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Checklist S31891441

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:35 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind N, very light, shifting NW, light, overcast with occasional drizzle initially, 16C/61F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 3 River Otters in the man lagoon and 1 California Sea Lion on a buoy.
Species
54 species (+1 other taxa) total
12
1

With Mallard on the main lagoon

2
2

Main lagoon

1

Main lagoon

4
1

Juvenile chasing Elegant Terns just offshore

1

Flew N offshore

20
5

3 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 2 flew S along the coastline

1

Adult offshore

15

Feeding offshore

12

10 flew S and 2 N offshore

2

1 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 1 flew S offshore

3

Main lagoon

35

21 flew N and 14 S offshore

5
2
3
1
1

Adult

1

The continuing male at the main lagoon

1
1

Heard only from cypress trees on the north side of the main lagoon

1

Heard only

3
2

Beach dunes

1
1
1
4
4
2
4
1

In scrub near the plateau on the south side of the main lagoon

1
1
1
11
13

Flocks of 6 & 7

1
2
37
5
6
5
8
10
1
4
6
Red-winged/Tricolored Blackbird

Flew over high S

3
2
8
1

In willows on the south side of the main lagoon on Lagoon Trail 100 yards west of the Headlands Visitor Center Car Park.

 

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

Yes