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Checklist S21318778

 
Location
Pt. Reyes--Outer Point, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 19, 1977 11:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
5 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Richard Erickson List , Van Remsen
Comments:
With L. Hale, R. Erickson, M&J Parmeter. Almost entire time spent walking 3 miles at Pt. Reyes Beach North and South looking unsuccessfully for Snow Bunting seen there 2 days ago. Briefly also Fish Dicks, Drakes Beach, Hall Ranch. Clear; NW/5-15; 45-50.
Species
46 species (+1 other taxa) total
6
10
10
Greater/Lesser Scaup
100
40

typical count for 70s

6

stakeouts @ Fish Docks

3
1
10
1

[no field notes other than "dominica" - we always were sorting through these for fulva vs. dominica]

4

Pt. Reyes Beach. No specific details, but not considered unusual in 1970, especially given distance of beach walked

15
2
1
8
2

good study - gray back contrasting with black head and collar; pale bill

1
15

typical count for 1970s

20
5
25
100
3
5
150
8
15
15
5
4
4

4 different individuals carefully identified.

1
2
3
1
5
10

not considered unusual in 1970s; present all fall on Hall Ranch

1
10
75
6

stakeouts -- up to 16 at Hall Ranch this fall

1

Hall Ranch. Dull, plain longspur with black triangle pattern in tail + distinctive soft call note unlike Laps

25
15
3
5
15
 

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Yes