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Checklist S15742485

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
The best birding was at the upper group picnic area. Several signs now call this Pyles Boy Camp group picnic area. Most of my time walking was spent at this location. A quick look at Lake Ming and birding only from the vehicle in Hart Park. Weather was overcast with a misty sprinkler now and then.
Species
48 species (+3 other taxa) total
20
Canada Goose

All in Hart Park

2
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
21
Wood Duck
35
Mallard
1
Bufflehead

A single bird on the lake in Hart Park

5
Common Goldeneye

On the river below the group picnic area

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 4
Female
Sex Unknown 1
X
California Quail

Heard across the river

1
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Western/Clark's Grebe

Did not have my scope and distance too far for proper ID

4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
80
Mourning Dove
3
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Common Gallinule
500
American Coot (Red-shielded)

350 on Lake Ming, the remainder on the river and the lake in Hart Park

1
gull sp.

flyover at Lake Ming

28
Double-crested Cormorant

25 on the concrete divider of the purification pond near CALM. 3 on the buoys in Lake Ming

1
Great Blue Heron
5
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
7
Black-crowned Night-Heron
3
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Red-breasted Sapsucker
5
Acorn Woodpecker
18
Northern Flicker
3
American Kestrel
13
Rose-ringed Parakeet
11
Black Phoebe
2
California Scrub-Jay
4
American Crow
7
Common Raven
7
Bushtit
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
9
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
50
American Robin

I quit counting at 50 because there was a lot of flying back and forth between feeding trees and I was afraid I might be duplicating.

5
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling

Did not count but there were at least 150 birds.

1
House Finch
15
American Goldfinch
7
Chipping Sparrow
14
Lark Sparrow
2
Fox Sparrow
22
Dark-eyed Junco
80
White-crowned Sparrow
7
Golden-crowned Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
11
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler
 

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

Yes