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Checklist S20009616

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
12.6 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Good birding. Cool morning, warm by 1100. Walking birding was 2.36 miles.
Species
54 species (+3 other taxa) total
43
Canada Goose

In two flocks on Lake Ming

31
Wood Duck

28 in Hart Park, 3 0n the river

35
Mallard
7
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Clark's Grebe
1
Western/Clark's Grebe

Distance on Lake Ming too far for good ID

11
Eurasian Collared-Dove
24
Mourning Dove
2
Anna's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
2640
American Coot (Red-shielded)

All but 125 (in Hart Park) were in a giant raft spread out over Lake Ming. Counted by 10s. Did not have my scope, bad mistake, and there were some brown birds in the middle I could not ID

1
Ring-billed Gull

On a lamp post in the boat docks at Lake Ming

1
Caspian Tern
3
Forster's Tern

All terns were fishing at Lake Ming

9
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
5
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
10
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Nine on the island in Hart Park, one on the river.

13
White-faced Ibis

Two flocks flying over Lake Ming

158
Turkey Vulture

Five kettles with break outs along the foothills

1
Osprey

Observed catching fish in Lake Ming

1
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Barn Owl

Flew from the trees along the river

1
Belted Kingfisher
12
Acorn Woodpecker
2
Nuttall's Woodpecker
4
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
3
Rose-ringed Parakeet
5
Black Phoebe
13
California Scrub-Jay
3
American Crow
12
Common Raven
1
Tree Swallow
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Western Bluebird
1
American Robin
1
California Thrasher
5
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
3
Phainopepla
5
House Finch
3
Lark Sparrow
18
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Golden-crowned Sparrow
4
Savannah Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
2
Lincoln's Sparrow
3
Spotted Towhee
22
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Nashville Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
27
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
House Sparrow
8
passerine sp.

I am not sure what "others" include, but I have listed the number of birds where I saw movement or partial observation, but could not identify

 

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

Yes