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Checklist S44697127

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:35 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind WNW, light, overcast, high clouds, 13C/55F. 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 2+ River Otters in the main lagoon, 5+ California Sea Lions (green buoy) and 1 Harbor Seal offshore.
Species
55 species total
2
6
330

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1

On the main lagoon - in non-breeding plumage

56

Several groups on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

2

With Western Grebes on the ocean

9
1
1

Heard only calling from the inner lagoon

2

Bird Island

20

Most in flight offshore and a couple on the ocean

5

On the ocean off Bird Island

1

1st winter at the western shore of the main lagoon

35
2

Over the ocean

1

1st winter at Rodeo Beach

2

A single at Rodeo Beach and 1 flew over E

2

One non-breeding individual on the main lagoon and one in breeding plumage on the ocean just off Rodeo Beach.

120

120+ on Bird Island and 1 adult circled the main lagoon briefly

7

On the ocean

5

4 on main lagoon and 1 flew over SE

3
2
2

Adults

2
1

The continuing 1st winter/2CY

1
1

Heard only

1

Heard only calling twice in quick succession east of the Headlands Visitor Center near the Art Center

2
2
4
6
2
3
1
10
1
5
1
7
2

A pair at the dunes

6
3
10
2
2
1
11
1
2
1

Heard singing only

3
3
4
 

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

Yes