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Checklist S14121823

 
Location
Butterbredt Spring, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 12, 2013 5:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
8
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
0.25 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Barnes , Heather Medvitz List , Pamela Kling List , Thomas Eastman List
Comments:
Coverage: From parking area down canyon to above the watering trough below the 7 acre spring area exclosure. Observers: Bob Barnes, Tom Eastman, Wanda McCargar, Heather Medvitz & husband, Susan Munson, Nancy Peralta, Steve Peralta. Temperature: 50-79 degrees Fahrenheit. NOTE: 400+ migrants estimated with at 178 identified to species.
Species
42 species (+2 other taxa) total
1
California Quail
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
6
Mourning Dove
1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker

adult male which was checked carefully to make sure it was not a hybrid Ladder-backed x Nuttall's Woodpecker.

1
Western Wood-Pewee
2
Willow Flycatcher
1
Hammond's Flycatcher
1
Gray Flycatcher
2
Pacific-slope Flycatcher

were calling and/or singing.

2
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)

were silent individuals.

2
Ash-throated Flycatcher
2
Western Kingbird
3
Warbling Vireo
3
Common Raven
1
Horned Lark

was photographed in the vicinity of the water tank below the main spring area.

1
Red-breasted Nuthatch
3
Bewick's Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush

not the more expected on this date Swainson's Thrush.

5
European Starling
19
Phainopepla

were in three groups (13, 4, 2) migrating up canyon from SE to NW.

10
House Finch
4
Pine Siskin
2
Lawrence's Goldfinch

female and male together

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Spinus sp. (goldfinch sp.)

an aberrant finch which had a pink bill, pink legs, faint wingbars, some yellow wash in the throat area, and American Goldfinch-like song. Otherwise this individual was ENTIRELY light gray in color.

4
Chipping Sparrow
2
Brewer's Sparrow
1
White-crowned Sparrow (oriantha)
1
Bell's Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow

vs. the more expected Lincoln's Sparrow.

2
California Towhee
2
Bullock's Oriole
2
MacGillivray's Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat

adult male

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Yellow Warbler
3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Black-throated Gray Warbler
3
Townsend's Warbler
1
Hermit Warbler

adult male

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
21
Wilson's Warbler
87
Western Tanager
4
Black-headed Grosbeak
3
Lazuli Bunting

1 female, 2 males

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

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

Yes