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Checklist S40648563

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
5 hour(s), 32 minute(s)
Distance:
7.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Jeri Langham , Laurie Dann List
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.25
Species
79 species (+3 other taxa) total
31
Brant

29; 2;

3
Mallard
28
Lesser Scaup

Flock way out

150
Surf Scoter

Many scatteredon both sides of Doran Regional Park

300
Bufflehead

5; 125; 125; 45;

3
Common Goldeneye
6
Red-breasted Merganser
125
Ruddy Duck
7
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Horned Grebe

Different locations. Laurie spotted the first one at Porto Madera Marina and did not see the second one I saw from Doran Regional Park

13
Eared Grebe

1; 8; 4;

8
Western Grebe

2; 4; 2;

5
Clark's Grebe

All together

13
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Anna's Hummingbird
100
American Coot
4
Black Oystercatcher

On Bodega Head rocks

64
Black-bellied Plover

58; 6;

1
Pacific Golden-Plover

Seen from Doran Regional Park on inner bay side opposite first paved parking lot.

© Jeri Langham

Digiscope photo by Laurie Dann

© Jeri Langham

Digiscope photo by Laurie Dann

400
Marbled Godwit
7
Black Turnstone

5;2;

11
Surfbird
400
Sanderling
138
Dunlin

38; 100;

1
Rock Sandpiper

We both have photos of this bird that John Sterling told me was first reported on November 5. We saw it with 11 Surfbirds and two Black Turnstones feeding on a huge rock at Bodega Head. After we took photos it flew towards us and we never saw it again.

© Jeri Langham

Digiscope photo by Laurie Dann

© Jeri Langham

Digiscope photo by Laurie Dann

35
Least Sandpiper

35;

25
Willet

25; 15;

1
Common Murre

Seen from Bodega Head by Jeri only

26
Heermann's Gull
6
Mew Gull

Laurie did not see these

2
Ring-billed Gull
40
Western Gull
10
California Gull
17
Herring Gull
1
Iceland Gull (Thayer's)
5
Glaucous-winged Gull
400
gull sp.

Many gulls were too far away to ID

12
Common Loon
8
Brandt's Cormorant

There were some next to Pelagic Cormorants on Bodega Head rocks

10
Pelagic Cormorant
8
Double-crested Cormorant
35
cormorant sp.

Just made sure to identify all three types and not worry about actual counts

34
American White Pelican

4; 30;

29
Brown Pelican

All but one on the western rock jetty

1
Great Blue Heron
16
Great Egret

15; 1;

16
Snowy Egret

2; 14;

16
Turkey Vulture
1
White-tailed Kite
3
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
4
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Great Horned Owl

Laurie heard these before dawn while walking near the hotel to get some steeps recorded on her fitbit

1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
American Kestrel
5
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe

At Bodega Head from the parking lot above Hole in the Wall

4
California Scrub-Jay
1
American Crow
4
Common Raven
1
Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Heard by Jeri only

12
Bushtit
1
Marsh Wren
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
3
Wrentit
1
Hermit Thrush
35
European Starling
2
American Pipit
6
House Finch
10
White-crowned Sparrow (nuttalli)
2
Golden-crowned Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
2
California Towhee
1
Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored)

Was bathing with Brewer's Blackbirds at the parking lot near the rock jetties

45
Brewer's Blackbird

25; 20;

1
Orange-crowned Warbler
10
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Townsend's Warbler

Jeri only

1
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes