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Checklist S25099634

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 19, 2015 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
20
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Will Anderson
Species
61 species (+3 other taxa) total
20
California Quail
6
Eared Grebe
4
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail

Heard at the rail ponds

2
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Black Oystercatcher
18
Black-bellied Plover
2
Whimbrel
300
Marbled Godwit
5
Ruddy Turnstone
7
Black Turnstone
1
Surfbird
300
peep sp.
23
Short-billed Dowitcher
45
Willet
1
Pomarine Jaeger
6
Common Murre
1
Pigeon Guillemot
3
Heermann's Gull
1
Ring-billed Gull
34
Western Gull
23
California Gull
50
gull sp.

the gulls around the bay that we did not id

23
Elegant Tern
22
Pink-footed Shearwater

In a big feeding frenzy with a whale. Probably a large under count, but I don't want to overshoot to far,

20
Sooty Shearwater

With whale

1
black-and-white shearwater sp.

looked like a black-vent, but I wasn't sure

30
Brandt's Cormorant
2
Pelagic Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
12
Great Egret
7
Snowy Egret
13
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Belted Kingfisher
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Nuttall's Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe

way off the head. A very odd place for one

2
Hutton's Vireo
8
California Scrub-Jay
1
American Crow

At least one. We don't usually see these out here

12
Common Raven
2
Barn Swallow
6
Cliff Swallow
1
Bushtit
1
Bewick's Wren
12
House Finch
1
Fox Sparrow
12
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Golden-crowned Sparrow
13
Song Sparrow
2
California Towhee
5
Spotted Towhee
19
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler
2
Western Tanager
1
Black-headed Grosbeak
23
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes