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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
Canada Goose
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
15
Cinnamon Teal
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1800
Northern Shoveler
65
Gadwall
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
6
American Wigeon
90
Mallard
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
10
Northern Pintail
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
12
Green-winged Teal
4
Canvasback
2
Redhead
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Greater Scaup
25
Lesser Scaup
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Bufflehead
325
Ruddy Duck
25
Eared Grebe
2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
3
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Allen's Hummingbird
1
Sora

Heard only.

1
Common Gallinule
85
American Coot
45
Black-necked Stilt
18
American Avocet
2
Snowy Plover
2
Killdeer
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
Dunlin
1
Baird's Sandpiper

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
Least Sandpiper
10
Western Sandpiper
45
Short-billed Dowitcher
65
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
12
Red-necked Phalarope

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

1
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Willet
2
Ring-billed Gull
1
Western Gull
255
California Gull
1
Black Tern

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
Forster's Tern
5
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
3
White-faced Ibis

Flying south over the Least Tern sign.

1
Turkey Vulture
1
White-tailed Kite
1
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Black Phoebe
1
Ash-throated Flycatcher

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

15
American Crow
2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
1
Tree Swallow
24
Barn Swallow
75
Cliff Swallow
1
Bushtit
8
Marsh Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
European Starling
12
House Finch
3
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Golden-crowned Sparrow
25
Savannah Sparrow
15
Song Sparrow
2
California Towhee
40
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
 

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Yes