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Checklist S39405814

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind NE, light, shifting W light with a sea breeze, clear and sunny, with temperatures rising to 23C/73F. 15 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 3 River Otters in the main lagoon and 4 Black-tailed Deer swimming across the main lagoon. Migration in full swing!
Species
64 species (+1 other taxa) total
8
19
7

Eastern end of the main lagoon

16

Flew through SE with Violet-green Swallows

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
4
4

Heard only from the two lagoons

1

The continuing 2nd calendar year bird in the south east corner of the main lagoon - almost in adult plumage now.

1

Eastern end of the main lagoon

2

Bird Island

1
5
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher

A flock of 5 flew SE offshore high over Bird Island heading to the Golden Gate Channel

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3

Feeding together in the main lagoon outlet channel - the first of the Fall at this site.

1

Main lagoon outlet channel/western shoreline

1

The continuing bird in the main lagoon outlet channel

5

Over the ocean offshore

20
1

1st winter at the main lagoon

12

Feeding offshore

4

3 flew N and 1 S offshore

7

5+ on the main lagoon and 2 flew N offshore

56

29 on Bird Island, and 25 flew S and 2 flew N offshore in 15 minutes of sea watching, some visiting the main lagoon briefly.

3
2
3
1
1

The continuing 1st winter male

1

Heard only

1
2

Pair causing havoc around Bird Island

1

In Eucalyptus trees on slopes on the south side of the main lagoon

4
2

Beach dunes

1
1

In willows near the inner lagoon

1
1
1
2
13

Flew through SE with Vaux's Swifts

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
6
18
1

Heard only calling from cypress/eucalyptus trees on the south side of the main lagoon but not seen

6
1

Heard only

2
7
17
3
1
1
8

A loose flock of 8 flew over SE early

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
18
4
4
1
7
20
1
2
11

A single flock of 11 flew over heading SE - migrants

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
10
19
3
2

In cypress trees above the Fire Station

2
 

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

Yes