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Checklist S45147509

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 01, 2018 6:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, variable and shifting W, mainly clear and sunny, with temperatures rising to 14C/58F. 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 6+ California Sea Lions on the green buoy offshore
Species
60 species (+1 other taxa) total
4
6

Plus the small brood in the inner lagoon

29

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

2
520

Rounded to nearest 5 - large raft on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

14

At least on the ocean in the Western Grebe flock

3
8
1
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
2

Bird Island

2

At the southern end of Rodeo Beach

100

Estimate Most seen in flight heading N with other on the ocean

1

In flight offshore

35
4

3 on the ocean which left S and 1st winter flew N

1

1st summer at Rodeo Beach with Western Gulls

5

Flyovers or feeding offshore

1

Flew S offshore

1

Flew S offshore

1

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach - in non-breeding plumage

60

Flyby flocks offshore - 40+ S and 20+ N

4

On the ocean or seen in flight off Rodeo Beach

10

7+ at the main lagoon and 3 flew N offshore

2
2

Adults

2
1
1
1
1

The usual bird calling to the south east of the Marin Headlands Visitor Center

3
1

Continuing, and favoring the wires at the eastern end of the main lagoon and dead willows around the inner lagoon

© William Legge

Western Kingbird - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin Headlands, Marin, CA - May 1, 2018

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4
2
4
4
4
6
55

Big increase in numbers

2
1
5
11
1
3
4
7
6
14
3
1
3
1

At the Miwok Trail head - getting late!

15
2
3
5

Four males

5
1
3
4
 

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

Yes