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Checklist S19098855

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind Calm changing to W, light, low cloudy and some sun, with temperatures rising to 18C (65F). 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circoit p0f the main lagoon. Mammals: 1+ Harbor Seal offshore, plus 3 River Otters in the main lagoon.
Species
52 species (+1 other taxa) total
9
30

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach/Bird Island

1

Adult

14

On the ocean

3
1

Heard only from the inner lagoon

2

In flight offshore

1
1

Flew in to the outet channel and started to feed

18
peep sp.

Flocks of 13 flew S offshore and 5 flew E high off the ocean up Rodeo Valley

45

Most in flight offshore

2

Adults on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

19

16 at Bird Island plus 3 at the beach

25
9

Most flying over the lagoon heading SE, many with fish

1

Adult in breeding plumage on the ocean just off Rodeo Beach

150

Bird Island

1

Main lagoon

90

80+ on Brd Island plus 10+ visited the main lagoon

4

Three juveniles and a adult at the main lagoon

2

A juvenile and a adult at the main lagoon

1
3
1

Female

1

Heard only

6
2

Heard only

3
5
2
2

Including a juvenile at the inner lagoon

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1

Great views of a single bird feeding low over the beach dunes with other swallows (Tree, Cliff, Barn and Northern Rough-winged). Clearly seen full brown collar to neck and white throat. Smaller than the Northern Rough-winged Swallows, but same brown coloring above.

5
2
2
3

In the cypress trees adjoining the fire station

1
12
7

At the beach dunes

7
1
15
6
8
5
11
2
1
3
6

Including a juvenile being fed

Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
5
2
1

Female in willows adjoining Shed T1111 in the NE corner of the main lagoon

 

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

Yes