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Checklist S18221658

 
Location
Butterbredt Spring, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 04, 2014 6:06 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
5 hour(s), 12 minute(s)
Distance:
0.4 mile(s)
Observers:
Thomas Wurster
Comments:
With Liga Auzins. Later joined in part w/Scott and Linda Terrell and Tim Ludwick. Near 50 F at sunrise, nearly calm, just enough breeze to ruffle leaves in tree of heaven grove, clear. In first 30 minutes, dawn migrant parade totaled 250+ flybys - dominated by WETA< BHGRSubmitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.7.1
Species
55 species (+4 other taxa) total
1

Only two quee-ark calls by one bird

3

Calls only

40
3
1

Solid chestnut chested adult seen twice in flight around oasis

1

Male heard and seen

3
1
6
8

Only one pipping

1
2

Only two non-gray whitting Empids. One studied

15

Calls and location notes from all directions

15
Empidonax sp.

Probably more - most only briefly seen and silent

1
6
5
20

Many more in flight parade

3
2
7

Two family groups

1
25

Very abundant

1
1

Female

90

Many fledglings begging

8
20

Fewer than on recent visits

3
1
4
2
2
3
4
4
2

Singing- song with jerky rhythm btw phrases

1
2
1
3

Probably undercounted - at least 5 additional encounters

10
1

Heard only - in mid and late AM, singing both times from tree tops at spring

4
2
1
15

Many more likely in migrant parade. Several orestera-like

10
1
8
1
10
3
1

Male briefly stopped in tree of heaven during morning parade

50

Likely triple this count in morning parade

40

Probably triple this count in flyby migrant parade

40

Probably triple this number in migrant parade

10
1

Female heard and seen

 

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