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Checklist S32073541

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 16, 2016 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind SW, very light, dense fog/mist clearing only to 400 yards, with rain starting at 10:00am. Circuit of the main lagoon (no sea watch given the fog). Mammals of note: 3 River Otters in the main lagoon and a Sonoma Chipmunk (David Wiechers only).
Species
48 species total
1
American Wigeon

On the main lagoon with Mallard briefly

6
Mallard
2
Northern Pintail

On the main lagoon

8
California Quail
1
Eared Grebe

1+ on Main lagoon

1
Virginia Rail

Heard only from the inner lagoon

1
Sora

Heard calling only from the inner lagoon

1
American Coot

Main lagoon

1
Dunlin

Western shore of the main lagoon briefly

5
Western Gull
2
California Gull

Circled over the man lagoon in the fog

4
Double-crested Cormorant

Main lagoon

4
Brown Pelican

Circled over the main lagoon in the fog

3
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
1
Downy Woodpecker

Heard only

1
Northern Flicker
3
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe

Near shed T1111 northeast of the main lagoon

1
Hutton's Vireo
3
Common Raven
5
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
4
Bushtit
2
House Wren

Perhaps 3 - all just heard

3
Marsh Wren
4
Bewick's Wren
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
9
Wrentit
7
Western Bluebird

Together on wires near the Headlands Visitor Center

2
Hermit Thrush

Heard only

34
House Finch
4
Purple Finch
1
American Goldfinch
1
Lark Sparrow

On the north side of the main lagoon just east of the picnic tables. A rare bird at the lagoon!

8
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
2
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
11
White-crowned Sparrow
14
Song Sparrow
3
California Towhee
5
Spotted Towhee
2
Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored)
3
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Nashville Warbler

Female or juvenile in willows midway along Lagoon Trail (south side of the main lagoon).

7
Common Yellowthroat
1
Palm Warbler (Western)

In willows with Yellow-rumped Warblers midway along the north side of the main lagoon, just east of the picnic table area.

7
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
2
Townsend's Warbler

Just south of Field Road

 

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

Yes