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Checklist S40171968

 
Location
Pt. Reyes--Outer Point, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:17 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
10.2 kilometer(s)
Observers:
Dominik Mosur
Comments:
Starting at the SFD Junction to south beach. Kept a rough tally of birds along road all the way to lighthouse. Then back tracked to Fish Docks, Nunes ranch and pastures above Nunes, Mendoza, Spaletta, Drakes beach and monument and finally Drake's corner. Mostly clear about 10% cloud cover at times. light North/northwest winds.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
67 species (+5 other taxa) total
16
Canada Goose

15 at Mendoza,

3
Mallard

Mendoza pond

3
Greater/Lesser Scaup

Drakes beach pond

6
duck sp.

Drakes beach pond

70
California Quail

~30 drakes beach, 30 Spaletta ranch, 10 Mendoza

3
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Eared Grebe
20
Western Grebe
30
Western/Clark's Grebe
20
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
12
Eurasian Collared-Dove
3
Anna's Hummingbird
3
Virginia Rail
3
American Coot
4
Killdeer
40
Heermann's Gull
3
Ring-billed Gull
35
Western Gull
125
California Gull
3
Red-throated Loon
6
Pacific Loon
7
loon sp.
50
Brandt's Cormorant
1
Pelagic Cormorant
9
Double-crested Cormorant
10
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron
16
Turkey Vulture
3
Northern Harrier
7
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Barn Owl
3
Great Horned Owl
1
Burrowing Owl

Behind interpretative building above lighthouse

1
Northern Flicker
8
American Kestrel
14
Black Phoebe

Numerous, at least 1-2 present at every stop

7
Say's Phoebe

1 lighthouse, 2 Nunes, 2 fish docks were interacting n wires behind residence, drakes beach parking lot, drakes corner

1
Hutton's Vireo

Drakes monument willows

50
Common Raven
9
House Wren

3 around lighthouse scrub/trees, 3 at fish docks, 2 drakes willows, Nunes

3
Marsh Wren
3
Bewick's Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
20
Golden-crowned Kinglet

Very numerous today, 7+ drakes willows, 4 lighthouse cypresses, 4-5 Nunes cypresses, 3 fish docks, several individuals heard from cypresses along SFD while driving, 20 is probably an undercount

9
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Western Bluebird
15
Varied Thrush

4 at light house, 5 at fish docks, 5 in flight over drakes beach around 3pm, single bird calling from sedges/lupine (!!) in open pasture above Nunes ranch, probably an undercount

6
Hermit Thrush
150
European Starling
60
American Pipit
4
House Finch
1
Purple Finch
5
Red Crossbill

Lighthouse

1
Pine Siskin
2
American Goldfinch
20
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)

Likely undercounted, 8 around lighthouse cypresses, 6 at fish docks, 5 drakes willows/cypresses, at least one in Nunes grove

15
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
110
White-crowned Sparrow

Numerous along SFD and all traditional stops, this is an estimate and probably low. At least 30 each at lighthouse and fish docks alone

50
Golden-crowned Sparrow

25 at fish docks, 15-20 lighthouse, smaller numbers at drakes. Probably undercounted

40
Savannah Sparrow
14
Song Sparrow
6
Lincoln's Sparrow
30
Western Meadowlark
60
Red-winged Blackbird
600
Tricolored Blackbird

Estimate of numbers between Mendoza and Junior Mendoza fields in a.m., by 2:30 pm flock appeared to have moved to Spaletta ranch with big portion roosting on large cypress in front of main residence

40
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Chestnut-sided Warbler

Drakes willows, limey green crown and back, yellow wing bars, pale gray below, gray unmarked face pattern

2
Palm Warbler

One along road to lighthouse, 2nd on rocks above lighthouse cypresses

1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
15
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Indigo Bunting

Hy male, associated with lighthouse Sparrow flock, passerina Bunting (about pine Siskin sized) thick Bunting bill, deep blue tail and rump, grayish brown upper back, furtive and only offered a few brief looks before disappearing. I did hear it give several verses of song interspersed with singing zonotrichia and fox Sparrows it was associating with (odd for fall?)

6
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes