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Checklist S32147095

 
Location
California City Central Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:53 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 48 minute(s)
Distance:
0.9 mile(s)
Observers:
Thomas Wurster
Comments:
82 - 78 F clear, near calm w/ occasional light breeze from ESE 0-2 mph.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.2.6 Build 75
Species
43 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
23
Mallard
7
Ruddy Duck
7
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Eared Grebe
1
Western Grebe
10
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Mourning Dove
3
Anna's Hummingbird
3
Costa's Hummingbird

2 females /Imm chasing at feeder; vocal ID - soft sputtering calls. 3rd female/Imm visual ID whitish underparts; short rounded tail; bill slightly drooped in outer quarter.

1
Sora

Adult

55
American Coot
5
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
400
Turkey Vulture

Flight of 400+ moving west to east in late afternoon - kettled high overhead before descending to roost tree thought the park and golf course areas. Black headed immature a comprised nearly half of the 40+ individuals I scored for head color; other half about equally divided btw bright red headed birds and mixed dusky and dull red headed birds.

1
Sharp-shinned Hawk

Imm female

2
Cooper's Hawk

Adult; Imm female

1
Red-shouldered Hawk

Adult. Photo

© Thomas Wurster

1
Great Horned Owl

Pale gray-brown barring and overall slightly paler than coastal GHOWs. Photos

© Thomas Wurster

2
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
American Kestrel

Male

6
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
10
Common Raven
10
Marsh Wren
5
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
6
American Robin
66
European Starling
2
American Pipit
6
House Finch
7
White-crowned Sparrow
4
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's)
1
White-throated Sparrow

HY w/ obscure yellow lore spot; dingy head stripes; white throat stands out against grayish chest - dark tic mark near lateral edges subdivided white throat; weak markings on sides of chest. Photos

© Thomas Wurster

2
Savannah Sparrow
3
Song Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
17
Red-winged Blackbird
80
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
37
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Black-throated Gray Warbler

Male

 

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Yes