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Checklist S12610261

 
Location
Imperial Valley--general area, Imperial County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
8 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
66.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Miller , Viviane Marquez List
Comments:
Brawley Inn at 6:30am with Viviane and Dave. Dogwood and Keystone, residential Brawley, Westmorland, Lack Road, Wiley Reservoir, Bowles Road, seawall, Young Road Lack Road, across Obsidian, Sonny bono Salton Sea NWR visitor center (SBSSNWR VC) , Garst Road, Sinclair Road, English Road, Sperry and Eddins Roads, west side of Imperial Wildlife area Alamo River, Brawley.
Species
81 species (+1 other taxa) total
2000
Snow Goose

SBSSNWR VC

8
Ross's Goose

SBSSNWR VC

11
Canada Goose

Field SW of intersection Lack and Lindsey Roads.

500
Northern Shoveler
200
American Wigeon
10000
Northern Pintail

Dogwood and Keystone Roads. ~300 Northern Shoveler. ~200 American Widgeon. Forming "clouds" similar in appearance to large flights of Red-winged Blackbird. Birds appear to be feeding at night on waste grain on south side of grain warehouse at Carey Road and the railroads tracks. Just before sunrise they come up in huge waves and land in the duck club NE of Dogwood and Keystone Roads and the Sandhill Cranes come up from the duck club and move to the grain warehouse starting at sunrise.

40
Green-winged Teal

Bowles Road

2
Bufflehead

Seawall and Young Road with Ruddy Ducks.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
200
Ruddy Duck
10
Gambel's Quail
40
Eared Grebe
10
Western Grebe
50
Double-crested Cormorant
50
American White Pelican

Duck club NE Dogwood and Keystone.

45
Great Blue Heron
40
Great Egret
20
Snowy Egret
300
Cattle Egret
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
8000
White-faced Ibis

Most roosting SE of Dogwood and Harris.

1
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
6
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk

Brawley

10
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Common Gallinule
500
American Coot (Red-shielded)
721
Sandhill Crane

500 roosted NE Dogwood and Keystone. 221 apparently roosted SE of McConnell and Keystone.

20
Black-necked Stilt
20
American Avocet
200
Black-bellied Plover
8
Snowy Plover

Bowles Road

5
Semipalmated Plover

Several location along seawall.

20
Killdeer
225
Mountain Plover

E side of Dogwood between Shartz and Carey.

600
Long-billed Curlew
15
Marbled Godwit
20
Least Sandpiper
10
Western Sandpiper
50
Long-billed Dowitcher
5
Greater Yellowlegs
5
Willet
10000
Ring-billed Gull
20
California Gull
1
Caspian Tern
100
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
50
Eurasian Collared-Dove
10
Common Ground-Dove
26
White-winged Dove

South 3rd Street between I and J Streets, Brawley.

20
Mourning Dove
5
Greater Roadrunner
1
Great Horned Owl

SBSSNWR VC

20
Burrowing Owl
1
Anna's Hummingbird
2
Belted Kingfisher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Flicker
40
American Kestrel
10
Black Phoebe
20
Say's Phoebe
2
Loggerhead Shrike
4
Common Raven

Between Brawley and Westmorland

100
Horned Lark
5
Verdin
3
Cactus Wren

Residential Brawley.

1
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
4
Northern Mockingbird
100
European Starling
100
American Pipit
1
Phainopepla

Melin and Mac Fadden Roads.

1
Orange-crowned Warbler
40
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Lark Sparrow

Bowles Road

40
White-crowned Sparrow
3
Sagebrush/Bell's Sparrow (Sage Sparrow)

Mac Fadden Road.

20
Savannah Sparrow
5
Abert's Towhee
30
Western Meadowlark
500
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brewer's Blackbird
50
Great-tailed Grackle
10
House Finch
15
House Sparrow
 

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