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Checklist S23899511

 
Location
California City Central Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Alex Single
Comments:
N/A
Species
23 species (+1 other taxa) total
5
Mallard
17
Mallard (Domestic type)
2
Ruddy Duck
3
Pied-billed Grebe
16
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
12
Eurasian Collared-Dove
7
Mourning Dove
1
Black-chinned Hummingbird
1
Calliope Hummingbird

Male with streaked gorget drank water dripping from a large (about 6 inch diameter) black pipe just north of the lake.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
7
American Coot (Red-shielded)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 5
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
White-faced Ibis
2
Western Kingbird

Nest in sycamore tree in parking lot. The nest incorporates some blue string.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
Common Raven
2
Verdin
25
European Starling
2
House Finch
18
Yellow-headed Blackbird
2
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Brewer's Blackbird
20
Great-tailed Grackle

One of the adult females took grass in her beak and dipped it into a muddy puddle, flew off to the east near the old hotel, then came back and repeated. She did this at least 3 times.

Breeding Code
CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
1
Common Yellowthroat
4
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes