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Checklist S22293852

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
7 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Denise & David Hamilton
Comments:
foggy when we arrived, then touch of sun and then back to overcast. Upper 50s. Bit breezy at Head. Tide just coming in when we got there, way up by the time we left. This list includes birds seen at the 'farm pond' Location: 16350 Bodega Highway, Occidental, CA 95465, about one mile east of the town of Bodega. Also north on Hwy 1 a bit to Salmon Creek.
Species
93 species (+3 other taxa) total
1
Ross's Goose

farm pond

X
Brant
X
Canada Goose
X
American Wigeon

farm pond

X
Mallard
X
Canvasback

farm pond

X
Greater Scaup
X
Lesser Scaup
X
Surf Scoter
X
Bufflehead
X
Common Goldeneye
X
Red-breasted Merganser
X
Ruddy Duck
X
Pied-billed Grebe
X
Horned Grebe
X
Eared Grebe
X
Western Grebe
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
X
Eurasian Collared-Dove

everywhere!

X
Anna's Hummingbird
X
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
3
Common Gallinule

Salmon Creek, north of Bodega Bay

X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
X
Black Oystercatcher
X
Black-bellied Plover
X
Semipalmated Plover
X
Killdeer
1
Whimbrel
X
Marbled Godwit
2
Ruddy Turnstone
X
Black Turnstone
2
Surfbird
X
Sanderling
X
Dunlin
X
Least Sandpiper
X
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs

farm pond

X
Willet
X
Common Murre
X
Heermann's Gull
X
Mew Gull
X
Ring-billed Gull
X
Western Gull
X
California Gull
X
Glaucous-winged Gull
X
Red-throated Loon

many flying north

X
Common Loon

one in full breeding plumage

X
Brandt's Cormorant
X
Pelagic Cormorant
X
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Brown Pelican
X
Great Blue Heron
X
Great Egret
X
Snowy Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
X
Turkey Vulture
X
Accipiter sp.
X
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
American Kestrel
2
Peregrine Falcon
X
Black Phoebe
X
California Scrub-Jay
X
American Crow
X
Common Raven
X
Tree Swallow
X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
X
Bushtit
X
Marsh Wren
X
Bewick's Wren
X
Golden-crowned Kinglet
X
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
X
Wrentit
X
Western Bluebird
X
Varied Thrush
X
Hermit Thrush
X
American Robin
X
European Starling
X
House Finch
X
Pine Siskin
1
Fox Sparrow
X
White-crowned Sparrow
X
Golden-crowned Sparrow
X
Song Sparrow
X
California Towhee
X
Spotted Towhee
1
Western Meadowlark

farm pond

X
Red-winged Blackbird
X
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Lucy's Warbler

bird first seen on 1/15/15 and had been seen by many since then. Have some diagnostic pictures that will post later.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler

seen below Diekmann's Store along with other warblers. First of season for us. Good looks for identification

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
X
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes