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Checklist S39099849

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
6 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Chris Dunford
Comments:
Chris Dunford led a Yolo Audubon field trip to Bodega Bay - starting (and finishing) with Tides Wharf, then Owl Canyon, Campbell Cove (and Hole in the Head pond), Bodega Head (just the parking lot area and ocean overlook), Spud Point, Doran Beach (Cypress Grove and harbor entrance jetties), and Porto Bodega. Low overcast, some fog, moderate wind, temp in 60s F. Lots of California Voles seen, Harbor Seals.
Species
59 species (+3 other taxa) total
10
Mallard

in middle of the harbor

15
California Quail

Mostly hatch-year birds on Bodega Head

3
Pied-billed Grebe

Tides Wharf

1
Western Grebe

Bodega Bay off Doran Beach

2
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Tides Wharf

2
Anna's Hummingbird

Owl Canyon

8
Black Oystercatcher

Bodega Head

20
Black-bellied Plover

Doran Beach (Rick Stallcup observation deck)

3
Whimbrel

Tides Wharf) and Porto Bodega

1
Long-billed Curlew

Doran Beach (Rick Stallcup observation deck)

300
Marbled Godwit

Tides Wharf and Doran Beach (Rick Stallcup observation deck)

2
Ruddy Turnstone

Porto Bodega

40
Black Turnstone

Porto Bodega and Tides Wharf

20
Least Sandpiper

Tides Wharf and Porto Bodega

300
Western Sandpiper

Tides Wharf and Porto Bodega

30
Short-billed Dowitcher

Tides Wharf - heard calls while flying away

1
Spotted Sandpiper

Tides Wharf

100
Willet

Porto Bodega, Tides Wharf, Doran Beach - Rich Stallcup deck

5
Common Murre

Ocean off Bodega Head

4
Pigeon Guillemot

Ocean off Bodega Head

100
Heermann's Gull

South jetty at harbor entrance

20
Ring-billed Gull

Doran Beach - Rich Stallcup observation deck

100
Western Gull

Bodega Head, Tides Wharf, and other places around the harbor

10
Common Loon

Tides Wharf, harbor entrance near Campbell Cove, and ocean off Bodega Head

1
Sooty Shearwater

Ocean off Bodega Head

50
Brandt's Cormorant

Bodega Hear and ocean

15
Pelagic Cormorant

Bodega Head and ocean

40
Double-crested Cormorant

Harbor, especially Porto Bodega

20
cormorant sp.

Ocean off Bodega Head

20
American White Pelican

Harbor mudflats and Gaffney Point

30
Brown Pelican

Ocean off Bodega Head and south jetty at harbor entrance

2
Great Blue Heron

Harbor

5
Great Egret

Tides Wharf and elsewhere

5
Snowy Egret

Port Bodega

3
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Tides Wharf

6
Turkey Vulture

Over harbor entrance and over Owl Canyon

1
Osprey

Gaffney Point

3
Northern Harrier

Overl Owl Canyon

2
Red-tailed Hawk

Over Owl Canyon

1
Barn Owl

Hole in the Head

2
Belted Kingfisher

Hole in the Head and Tides Wharf

1
Peregrine Falcon

Tides Wharf

1
Western Wood-Pewee

Owl Canyon

2
Empidonax sp.

Owl Canyon

2
Black Phoebe

Owl Canyon

1
Say's Phoebe

Near the high point of the main road from Campbell Cove to the main parking lot on Bodega Head. Seen on both sides of the road. Phoebe shape with light gray back, black tail, and orange underparts.

2
California Scrub-Jay

Near Porto Bodega and at Campbell Cove

3
Common Raven
1
Barn Swallow

Tides Wharf

2
swallow sp.
1
House Wren

Owl Canyon

1
Wrentit

Above Owl Canyon

30
European Starling

Campground near harbor entrance and jetties

2
House Finch
1
American Goldfinch

Campbell Cove

15
White-crowned Sparrow (nuttalli)

Owl Canyon and Campbell Cove

3
Song Sparrow

Owl Canyon

2
Spotted Towhee

One at Owl Canyon, the other at Campbell Cove

1
Red-winged Blackbird
30
Brewer's Blackbird

Tides Wharf and Porto Bodega

2
Western Tanager

Bodega Head (the clump of cypress trees)

8
House Sparrow

At Tides Wharf

 

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

Yes