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Checklist S34098745

 
Location
De Anza Trail--Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:36 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
2 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
John Biddick , Kathy Bearden List
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
25 species total
1
White-winged Dove
2
Gila Woodpecker
2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
1
Gray Flycatcher
1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher

We think we were less than 200 feet N of kiosk. Bird was seen on E side of trail, and was active almost continuously within 30 feet of fence. Viewed fairly continuously for 25 minutes. Four in our party saw the bird and worked on ID. Other passing birders contributed to ID. One who seemed most knowledgeable had found the bird independently earlier and was confident that it was either PSFL or COFL. Another played tape of both PSFL and COFL. Bird responded twice to tape of PSFL by approaching. Bird did not seem to respond to tape of COFL. Bird did not call. Bird was green on top, paler below. Eye ring was tear drop shaped, with point at rear. Bird showed an obvious crest, as expected for PSFL and COFL. Upper mandible black; lower mandible entirely yellowish-orange. Later research suggests that PSFL is more likely in this habitat than COFL, although both would be rare. Photos to be added when I figure out how to do it!

1
Eastern Phoebe

Found 200 yards south of water tank. Scope views. Dark face and cap. Pale yellow wash on belly. Pumping his tail.

1
Vermilion Flycatcher
1
Plumbeous Vireo
2
Common Raven
2
Bridled Titmouse
2
Verdin
3
Bewick's Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
House Finch
5
Lesser Goldfinch
3
Chipping Sparrow
12
Lark Sparrow
2
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
2
Abert's Towhee
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes