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Checklist S48156480

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:40 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Daphne Hatch List , William Legge
Comments:
Wind WSW, mainly light, mainly clear and sunny, with temperatures rising to 18C/64F. 20 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 4+ River Otters in the main lagoon and 1 Harbor Seal offshore. Still a good selection of western passerine migrants around despite the clear conditions.
Species
64 species (+2 other taxa) total
23
8

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

11
7

A single flock flew over SE

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
3

Heard only, two from the main lagoon and one from the inner lagoon

1

Bird Island

2

Feeding in SW corner of the main lagoon

1
6
peep sp.

SW corner of the main lagoon first thing but they were not there when we returned to view

10

Ended up at the eastern end of the main lagoon

1

Continuing - midway down the southern shore line of the main lagoon

1

Flew S well offshore - pale morph/phase

7

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

500

Mostly roosting on Bird Island

20
10

Main lagoon or flyovers - mainly 1st winters

6
1

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

250

225+ Bird Island, 15+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach and 10+ flew N offshore

4

2+ on the main lagoon, 1 on Bird Island and 1 flew N offshore

425

290+ on Bird Island, up to 100+ visiting the main lagoon anyone time, and 35+ flew N offshore

1
5
10
5

4 juveniles and a 1st summer (2nd CY) present

2
2

Adults

1
1
1

Favoring the Monterey Pines at Simmonds Road

5

By call

3
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)

Seen but not heard!

2
2
3
4
8
9

Flew through S/SE in groups of 4, 2, & 3

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
12

Flew through S

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
12
2

One seen (behind Shed T1111) and one heard off Field Road. Our first of the 2018 Fall!

8
13
2
11
9
2
2
4
4
1
4

Mainly the dunes at the western end of the main lagoon

12
2
5
2
1

Female/1st winter working Coyote Bushes at the base of the quarry on the north side of the main lagoon