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Checklist S3133387

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Area
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Area: 80.0 ac
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, light, sunny, 17+C
2 Aleutian Cackling Geese flew in off the sea, circled the main lagoon before landing
6 Western Grebe on sea, plus 2 Clark''s Grebe on main lagoon
40+ Brown Pelican on Bird Island, plus 30 flew N offshore and 10 South
1 Double-crested Cormorant on main lagoon, plus 2 flew E and 1 S offshore
750+ Brandt''s Cormorants on and around Bird Island
2 Surf Scoter flew S well offshore
1 Green-winged Teal flew N offshore
3 Common Murre on sea
1 1st winter Magnolia Warbler found mid-way along the south side of the main lagoon, along Lagoon Trail where the willows arch over and enclose the path. bird seen well feeding in canopy of willows and loosely associating with Yellow and Wilson''s Warblers
Species
61 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Cackling Goose
1
Northern Shoveler
1
American Wigeon
23
Mallard
1
Green-winged Teal
4
Greater Scaup
2
Surf Scoter
1
Ruddy Duck
1
Pied-billed Grebe
5
Eared Grebe
6
Western Grebe
2
Clark's Grebe
1
Mourning Dove
3
Vaux's Swift
1
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail
11
Killdeer
2
Marbled Godwit
8
Red-necked Phalarope
1
Greater Yellowlegs
3
Common Murre
15
Heermann's Gull
20
Western Gull
105
Elegant Tern
750
Brandt's Cormorant
4
Double-crested Cormorant
80
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Flicker
1
Willow Flycatcher
4
Black Phoebe
2
California Scrub-Jay
2
American Crow
10
Common Raven
100
Violet-green Swallow
1
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
1
Marsh Wren
2
Bewick's Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
7
Wrentit
2
Western Bluebird
23
European Starling
7
House Finch
1
Purple Finch
5
American Goldfinch
2
White-crowned Sparrow
3
Savannah Sparrow
6
Song Sparrow
2
Spotted Towhee
10
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
26
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
6
Common Yellowthroat
1
Magnolia Warbler
29
Yellow Warbler
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
4
Wilson's Warbler
 

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