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Checklist S29464947

 
Location
Michigan Bar, Sacramento County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 07, 2016 7:53 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 31 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Gil Ewing
Comments:
Roundtrip from Jackson Hwy to Latrobe Rd and back. Cloudy with intermittent light drizzling rain, 57 degrees. Highlight was a roosting nighthawk on the road near Latrobe Rd.
Species
47 species total
14
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6 8
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4

Two pairs.

6
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 5
Sex Unknown
5
2

Both were heard only, in the tall grass, but on different sides of the river.

2
1
27
1

Originally identified as a Common Nighthawk but iID corrected to Lesser. See comments by S. Fettig under Flickr link.
Found roosting on the road close to the Latrobe Rd junction.
Anterior view of Common Nighthawk (chordeiles minor), Michigan Bar Rd., Sacramento Co., CA

Common Nighthawk (chordeiles minor), Michigan Bar Rd., Sacramento Co., CA

1

I ran into Chirs Conard and was talking to him when he spotted Vaux's Swift above my car. All I could ever detect at one time was one, as the light was bad and most of the flock was Cliff Swallows.

1
2
1

© Gil Ewing

Average Quality
1

On the river upstream from the bridge.

1

© Gil Ewing

Average Quality
2
1
3
1
1
2
3
22
1
1
1
5
2
1
100

Uncharacteristically these were spread out along the entire road instead of concentrated near the nest colony.

1

Heard only.

1

Heard only.

1

Heard only.

1
2
4
1
13
3
2

At the corral near the brick ranch house, same as last visit.

1
1
10
2
32
1
24
 

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

Yes