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Checklist S48374706

 
Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
13
Duration:
5 hour(s)
Distance:
2.75 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, light, shifting west, clear and sunny with temperatures rising to 18C/64F. 30 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach followed by a clockwise circuit of the main lagoon (MAS Field Trip). Mammals of note: 4+ River Otters in the main lagoon and 1 Coyote.
Species
58 species (+1 other taxa) total
24
17
1

Main lagoon

3
2

Bird Island

1

Northern shore of the main lagoon

2

Western shore of the main lagoon

15

Eastern end of the main lagoon

300

Most roosting on Bird Island

20
4

1st winters at the main lagoon

1

Adult briefly that the western shore of the main lagoon.

1
100

Feeding and flying N well offshore

225

Bird Island

26

6+ on the main lagoon and 20 flew S/SE including a flock of 18

315

200+ on Bird Island, up to 80+ visiting the man lagoon and 35+ flew N offshore

1
4
8
2

Adult and a juvenile

2
1

1st winter

3
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 2
1

Heard and seen by some in the cypress trees behind the Fire Station

1

Heard only

2

Together at Simmonds Road

6
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)
4
2
3
2
5
1
1
1
2
1
5
8
2
10
18
1
5
ML114098271

© William Legge

Average Quality
Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Female
2
6
4
5
8
3
2
2

The first for some months

1

1st winter in the scrub adjoining the Quarry on the north side of the main lagoon

8
11
1

Adult male in the cypress trees at Simmonds Road

ML114098091

© William Legge

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
ML114098221

© William Legge

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
3

Simmonds Road

6
 

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

Yes