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Checklist S24982096

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Very warm day but birding was pretty good.
Species
49 species (+2 other taxa) total
24
Canada Goose

Flew out of Lake Ming when I arrived at 0700

13
Wood Duck
1
Northern Shoveler

One adult female in with the coots

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
3
Gadwall
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown
45
Mallard
2
Ruddy Duck
X
California Quail

Heard across the river at Lake Ming

10
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
5
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Western Grebe
3
Clark's Grebe
10
Eurasian Collared-Dove
52
Mourning Dove
1
Black-chinned Hummingbird
3
Anna's Hummingbird
526
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Most at Lake Ming. Numbers are growing each week.

2
Ring-billed Gull
36
Double-crested Cormorant

Most were in the nesting tree. Began flying out just after dawn up river to the East. Did not count any on the river when I was there an hour later thinking they were the same birds.

2
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Green Heron
4
Black-crowned Night-Heron

One juvenile alone and two with one adult.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 1
3
Turkey Vulture
4
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Belted Kingfisher
4
Acorn Woodpecker
2
Nuttall's Woodpecker

Together in the group BBQ area

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Rose-ringed Parakeet
1
Empidonax sp.

Had fair looks but for a short time and could not make ID. Raised it's tail slowly several times.

6
Black Phoebe
1
Loggerhead Shrike

On overhead wire at the group BBQ

14
California Scrub-Jay
1
American Crow
2
Common Raven
4
Barn Swallow

Flying over and skimming at Lake Ming

3
American Robin
3
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
3
House Finch
1
Lesser Goldfinch
1
Spotted Towhee
2
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
43
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Nashville Warbler

In the willows along river up from group BBQ area.

2
Wilson's Warbler
 

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

Yes