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Location
Sacramento NWR--Auto Tour Route, Glenn County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
10,000 Birds Collaborative , Larry Jordan List
Comments:
I spent 4 hours in blind #1 at the refuge and made a single trip around the auto tour route. There were 1,000's of Northern Shovelers, Northern Pintails, American Coots, and Gadwall. At least hundreds of American Wigeon, possibly thousands.
Species
37 species (+1 other taxa) total
2000
Snow Goose

Large numbers. Difficult to quantify

1000
Ross's Goose

Large numbers. Difficult to quantify. There was at least one Blue Morph Ross's Goose

© Larry Jordan

Spotted on the last leg of the Sacramento NWR auto tour

© Larry Jordan

Spotted on the last leg of the Sacramento NWR auto tour

1000
Greater White-fronted Goose
1000
Northern Shoveler
1000
Gadwall
800
American Wigeon
500
Mallard
1000
Northern Pintail
4
Green-winged Teal
35
Bufflehead
16
Ruddy Duck
1
Anna's Hummingbird

At visitor center feeder

2500
American Coot
23
Black-necked Stilt
2
Killdeer
55
Long-billed Dowitcher

One large flock near viewing platform

5
gull sp.
5
American White Pelican

© Larry Jordan

2
Great Egret
2
Turkey Vulture
5
Northern Harrier
3
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 1
2
Red-shouldered Hawk
3
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Nuttall's Woodpecker

At viewing platform

1
Peregrine Falcon
2
Black Phoebe
2
Common Raven
9
Tree Swallow

At blind #1

© Larry Jordan

Tree Swallows showing pairing behavior

6
Marsh Wren
9
Lesser Goldfinch

At visitor center feeders

7
White-crowned Sparrow

At visitor center feeders

3
Golden-crowned Sparrow

At visitor center feeders

5
Savannah Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow

At blind #1

850
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler
4
House Sparrow

At visitor center feeders

 

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

Yes