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Checklist S47461697

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind W, light but increasing, overcast with low clouds/fog above 600 feet, 14C/58F. 40 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 5 River Otters including and a presumed adult female with 3 medium sized young.
Species
51 species (+1 other taxa) total
9
23

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1
2

Main lagoon - adult and a juvenile

3

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1
2
3
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
1

Bird Island

1

Western shore of the main lagoon

1

Continuing from July 25 at the western shore of the main lagoon

32

10+ flew N offshore, 7 on Bird island and 15+ o the ocean off Rodeo Beach

6

Bird Island or on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

160

150+ on Bird Island and 10+ offshore

60
2

Flew S along the coastline

12

Mainly feeding over the main lagoon including a juvenile

1

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach - in transitional plumage

280

250+ on Bird Island and 30+ flew N offshore

2

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

2

Singles on Bird Island and the main lagoon

945

225 on Bird Island, 100+ on the main lagoon and 620 flew N offshore in 40 minutes of sea watching

ML108728441

© William Legge

Brown Pelican (mainly juveniles and immatures) - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin, California, USA - July 26, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4
26

Another record count for this location

ML108728671

© William Legge

Average Quality

Great Egret (23 of 26 present plus 2 Snowy Egret and a Great Blue Heron) - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin, California, USA - July 26, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
3

2 adults and a 2nd CY bird

1
1

Soaring above Miwok Trail

1
1
1
2
3
2
3
8

A flock of 7 flew through NE and 1 present

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
12
1
3
6
2
1
2
4
4
12
3
11
1
3
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4
4
 

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

Yes