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Checklist S40250001

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, light, shifting SE, clear and sunny with temperatures rising to 14C/58F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 1 Coyote on the north shore of the main lagoon.
Species
67 species total
5

Inner lagoon

17
2

1st winter males on the main lagoon

1

Female/1st winter on the main lagoon

17

16 Females/1st winters on the main lagoon and 1 flew S offshore

2

Females/1st winters on the main lagoon

16

All females/1st winters on the main lagoon

25
10

Minimum count on the main lagoon

7

Main lagoon

4

Main lagoon

6

Main lagoon - almost a record number for this site!

2
5

Heard only and from both lagoons

2

Heard only - 1 from the marsh adjoining the footbridge leading to the beach and 1 from the inner lagoon

1

Eastern end of the main lagoon

22

Main lagoon

5
2

Feeding in the main lagoon outlet channel

1

Feeding in the main lagoon outlet channel

1

1st winter harassing gulls offshore

23

16 flew S offshore and 7 in a mixed gull flock on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

6

3 flew S offshore and 3 in a mixed gull flock on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

25
16

2 flew S offshore and 13 in a mixed gull flock on the ocean off Rodeo Beach, plus the usual 1st winter at the main lagoon

6

4 on Bird Island and 2 adults flew south along the coastline

3

All adults - 2 flew S along the coastline and 1 briefly visited the main lagoon

7

5 flew S and 2 N offshore

1

Flew N offshore

15

6+ on the main lagoon and a flock of 9 flew S high along the coastline

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
24

13 flew S and 8 N offshore, and 3 on Bird Island

3
4
4
1
2
1

In the cypress trees at Simmonds Road

1
4
2
2
2
2
1
13
2

In Monterey Pines behind Shed T1111

5

Simmonds Road and behind Shed T1111

2

Heard only

5
4

Loose flock in the cypress trees at Simmonds Road

7
6
2
7
2
4
21
1
18
3
18
2
19
5
3
3

All males adjoining the main lagoon

1
 

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

Yes