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Checklist S8279080

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 20, 2011 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
4.13 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Barnes , Gordon Black List
Comments:
6:30am-10am. Observers: Bob Barnes, Gordon Black. 4.13 miles of walking without backtracking from Kern River Group Picnic Area next to Kern River Golf Course downriver to west end of Kern River Campground, then back to pick-up car parked in picnic area located on the bluff above Lake Ming immediately to the east and the campground immediately to the west. 2.2 river miles. Highlights: Red-shouldered Hawk nest with three branchers, Great Horned Owl brancher, and 55-70 non-on site nesting migrants.
Species
57 species total
7
Canada Goose

Two pairs with one of the pairs with three goslings.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown 3
2
Wood Duck

Paired.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
4
Mallard

Paired.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
4
California Quail
11
Eurasian Collared-Dove
16
Mourning Dove
2
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Anna's Hummingbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female
Sex Unknown
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Killdeer
2
Spotted Sandpiper
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
9
Red-shouldered Hawk

Includes one nest with three "brancher" juveniles

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 1 3 2
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Great Horned Owl

"Brancher." Still with downy feathering.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown 4
5
American Kestrel
2
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Hammond's Flycatcher
18
Black Phoebe
3
Ash-throated Flycatcher
19
Western Kingbird
1
Cassin's Vireo
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
11
Warbling Vireo
11
California Scrub-Jay
4
American Crow
2
Common Raven
22
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
20
Tree Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
8
Bushtit
8
House Wren
5
Bewick's Wren
5
Western Bluebird
7
American Robin
1
Northern Mockingbird
31
European Starling
23
House Finch
3
Lesser Goldfinch
6
Lawrence's Goldfinch
2
American Goldfinch

Late. Noticeably larger than Lesser Goldfinch when perched side-by-side on barbed wire fence. Light-colored bill (vs. dark-colored bill of Lesser Goldfinch). White undertail coverts and lower belly.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
Chipping Sparrow
22
Song Sparrow
1
Hooded Oriole
15
Bullock's Oriole
8
Brown-headed Cowbird
19
Brewer's Blackbird
19
Great-tailed Grackle
2
MacGillivray's Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Yellow Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Townsend's Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
14
Wilson's Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 7
Female 1
Sex Unknown 6
19
Western Tanager
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 9
Female 6
Sex Unknown 4
14
Black-headed Grosbeak
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 9
Female 2
Sex Unknown 3
1
Lazuli Bunting
1
House Sparrow
 

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