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Checklist S13976184

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 03, 2013 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
13.9 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Warm temps with a mild San Anna wind from the SSE. Driving was 13.9 miles, walking 2.88
Species
51 species (+2 other taxa) total
27
Canada Goose

All were in pairs. Two pair had a total of 7 young ones

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 7 20
11
Wood Duck
52
Mallard
3
California Quail
2
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Western Grebe
2
Western/Clark's Grebe

There were 4 grebes on Lake Ming. The Western were close and I had good views. The other two were too far away for positve ID

12
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Seen and heard at all locations

22
Mourning Dove
4
Anna's Hummingbird
175
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Killdeer
1
Spotted Sandpiper

At Lake Ming. Have not seen on there before

3
Forster's Tern

At Lake Ming diving for fish

22
Double-crested Cormorant

At least 6 on nest in the middle of the lake in Hart Park

5
Great Blue Heron

Four on nest in the tree, middle of lake in Hart Park

1
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
12
Turkey Vulture
3
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
5
Acorn Woodpecker
5
American Kestrel
2
Rose-ringed Parakeet
1
Empidonax sp.

My best ID would be a Gray Flycatcher, but the tail movment was more of flick than a dip

7
Black Phoebe
4
Ash-throated Flycatcher
15
Western Kingbird
1
Cassin's Vireo
2
Warbling Vireo
9
California Scrub-Jay
3
American Crow
6
Common Raven
6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Tree Swallow
1
Violet-green Swallow
23
Cliff Swallow

I did not this species at overpass on the way to KCRP. These were at the shelter built in the launch area at Lake Ming

2
Bushtit
1
Western Bluebird
5
American Robin

Two of these Robins were trying to defend their nest as jay was tearing it apart

2
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling

Not counted, well over 100

12
House Finch
2
Song Sparrow
15
Bullock's Oriole
4
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
4
Brewer's Blackbird
11
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Yellow Warbler
3
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
Wilson's Warbler
7
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes