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Checklist S48045102

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind NW, light, overcast, low clouds, 13C/55F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 1 Harbor Seal offshore. Good 'fall' of expected western passerine migrants adjoining the main lagoon.
Species
64 species total
23
13

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

39
3

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1

On the ocean with Western Grebes

1
1

Heard only from the inner lagoon

1

Bird Island

2

Two flew in off the ocean high and continued SE over the southern Headlands

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1

Flew in from the beach and landed at the western shore of the main lagoon. An individual with a damaged right leg/foot

ML112093451

© William Legge

Average Quality

Whimbrel (Hudsonian) - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - August 24, 2018. Note damaged right leg/foot

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
8

Mainly at the western shore of the main lagoon

14

Western shore of the main lagoon. Only 2 present when we started so the others came in later

1

Perhaps two

1

Midway down the main lagoon

3

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1

Adult on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

390

375+ on Bird Island and up to 15 visiting the main lagoon

30
25

10 present on the main lagoon (mostly juveniles) and a flock 15 mainly adults offshore which left N

6
8

Flew N well offshore

390

300+ on Bird Island, 60+ flew N offshore and 30 on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

2

Main lagoon

3
5

A big exodus versus yesterday!

9
4

An adult and 3 juveniles present

5
1
1

Female

1

Heard only

3
5
1

Perhaps two

5
1
6
40

10 present and a flocks of 6 & 24 flew through heading SE

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
20
3
4
1
5
13
12

Including 7 flying in from the north

1

Heard only

2
1
8
1
14
5

Simmonds Road

5
4

Flock in the dunes at the western end of the main lagoon

11
3
9
1

Juvenile

1
26
2
2
3

In a loose flock in cypress trees at Simmonds Road - all 1st winters I believe, two duller individuals (females) and a brighter male.

ML112093941

© William Legge

Average Quality

Hermit Warbler (I believe a 1st winter male) - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - August 24, 2018

Age:
Immature
Sex:
Male
19

Significant influx!

 

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