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Checklist S48015467

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Lisa Hug
Comments:
with David, Mike and Margaret. foggy most of the time, with a little sun the last half hour. includes Doran Park, Port o Bodega, Bodega Head, Owl Canyon, Campbell Cove
Species
62 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Brant
10
Surf Scoter

off Doran Beach

10
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail

calling from "rail ponds"

3
American Avocet

flying south, seen from Bodega Head - first time for me.

7
Black Oystercatcher
9
Snowy Plover
2
Semipalmated Plover
3
Whimbrel (Hudsonian)
50
Marbled Godwit
1
Black Turnstone
6
Red Knot

Doran

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 4
ML111904041

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
50
Sanderling

Doran

40
Least Sandpiper

Doran

300
Western Sandpiper

Doran

30
Short-billed Dowitcher

Doran

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 30
25
Red-necked Phalarope

Doran

ML111907451

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality

juvenile in preformative molt

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
20
Willet (Western)

Doran

50
Common Murre

Bodega Head

10
Pigeon Guillemot

Bodega Head

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 9
200
Heermann's Gull
20
Ring-billed Gull
60
Western Gull
25
California Gull
5
Caspian Tern
40
Elegant Tern
2
Red-throated Loon
1
Common Loon
1500
Sooty Shearwater

off Bodega head, not too far from shore. scope very useful for these.

200
Brandt's Cormorant

Bodega Rock and offshore

1
Pelagic Cormorant
20
Double-crested Cormorant
10
American White Pelican
200
Brown Pelican (California)
5
Great Blue Heron
4
Great Egret
6
Snowy Egret
7
Turkey Vulture

3 juveniles at Port o Bodega

ML111906681

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
ML111906691

© Lisa Hug

Average Quality
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Harrier

Doran

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Downy Woodpecker

Owl Canyon

3
Western Wood-Pewee

Hole in the Head, Owl Canyon and Spud Point Restaurant

1
Willow Flycatcher

Hole in the Head

2
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
2
Hutton's Vireo

Owl Canyon

1
Cassin's Vireo

Owl Canyon

3
California Scrub-Jay
2
American Crow
1
Common Raven
10
Barn Swallow (American)
3
Bewick's Wren
2
Wrentit
2
Swainson's Thrush
1
Gray Catbird

found by Scott Carey earlier in the day. about halfway up Owl Canyon. heard it while standing next to Tony Briggs. Singing continually. musical phrases not repeated. gaps between phrases. quality of voice "finch-like" to my ear. Margaret then played the recording of Gray Catbird and the sound was a god match.

1
House Finch
25
American Goldfinch
5
White-crowned Sparrow (nuttalli)
3
Song Sparrow
1
Spotted Towhee
15
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Wilson's Warbler (chryseola)
1
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes