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Checklist S28783572

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:05 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind ENE, moderate, sunny with temperatures rising quickly to 22C/72F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 2+ River Otters in the main lagoon.
Species
56 species total
1
4
89

89+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

119

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

31

A single flock flew N low over the main lagoon

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
32

7+ present around the lagoon and 25 flew N (2 singles and a flock of 23 - all high)

1

Heard only from behind Shed 1111

7
1

Heard only from the inner lagoon

15

On the ocean off Bird Island

2

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach/Bird Island

1

A 1st winter flew E up Rodeo Valley

20
2
7

1 N and 6+ SE up over the Headlands

1

Flew N offshore

150

Bird Island

1

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

2

1 on the main lagoon and 1 flew N offshore

3

Flew N offshore

1

Continuing adult at the eastern end of the main lagoon

5
1
1

Female present - both lagoons

2

1 flew N along the beach dunes and north and the continuing female in willows at the inner lagoon

3
5

Flew N over the main lagoon between 8:00 to 8:30am - a single and a loose flock of 4

1
2
2
8
1
6
14
2

Inner lagoon - in song

3
7
1
1
6
10

1 flew over NE and 9+ flew SW

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
9
9
4

Two pairs together on wires near Shed 1111/between the two lagoons. One of the males was almost bright red, the other off-red. Present for 15 minutes. Good chance to study the species. Rare record for the lagoon!

2
2
1

Simmond's Road

Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
6
8
1
4
3

Males

4

Males in song on the south side of the main lagoon

7
4
4
 

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

Yes