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Checklist S25145564

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, shifting W, very light, low clouds, lifting to sun, 19C (66F). 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 1 young Coyote, and 3 River Otters.
Species
62 species total
19

Eastern end of the main lagoon

50
2
19
11

Main lagoon

2

In cypress trees to the east of the inner lagoon

1
1

Continuing juvenile at the main lagoon outlet channel and later on the spit midway down the main lagoon

3
1
2

NE corner of the main lagoon

2

Shore of the main lagoon

4

On the ocean offshore

25
1
9

Feeding offshore

47

43 flew S offshore, 4 on Bird Island

2

1 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 1 flew S offshore

6

5+ on the main lagoon and 1 flew N offshore

82

66 on Bird Island and 14 flew N and 2 S offshore

2
3
3
5
1
1

Adult

1

Headlands Visitor Center Eucalyptus trees

1

Heard only

5
1

Beach dunes

1

Continuing bird located at the western end of the main lagoon, perched on a dead tree near the footbridge leading to the beach. Later moved to the fence at the beach dunes. Last seen at c. 8.30am but probably still there. Poor record shot taken from iphone. Record shot from iPhone of Tropical Kingbird at Rodeo Lagoon, Marin Headlands, CA

2
1

Heard to the east of the Headlands Visitor Center

5
2
8
2

Flew S along the beach

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
7
1

In willows adjoining the inner lagoon

2
13
8
5
16
10
6
3
3
27
1
1

on the shoreline in the NE corner of the main lagoon

13
1

Feeding on the shoreline in the SE corner of the main lagoon

6
4
1
2
6
2
1
3

2 at Simmond's Road and 1 in willows at the causeway road bridge

 

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

Yes