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Checklist S25112481

 
Location
Pt. Reyes--Outer Point, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
15
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Anonymous eBirder List , Bonnie Bompart List , Daniel Scali List , Jeffrey Anderson List , Jim Lansing List , Joseph Morlan , Linda Swanson List , Peter Seubert List , Rob Cullison List , Susan Mullaney List , skip getz List
Comments:
Ornithology class field trip.
Coyote
Monarch Butterfly
Species
63 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Mallard
20
California Quail

California Quail

10
Eared Grebe

Eared Grebe

4
Western/Clark's Grebe
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Eurasian Collared-Dove

1
Mourning Dove
1
Anna's Hummingbird
5
Virginia Rail
1
Black Oystercatcher
1
Black-bellied Plover
3
Pacific Golden-Plover

Continuing birds at Spaletta Plateau with Black-bellied and Killdeer. Smaller than Black-bellied, browner with yellowish heads. No white rump in flight. Short primary projection.

12
Killdeer
10
Marbled Godwit
8
Common Murre

Common Murre

50
Heermann's Gull

Heermann's Gull

20
Western Gull
200
California Gull

Large numbers at Elephant Seal overlook attracted to fish concentration.

4
Common Tern

Common Tern
Common Tern
Common Tern
Well seen from Elephant Seal overlook. Dark cubital bar, molt limit at p6 visible on some, dark secondaries, black "bandanna" wrapping around nape.

1
Elegant Tern
1
Red-throated Loon
4
Pacific Loon

Pacific Loon

50
Brandt's Cormorant
5
Pelagic Cormorant
2
Double-crested Cormorant
20
Brown Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
2
Osprey

Osprey

1
White-tailed Kite

White-tailed Kite

4
Northern Harrier
10
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)

Red-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk Aberrant juvenile with one adult tail feather. At Drake's Beach.

1
Ferruginous Hawk
7
Barn Owl

Barn Owl
Barn Owl
Barn Owl

1
Great Horned Owl
1
Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl
Flushed from roadside north of Mendoza Annex

1
Belted Kingfisher

Heard only at Fish Docks. Continuing bird.

3
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon (North American)
1
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)
4
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe

Say's Phoebe

1
Hutton's Vireo
1
Warbling Vireo
2
California Scrub-Jay

Western Scrub-Jay
Two well seen at Drake's Beach monument area. Regular here now.

10
Common Raven
8
Barn Swallow

Two separate flocks, flying north.

2
Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch

1
Rock Wren

Rock Wren

1
Marsh Wren
1
Bewick's Wren
5
European Starling
3
Lesser Goldfinch
1
American Goldfinch
2
Chipping Sparrow
3
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
25
White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

2
Savannah Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow
6
Western Meadowlark
10
Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored)
30
Tricolored Blackbird

Tri-colored Blackbird Low numbers.

10
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

2
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler
Additional species seen by Linda Swanson:
10
Canada Goose
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
 

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

Yes