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Checklist S27038452

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
15.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Very foggy with poor visibility until about 9:30, then clearing and warming. Walking distance was 1.75 miles the rest was from vehicle.
Species
58 species (+3 other taxa) total
22

In two flyover flocks. One of 16 right over Lake Ming and the other of 6 just south of Lake Ming

40

Most at Hart Park lake the rest on the river

28
6
1

Good views from about 50 yards. Did not fly. ID mainly from shape of head.

3

On the river by the group BBQ

6

Four on the river upstream from Lake Ming, 2 on the river at Hart Park

3

On the river

12

10 on Lake Ming, 2 on the river

5
6
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
4
1

On Lake Ming

5
Western/Clark's Grebe

I did Lake Ming while the fog was bad. I could not see these grebes good enough for proper ID

9
23
1
218
1
gull sp.

Flyover at Lake Ming

15
2
5
4
6

3 on Hart Park lake, 1 in the reeds at the east end of Lake Ming. Two on the rivers

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
2
1

This bird was reported to me from Ken & Brenda Kyle as being chased by a Bald Eagle. I did see the Bald Eagle but too far for ID. They were much closer. I never did see the Osprey

1

See notes on Osprey.

3
2
3
4
1
15
4
4
1
13
2
4
7
1
1
1
1
5
X
5
7

All feeding in a Alder tree along the river

2
23
18
2
1
2
4
2
22
5
2
6
4
 

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

Yes