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Checklist S48089094

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:55 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
2.1 mile(s)
Observers:
David Wiechers List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind NW, light to moderate, overcast with low clouds above 400+ feet, 13C/55F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach before a clockwise circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 1+ River Otter in the main lagoon.
Species
58 species total
1

Continuing male

ML112364431

© William Legge

Average Quality

Northern Shoveler - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - August 26, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Male
ML112364751

© William Legge

Average Quality

Northern Shoveler - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - August 26, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Male
21
8

On the main ocean off Rodeo Beach

18
1
2
1

In the NE corer of the main lagoon

11

Western shore of the main lagoon

7

Western shore of the main lagoon

3

2 at the eastern end of the main lagoon and 1 at the western shoreline

1
1

Our first for August 2018 - On the muddy shoreline midway down the main lagoon (south side)

ML112365261

© William Legge

Average Quality

Greater Yellowlegs - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - August 26, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

420

400+ on Bird Island and 20+ on the ocean/Rodeo Beach

20
10

Main lagoon - mostly juveniles

6

At the western shoreline of the main lagoon, including a juvenile

250

225 on Bird Island and 25+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

3
355

Up to 175+ on the main lagoon, 135 on Bird Island and 45+ flew N offshore

3

2 present and 1 flew over NW

5
5
2

Juveniles

2
1
2
1

Heard only

4

Plus

6
1
3

Loosely together - perhaps more in the scrub and willows just west of the Headlands Visitor Car Park

3
2
1
22

Minimum count

2

With Barn Swallows around the quarry

1
4
6
8
4
1

Heard only

1
3
1
7
4
4

Flock at the dunes/footbridge leading to the beach

11
2
3
1

Juvenile

1
16
2
1

Female/1st winter in the Oak Tree above the quarry on the north side of the main lagoon

9
 

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

Yes