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Checklist S33608973

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:40 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Lisa Hug
Comments:
includes Head (few minutes from car) east or north shore, Port o Bodega Diekman's and Doran.
Species
53 species (+1 other taxa) total
600
Brant (Black)
2
Gadwall
15
Greater Scaup
2
Lesser Scaup
90
Surf Scoter
65
Bufflehead
2
Common Goldeneye
5
Red-breasted Merganser
30
Ruddy Duck
4
Pied-billed Grebe
20
Horned Grebe
1
Red-necked Grebe
40
Eared Grebe
9
Western Grebe
1
Clark's Grebe
15
Eurasian Collared-Dove
6
Anna's Hummingbird

under Diekman's Store

3
American Coot (Red-shielded)
4
Black Oystercatcher
2
Whimbrel (Hudsonian)
650
Marbled Godwit
2
Black Turnstone
2
Western Sandpiper
50
Willet (Western)
1
Mew Gull (American)
14
Ring-billed Gull
60
Western Gull
60
California Gull
4
Herring Gull (American)
1
Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)

presumed GWGU x HEGU - juvenile bird. large size. back pattern of Herring, all dark bill of Glaucous-winged. primaries too pale for Herring. outer rectrice barred like Herring Gull. overall structure more like GWGU.

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Red-throated Loon
12
Common Loon
20
Brandt's Cormorant
3
Pelagic Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
4
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
1
White-tailed Kite
2
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle

seen from Doran, flew over by Golf Course and landed in an Evergreen in that residential area.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans)
3
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)
1
Belted Kingfisher
3
Black Phoebe
1
California Scrub-Jay
2
Common Raven

pair at Head. suspected male on post first (flat head) then replaced by suspected female (round head) - although bna account says sexes can only be determined by function analyses

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality

first raven, thought to be male (speculating by flat head shape).

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality

second raven, thought to be female (speculating by round head shape).

25
European Starling
1
White-crowned Sparrow
50
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler

below Diekman's Store

8
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes