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Checklist S30242657

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Temps were in the 70's and clear. Overall the birding was pretty poor, with maintenance work being done and a boat club on Lake Ming reducing the area for birding. Walking 1.8 miles
Species
36 species (+2 other taxa) total
46
Canada Goose

All were at or on the water at the lake at Hart Park

8
Wood Duck
14
Mallard
1
Ruddy Duck

Lone duck on Lake Ming

X
California Quail

Heard on the North side of the river

1
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
1
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Clark's Grebe

Close views at the East end of Lake Ming. The Western grebes were not seen, possibly because of boat activity

4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
11
Mourning Dove
2
Anna's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
7
American Coot (Red-shielded)
13
Double-crested Cormorant

© Gordon Black

5
Great Blue Heron
10
Great Egret

All were at Lake Ming in the boat docks

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
2
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
7
Acorn Woodpecker
3
American Kestrel
2
Black Phoebe
2
Say's Phoebe
2
Ash-throated Flycatcher
7
Western Kingbird

Four were at nest, Two adults and two fledglings.

© Gordon Black

7
California Scrub-Jay
2
American Crow
3
Common Raven
5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Western Bluebird
2
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
7
House Finch
1
Yellow-breasted Chat

Heard the call and knew I had heard it before, but could not recall species. Kept looking and found a good view of bird at about 25 feet. Just as I raised my camera it flew. Played its call after it left to confirm.

6
Bullock's Oriole
4
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Great-tailed Grackle
4
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes