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Checklist S39842329

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Tomb
Comments:
65 degrees, very hazy and smokey skies.. Winds w 8mph. Ran into Davod Wiechers, William Legge and David Assmann.
Species
37 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Cackling Goose (Aleutian)
1
Eurasian Wigeon
8
Mallard
1
Ruddy Duck
8
California Quail
6
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Virginia Rail

Heard only

1
Common Gallinule
15
American Coot
1
Killdeer
1
Wilson's Snipe
4
Western Gull
1
California Gull
5
Double-crested Cormorant
15
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)

Flyby at the cypress on the road diving the ponds. Bright cadmium yellow underwing lining. It briefly landed in the cypress or willow next to it and flew east. I did not see the nape. William Legge also got a view of it flying.

1
Northern Flicker (intergrade)

Yellow-shafted fly by at cypress tree.

2
Black Phoebe
8
American Crow
10
Bushtit
1
Marsh Wren
2
Bewick's Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Wrentit
6
Western Bluebird
2
Hermit Thrush
5
European Starling
6
American Goldfinch
3
Fox Sparrow
18
White-crowned Sparrow
10
Song Sparrow
1
Swamp Sparrow

David Wiechers mentioned the sparrow and William Legge pointed it out as it moved along the shoreline stealthily.

2
California Towhee
1
Spotted Towhee
2
Common Yellowthroat
 

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

Yes