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Checklist S44902341

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind NW, light to moderate, low clouds/high fog, cold with temperatures rising to 13C/55F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon.
Species
55 species total
4
1

Female with 6+ small young in the inner lagoon

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
167

166+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and a female on the main lagoon.

1

Main lagoon - now in transitional plumage

72

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

4

On the ocean with Western Grebes

3

Flew over NW high and presumably the same birds returned 10+ minutes later heading S

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
10
1

Heard only calling from the direction of Bird Island

50

Tight flock on the ocean just off Bird Island

4

On the ocean just off Bird Island

1

The continuing 1st summer at the western end of the main lagoon

30
4

Flyovers or flying N offshore

5

3 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 2 flew N offshore

34

26+ flew S and 8+ N offshore

3

Offshore

17

15 at the main lagoon and 2 flew S offshore

4

Single flock flew N along the coastline

3

Two present and one flew N offshore

1

Adult

1
1
1

The continuing male

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
1
1
3
3
2
2
1
4
1
1
2
11
1
5
28

Flocks of 12 & 16 heading NW

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
6
14
2
1

Feeding at the top of flowering willows with Golden-crowned Sparrows behind Shed T1111

1
1
4

Feeding in willows behind Shed T1111

15
2
4
2
1
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
6
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
3
 

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

Yes