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Checklist S40576347

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind NE, light but increasing, clear and sunny with temperatures rising from the low 40sF to 12C/54F. 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 3 River Otters in the main lagoon and a Coyote on the northern side of the main lagoon.
Species
56 species total
2
9

Four 1st winter males and 5 females at the eastern of the main lagoon

4

Flew N offshore

1

Female/1st winter on the main lagoon

3

Females/1st winters at the western end of the main lagoon

1

Female/1st winter on the main lagoon

13

Females/1st winters on the main lagoon

7
8

Main lagoon

7

Main lagoon

7

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

3
20

Exact count on the main lagoon

5
1
31

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

10

Estimate. On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

30
15

Estimate - On the ocean offshore, pus the usual 1st winter at the main lagoon

20

A flock of 15 flew over SE with Glaucous-winged Gulls and 5 on Bird Island

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
7

6 flew over SE with Thayer's Gulls and 1 on Bird Island

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
2

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1

On the main lagoon - flew in from the northwest

15

Flew S offshore

7

6 on the main lagoon and 1 flew over high SE

5

Bird Island

3
4
2
2
1

Migrant flying over

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
2

Pair

3
2
3
6

4 flew over high S and 2 present

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
8
4
1
1
10
7
4

A single flock flew over high SE - migrants

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
2
4

Flew over N in a flock high along the coastline

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
40
1
2
9
2
4
2
11
1
1

Female/1st winter in the cypress tree at the causeway road bridge

 

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

Yes