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Checklist S12338181

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Barnes
Comments:
Observers: Bob Barnes, Steve Williams. Coverage: Lake Ming south shore, Kern River Group Picnic Area (KRGPA), Kern River upriver from KRGPA or 0.25 mi., Kern River riparian corridor from KRGPA down river to the west end (down river end) to Lake Ming, and a brief visit to a Barn Owl roost site on Kern River Golf Course. Temperature at start: 31 degrees Fahrenheit at start; 51 degrees Fahrenheit at end. Clear, sunny skies.
Species
70 species total
1
Snow Goose
24
Canada Goose
4
Northern Shoveler

3 females, 1 male

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 3
Sex Unknown
4
Gadwall
10
American Wigeon
106
Mallard
1
Northern Pintail

adult male

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
6
Green-winged Teal
2
Canvasback

males

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
5
Ring-necked Duck

3 females, 2 males

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 3
Sex Unknown
8
Bufflehead
27
Hooded Merganser

All at near shore of Lake Ming near the first parking lot next to the boat dock area. At first we had a male and two females right as we got out o the car. Then at the at end of the boat dock we counted a group of 18 a minute or two later. Then 6 more flew in from the upriver direction to join the 21 individuals already present.

43
Common Merganser
5
Ruddy Duck
4
California Quail
8
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
62
Mourning Dove
13
Anna's Hummingbird
2
Sora
1
Common Gallinule
220
American Coot (Red-shielded)
7
Killdeer
1
Spotted Sandpiper
176
California Gull

a pure flock - no large gulls detected; no Ring-billed Gulls.

35
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
5
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
1
Osprey
2
Cooper's Hawk
4
Red-shouldered Hawk
4
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Red-breasted Sapsucker
1
Downy Woodpecker
4
Nuttall's Woodpecker
12
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
2
American Kestrel
8
Black Phoebe
8
Say's Phoebe
25
California Scrub-Jay
1
American Crow
6
Common Raven
2
Bushtit
2
House Wren
1
Marsh Wren
2
Bewick's Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
30
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5
Hermit Thrush
35
American Robin
5
Northern Mockingbird
9
European Starling
1
American Pipit
8
House Finch
20
American Goldfinch
1
Fox Sparrow
14
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
96
White-crowned Sparrow
9
Golden-crowned Sparrow
19
Song Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
Spotted Towhee
25
Red-winged Blackbird
20
Brewer's Blackbird
12
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
17
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
 

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