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Checklist S31288414

 
Location
Pt. Reyes--Outer Point, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Peter Wilton
Comments:
N/A
Species
48 species (+3 other taxa) total
8
Mallard
15
Surf Scoter
4
California Quail
1
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail
2
Common Murre
2
Pigeon Guillemot
20
Heermann's Gull
X
Western Gull
X
California Gull
1
Red-throated Loon
1
Common Loon
X
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater

streaming by the lighthouse

3
Brandt's Cormorant
100
Double-crested Cormorant
100
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron
10
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
6
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl
2
Great Horned Owl
1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Empidonax sp.
1
Black Phoebe
1
Cassin's Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo

Rare. Fish docks, in the evergreens nearest the parking lot. Long-billed, stocky vireo with olive-green above, white below, bold black line through eye, strongly contrasting white supercilium, and black border separating white super and gray cap.

8
Barn Swallow
1
Rock Wren
1
House Wren
1
Pacific Wren
1
Marsh Wren
1
Bewick's Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Swainson's Thrush
8
American Goldfinch
50
White-crowned Sparrow
8
Savannah Sparrow
12
Song Sparrow
10
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Brown-headed Cowbird
2
MacGillivray's Warbler

High count. One below the residences at the lighthouse, the other at Drakes Beach.

2
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart

Being an eastern birder, I initially forgot to mention that we saw this species. Fish docks, In the cypresses near the parking lot, female type. Unmistakeable.

1
Townsend's Warbler
1
Hermit Warbler
2
Wilson's Warbler
 

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

Yes