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Checklist S32799697

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
16.0 kilometer(s)
Observers:
mario balitbit
Comments:
High clouds with a slight south wind then quickly shifted to a north wind
Species
82 species (+2 other taxa) total
240
Brant
4
Greater Scaup
2
Greater/Lesser Scaup

distant

40
Surf Scoter
100
Bufflehead
4
Common Goldeneye
10
Red-breasted Merganser
20
Ruddy Duck
3
Pied-billed Grebe
6
Horned Grebe
2
Red-necked Grebe

Doran beach

2
Eared Grebe
4
Western Grebe
10
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
10
Anna's Hummingbird

Diekman's

60
American Coot
3
Black Oystercatcher

Head

6
Black-bellied Plover
4
Whimbrel
200
Marbled Godwit
1
Ruddy Turnstone

Spud point

10
Black Turnstone
30
Surfbird

Head

2000
Sanderling

Flying high then coming into the bay towards Doran. Possibly coming from Bodega Dunes?

600
Dunlin

Doran

10
Least Sandpiper
20
Red Phalarope

Almost every pullout had a Phalarope or two

1
Spotted Sandpiper

Near Diekman's

200
Willet
2
Heermann's Gull

Doran

4
Mew Gull
20
Ring-billed Gull
4
Western Gull
40
California Gull
1
Iceland Gull (Thayer's)

Doran

2
Red-throated Loon
1
Pacific Loon
6
Common Loon
20
Brandt's Cormorant
20
Pelagic Cormorant
60
Double-crested Cormorant
1
American White Pelican
10
Brown Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
4
Snowy Egret
6
Black-crowned Night-Heron
10
Turkey Vulture
3
White-tailed Kite
4
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
3
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
2
Black Phoebe
2
California Scrub-Jay
2
American Crow
4
Common Raven
1
Pacific Wren
1
Marsh Wren
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
4
Wrentit
2
Western Bluebird
1
Hermit Thrush
200
European Starling
2
American Pipit
2
Cedar Waxwing
10
House Finch
X
Pine Siskin
X
Lesser Goldfinch
X
American Goldfinch
2
Fox Sparrow
20
White-crowned Sparrow
20
Golden-crowned Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
2
California Towhee
2
Spotted Towhee
10
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Orange-crowned Warbler

Diekman's

1
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

Possible PAWA at the head. Saw it jump from a wave then lost it behind a cliff side. overall brown bird but only got half a second to observe it. Could have been a sparrow of some sort as well but unusual to be along the water's edge.

X
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes