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Checklist S41388086

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
3 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Lisa Hug
Comments:
with David, mike and John. started at head, Campbell Cove, north shore, brief visit to Doran. started out clear during sea-watch, then was socked in.
Species
47 species (+1 other taxa) total
35
3

Doran entrance pond

3

Doran entrance pond

30
70
79
1
2
12
3
2
2
2
2
15
2
7
12
6
2
1
500

several flocks flying north. most flocks of from 50 to 100 individuals.

12

mostly seen sitting on water, would plop under water regularly. small alcids. gray backs contrasting with black heads. dark bill with yellow tip. continuing birds

3
6
20
35
1
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)

looks a glaucous-winged on the front half of the bird, but has dark primaries. mantle a little dark for a pure GWGU. head too smudgy for an adult Western Gull. Bill pattern matches GWGU with pale yellow and smudginess.

© Lisa Hug

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
6
12
25
4
5
1
1
2
1
3
1
1
1
3
2
4

at Owl Canyon. slightly different colorations, but all Sooties.

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality
1
2
2

heard

 

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

Yes