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Checklist S31633967

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
9
Duration:
5 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Carol Lynn List , Chris Dunford , Sami LaRocca List
Comments:
Chris Dunford led a Yolo Audubon Society field trip to Bodega Bay, with on-foot observation on Doran Beach (both Bay and Harbor sides), Bodega Head, Campbell Cove, Owl Canyon, Porto Bodega, and Tides Wharf). This checklist covers all locations around the periphery of the Harbor, including the sandy beach (Bay) side of Doran County Park - Bodega Head is a separate checklist. Mostly cloudy with occasional blowing fog from the west, moderate wind mostly from the SW, temp in 50s and low 60s F. Also saw California Sea Lion and Harbor Seal.
Species
59 species (+2 other taxa) total
1

Male - seen near shore off Doran Beach

5
2
10
1
hummingbird sp.
2
10
15
2
400
3
15
4
200

© Sami LaRocca

10
400
5
100
3

Flying together over Bodega Bay from near the Harbor out to the open ocean - seen only by C Dunford.

30

© Sami LaRocca

30
100
30
2
1
10
4

Two at Spud Point Marina - one still in near-full breeding plumage, and two near-shore on the Bay off Doran Beach.

© Sami LaRocca

© Sami LaRocca

30
200
cormorant sp.

several hundred feet offshore from Doran Beach in Bodega Bay

15

© Sami LaRocca

40
3
10

© Sami LaRocca

2
5
1

Juvenile - took a couple of passes at a huge flock of godwits and other shorebirds at Tides Wharf.

© Sami LaRocca

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
1
1
10
1

Heard only

1
10
1
1
5
10
1
1

First-year male at Campbell Cove - in the willow/wax-myrtle thicket south of the Hole in the Head pond and restroom.

 

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

Yes