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Checklist S22314932

 
Location
Butterbredt Spring, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Barnes
Comments:
COVERAGE: Down canyon from primitive campground parking through main spring to large riparian area below cross fence after one mile of walking, then return same route. SKY: Clear. TEMPERTURE: 47 degrees Fahrenheit at start, mid to high 60s Fahrenheit at send. WIND: Minimal. MAMMALS: Desert Cottontail 3, Coyote 3.
Species
28 species (+3 other taxa) total
2
Mountain Quail
10
California Quail
3
Mourning Dove
1
Greater Roadrunner
1
Anna's Hummingbird

was an adult male.

1
Costa's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
1
Long-eared Owl

was calling frequently from the dense interior of the large riparian area one mile down canyon from main spring riparian area.

2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
Common Raven
7
Rock Wren
1
Marsh Wren
17
Bewick's Wren
2
Cactus Wren
14
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

were almost all singing.

1
Hermit Thrush
3
American Robin
1
Phainopepla
23
House Finch
3
Lesser Goldfinch
14
Lawrence's Goldfinch
11
Dark-eyed Junco
84
White-crowned Sparrow
3
Golden-crowned Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
6
California Towhee
2
Spotted Towhee
2
Orange-crowned Warbler

included one singing the super miniature horse whinny "song."

 

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

Yes