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Checklist S33026980

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:10 AM 🌙 Nocturnal
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s), 23 minute(s)
Distance:
6.75 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Barnes
Comments:
COVERAGE: Circumference of Lake Ming, Pyle's Group Picnic Area, Kern River from beyond group picnic area downriver to the west end of Kern River Campground, picnic area on the bluff above the west end of Lake Ming, Lake Ming entrance/ exit road off Alfred Harrell Highway, entrance road to Kern River Golf Course and golf course parking lot. SKY: Sunny. TEMPERATURE: 44-70 degrees Fahrenheit. WIND: 0 kph/mph.
Species
61 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
6
81
1
14
72
47

Single group counted one-by-one inside enclosed dock area at Lake Ming before they dispersed out onto the main lake and along the river.

139
7
13
1
5
1
3
6
243
1
2
1
3
Larus sp.
129
5
45
32
1
5
2
6
1
1
3
11
3
2
13
6
1

was heard first incessantly giving the "chee-burr" call and slight variation from the very tall eucalyptus above the restroom building on the south side of tje entrance to the "fishermen's' access area and parking at the southwest end of Lake Ming. After what seemed like several minutes, the sun hit this bird straight on an revealed the buffy tail band, yellow lower breast through under tail coverts, dark gray upper breast and head, distinct white throat, and dark wings. This is an area where this species has nested or otherwise occurred inconsistently.

19
1
7
4
1
5
1
5
2
1
2
9
17
21
6
1
4
47
8
5
1
12
14
4
1
12
 

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

Yes