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Checklist S39978658

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, very light, hazy sunshine with temperatures rising to 18C/64F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 1-2 Harbor Seals offshore and 3 River Otters in the main lagoon.
Species
66 species (+1 other taxa) total
2

Males on the main lagoon

24
29

25 flew S (groups of 16, 2, and 7) and 4 flew N offshore

2

Females/1st winters on the main lagoon

11

Main lagoon

3

Main lagoon

1

Main lagoon

1

On the main lagoon with a Western Grebe

3
5

Heard only from both lagoons

1

The continuing 2nd CY bird at the eastern end of the main lagoon.

27

Main lagoon - numbers increasing

6
1

Main lagoon outlet channel

1
13

Flew N offshore in 20 minutes of sea watching

20
8

1 1st winter at the main lagoon and 7 flew S along the coastline

2

Flew S along the coastline - adults

1

Flew S offshore

7

5 flew N and 2 S offshore

1

Few S offshore

10

8 on the main lagoon, 1 on the ocean and 1 flew S overhead

79

60 flew N and 19 flew S offshore in 20 minutes of sea watching

2
3
3
1
1
1

Heard only

3
1
1
2
2
3
3
3
1

Heard only calling from cypress trees along Lagoon Trail

2
1

A rare bird at the Lagoon - this individual working the small line of Monterey Pines at Simmonds Road at its junction with Field Road.

3

1 seen and 2 heard only

1
2
8

Noticeable influx of migrants today

11
6
7
6
8
5
2

Field Road

5
21

Minimum count. Noticeable influx of migrants - its been a good autumn for them thus far

3
30
1
10
3
6
4
8
6
1

Midway along Lagoon Trail (south side of the main lagoon) perched in the Eucalyptus tree, tail wagging!

1
32
3
 

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

Yes