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Checklist S40710722

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Chris Dunford
Comments:
I observed the harbor and its shore from Smith Brother Road to Campbell Cove, including walking the length of Whaleship Road and through the Bodega Dunes Campground. Overcast with dense fog except at Campbell Cove, light wind, temp in 50s F. River Otter below Diekmann's Bay Store.
Species
46 species total
25
Snow Goose

One flock flying over the Bodega Dunes Campground just above the fog, heading south. White with black primaries, calling (single calls).

4
Mallard
7
Lesser Scaup
50
Surf Scoter
100
Bufflehead
100
Ruddy Duck
5
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Eared Grebe
1
Clark's Grebe
40
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Virginia Rail

Heard the "ki-dik, ki-dik" repeated for almost one minute - at the largest of the rail ponds, between Whaleship Road and Westshore Road.

3
Black Oystercatcher
50
Marbled Godwit
6
Ruddy Turnstone
60
Black Turnstone
40
Dunlin
15
Least Sandpiper
1
Spotted Sandpiper
30
Willet
20
Mew Gull
50
Western Gull
5
Common Loon
25
Double-crested Cormorant
17
American White Pelican
10
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
7
Black-crowned Night-Heron
10
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
3
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Black Phoebe
4
California Scrub-Jay
2
Common Raven
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Wrentit

Heard only

1
Hermit Thrush

Heard only

30
European Starling
1
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
2
Song Sparrow
1
California Towhee
50
Brewer's Blackbird
30
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
5
House Sparrow
 

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