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Checklist S25497436

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s)
Distance:
0.25 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, light, sunny, 13C (55F). Successful look for the continuing White Wagtail at the eastern end of the main lagoon. Mammals of note seen: 3 River Otters in the main lagoon
Species
25 species total
1
Wood Duck

1st winter male flew in and landed briefly at the eastern end of the main lagoon at c. 7:30am, but quickly left

9
Northern Shoveler

Eastern end of the main lagoon

138
American Wigeon

65 on the inner lagoon and 73 at the main lagoon

60
Mallard
2
Northern Pintail

Pair at the eastern end of the main lagoon

6
Green-winged Teal (American)

Eastern end of the main lagoon

4
California Quail
4
Eared Grebe

Main lagoon

1
Western Grebe

On the main lagoon but let out to sea when it was flushed by the River Otters

1
Sora

Feeding out in the open in the SE corner of the main lagoon

7
American Coot (Red-shielded)

4 on the inner lagoon and 3+ on the outer lagoon

5
Killdeer
2
Wilson's Snipe

In the SE corner of the main lagoon

1
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
7
Snowy Egret
2
Black Phoebe
3
Common Raven
2
Western Bluebird
1
White Wagtail

Flew in the shoreline north east corner of the main lagoon at c. 7:30am. Continuing bird from Oct. 20th. Seen by many. A 1st winter, probably a female. Many pictures taken by others.

1
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
10
White-crowned Sparrow
4
Song Sparrow
 

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Yes