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Checklist S44807365

 
Location
Hayward Regional Shoreline, Alameda County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:30 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Richmond
Comments:
Most birds in Hayward Marsh. No skimmers yet.
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.7.4.1
Species
70 species (+1 other taxa) total
45
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
15
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1800
65
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
6
90
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
10
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
12
4
2
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
25
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
325
25
2
2
3
1
1

Heard only.

1
85
45
18
2
2
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
1

Seen from the Least Tern sign on the muddy base of the dike in line with theLeast Tern nest island. There are only a few spring records at the shoreline, all in late april or early may.

First seen in flight. Long legged and long winged peep. Long wings very noticeable in flight. Larger than the Western sandpiper 2-4 feet away and larger than the 2 Least Sandpipers about 10 feet away. Longer primary projection than the other 2 peeps. Also the bill looked longer, straighter, and stouter than the bill of a Least Sandpiper. Legs were black not yellowish. Mantle feathers, scapulars, and tertials had dark centers brownish-buff fringes. The other feathers of upperparts and the breast were also brownish-buff. The breast was also had dark streaks. The chin and throat were a pale buff. The rest of the underparts were white. No streaking was seen on the flanks and sides.

12
10
45
65
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
12

Seen from the Least Tern sign in the pond with the Least Tern nest island.

1
2
2
1
255
1

Adult in breeding plumage. First seen in flight from the east side of Hayward
Marsh and landed on a small circular island in the middle of the same pond that has the Least Tern nest island. April records have only occured at the shoreline in 2011 and later years.

Looked mostly blank with dark gray back and upper wings. Rump and upper tail slightly paler gray.

310
5
1
1
3
3

Flying south over the Least Tern sign.

1
1
1
1
1
1
1

Fairly common spring migrant at the shoreline. Most are seen from the last few weeks of April through early June.

15
2
1
24
75
1
8
1
2
12
3
1
25
15
2
40
2
1
1
 

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