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Location
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
William Legge
Comments:
Wind E, very light, clear and sunny with temperatures rising to 21C/70F. 15 minute sea watch from Rodeo Beach, followed by a circuit of the main lagoon. Mammals of note: 3+ Bottlenose Dolphins just off Rodeo Beach.
Species
55 species (+1 other taxa) total
1

The continuing eclipse male with the Mallard flock for its second day

34
1

Male on the ocean - left S

3
1

Main lagoon

2

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

1

Flew over heading SE

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
2

Heard only - one from each lagoon

2

Bird Island

13

Eastern end of the main lagoon

2

On the ocean off Rodeo Beach

350

Roosting on Bird Island

25
9

Six 1st winters at the main lagoon and 3 flew over SE

1

Flew over SE with fish

350

325+ on Bird Island and 25+ on the ocean or seen in flight offshore

11

6+ on the main lagoon and 3 flew N offshore and 2 flew over SE

460

350+ on Bird Island, up to 100+ visiting the main lagoon at anyone time and 10+ flew N offshore. One blue banded juvenile (blue band with white code N81.

ML114385281

© William Legge

Banded Brown Pelican - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - September 10, 2018

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
7
13
5

Roosting in willows

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4 1
1
2
2
3
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)
3
1

First of the 2018 Fall season at this location

ML114385691

© William Legge

Average Quality

Say's Phoebe - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - September 10, 2018

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
2
1
5
2
1
6
1

Heard only

4
8
13
6
1
4
2
3
7
1
3
7

In two groups: 3 (2 males) come in high and landed with Starling at the Headlands Institute Buildings and a flock of 4 males flew over later SW. First of the 2018 Fall dispersal.

2
14
22
1

The continuing 1st winter (female?) found by Holly Thomas yesterday, and performing well today along Lagoon/Coastal Trail midway down the south side of the main lagoon, at the Eucalyptus Tree grove and the adjoining Cypress trees and willows in that general area.

ML114388171

© William Legge

Average Quality

Chestnut-sided Warbler - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - September 10, 2018

Age:
Immature
Sex:
Female
ML114388341

© William Legge

Average Quality

Chestnut-sided Warbler - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - September 10, 2018

Age:
Immature
Sex:
Female
ML114388451

© William Legge

Average Quality

Chestnut-sided Warbler - Rodeo Lagoon, Marin County, California, USA - September 10, 2018

Age:
Immature
Sex:
Female
1

The continuing adult male up at the Simmonds Road Cypress trees

3

Two up at the Simmonds Rd. Cypress Trees and one in willows along Lagoon Trail

1

1st winter/female in the Monterey Pine at the junction Field and Simmonds Roads

8
 

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

Yes