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Checklist S48404319

 
Location
Bodega Bay--harbor and immediate vicinity, Sonoma County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
6
Duration:
6 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Chris Dunford List , David Hickman List , Marlyn Zuluaga
Comments:
Chris Dunford led a Yolo Audubon field trip to Bodega Bay with David Hickman, Kinga Kaminska, Chris Botha, Lori Maloney, and Marlyn Zuluaga. We started at Tides Wharf then spent an hour or more at Doran Beach (beach and harbor side at the Rich Stallcup Observation Deck) and on to Bodega Head where we walked along the cliff top from the main parking lot in a loop through the cypress grove and back to the parking lot, then Spud Point, Campbell Cove, Owl Canyon, Spud Point, Porto Bodega, and finally Tides Wharf again. Clear sky, moderate to fresh wind, temp in 60s F. California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals.
Species
58 species (+2 other taxa) total
25
scoter sp.
1
California Quail

Heard only, from Tides Wharf

3
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Anna's Hummingbird
6
Black Oystercatcher
9
Snowy Plover
10
Semipalmated Plover
6
Whimbrel
300
Marbled Godwit
8
Ruddy Turnstone
5
Black Turnstone
100
Sanderling
20
Least Sandpiper
5
Western Sandpiper
10
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper

at Tides Wharf

50
Willet
10
Heermann's Gull
100
Ring-billed Gull
100
Western Gull
5
California Gull
2
Caspian Tern
1
Forster's Tern
6
Elegant Tern
1
Red-throated Loon
2
Common Loon
40
Brandt's Cormorant
15
Pelagic Cormorant
50
Double-crested Cormorant
100
cormorant sp.
25
American White Pelican
150
Brown Pelican
8
Great Blue Heron
20
Great Egret
5
Snowy Egret
2
Turkey Vulture
2
Northern Harrier
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Belted Kingfisher
1
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
1
Black Phoebe
1
Hutton's Vireo
5
California Scrub-Jay
2
Common Raven
3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Barn Swallow
1
House Wren
1
Bewick's Wren

Heard singing

3
European Starling
2
House Finch
5
American Goldfinch
5
White-crowned Sparrow (nuttalli)
4
Song Sparrow
10
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Yellow Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
1
Western Tanager
5
House Sparrow
 

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