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Checklist S41824482

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:35 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind Calm, becoming a light NW, low clouds, 13C/56F. 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a quick circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 2+ Harbor Porpoises offshore and a Coyote on the northern side.
Species
56 species total
1
Mallard
17
Ring-necked Duck

Main lagoon

48
Surf Scoter

45+ on the ocean well offshore and a flock of 3 flew S offshore

17
Bufflehead

Main lagoon - only one adult male

10
Common Goldeneye

All females/1st winter males

6
Hooded Merganser

Five females and an adult male. Main lagoon

3
Ruddy Duck

Main lagoon

1
California Quail
5
Pied-billed Grebe

Main lagoon

1
Eared Grebe

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

206
Western Grebe

In a raft off Rodeo Beach

7
Anna's Hummingbird
2
American Coot
4
Black Oystercatcher

In a flock flying N offshore

2
Marbled Murrelet

Together on the ocean well offshore from Rodeo Beach

25
Western Gull
7
California Gull
22
Iceland Gull (Thayer's)

Most on Bird Island

4
Glaucous-winged Gull
150
Red-throated Loon

17+ on the ocean just off Rodeo Beach with 130+ seen in flight heading mainly N well offshore

1
Pacific Loon

The continuing bird on the main lagoon

15
Brandt's Cormorant

14+ flew S offshore and 1 on the ocean off the beach

1
Pelagic Cormorant

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

3
Double-crested Cormorant

2 flew N offshore and 1 on the main lagoon

1
Great Blue Heron

Inner lagoon

3
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
2
Cooper's Hawk

Both 1st winters

1
Merlin

Flew through heading S - Taiga or Black

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
7
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
1
Hutton's Vireo
1
California Scrub-Jay
2
American Crow
2
Common Raven
5
Bushtit
2
Marsh Wren
2
Bewick's Wren
2
Golden-crowned Kinglet

In the Monterey Pine at the junction of Field and Simmonds Roads

1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
7
Wrentit
3
Western Bluebird
1
Hermit Thrush
1
American Robin
8
European Starling
7
House Finch
1
Purple Finch
7
Fox Sparrow (Sooty)
17
White-crowned Sparrow
3
Golden-crowned Sparrow
11
Song Sparrow
1
California Towhee
3
Spotted Towhee
7
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Common Yellowthroat
1
Townsend's Warbler

Female/1st winter - northside

 

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