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Checklist S20902615

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind SE, light, mainly sunny, with temperatures rising to 12C (53F). 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals: 10+ Black-tailed Deer, 2+ River Otters in the main lagoon, 1+ Coyote along the northern side of the main lagoon, and 1+ Harbor Porpoise offshore.
Species
59 species total
4

Flew in off the ocean at 10:10am, circled the western end of the main lagoon and left out over the ocean

8
1

Female on the main lagoon

18

14+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 4 flew S offshore

16

14 on thje main lagoon, including a adult male and 2 fenmales that left NW, plus a pair on the ocean with Western Grebe

9

9+ on the main lagoon, including an adult and 1st winter male

1

1st winter in the main lagoon outlet channel

13

All females/1st winters on the main lagoon

1

Female/1st winter on the main lagoon

4
4

Main lagoon

7

4+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 3 flew S offshore

13

13+ on the main lagoon

303

300+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 3 on the main lagoon

1

On the main lagoon

4
14

13 on the inner lagoon and 1 on the main lagoon

1

Flew N offshore

2

Flew in from the N and landed on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and promptly disappeared!

1

1st winter present

20
5
1

Adult flew SE

5
310

2 on the main lagoon, 8+ on the ocean off Rodeo Bach and 200+ seen in flight well offshore some moiving S and N, and most circling with Pelicans and Cormorants - as a large feeding flock.

1

On the main lagoon

39

36+ on Bird Island and 3 flew S offshore

1

Flew S offshore

39

9 on the main lagoon and 30 flew S along the coastline, including a flock of 29

65

28 on Bird Island, 7 visited the main lagoon and left S and 30+ were feeding well offshore

3
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
2
3
1

In the willows midway along Lagoon Trail (south side of the main lagoon)

1
2
6
4

At the beach

1
1
9
5
3
1
24
1

Beach dunes

4
1
1
2
 

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

Yes