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Location
Rosemary Ln. ponds, Nevada County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
5 hour(s)
Distance:
1.4 mile(s)
Observers:
Diane Rose , Patricia Clark List , Steve Rose List
Comments:
Did the usual route which includes walking Rosemary Lane to the Naggiar Winery gate and back and then walking west on Garden Bar to the end of the pavement.
Species
64 species total
10
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima)
1
Wood Duck
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
4
Gadwall
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
American Wigeon
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
4
Mallard
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
3
Ring-necked Duck
7
California Quail

Two coveys were heard only and one flew in and out of blackberry bushes and five individuals were seen.

2
Pied-billed Grebe

vocalizing

8
Eurasian Collared-Dove
22
Mourning Dove

One large group flew past us. There were 17 individuals in that group.

2
Anna's Hummingbird
7
Common Gallinule

These birds have been verified to breed on this pond. Each time we visit, we see four to seven individuals. The immatures are nearly the size of the adults now but a little grayer and no red on the bill.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 4
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)
5
Killdeer
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
19
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk (elegans)
2
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Red-breasted Sapsucker
1
Lewis's Woodpecker
15
Acorn Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker (Pacific)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Nuttall's Woodpecker
10
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)

There seemed to be a small migration going on here.

1
American Kestrel
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
6
Black Phoebe

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
2
Say's Phoebe
7
California Scrub-Jay

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
7
American Crow
2
Common Raven
4
Tree Swallow
150
Violet-green Swallow

A huge number of Violet-green Swallows flew over us going southward. Some hunted over the ponds and others rested on the wires. It was a migratory group.

2
Oak Titmouse
16
Bushtit
2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Pacific)
3
House Wren
2
Bewick's Wren
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
25
Western Bluebird

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
4
American Robin
9
Northern Mockingbird

In one spot on Garden Bar, we saw four at once and another one singing. Near Naggiar Winery, we had at least four more.

250
European Starling
5
Cedar Waxwing
7
Phainopepla
6
House Finch
40
Lesser Goldfinch

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
1
American Goldfinch
0
Clay-colored Sparrow

The Clay-colored Sparrow was not seen today. Previously reported with photos on 10/10/17.

2
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
120
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's)

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
Age:
Adult

© Patricia Clark

Average Quality
20
Golden-crowned Sparrow
40
Savannah Sparrow

© Diane Rose

Average Quality
5
Song Sparrow
6
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
California Towhee
6
Spotted Towhee
12
Western Meadowlark
30
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brewer's Blackbird

More heard but not seen.

1
Common Yellowthroat
14
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
6
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes