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Checklist S23374969

 
Location
Butterbredt Spring, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 10, 2015 6:02 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 28 minute(s)
Distance:
0.3 mile(s)
Observers:
Thomas Wurster
Comments:
With Liga Auzins. Start 51 F, normal down canyon wind 10+ mph, clear. Limited morning parade, mostly tanagers, then grosbeaks, followed by scattering of warblers and flycatchers.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8
Species
29 species (+1 other taxa) total
2
Mountain Quail

heard only

2
California Quail
8
Mourning Dove
2
Great Horned Owl
3
Western Wood-Pewee
10
Pacific-slope Flycatcher

All singing upslurred suu-eet; constant interactions

2
Ash-throated Flycatcher
1
Cassin's Vireo
2
Rock Wren
3
Bewick's Wren
2
Swainson's Thrush (Russet-backed)

uniformly warm rufous upperparts, with sides and flanks generously washed with rufous

3
Phainopepla

2 male; 1 female

20
House Finch
4
Lesser Goldfinch
20
Lawrence's Goldfinch
1
White-crowned Sparrow

sang briefly at dawn; unable to clearly hear the ending notes

3
Bell's Sparrow (canescens)

both in juvenile plumage. At least ten more flushed from road edges on drive from parking lot to Jawbone Canyon Rd and just beyond.

1
Vesper Sparrow

Plain sparrow with prominent white subauricular mark, finely streaked crown, pale eye ring, weak central chest spot and finely streaked sides. Long tail, didn't see white edges since it was perched.

2
California Towhee
1
Northern Waterthrush

Continues from may 9. Photo.

4
MacGillivray's Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
8
Yellow Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Townsend's Warbler
25
Wilson's Warbler
40
Western Tanager
15
Black-headed Grosbeak
2
Lazuli Bunting
35
passerine sp.

unidentified in flight during brief migrant parade

 

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