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Checklist S8912425

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
11.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Cool, cloudy early, clearing and warming by 10:30. Hart Park was a lick and a promise.
Species
46 species (+2 other taxa) total
17
Canada Goose
15
Wood Duck
6
Gadwall
42
Mallard
4
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
42
Mourning Dove
18
Vaux's Swift

Flying in several groups upstream of the Kern River

5
Anna's Hummingbird
1125
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Lake Ming had 95% of these

3
Killdeer
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
3
Turkey Vulture
1
Golden Eagle

High flyover in Hart Park

1
Accipiter sp.
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
5
Acorn Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
5
American Kestrel
3
Empidonax sp.

After reviewing Ken Kaufman's Advance Birding I have canceled the Willow flycatcher. The tail flicking is not an ID characteristic. I did see what I believe to be three different Emids.

12
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
9
California Scrub-Jay
85
American Crow

Gathered and flying in and around almond grove across the river from group bbq

12
Common Raven

10 in a kettle

24
Violet-green Swallow

Flying up river with the swifts

1
Hermit Thrush
3
American Robin
3
California Thrasher
6
Northern Mockingbird
45
European Starling
2
Phainopepla
5
House Finch
12
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
California Towhee
2
Western Meadowlark
2
Red-winged Blackbird
8
Brewer's Blackbird
1
MacGillivray's Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler
4
Wilson's Warbler
12
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes