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Checklist S9024069

 
Location
Kern River County Park, Kern County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gordon Black
Comments:
Hart Park was just a drive through. Only one stop and that was at the lake. Ming Lake and the Group BBQ area was thorough. Weather was clear and warm.
Species
56 species (+3 other taxa) total
17
Canada Goose
9
Wood Duck
14
Northern Shoveler
1
Gadwall
1
American Wigeon
55
Mallard
2
Green-winged Teal
4
Ruddy Duck
5
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Western Grebe
10
Eurasian Collared-Dove
54
Mourning Dove
4
Anna's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
1200
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Most seen on Ming Lake

2
Killdeer
22
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
4
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier

This bird was added later. I have never seen soaring high, above Lake Ming, and had to do some research in my field guides

1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl
2
Belted Kingfisher

One at Hart Park and one at Ming Lake

2
Acorn Woodpecker
2
Nuttall's Woodpecker
9
Northern Flicker
1
Empidonax sp.
8
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
1
Loggerhead Shrike
7
California Scrub-Jay
70
American Crow

Seen in and around the almond orchard across from the group BBQ area

9
Common Raven
1
House Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
12
Western Bluebird
1
Hermit Thrush
1
American Robin
5
Northern Mockingbird
62
European Starling
7
House Finch
4
Lesser Goldfinch
10
Lark Sparrow
2
Dark-eyed Junco
45
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Sagebrush/Bell's Sparrow (Sage Sparrow)

I have never seen this bird in this area before. It was by itself, but then joined some White-crowned sparrows East of Lake Ming.

9
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
2
Lincoln's Sparrow
6
Western Meadowlark
4
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Brewer's Blackbird
12
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
6
Yellow-rumped Warbler
6
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes