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Checklist S48196951

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind W, very light, overcast with low clouds above 500+ feet early but slowly clearing, temperatures rising to 16C/60F. 15 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 5 River Otters in the main lagoon. Still brimming with passerine migrants but slightly less variety today.
Species
56 species (+1 other taxa) total
25
3

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

19
4

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1
2
4

Heard only - 3 from the main lagoon and 1 from the inner lagoon

2

Bird Island

1

Circled the main lagoon high calling constantly and lost to sight over the ocean

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1

Dropped in at the western shoreline of the main lagoon but didn't stay long

2

Continuing at the western shoreline

9

Main lagoon

21

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

570

500+ on Bird Island and a flock of 70 flew N offshore

30
6

1st winters at the main lagoon

5
285

250+ on Bird Island, 20+ flew N offshore and 15+ on the ocean off Rodeo Beach

11

Up to 5 at the main lagoon and 5 flew N and 1 S offshore

600

Up to 315 on the main lagoon first thing, 95 on Bird Island and 190+ flew N along the coastline in 20 minutes of counting

2
7
11
1

Juvenile

3
1

Being scolded by 5 Yellow Warblers, a Wilson's Warbler and a Townsend's Warbler!