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Checklist S25510377

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, light, shifting W, very light, sun with some low clouds coming off the ocean, with temperatures rising to 20C (68F).
Species
60 species total
8

Main lagoon

134

83+ on the inner lagoon and 51 on the main lagoon

58
3

Pair at the eastern end of the main lagoon and a new male on the inner lagoon

6

Eastern end of the main lagoon

112

110 flew S offshore in 30 minutes of sea watching and 2 flew N offshore

5

Main lagoon

2
4

3 on the man lagoon and 1 on the inner lagoon

1

Bird Island

11
2
1

1st winter flew N offshore

7

Flew S offshore in 30 minutes of sea watching

6

Flew S offshore in 30 minutes of sea watching

25
23

20 flew S/SE and 2 on Rodeo Beach

1

Flew S with other gulls along the coastline

10

6 flew S and 4 N offshore

1

Flew S offshore

3

Flew S offshore in 30 minutes of sea watching

1

Flew high E up Rodeo Valley

60

Flew N well offshore as a single pulse over a 10 minute period between 7:50-8:00am

49

29 on Bird Island and 20 flew S offshore

1

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

6

4 on the main lagoon, 1 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach, and 1 flew N offshore

37

33 flew N and 4 S offshore

2
3
7
1
1

Flew N along the coastline

1
1

Female

3
2
2
3
1
17
1
2
3
3
7
2
2

Flew over NW

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
4
1

Continuing 1st winter (believed to be a female) at the main lagoon shoreline favoring the eastern end of the lagoon. Constantly active and switching location. See photo and description from October 20, 2015 checklist.

16
7
5
22
10
1
3
1
3
2
 

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

Yes